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# Tackle Height

This year
# Concussion
World Rugby recommends trial of ‘belly tackle’ height in community game
The game’s governing body wants to reduce the threat of concussion.
# Rugby Laws
RFU apologises for handling of tackle height decision
Union’s chief executive Bill Sweeney is potentially facing a no confidence vote from grassroots clubs.
All time
# Tackle Height
World Rugby approves law trial to reduce tackle height to the waist
Another closed trial will see yellow cards being reviewed while players are in the sin bin.
# Tackle Height
How has World Rugby come to the point of the 'nipple line' and 'armpit line'?
We spoke to Ross Tucker about the process of rugby attempting to lower the height of tackles.
# head injury
'Armpit line' introduced in English cup as trials to lower tackle height continue
Rugby authorities are hoping to see a reduction in the number of concussions being sustained in tackles.