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Tag Rugby – Large School Year 5 and 6 – 16 October 2017 (Competition)

16 October 2017

Large Schools Only

12.30 arrival (1.00pm to 4.00pm)

Small School Tag Rugby Tournament will be run after the October half term.


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Year Groups Year 5 and 6
Team Size Minimum of 8
Squad Size Maximum of 12
Gender Mixed
Gender Criteria Minimum of 4 per gender is recommended per squad



  • 12 in a squad, 8 a-side, with at least 2 of each gender on the field of play
  • Pitch Dimension = 60m (50m with two 5 m end goals) x 30m
  • The object of the game is to score a try by placing the ball with a downward pressure on or behind the opponents’ goal-line
  • The ball carrier must remove on their feet at all times and they are not allowed to score a try by diving over the goal-line
  • When a try is scored, the game is restarted by a free pass from the centre of the pitch by the non-scoring team
  • The ball can only be passed sideways or backwards through the air, not handed to another player. If the ball is handed, passed or knocked forwards then a free pass is awarded to the non-offending side, unless advantage occurs
  • If a player gets tagged they must pass the ball backwards to a team mate
  • When a player tags someone they must give the tag back after shouting TAG!!

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Additional information:

  • Schools are advised to bring studded boots

FREE to Subscription Schools

£15 for Non Subscription Schools – There is no charge for attending this event but a non-refundable £15 booking fee per team will be charged to contribute to venue hire and other competition costs.  (The School Games Organiser does not receive funding for actual competition costs.)

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Huntingdon RFU
Huntingdon Racecourse, Brampton , Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire PE28 4NL United Kingdom
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