World Rugby considers banning upright tackles and ditching the 'nipple line' rule – Independent Community Newspaper

World Rugby considers banning upright tackles and ditching the 'nipple line' rule – Independent Community Newspaper
Independent Community NewspaperWorld Rugby considers banning upright tackles and ditching the 'nipple line' ruleIndependent Community NewspaperIt has been reported that research shows nearly 75 percent of concussions in rugby are suffered by tacklers, with the majority occurring when the defender's head strikes the ball runner. This means that if a tackler refuses to obey the rules, and …and more »
Source: Rugby Rules News
World Rugby considers banning upright tackles and ditching the 'nipple line' rule – Independent Community Newspaper