Rugby: implementation of the health pass in amateur championships

The Federal Bureau of the French Rugby Federation (FFR) unanimously validated the implementation of the health pass in all amateur rugby clubs.

In a statement made public this Friday, the French Rugby Federation decided to implement the health pass in the amateur world. To gain access to the facilities, players, managers, volunteers and supporters must either be vaccinated or present a negative PCR test.

“Following the speech by the President of the Republic and the adoption of decree n ° 2021-955 dated July 19, 2021 amending decree n ° 2021-699 of June 1, 2021 prescribing the general measures necessary for the management of the end of the health crisis, the FFR as a delegated federation of the public service, wishes to participate actively in this national effort by supporting the most general implementation of the health pass. , to enter the club, present a health pass in digital format or on paper. It should be noted that given the specific situation of certain categories of people, the obligation of the health pass is postponed to August 30 for young people from 12 to 17 years old and employees of places and establishments open to the public. The control of the health pass will be carried out by a scan of the QR code with the government application TousAntiCovid Verif “, we can read in the press release .

The FFR in support of its clubs

The network of Covid managers will be responsible for supporting the clubs in the deployment of this action. The FFR will also be alongside all of its clubs throughout the process, including with regard to any legal or legal difficulties that may arise.

Serge Simon, vice-president of the FFR, explains that “for two years, our clubs have been working courageously to continue to welcome the maximum number of licensees. I know the strength and the determination that this required of them. After this too long pandemic journey , we all have the same wish, that of finally finding the ground, to leave this episode behind us and to finally freely enjoy our life in general and our sport in particular “.

The implementation of the health pass, a decision that he assumes. “For this, the FFR has decided to implement the general health pass, as of today, in all amateur rugby clubs in the territory. By this decision, the FFR and its President take all their responsibilities and participate in conscience in the general vaccination policy essential for a rapid exit from the crisis, “he said.

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