During the week of the World Anti-Doping Agency’s Play True Day, players at the Six Nations U18 festivals, both men and women, showed their support for World Rugby’s anti-doping education and awareness programme.
Players at the Six Nations U18 festivals, both men and women, took a collective stance against doping in rugby.
The Keep Rugby Clean t-shirts were displayed at Wellington College in Berkshire, England, on match day two of the women’s festival, and then at Energia Park in Dublin, Ireland, when the men’s action resumed the next day.
Members of all participating teams wore their distinctive T-shirts during the warm-up of their Tuesday and Wednesday games to show their support for World Rugby’s anti-doping and awareness programme.
World Rugby launched Keep Rugby Clean in 2005 and has since supported players and team management throughout the game.
The program aims to deter doping by educating participants on their responsibilities, raising awareness of the risks of doping, and promoting an ethical clean sporting ethic.
World Rugby has also appointed trainers to host an anti-doping outreach station at each festival on Friday, April 14, the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) Play True Day.
The outreach stations are designed to provide players and team management from participating countries, who have all received anti-doping training prior to the festivals in Berkshire and Dublin, the opportunity to communicate and further develop with accredited trainers in a relaxed atmosphere. anti-doping information.
The charity at the women’s festival was organized in collaboration with the UK Anti-doping and Rugby Football Union, while Sport Ireland supported outreach in Dublin.
For more information on the Keep Rugby Clean campaign, please go to: www.world.rugby/keep-rugby-clean
Friday, 14 April 2023