Visually Impaired Rugby

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Football Sports

Overview

Visually impaired (VI) rugby is modelled on traditional rugby and takes elements from both Union and League codes. Similar to touch rugby, the game is 7-a-side and the referee is very vocal, commentating on the game at all times to help all players understand where the ball is and what is happening. The ball itself contains ball bearings to give audible support to the players. The game contains 3v3 uncontested scrums and uncontested lineouts. There is no kicking in open play.
VI Rugby team

Club features

Impairment types:
Visual
Activity format:
Team based
The Change Foundation

Location:

Udney Park Sports Ground
Teddington
TW11 9BB
United Kingdom

Telephone number:

02086692177

Attending the club:

There are no fees to join or play in VI rugby. Any new member can get in touch with us beforehand but can also just turn up on the day, there is no problem either way.

When we meet:

The sessions run on Saturday mornings once per month from 9:30am to 12pm.

Equipment:

No special equipment is required, just regular sportswear.

Accessibility Information:

The venue is accessible and for those interested in attending but unsure of how to arrive for the first time we can arrange to meet you and assist in arrival.

Visually Impaired Rugby online

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