The new guidance also says Mondays and Fridays should have zero full contact training
Rugby players have been advised to limit full contact training to 15 minutes a week, spread across two days.
The sport's governing body, World Rugby, has released the results of a study which found that 35 to 40-percent of injuries were from practice.
The new guidance also says Mondays and Fridays should have zero full contact training to allow for recovery and preparation for games.
“We’ve got a responsibility as a game to make sure it is as safe as possible.”— World Rugby (@WorldRugby) September 23, 2021
🏉 @leinsterrugby Senior Coach Stuart Lancaster outlines the reasons behind the new contact training load guidelines
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