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Shrewsbury U8s 2019/20

U8's rugby is classified as Mini Tag Rugby.

Everyone is welcome to join this squad regardless of skill, experience or gender!

To qualify for the U8's squad, you must be 7 years old at the beginning of the season (1st September) - this equates to being in School Year 3.

Whenever we are not away at a fixture, we have training/practice at Sundorne Castle on Sunday Mornings from 10:30am until 12noon*
*May finish slightly earlier depending on how tired the kids are!

Play is regulated by RFU Age Grade Rugby.
RFU Age Grade Rugby.pdf

  • Pitches : 45m x 22m +5m for in goal areas.
  • Ball Size : 3.
  • Squad Size : 6-10 players.
  • Players on Pitch : 5-6 players (equal numbers).
  • Referee as coach, no coaches allowed on pitch
  • Starts/Re-starts : Free Pass - Offside Line = 7 metres.
  • Each player must have 2 tags.
  • Tagged player must stop and pass within 3 strides or 3 seconds.
  • Tagger must return the tag to the player once the ball is passed.
  • On the 7th consecutive tag, the game will be stopped and the ball will be given to other side.
  • NO CONTACT.
  • NO KICKING.
  • NO HAND-OFFS OR FEND-OFFS.
  • NO FLY-HACKING (KICKING OF LOOSE BALL ON GROUND).

As a whole club, Shrewsbury adopt and support the RFU Core Values of T-R-E-D-S:

  • Teamwork
  • Respect
  • Enjoyment
  • Discipline
  • Sportsmanship

These apply to both the parents on the side line and the players on the pitch!!!

Should you have any queries please do let us know and get in touch with our Team Manager: Ali Evans (07989568019).

We look forward to seeing you!

U8's SRUFC
U8's SRUFC
U8's SRUFC

About the team

U8's rugby is classified as Mini Tag Rugby.

Everyone is welcome to join this squad regardless of skill, experience or gender!

To qualify for the U8's squad, you must be 7 years old at the beginning of the season (1st September) - this equates to being in School Year 3.

Whenever we are not away at a fixture, we have training/practice at Sundorne Castle on Sunday Mornings from 10:30am until 12noon*
*May finish slightly earlier depending on how tired the kids are!

Play is regulated by RFU Age Grade Rugby.
RFU Age Grade Rugby.pdf

  • Pitches : 45m x 22m +5m for in goal areas.
  • Ball Size : 3.
  • Squad Size : 6-10 players.
  • Players on Pitch : 5-6 players (equal numbers).
  • Referee as coach, no coaches allowed on pitch
  • Starts/Re-starts : Free Pass - Offside Line = 7 metres.
  • Each player must have 2 tags.
  • Tagged player must stop and pass within 3 strides or 3 seconds.
  • Tagger must return the tag to the player once the ball is passed.
  • On the 7th consecutive tag, the game will be stopped and the ball will be given to other side.
  • NO CONTACT.
  • NO KICKING.
  • NO HAND-OFFS OR FEND-OFFS.
  • NO FLY-HACKING (KICKING OF LOOSE BALL ON GROUND).

As a whole club, Shrewsbury adopt and support the RFU Core Values of T-R-E-D-S:

  • Teamwork
  • Respect
  • Enjoyment
  • Discipline
  • Sportsmanship

These apply to both the parents on the side line and the players on the pitch!!!

Should you have any queries please do let us know and get in touch with our Team Manager: Ali Evans (07989568019).

We look forward to seeing you!

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August 2021
Sun, Aug 15
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15:00 - 19:00

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