View the NZ Rugby Contact Tracing Guide for Rugby Clubs and Schools.NZ Rugby Contact Tracing Guidelines
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the sport we all love. Here you will find all the information players, referees, coaches, clubs, schools and Provincial Unions need to know on the return to rugby and what we're doing to keep everyone safe.
Currently New Zealand is at COVID-19 Alert Level 1 and all community and club rugby will begin without restrictions.
Rugby is currently in Phase 3: Play
Please Note: Clubs, schools and community rugby providers are encouraged to contact trace and promote strong personal hygiene measures.
All Trainings, Clubrooms, Changing Rooms, Workshops and Pre-Season Matches can operate without restrictions.
13 June pre-season matches may be played.
20 June competition fixtures can begin.
New Zealand's move to COVID-19 Alert Level 1 means that Rugby can return without restrictions and clubs are not required to develop a health and safety plans.
Should you wish to develop a health and safety plan for your club then the below guides and resources will help guide the process.
NZ Rugby will be providing a Match Day Operations resource from 25 May 2020 to assist with the running of rugby under COVID-19 requirements. This will be available to clubs and schools through their Provincial Union.