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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: 16/05/2021

 Can you play as of 17th May?
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
Rugby Yes England Rugby
Swimming Yes Swim England
Volleyball Yes Volleyball England


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.

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

Keep safe,
Team Playfinder