Under 6 – Under 12

Ever dreamt of being the next Wallaby like Israel Folau, Quade Cooper or Adam Ashley-Cooper?

Well the Try Rugby Kids Pathway has been designed especially to help get you started and on your way to a lifelong involvement in this great game called Rugby Union.

Aim and Philosophy

The aim of the TryRugby Kids Pathway for U6 to U12 players is to provide a series of age-specific modified rugby games. These modified rugby games progressively develop the individual skills, fitness and team work of all players in accordance with their physical maturity and understanding of the game. 

What are the benefits?
The Kids Pathway for U6 to U12 players has been developed to:
  • Increase activity levels for maximum participation and enjoyment.
  • Meet the developmental needs of young Rugby players in line with the safety focus of the modern game.
  • Provide an integrated and consistent approach to the development of U6 to U12 players, coaches and referees across the country from 2011 and beyond.

Game Styles

Pathway coaching resources available

  • Under 6s
  • Under 7s
  • Under 8s  
  • Kids Rugby Pathway Laws

    Each game-style of the U6 to U12 TryRugby Kids Pathway has a development skills focus which takes into account the chronological age of the child and their capacity for safe and achievable rugby skill acquisition.

    For the full version of TryRugby Kids Pathway Laws visit our Laws of the Game page. or download them here 

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