Rugby activity includes club training, league and cup matches, plus rugby education courses from 17th March to 14th April subject to continued review.

The decision has been taken following Government advice in the interest of players, coaches, referees, volunteers, supporters and the wider rugby union community.

Where possible, players at all levels are encouraged to maintain their own personal fitness and to keep active during this time, while following Government guidelines about safe distance and safe exercise environments.

The RFU will continue to review and monitor Government advice and will provide detailed updates on the impact to the season in the coming weeks.

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