Linlithgow Rugby Club is a Company Limited by Guarantee and is registered with Companies House (SC 532598) and governed by Articles of Association, which defines the different membership categories of Club membership. The Club is a full member of the sports governing body (Scottish Rugby Union), which in turn is affiliated to World Rugby.
The Club has a Vision and Objectives document, which is reviewed regularly, and a Club Development Plan, which is worked up and annually reviewed in conjunction with the Scottish Rugby Union.
The Club’s financial year runs from 1st May to 30th April and the Club Annual General Meeting (AGM) is normally held around the start of the rugby season in August or September. The Club also holds an open “Rugby Review” meeting at the end of each season – normally in May.
The Club is managed by a Board of Directors appointed each year by Club members at the AGM. In advance of each year, the Board prepares an outline Operating Plan and budget, the main elements of which are shared with members at the AGM.
The Board is also responsible for developing and reviewing key areas of Club Policy to set parameters for safe and efficient operation of the Club. Two of these important policies are:
Child Protection Policy
Linlithgow Rugby works closely with Scottish Rugby to ensure that all coaches of young persons at the Club are fully checked and disclosed through the Protecting Vulnerable Groups system operated by the Scottish Government. Gillian Wells is the Club Child Protection Officer – you can contact Gillian by email or by phone (07795-324568).
You can view the Club’s Child Protection Policy here – Child Protection Policy