COVID-19: FAQ's for our Rugby Community
Q: When will contact sports return in the Philippines?
A: According the IATF Restrictions (here), once an area is classified under Alert Level 2.
To aid our return, the following will need to be adhered to by both registered Rugby clubs, community coaches and the PRFU for organising official training sessions and actual competitions:
Q: When will our domestic Rugby season start again?
A: Philippine Rugby aim to start our official domestic season after all participants and clubs have adequate preparation time. Our Union aims to host a number of Return to Rugby training sessions as well as touch rugby competitions (between December and end of February) to help assist players in their active return to the field. Providing everything steadily improves and the cities/provinces remains under an Alert Level 2 status, official domestic competitions may return in April 2022 as the official target date to start the season for Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.
Q: Do I have to be vaccinated?
A: According to the IATF, anyone 18 years old and older, is required to be vaccinated to participate in contact sports such as rugby.
For more information regarding PRFU's Return to Contact roadmap, click on this link. You may also contact our team here.