From a safety and fairness standpoint, the new guidelines are reasonable and supported by evidence. They are the best way forward, not just for rugby, but for all sports.
During the break in competition caused by COVID-19, sportswomen lost wages, trained less and had poorer access to equipment than their male counterparts
Many parents may insist on their child wearing headgear in the belief they are reducing the injury risk, when in fact the opposite could be true.
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