The RFU Council approved updates to Regulation 15 in their June meeting. These are important changes with action required ready for the new season. They follow feedback from Age Grade players and the wider game, and support the Age Grade philosophy of being player-centred, development-driven and competition-supported. In particular, the Government’s Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) has provided updated advice on 17-year-olds playing adult rugby, which has meant the introduction of a new process. Click here for more information on all the changes to Regulation 15.