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Memorandum on Age Grade Rugby Players, 6th May 2004

To: Secretaries / Chief Executive Officers of Unions and Regional Associations in Membership of the International Rugby Board


The Council, at its recent Annual Meeting agreed that 90 minutes be adopted as the maximum playing time permitted in one day for Age Grade Rugby Players.

In association with the above decision the Council also agreed that Unions be requested to ensure that Unions engaging in Age Grade Rugby consider their duty of care and that all necessary safety requirements are adhered to.

Yours sincerely,

Hugh H. Penman
Head of Council and Member Services

6th May 2004

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