Players in age groups from U6 all the way through to U18 play to modified laws that are adapted to allow for progressive development of the player. The philosophy of the modified laws is focused around the player, making the game safer to ensure each player receives the greatest possible participation and enjoyment from playing the game of rugby. The aim of the modified rugby game is to develop individual skills, fitness and team work of all players in accordance with their physical maturity and understanding of the game.
TryRugby Kids Pathway for U6 – U12 players provides a series of age-specific modified rugby games.
U6 - U9 MINIS COMPETITION
The U6 - U9 age groups play in Minis competitions. The Minis competition operates under the Pathways Laws and provide a series of age-specific modified rugby games. These modified games progressively develop the individual skills, fitness and team work of all players in accordance with their physical maturity and understanding of the game.
U10 - U12 COMPETITION
These age groups also follow the Pathway requirements that have been developed to increase activity levels for maximum participation and enjoyment.
U6 - U12 Modified Rules Summary
U13 - Opens
Australian U19 Law Variations apply from U13 – Opens (U17 – U18) and follow on from the TryRugby Kid’s Pathway, continuing the progression of players rugby skills and development. U13 – Opens age groups include junior representative opportunities at local club, school and regional levels. Through these diverse age ranges the priority is to provide the players with opportunities to learn.
Girls’ rugby celebrates differences in size, strength, shape and speed, empowering girls with self confidence, while participating in a game that develops their skills, fitness and team work.
Rugby 7s is an exciting, fast game that is now an Olympic sport. The game originated in Scotland in 1883 and is now played in many countries around the world. The sport boasts the exact same rules, ball and field size for both girls & boys. A unique, faster, modified 15s rugby game played by all ages and abilities. As the name implies, there are only 7 players per team on the field at any one time and the games finish in just 14 minutes of play and competitions are run throughout the year.
Representative Rugby is the next level of junior club rugby and players can trial for a representative position in their district. Warringah Junior Rugby Union is the overarching body that governs and represents all Northern Beaches Junior Rugby Clubs that fall within the Warringah District. The Warringah Junior Representative Teams compete in the State Championships that are held over the June long weekend for U12s to Opens and over two days in July for U10s & U11s.
Interested in Representative Rugby