Betting and anti-corruption

Betting and anti-corruption

Scottish Rugby supports the IRB in its fight against corruption in rugby. Such activity is against the integrity of our game and is counter to Scottish Rugby's core principles of leadership, engagement, achievement, enjoyment and respect.

The IRB regulation

IRB regulation 6: Betting and anti-corruption covers what those involved in rugby are prohibited from doing in terms of betting and corrupt practices.

IRB Regulations handbook

Scottish Rugby’s regulation

Scottish Rugby has adopted the IRB regulation into its own domestic regulations and it will be applied in respect of all betting and anti-corruption matters under our jurisdiction. Everyone within Scottish Rugby's jurisdiction must comply with this regulation.

More about our betting and anti-corruption regulation

Frequently Asked Questions

Betting and anti-corruption is a complex area. To assist those involved in our game we have prepared a quick summary to explain who is covered by the regulation and what they are not allowed to do under it. 

Betting and corruption: Frequently Asked Questions

Education resources

The IRB has a comprehensive online training resource.

We recommend that members of the following groups complete the IRB's online training modules:

  • any Scottish national representative team, whether male or female, senior or age-grade, XVs or 7s
  • Scottish Rugby professional teams (including both professional teams and Elite Development Programme players)
  • Scottish Premiership first XV teams

Contact details

If you can't find the information you're looking for, have a specific query or wish to report any matter associated with betting or anti-corruption please contact Scottish Rugby's Head of Regulation, Graham Ireland, at graham.ireland@sru.org.uk or call 0131 346 5004.

All enquiries will be treated as confidential.