Girls Rugby

It’s an exciting time for girls in rugby.  There is now an all girls competition divided into two age groups.

In 2019 there will be

Girls under 8 and under 9 playing mini rugby.  The rules and specifications of the same as the same as those for the Minis under 9 age group.  There are up to 10 players on the field but teams will match from 7 – 10 players.  The game is 2 x 20 minute halves.  Children born in 2011 and 2010 are eligible to play in this age group

Girls under 10 and under 11 playing sevens Rugby.  This is a faster game of rugby with just seven players on each team on the field.  Is is played in two seven minute halves. Children born in 2009 and 2008 are eligible to play in this age group.

There will flexiblity for girls to play down one age group depending on their size and skill.

All girls must wear mouthguards for each game.  We encouage girls to tie their hair back or keep it under headgear if they prefer.