Marching On
167 People required for for each match....
By Saint Ted
May 6 2020

World Rugby have today issued the guidelines for a return to play. This is an organic document, so expect it to change as the science evolves 

All of the documents can be found here at World Rugby

 

As of typing, I haven't read the whole document yet, but what did stand out to me is that it will take 167 people to get a match played and on TV.

 

Full list is...

Personnel

Number

Home team players

15

Visiting team players

15

Home team substitutes and bench support

11

Visiting team substitutes and bench support

11

Home team travelling reserves

3

Visiting team travelling reserves

3

Home team roving Doctor

1

Visiting team roving Doctor

1

Home team roving Physiotherapist

1

Visiting team roving Physiotherapist

1

Home team Technical box (water carriers)

2

Visiting team Technical box (water carriers)

2

Home team Coaches box

5

Visiting team Coaches box

5

Match Day Doctor

1

Immediate Care Lead

1

Medical room video viewer

1

Paramedics

6

Other medical specialists

2

Medical room video operator

1

Security guards

4

Referee

1

Assistant Referee

2

Side-line Referees, time keeper, statistics and communications

7

Television Match Official

1

Citing Commissioner

1

Ball team and ball team supervisor

7

Match Manager

1

Match Director

1

Administration

10

Broadcaster pitch-side crew (cameramen, line runners & floor manager)

20

Commentators

6

 

Outside broadcasting van

15

Stadium operations

8

Big screen and PA announcer

2

TOTAL

167