Rugby authorities urge Premiership players to get Covid-19 vaccination
Professional Game Board has set 85% player vaccination target
Clubs will be able to relax Covid protocols if target is reached
Premiership players are being “strongly encouraged” to become fully vaccinated by rugby authorities in England with clubs offered incentives in an effort to boost uptake.
Clubs in the Premiership, the Championship and the women’s Premier 15s will all be permitted to relax Covid-19 protocols, end social distancing and the wearing of masks will no longer be compulsory in most settings should they reach the 85% target across the playing squad and staff group, as laid out by the Professional Game Board (PGB).