The French Rugby Federation (FFR) announced on Friday February 26 the end of amateur rugby competitions “In their official format” for the 2020-2021 season, due to the health context. In particular, the federal office of the FFR decided to “Freeze the climbs and descents for all levels, except those which have obtained an exemption from the ministry [chargé] sports “.
At the end of October, amateur competitions had been suspended to prevent the spread of Covid-19. In December, the clubs were allowed to resume training but without contact. At the beginning of January, the Men’s National (3e division), which benefits from a derogation, had been able to resume.
“The strong will of the federation is to promote the resumption of the practice as soon as possible, by the beginning of the summer, wrote the FFR in a press release. This resumption of practice remains possible through friendly meetings and any form of plateaus. “
Until further notice, training will be “To be maintained and promoted in stage 3 [possibilité de faire des passes] “ to allow “The continuity of the practice of all of our licensees under the health conditions imposed by the authorities”, says the FFR.