Rugby League

2020 Conveners

Opens – Paul Tindall (Burraneer Bay PS)

11 years Convener – Kwyn Soames (Laguna Street PS)

Zone Trials – Monday 2nd March 2020

 

Rugby League is offered to students in years 3-6 as a sport during Term 2 PSSA.

Click the links below to download the draw and Rugby League information.

Rugby League Information 

DRAW:

TBC (click to download)

 

VENUES:

Games to be played at:

  • CAPTAIN COOK FIELD, Captain Cook Drive, Woolooware;

  • COREA STREET OVAL, Box Road, Gymea;

  • JOHN DWYER PLAYING FIELD, Oleander Parade, Caringbah;

  • GWAWLEY OVAL, Taren Point Road, Taren Point.

 

GAMES:

  • Juniors (born 2009, 2010 and 2011) play 2 x 15 minute halves, with 11 players on a reduced field.

  • Seniors (born 2006, 2007 and 2008) play 2 x 20 minute halves, with 13 players on a full field.

 

KICK OFF TIMES:

  • Juniors should Kick-off by 1:00pm.

  • Seniors should Kick-off by 1:40pm.

 

REFEREES:

  • Please note that NO PARENTS ARE TO REFEREE AS PER ZONE POLICY.

 

PARENTS:

  • Please ensure that your parents have sighted and signed the Cronulla Zone’s Code of Conduct, and that you help to enforce it at all games;

  • Parents are not to enter the field of play at any time unless a serious injury has occurred and the game has been stopped, and parents invited onto the field;

  • Parents ARE NOT to act as trainers and should not be ‘running the water’. Teachers are only to enter the field of play when required.

 

PLAYING RULES:

There were new Mod League rules implemented across the game in 2015. These will continue this year. They are attached for your information.

 

Updated Mod League Rules apply – this includes:

  • the new Vests rules regarding “First Receiver” and “Dummy Half”. Please note that the vests must be rotated between players at half-time.

  • 2 passes are needed in all parts of the field (with the exception of the players wearing vests);

  • The defensive team should retire 5 metres from the play-the-ball;

  • Re-start Law – tap kick (to the team conceding a try); First tackle in all Modified Games age groups.

  • Zero Tackle Law to be applied as per the International Laws across all age groups.

  • There is no stripping of the ball in Mod League;

  • Defenders (including the marker) should not move until the first receiver has caught the ball;

  • No scrums – changeover of possession (first infringement);

  • NO SHOULDER CHARGING; and

  • All tries are worth 4 points.

 

GOAL KICKS:

  • Juniors – directly in front of the post.

  • Seniors – directly opposite where they scored. If they scored between the sideline and 20 metres in, then the goal kick should be taken from 20 metres in.

 

EQUIPMENT (INCLUDING MOUTHGUARDS):

  • Mouthguards must be worn in the following circumstances as per “Sport and Physical Activity in Schools Safe Conduct Guidelines”:

  • All selection trials and games organised for any occasion by the school, the school’s sporting zone, regional and / or state school sport association.

  • All games or competitions organised by external organisations that are school endorsed activities.

  • Training sessions where skills training requires physical contact between participants.

  • Players should be encouraged to wear Standards Australia approved head gear designed primarily to protect the ears and head against abrasions.

  • Players who choose to wear shoulder pads should only use a type of shoulder pad approved by the Australian Rugby League (ARL).

  • Boots must conform to the Laws of the Game.

 

SAFE PLAY & CODE OF CONDUCT:

  • Safe Play is designed to minimise the risk of injury to players;

  • Players and spectators must follow the Code of Conduct as set out by the Cronulla Zone PSSA.

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