Player Insurance

Under IRB Regulation 23, it is the responsibility of your Club to ensure that there is put in place “appropriate” insurance cover on your behalf.

Cover should be in place for:

Permanent Total Disablement (PTD)
Temporary Total Disablement (TTD)
Loss of rugby related salary
Medical expenses

PTD effectively means an injury which prevents you from working permanently. There are two types of PTD applicable – PTD from playing rugby and PTD from doing any job.

All Regional and International Players are currently covered under a Regional Rugby Wales Insurance Policy.

For some players the amount of benefit under this policy would not be a true reflection of their earnings. Players should be looking to cover double their earnings should you suffer a career ending injury occur.

The WRPA have met with the below suppliers and advisors that will provide all WRPA members with sufficient Income protection cover subject to individual quotes. 

Steve Harries - Harries, Powell & Pruce Ltd.
Tel - 01446 773669
Player Protection – (Critical Illness Insurance)
tel: 0800 012 6343



The Group Income Protection Insurance Policy falls due for renewal on the 1st September 2012.

We regret to advise that Unum do not wish to offer renewal of this Insurance with effect from 1st September 2012.

We confirm that all policyholders who are paid up to the 31st August 2012 are fully insured as per the existing policy terms and conditions.

However we would also request that you note that all cover will cease with effect from midnight on the 31st August 2012.

Unum will continue to offer their full claims service to all existing claimants and any future claimants.

Should you have any queries in relation to any aspect of the above or any other matters please don’t hesitate to contact either of the following:-

 Marjorie Brickley: Telephone – 00 353 21 427050, Email –

 Alan Miller: Telephone – 00 353 21 4270505,  Email –



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