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Tackles and scrums to be banned?

Tackles and scrums to be banned?

Schools should ban “harmful contact” from rugby games, experts have said.

In a new opinion piece published in a leading medical journal, academics said that tackles and scrums should be prohibited on school playing fields.

Allyson Pollock and Graham Kirkwood from the Institute of Health at Newcastle University argue that most injuries in youth rugby occur due to the collision elements of the game.

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