SA Rugby’s acting chief executive officer Rian Oberholzer.
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SA Rugby has confirmed significant changes in tackle laws at school and club level in an effort to keep players safe.
According to a statement released by the organisation, the changes were approved by the members of the South African Rugby Union at a general council meeting on Friday.
Most notable is that the legal tackle height has been lowered, with players now having to make the hit at the base of the sternum or below.
There are also changes to
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