Rugby COVID-19 Advice & Support

Posted: Tue, 8 Dec 2020 16:17

Rugby COVID-19 Advice & Support

Clubs will be able to begin adapted training from Wednesday 2 December, in preparation for local friendly fixtures recommencing from Friday 18 December, when the new law variations will come into effect A video explanation on the new laws can be found here.

Clubs in all tiers can now advance to Stage E on the Return to Community Rugby Roadmap. There is no obligation for players and clubs to play 15-a-side adaptations. Clubs will still be able to play Ready4Rugby matches.

Adapted Stage E rules/laws for Age Grade Rugby have also been approved for U7-13 and U14-18. The move to Stage E will allow the recommencing of Tag Rugby for U7s and U8s.

Department for Education (DfE) has confirmed schools/colleges can return to playing sport in line with approved National Governing Body action plans.

All guidance on the return to play can be found on our Resources page.

For more information on National Governing Body of Sport (NGB) announcements please visit Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport - NGB Guidance for Restarting Activity (

(Source: England Rugby)

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