Under 14s

 

 

 

Players

All new players welcome. Any boys in year 8 wishing to give rugby a try ( quite literally) are welcome to come along to training.

Training and Matches

Summer Training, up at the club ground, will be starting soon. Watch this space. In accordance with RFU regulations this will be non contact until September.

All training sessions and matches are managed via Teamer: http://tinyurl.com/nzl83sc

 

Kit requirements

The new O’Neills kit must be worn for all competitive matches which start in September.

This includes playing shirt, shorts and socks. RFU rules also state that all players must wear a gum shields and that boots must have kite marked studs.

For this  seasons rules and regulations for the under 14s  see here: Appendix 8 Under 14s Rules of Play – Boys only 

The key elements of the Under 14s Rules of Play are:

  • Team numbers: a maximum of 15-a-side
  • Maximum pitch size: 100 metres x 70 metres
  • Ball Size: 4
  • Maximum minutes each half: 25
  • Contested 8 man scrum – the No.8 & scrum half can pick up the ball from the back of the scrum
  • Introduction of the uncontested lineout
  • Drop goals & conversions allowed
  • Sin Bin: 5 minutes

 

Player safety

All players must have a responsible adult present for all training and matches. One adult may look after a number of players as long as the coaches know who will take responsibility for any given player if required.

Subs and Registration:

All players must be fully paid up and registered otherwise they won’t be insured and able to play in any competitive matches. The link to do membership online is  http://www.macclesfieldrufc.co.uk/the-club/membership-forms/ .  Alternatively email Paula.