All rugby clubs and schools must have a COVID-19 Health & Safety Plan in place and up-to-date in order to take part in any rugby activity.
Rugby in Northern Ireland is not affected by this update. A circuit breaker is in effect meaning clubs are not permitted to train until December 11th at the earliest.
Please note under direction from the Return to Sport Expert Group, schools rugby and Energia All-Ireland League rugby are not classified under Professional & Elite Sport.
The IRFU is continuing to work with government stakeholders to ensure a full resumption of rugby at all levels of the game when it is safe to do so.
A full definition of Professional & Elite Sport is available on the Sport Ireland website here.
Published: May 25th, 2020
Updated: November 30th, 2020