Tournament Rules - Mini's - U7's - U12's

Tournament Rules – Mini’s – U7’s – U12’s

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 l0’s -10 a-side -(5 forward and 5 backs)
  • Under ll’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 lm 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 -U 11 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 AJUDICATOR SHALL HAVE FINAL SAY
  • ANY COMPLAINTS OR ISSUES MUST BE REPORTED TO THE ADJUDICATOR AT THE SCOREBOARD AREA BY THE TEAM COACH ONLY
  • FESTIVAL AJUDICATOR 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 BEHAVIOUR
  • ANY ACCIDENTS OR INCIDENTS MUST BE REPORTED TO THE FESTIVAL AJUDICATOR IMMEDIATELY