RFL to lower tackle height over safety concerns

Updated December 9 2023 - 2:40am, first published 2:36am
The permissible tackle height in pro RL in Britain will be lowered to the armpit in 2025. (Mike Egerton/AAP PHOTOS)
The permissible tackle height in pro RL in Britain will be lowered to the armpit in 2025. (Mike Egerton/AAP PHOTOS)

Tackling above the armpit will be banned in rugby league matches in Britain to "make the sport safer and more accessible at all levels", governing body Rugby Football League (RFL) has said.

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