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Latest National Governing Body COVID-19 updates

On Monday 23rd November the Government announced the ban on outdoor grassroots sports would be lifted as of the 2nd December.

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 next few weeks, Playfinder will update NGB announcements accordingly.

Table last updated: 24/11/2020

Can you play from 2nd Dec
Latest NGB guidance
Football Yes The FA
Tennis Yes The LTA
Badminton Yes Badminton England
Squash Yes England Squash
Cricket Yes The ECB
Basketball Yes Basketball England
Netball Yes England Netball
Golf Yes England Golf
Hockey Yes England Hockey (awaiting NGB announcement)
Rugby Yes England Rugby
Swimming Yes Swim England
Volleyball Yes Volleyball England (awaiting NGB announcement)


Sport England’s latest statement on the national lockdown can be found here. If there are any sports not on the list you would like to know about please let us know.

If you are managing or know of a venue that is looking for extra funding please visit here.

Keep safe,
Team Playfinder