Rugby League

2021 Conveners

Opens – Kwyn Soames (Laguna St)

11 years Convener – Eamonn Kenny (Cronulla)

Zone Trials – Monday 1st March 2021

 

The NSW Department of Education Term 3 Learning Guidelines states that school sporting activities, including competitions aligned with current health advice are permitted to take place from the beginning of Term 3.

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:

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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.

  • KAREELA OVAL, Princes Hwy, Kareela

 

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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