Welcome to Rugby

This year marks the second year of the National Kids Pathway, a staged and age-specific approach to Rugby
which provides modified games aimed to progressively develop the individual skills, fitness and teamwork of
all players in a safe, fun and healthy environment.

The philosophy remains unchanged, that is; it’s child centered and ensures that all players receive the greatest
possible participation and enjoyment from playing this great game.

In 2012, based on the feedback we received from players, parents, coaches and referees there have been some
minor changes, all designed to further increase the players enjoyment and make it easier for coaches and
referees to teach and play.

We hope you enjoy the season, and thank you for choosing Rugby.

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