Abergavenny Tournament Information

Abergavenny Mini and Junior Rugby Festival 2020

Tournament rules – Juniors – Saturday 9th May 2020

  • All games will be 15 a-side comprising of 8 forwards and 7 backs (squad size 25)
  • Duration of games will be 7 minutes each way with one minute for half time
  • Rules are as WRU pathways rules except;
  • Line-out will be a free pass 1m in from touch line
  • There will be no conversions
  • Kicking out of hand is allowed
  • There will be no cavalry charge allowed
  • Points will be accumulated in a league table format with 3 points for a win 2 for a draw and 1 for a loss
  • Try count, for and against, will be recorded and in the event of a tie

– most tries scored
– least tries conceded
– if it is still a draw the toss of a coin will decide the winner

  • There will be awards for the winners, runners up and third placed team for each age group
  • Player of the tournament will also be awarded

 

PLEASE NOTE:

  • ONLY PLAYERS AND COACHES ARE ALLOWED INSIDE THE ROPED OFF AREAS
  • AFTER EACH GAME THE SCORE CARD MUST BE AGREED WITH THE REFEREE AND THE TWO TEAM COACHES BEFORE BEING SUBMITTED TO THE SCOREBOARD AREA
  • ARBITRATION FIRSTLY WITH MATCH REFEREE, FESTIVAL ADJUDICATOR SHALL HAVE FINAL SAY
  • ANY COMPLAINTS OR ISSUES MUST BE REPORTED TO THE ADJUDICATOR AT THE SCOREBOARD AREA BY THE TEAM COACH ONLY
  • FESTIVAL ADJUDICATOR WILL BE SITUATED AT THE SCOREBOARD AREA
  • IF A PLAYER IS SENT OFF THE PITCH WITH A RED CARD THEY WILL NO TAKE NO FURTHER PART IN THE FESTIVAL
  • THE REFEREE IS ALWAYS RIGHT AND THERE WILL BE A ZERO TOLERANCE APPROACH TO ANY ABUSIVE BEHAVIOR
  • ANY ACCIDENTS OR INCIDENTS MUST BE REPORTED TO THE FESTIVAL ADJUDICATOR IMMEDIATELY

 

Abergavenny Mini and Junior Rugby Festival 2020

Festival rules – Minis – Sunday 10th May 2020

All games will be as follows:

  • Under 7’s – 5 a-side
  • Under 8’s – 7 a-side
  • Under 9’s – 10 a-side – (5 forward and 5 backs)
  • Under 10’s – 10 a-side – (5 forward and 5 backs)
  • Under 11’s – 12 a-side – (5 forward and 7 backs)
  • Under 12’s – 15 a-side – (8 forward and 7 backs)
  • Duration of games will be as per the team playing sheet for that pitch
  • Rules are as pathways rules except;
  • Line-out will be a free pass 1m in from touch line
  • There will be no conversions
  • Kicking is allowed (as pathway – applicable to that age group)
  • There will be no cavalry charge allowed
  • All mini age groups – U7 – U11 will be a festival with no scores collated and no overall winners, medals will be given to all players. U12’s will be as Saturdays junior rules.

 

PLEASE NOTE:

  • ONLY PLAYERS AND COACHES ARE ALLOWED INSIDE THE ROPED OFF AREAS
  • AFTER EACH GAME THE SCORE CARD MUST BE AGREED WITH THE REFEREE AND THE TWO TEAM COACHES BEFORE BEING SUBMITTED TO THE SCOREBOARD AREA
  • ARBITRATION FIRSTLY WITH MATCH REFEREE, FESTIVAL ADJUDICATOR SHALL HAVE FINAL SAY
  • ANY COMPLAINTS OR ISSUES MUST BE REPORTED TO THE ADJUDICATOR AT THE SCOREBOARD AREA BY THE TEAM COACH ONLY
  • FESTIVAL ADJUDICATOR WILL BE SITUATED AT THE SCOREBOARD AREA
  • IF A PLAYER IS SENT OFF THE PITCH WITH A RED CARD THEY WILL NO TAKE NO FURTHER PART IN THE FESTIVAL
  • THE REFEREE IS ALWAYS RIGHT AND THERE WILL BE A ZERO TOLERANCE APPROACH TO ANY ABUSIVE BEHAVIOR
  • ANY ACCIDENTS OR INCIDENTS MUST BE REPORTED TO THE FESTIVAL ADJUDICATOR IMMEDIATELY