Positive Response To Trials Of New Rugby Rules

Reducing the tackle height to waist level has been trialled in the French lower leagues.

World Rugby says there has been a positive response to their trials of new rules aimed at improving player welfare.

Reducing the tackle height to waist level has been trialled in the French lower leagues.

World Rugby says it’s resulted in a three-fold decrease in injuries and a 60 per cent reduction in concussion.

Meanwhile, tries scored at the base of the post will be outlawed when the sport resumes.
 

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