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On Wearing Tights in Rugby

The IRB has addressed this issue in a couple of Clarifications (2006) and one Law change (2012). Briefly, tights are not appropriate wear for rugby because they negatively affect the ability of a tackler to grasp the legs of a ball carrier. People have tried to get around this by claiming tights are “underwear” or […]

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RWC Qualifier in ATL

This Spring, Atlanta will host an international “Double-Header” at Fifth Third Bank Stadium at Kennesaw State University. The nearly 9,000-seat stadium will host Atlanta 7s, the second stop of the IRB Women’s Sevens World Series, Feb. 15-16, 2014, and the second leg of the IRB Rugby World Cup 2015 Qualifier between the Men’s Eagles and […]

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