Rugby trials lower tackle height for safer play

By Sophia McCaughan
Updated December 1 2023 - 1:55pm, first published 1:49pm
While Test and Super Rugby is exempt, the tackle height is being lowered in a community rugby trial. (Andrew Cornaga/AAP PHOTOS)
While Test and Super Rugby is exempt, the tackle height is being lowered in a community rugby trial. (Andrew Cornaga/AAP PHOTOS)

Rugby Australia have announced a lower tackle height trial as they look to minimise the risk of concussions and encourage more players to take up the sport.

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