Age Grade Yellow Cards – Suspension Time Changes

  • October 19, 2018

See extract from pages 258 & 259 of Season 2018-2019 RFU Handbook

 SIN BIN TIME FOR AGE GRADE RUGBY

Effective from 1 August 2018

RFU REGULATION 15 – AGE GRADE RUGBY (APPENDIX 9)

U15-U18 Variations to the World Rugby Laws of the Game – BOYS ONLY

Players and Match Officials must ensure that the World Rugby Laws of Game (including the World Rugby Under 19 Law Variations) and any such law variations set out below (and/or otherwise agreed by the RFU) are observed when playing boys rugby at U15 to U18 in England, which are mandatory for clubs and schools.

  1. Sin Bin:

 If a player is temporarily suspended in an Age Grade match, the duration of time in the Sin Bin shall be as set out below:

 U15–6 minutes.

 U16, U17 and U18–7 minutes.

The Law Variation for Sevens and 10s in the 2018 World Rugby Laws of the Game for Law 9 Foul Play is a two minute suspension as on pages 116 and 125.

There is no variation for Under-19 for Law 9 Foul Play.  It is a ten minute suspension.