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2018 laws are in production

The laws of rugby have been simplified and retructured for the 2018 law book. World Rugby is working to roll out this new content across our various languages. Your chosen language is not yet available. In the meantime you can browse the 2017 laws site.

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Welcome to the World Rugby Laws of Rugby Union web site. On this site, you can read the Laws, watch video examples and animations to build your understanding of how the Laws are applied on the field of play, and take a self-test exam to check your knowledge.

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2018 online laws exam is in production

A new 2018 online laws exam to reflect the new simplified law structure is currently being written and will appear here when complete. In the meantime, you can complete the online laws exam through the 2017 laws site.

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