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:
For a factsheet on Rugby for Disabled People in Scotland please click here.
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.
World Rugby has agreed to extend its trial into the use of sports goggles in rugby until at least 31 December 2016. Scottish Rugby has agreed to participate in the trial. Find out more on the trial from the World Rugby 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 Outreach and Equality Manager, Peter Young at firstname.lastname@example.org or 07764178941.