Amateur Rugby

The UK Government Has Reacted To The Ban Tackling In Schools Petition

The UK Government has responded to the recent petition to ban tackling in schools, and it’s fair to say rugby fans are likely to be pretty pleased…   The government has no plans to ban tackling in school rugby. We expect schools to be aware of the risks associated with sporting activities, and to provide a safe environment for their …

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Rugby Player Gets His Penis Almost Gets Ripped Off During A Match

A rugby league player says his penis was nearly torn off in a game last month. Haydn Peacock suffered the partial dismemberment while playing for French team AS Carcassonne last month. Luckily, he’s now fine and able to joke about it. “When we played the other week their centre pretty much ripped my penis off”, he told journalist and former player …

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Youth Coach Pens Perfect Response To Parents Who Abused Him

This volunteer youth coach opened his heart in a letter to parents who criticise him from the side of the pitch. He had overheard a comment made about him behind his back, something he says his wife hears far more often than he does. The letter was posted on the Treorchy Rugby Mini & Junior Zebras Facebook page. [adsenseyu2] This …

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The Rugby Community Has Rallied Against The Removal Of Tackling From School Games

The rugby community has come out in strong support of the sport, dismissing claims made today that tackling should be banned in school games… Rugby can teach you life long skills. Rugby is Good for You! pic.twitter.com/qb7OS2as5h — England Rugby (@EnglandRugby) March 2, 2016 Rugby continues to make the game safer!! Context is needed before some medics blame the game …

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World Rugby Responds To The ‘Ban On Tackling’ Petition

Rugby’s governing body “World Rugby” have penned the below response to the open letter from UK doctor’s calling for a ban on tackling in rugby… Today, it was reported that a group of doctors and health professionals have written a letter to the UK Government calling for a ban on tackling in school rugby games. This group warns of high …

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