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Premiership clubs agree early release of players for Rugby World Cup

• Decision follows changes to World Rugby player insurance rules
• Wales among countries to benefit for pre-tournament friendlies

Wales and Scotland are among a number of countries who have received a major boost to their World Cup preparations with Premiership Rugby agreeing to the early release of their players following landmark changes to World Rugby legislation.

Following the threat of legal action from PRL, as revealed by the Guardian in December, World Rugby signed off on changes to its player insurance regulations at its council meeting in Dublin on Wednesday. In turn PRL will agree to release players such as Wales’ Dan Biggar and Taulupe Faletau as well as Scotland’s Sean Maitland and Sam Skinner for pre-World Cup camps.

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Premiership clubs agree early release of players for Rugby World Cup

• Decision follows changes to World Rugby player insurance rules
• Wales among countries to benefit for pre-tournament friendlies

Wales and Scotland are among a number of countries who have received a major boost to their World Cup preparations with Premiership Rugby agreeing to the early release of their players following landmark changes to World Rugby legislation.

Following the threat of legal action from PRL, as revealed by the Guardian in December, World Rugby signed off on changes to its player insurance regulations at its council meeting in Dublin on Wednesday. In turn PRL will agree to release players such as Wales’ Dan Biggar and Taulupe Faletau as well as Scotland’s Sean Maitland and Sam Skinner for pre-World Cup camps.

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