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A seven-year-old boy who has been told he cannot play rugby because he wears goggles to improve his vision when playing has appealed to the sport’s chiefs to let him back into the game.Ryan Totten’s poor eyesight means he is unable to play sport without eyewear.

But the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU), the game’s governing body in Ireland, says he cannot take part in matches due to health and safety fears.

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Now the County Antrim schoolboy wants the IRFU to change its stance.

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Ryan has been playing tag rugby at his hometown club Coleraine for three years.
Source: BBC

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