The SRU governs all Rugby Union in Scotland – all Scottish teams must therefore be members of our Union in order to be able to play.
No. The Regulation covers all forms of the game. For instance we have as members clubs which:
No. All teams and clubs need to be governed by our Union – but remember in return your team will receive free catastrophic injury cover and a range of other benefits.
Whilst you may still want to join us as an Associate club it is possible to register as a guest team of an existing club. Please contact Graham Ireland at the SRU (firstname.lastname@example.org or 0131 346 5004) for further information.
We retain the right of approval in order to prevent the use of potentially confusing or offensive names.
As for club names we wish to avoid the use of confusing or offensive terms. We would also wish to e.g. prevent “ambush marketing” which impacts on the rights of the league’s title sponsor.
In the rugby calendar there is a period each year during which no rugby games are permitted – this is “Close Time”. During 2014 this ran from 12 May to 1 August 2014. We restrict name changes to this period to avoid the potential confusion which might arise if the change were to happen mid-season.
Please contact Graham Ireland at email@example.com or phone 0131 346 5004.