Rugby Sevens Contact: Jimmy Sinclair – Canterbury Rugby Union
If you require further assistance when putting together or training your rugby team please contact the Canterbury Rugby Union or your local rugby union.
Rules: The Koru Games Rugby Sevens competitions will be played under the IRB & NZRU “Laws of the Game” incorporating the Small Blacks Development Model guidelines.
Competitions: The Boys and Girls tournaments will be played separately, girls are allowed to play in a boys team but will do so within the Boys competition. There is no limit on the number of entries per school.
Referees: Each team must be accompanied by a Small Blacks accredited coach capable of refereeing (they may be called upon to referee a half of their own games). These will supplement the referees supplied by the Games organisers.
Format: The Rugby Sevens tournament has separate boys and girls competitions. They will play round robin games in pools, the results of which will give seeding for a knockout round resulting in overall placings.
Team Manager: All schools/teams must be accompanied by an accredited coach/manager (teacher, parent, senior student).
First Aid: to be confirmed
Food/Beverage: Currently being sourced
Equipment: All players must have a mouthguard in when playing, no mouthguard = no play.