ESRI Research Series

Rugby in Ireland: a statistical analysis of participation

This report has been peer reviewed prior to publication. The authors are solely responsible for the content and the views expressed.

November 26, 2019
Attachment Size
Download PDF 2.97 MB

Research funded by the Irish Rugby football Union (IRFU) highlights the need to address a pattern of children dropping out of playing the sport as they get older. The study also highlighted opportunities to get more women and people from lower socio-economic groups involved in rugby.