The Australian Rugby Union (ARU) and the International Rugby Board (IRB) encourages Clubs and Schools to take following recommended measures to ensure that the game is both safe and enjoyable to play.
The ARU Medical and Safety Recommendations are outlined for the Management of Injury (both Medical Requirements for Player Care, and Management of Serious Injury) and Safety Requirements in the interest of player safety.
ARU Medical Safety & Recommendations (pdf - 243kb).
The IRB has announced its match officials list for the second stage of the 2014 IRB Junior World Championships overnight, with two Australians appointed to referee two of the games in New Zealand on Sunday.
We’re excited to announce that Australian Rugby will be moving to a new online system for national competition management and participant registration for the 2014 Rugby Sevens season and the 2015 club Rugby season.