Did you know that the most common reasons why Kids play sport are -

  • Its fun
  • Its with friends
  • It makes them feel good
  • It allows them to learn new skills


Courses & Registration

ARU Kids Rugby certificate courses are held throughout Australia.

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Field and PE

Teachers don't need to have had Rugby Union experience to help them grow and recognise participation in Rugby Union at their school. EdRugby gives access to a number of resources and activities to cater for all levels of experience and exposure to the game.

EdRugby uses a modified, non-tackling version of Rugby that provides an opportunity for boys and girls of all ages and abilities to safely play the game. Some of the modifications include:

•          smaller field size to ensure maximum player involvement 

•          reduced number of players to increase participation

•          use of modified equipment

•          the tackle is replaced by a two handed tag

•          no pushing in scrums and jumping in lineouts

Importantly modifed Rugby provides teachers with the opportunity to deliver a game to students that is safe and enjoyable, promotes teamwork, leadership and sportsmanship, and can be played by all students irrespective of their age, skill level or ability.

We are proud to produce a modified game that can be used in schools. Rugby Union is a game that develops leadership, teamwork, courage, sportsmanship and friendship.

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