Size for Age

Rugby Australia Size for Age policy for Junior players

The safety of all participants must be the primary consideration in all participation decisions, overriding all other considerations.

Rugby should be safe, inclusive and fair. Every effort must be made for Rugby participants with broadly compatible physical development in conjunction with ability and/or experience to play with and against each other. The safety of all participants must be the primary consideration in all participation decisions, overriding all other considerations.

The Participation Policy (and the associated dispensation procedures) cover age grade, senior rugby, mixed gender, gender identity and disability.


AGE GRADE DISPENSATION

Whilst the starting policy position is that a player may play in the age group he/she is turning in the relevant calendar year and in the age group one year above, the Size for Age Guidelines and Age Grade Dispensation Procedure allow players to play in the most suitable competition.


All of the relevant information for Size for Age and Age Grade Dispensation can be found here:

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