Under 8-9's

Petersham Junios Rugby Union

Under 8

In summary:  Train Tuesdays / Saturday games at St Lukes Park / tackle / lots of laughs

The Under 8 age group keeps the fun-factor alive and adds some important new skills. Players have the chance to learn and practice safe tackling in a 7-a-side format. This program is an exciting step up from Under 6 and 7’s, but is still a good starting-point for players in their first year.

Competition and Calendar

The players enjoy a modified version of rugby that caters to the growing needs of players. The program each week starts with training on Tuesday at Camperdown Oval. Games are played on Saturday mornings at St Lukes Park Concord against other local clubs as part of Inner West Minis Rugby.

Under 8 Requirements

Players must have turned 7 by 1st January to qualify for an Under 8's team. Age dispensation applies as per Under 7’s.  Full details can be found here, but below is a summary.

Game Format

  • 7-a-side tackle
  • 1/2 field, L:60m, W:35m
  • 2 x 15mins
  • scrum 3 players, No contest
Petersham Junios Rugby Union

Under 9

In Summary: Train Tuesdays / Saturday games at St Lukes Park / tackle / lots of smiles

Take all the fun and excitement of the younger ages and add skills development. That’s what the under 9’s is all about. Teams grow to 10-a-side and our coaches increase the focus on safe running, tackling and passing.

Competition and Calendar

The players enjoy a modified version of rugby that caters to the growing needs of players. The program each week starts with training on Tuesday at Camperdown Oval. Games are played on Saturday mornings at St Lukes Park Concord against other local clubs as part of Inner West Minis Rugby.

Under 9 Requirements

Players must have turned 8 by 1st January to qualify for an Under 9's team. Age dispensation applies as per Under 8’s.  Full details can be found here, but below is a summary.

Game Format

  • 10-a-side tackle
  • 1/2 field, L:60m, W:35m
  • 2 x 20mins
  • scrum 5 players, No contest
Petersham Juniors Rugby Union Football Club Established in 1883