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Useful Information


Here you will find useful information on playing IRFU Tag Rugby.
For further assistance or queries to be answered, please email tag@irfu.ie.

Of course you can! There is ‘no contact’ in IRFU Tag. It is easy to pick up as well as great fun. Leagues are graded according to ability. 

To start with, the only truly compulsory accessory required is a pair of approved Tag rugby shorts.
They must be shorts (made by any manufacturer) that bear ‘no’ pockets and sport a velcro patch on each hip for a Tag to be attached upon.

The recommended squad size for a Volkswagen Tag team is 12-14 players. During a game, each team must have no more than seven players on the field of play at any one time. Of the seven players onfield, three must be female.

The IRFU recommends that each player undertake their own Personal Accident Insurance cover against any injury sustained from playing the game itself during the Tag rugby season.

The updated edition IRFU’s Laws of Tag Rugby are downloadable HERE as PDF –> IRFU Tag Laws 2021

For queries in the meantime, please email us at tag@irfu.ie.

At the moment, relevant governmental restrictions are in place, so such rugby activity is on-hold. Therefore registrations currently unavailable.

Please do watch out for updates however on IrishRugby.ie and on social media channels.