the lockdown restrictions begin to ease, the RFL have issued new
guidelines on the 2nd June about how playing rugby may resume. Stanley
Rangers are currently considerning all the guidelines with the teams.
Here is the
Following Government advice published on Monday 1 June the following
Rugby League activity is permitted:
- Practising of individual skills and fitness activities. #SkillToPlay #FitToPlay
- Taking part in Rugby League activity with your family or people
living in your household
- Skills and fitness activity in groups of no more than six:
Such group activity should comply with social distancing rules
keeping two metres apart at all times.
Equipment including balls must be regularly sanitised.
Hand hygiene practices should be in place.The playing of any games,
small sided or full, is not permitted.
Avoid meeting in groups of six in busy or overcrowded areas where it
is not possible to maintain social distancing.
Rugby League coaches can lead small group activity for up to six
people which includes the coach.
- Coaches must follow the RF''s safeguarding policies at all times
ensuring they remain in sight of another adult, risk assess the
activities and gain consent of the parent/carer if the participant is
under 18. Particular care should be taken when risk assessing activity
for younger age - groups where compliance with social distancing rules
may be more challenging.
- Listen to the views of children and young people about their
- Coaches can organise a session that has more than one group of six
involved in the session as long as the groups are kept separate, social
distancing rules are observed (including how players enter and exit the
facility), and rules regarding use of and sanitation of equipment are
observed and strict hygiene measures are in place.
- If any individual is symptomatic, living in a household with
possible COVID-19 infection or is vulnerable on health grounds the
guidance is to stay at home.