Asia Rugby working with its Player Welfare and Medical Committee and relevant stakeholders and in line with the Return to Play guidelines provided by World Rugby has announced the prudent decision to Cancel all competitions scheduled from 1 July 2020 to 30 September 2020.
Asia Rugby President, Mr Qais Al Dhalai said: “The welfare and safety of players, fans and everyone working on the events is always Asia Rugby’s highest priority. This prudent decision has been taken to help protecting Asia Rugby community and the wider public.”
He further added: “Our decision is based on the feedback from the Player Welfare and Medical Committee, who have followed the guidelines set by World Rugby on the safe return to rugby, the relevant public authorities and the prevailing local and global travel and health guidelines.”
World Rugby published guidelines for the safe return to rugby it’s player welfare website at
Asia Rugby will provide an update regarding competitions originally scheduled from 1 October 2020 to 31 December 2020 by 1 August 2020.