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Regulation 11 - Appendix 1: Marks worn by players

The following are the permitted Marks on National Representative Team kit worn on the playing enclosure, comprising jersey, tracksuit top, warm-up top, playing and warm-up shorts, tracksuit bottoms and socks (and/or any similar items).  Note that the same provisions in this Appendix 1 apply to any team member who enters the playing enclosure, including any coach, manager, medic or any other member of the Player’s team. Note: Guidance is provided as to the placement of Marks but the Marks may appear anywhere on the playing kit (subject to the restrictions set out below).

1.1. Player’s Playing and Warm-Up Jersey

Number on diagram

Mark

Max. size

Number permitted

1

Union Emblem/Crest

100cm²

1

2

Competition Mark

100cm²

1

3

Advertising Mark

·   Front: 300cm² in total (total may be divided into two Marks) AND

·   Back: 180cm² in total (total may be divided into two Marks)

Max 2 (front)

AND

max 2 (back)

4

Manufacturer Mark

100cm²

1

5

Team Emblem/National Flag or Emblem

100cm²

1

Other permitted Marks:

·         Fixture information

·         Player name, initials and/or playing number

 

http://www.worldrugby.org/photos/387658

Front

http://www.worldrugby.org/photos/387657

Back

1.2. Player’s Playing and Warm-Up Shorts

Number on diagram

Mark

Max. size

Number permitted

1

Union Emblem/Crest

100cm²

1

3

Advertising Mark

Back only: 100cm² each

2 (back only)

4

Manufacturer Mark

80cm²

1

Other permitted Marks:

·         Player name, initials and/or playing number

http://www.worldrugby.org/photos/387663

Front

http://www.worldrugby.org/photos/387662

Back

1.3. Player’s Playing and Warm-Up Socks

Number on diagram

Mark

Max. size (each sock)

Number permitted

4

Manufacturer Mark

50cm²

2 (once on each sock)

Other permitted Marks:

·         Player name, initials and/or playing number

·         A second Manufacturer Mark may appear on the sole of the sock, provided it is not visible (whether partially or completely) when the Player’s boots are worn.

 

http://www.worldrugby.org/photos/387664


1.4. Player’s Tracksuit or Similar Warm-Up Top

Number on diagram

Mark

Max. size

Number permitted

1

Union Emblem/Crest

100cm²

1

2

Competition Mark

100cm²

1

3

Advertising Mark

·   Front: 300cm² in total (total may be divided into two Marks) AND

·   Back: 180cm² in total (total may be divided into two Marks)

Max 2 (front)

AND

max 2 (back)

4

Manufacturer Mark

100cm²

1

5

Team Emblem/National Flag or Emblem

100cm²

1

Other permitted Marks:

·         Player name, initials and/or playing number

 

http://www.worldrugby.org/photos/387651

 Front

http://www.worldrugby.org/photos/387650

 Back

1.5. Player’s Tracksuit Bottom

Number on diagram

Mark

Max. size

Number permitted

1

Union Emblem/Crest

100cm²

1

3

Advertising Mark

Back only: 100cm² each

2 (back only)

4

Manufacturer Mark

80cm²

1

Other permitted Marks:

·         Player name, initials and/or playing number

http://www.worldrugby.org/photos/387667

 Front

http://www.worldrugby.org/photos/387666

 Back

1.6. Player’s Base layer and shoulder/chest pads

Number on diagram

Mark

Max. size

Number permitted

4

Manufacturer Mark

25cm²

1 on each item

Note: where baselayer top and shoulder/chest pads are worn together, only one manufacturer mark in total is permitted to be visible

Other permitted Marks:

·         Player name, initials and/or playing number

 

1.7. Player’s Boots

Number on diagram

Mark

Max. size (each boot)

Number permitted (each boot)

4

Manufacturer Mark

No restrictions

No restrictions

5

Team Emblem/National Flag or Emblem

25cm²

1

Other permitted Marks:

·         Fixture information

·         Player name, initials and/or playing number

 

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