It is our policy to ensure that barriers to participation in rugby - real or perceived - are removed. This is particularly the case for groups currently under represented in our game, and for those who traditionally may not have seen rugby as their sport of choice. We are committed to developing processes, practices and plans to ensure that rugby is open to all.
We are committed to improving the opportunities for those with a disability to participate in rugby. Where possible we encourage the full integration of disabled athletes, administrators and supporters within the game. In addition our membership includes a range of more specialist clubs including:
Scottish Rugby welcomes applications from disability groups which want to participate in rugby. If your group would like to join our membership please complete the application process.
The iRB has recently announced the trial use of sports goggles in rugby. Scottish Rugby has agreed to participate in the trial. Find out more on the trial from the iRB website.
If you can't find the information you are looking for, or have a specific query on our commitment to disability, please contact Scottish Rugby’s Head of Regulation, Graham Ireland, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0131 346 5004.