May 2019 world Rugby promulgated a decision-making framework for sanction of dangerous tackle and shoulder charge. This decision-making framework should be utilized effective May 22, 2019. You can review this information in the law application guidelines at World Rugby Laws.
Law clarifications and such
New law application guideline will codify zero-tolerance to contact with the head Approach informed by largest-ever study identifying most common situations leading to head injuries Players, coaches and match officials urged to be proactive in changing culture Latest step in proactive, evidence-driven approach to injury reduction Head is a no-go area World Rugby has further […]
World Rugby is trialing a variation regarding substitutions in sevens. The USA Rugby Committee has approved the use of this Variation in all domestic competitions effective June 18, 2016. The exact wording is copied below, but in essence it allows a player to return to the game after having been substituted off. The team is […]