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Laws & Modifications for Youth Summer Rugby

Modifications to Touch and Tackle

The Rugby Virginia Laws for Youth Rugby outlines and discusses the laws & modifications that shall be applied to Youth Summer Rugby by referees officiating youth rugby matches played under the auspices of Rugby Virginia.

The following pdf documents are available for viewing and downloading.

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Caution  Documents to be updated for 2014 season.  Caution


Touch (Non-Contact) Laws as modified for Rugby Virginia 5 June 2011 (pdf)  Download Touch Laws

Law Clarification & FAQs For Touch (Non-Contact) Rugby in Rugby Virginia (pdf)  Download Law Clarification & FAQs


Tackle (Contact) Laws as modified for Rugby Virginia 5 June 2011 (pdf)   Download Tackle Laws

Rugby Virginia Field Sizes and Match Durations for Young Players 5 June 2011 (pdf)   Download Field sizes and Playing Times


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