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Latest National Governing Body COVID-19 updates

On Wednesday Tuesday 22nd February, the Government announced an exit plan out of lockdown that would see the return of outdoor sport on the 29th March.

Please see the table below for the latest National Governing Body COVID-19 updates in England. Should there be any change in the Government guidance regarding grassroots sports over the coming weeks, Playfinder will update NGB announcements accordingly.

Table last updated: 19/07/2021

 Can you play as of 19th July?
Latest NGB guidance
Last updated
Football Yes The FA 16th July
Tennis Yes The LTA 15th July
Badminton Yes Badminton England 16th July
Squash Yes England Squash 16th July
Cricket Yes The ECB 13th May
Basketball Yes Basketball England 13th July
Netball Yes England Netball 16th July
Golf Yes England Golf 17th May
Hockey Yes England Hockey 19th July
Rugby Yes England Rugby 12th July
Swimming Yes Swim England 16th July
Volleyball Yes Volleyball England 15th July


Sport England’s latest statement on school and organised outdoor sport and physical activity can be found here. If there are any sports not on the list you would like to know about please let us know.

Keep safe,
Team Playfinder