Welcome to Northwich Rugby Union Football Club U9s
We are a squad with a great team ethos, supported by a wonderful cohort of parents, coaches and managers. We focus on skills development and tailored coaching delivered in a fun and supportive way. Year 4 children are welcome to play in our U9’s team, and we welcome allcomers new and old to the game!
Under 9s Key points:
Players 7 v 7
Pitch 35m x 60m
Introduction of Tackle
A tackle is defined as a tackle below the waist or a ‘grasp’ below the arm pits for 3 seconds.
The ball carrier must be allowed to pass the ball; no competition for the ball from the defender.
Size 3 ball