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The Carnegie Applied Rugby Research Conference 2019

The CARR Conference will take place on Saturday 6th April 2019 at Weetwood Hall Estate, Leeds  

The 4th annual Carnegie Applied Rugby Research (CARR) conference will share applied research, with an emphasis on the practical application from the findings.

The conference is aimed at a range of practitioners and researchers including coaches, strength and conditioners, sport scientists, academics, undergraduate and postgraduate students and anyone else working within rugby or other sports and includes a range of speakers from leading international researchers in the field, to PhD students and practitioners currently working with athletes at various levels.

The conference will look to answer relevant questions for those working in the field with rugby players and athletes from other sports to enhance your understanding of player development and optimise your practice.


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About the Conference

Registration for the CARR conference starts at 09:45 on Saturday 6th April.

A CARR preconference will be held on Friday 5th April, which will include a number of practical focused workshops.

Registration for the CARR preconference starts at 14:45.

There will be opportunities throughout the day for Q&A and informal discussions.

Conference Fees

CARR conference and preconference cost £40 (Friday 5th April and Saturday 6th April)

CARR conference (Saturday 6th April) £30

CARR conference (Friday 5th April) £15

The fee includes conference attendance, lunch and refreshments on Saturday and the following extras:

10% discount on food @ Convine - Complimentary use of the hotel gym - Sky Sports throughout the hotel - Free onsite car parking -Free wifi


Accommodation is available at Weetwood Hall Estate at £65 bed and breakfast single occupancy and £75 bed and breakfast double occupancy.

Requests for accommodation can be made through the conference booking link

Any Questions? 

If you have any questions with regards to the conference content please contact Professor Ben

For any other queries in relation to your booking please contact Samantha Sherman

CARR 2019