Premiership rugby players cleared to start physically-distanced training


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The cautious first steps towards a possible restart of the Premiership in late July have been approved with players now permitted to return to physically distanced training. There is no firm date for a resumption but clubs can begin to prepare for contact training in a fortnight or so.

Plenty of obstacles must still be negotiated, with strict conditions attached to even the most basic training procedures. All players and staff must have their temperatures taken before entering training facilities and also complete an education module that requires them to “opt in” to a return to rugby.

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Written by Robert Kitson
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