Laws Of The Game

The game of Rugby is governed by the Laws of the Game as approved by World Rugby. There are World Rugby law variations that apply to Under 19, 7-a-side and 10-a-side matches. These laws can be accessed at the following link:


World Rugby – Laws of the Game of Rugby Union

In addition to the World Rugby laws, the Australian Rugby Union has introduced additional variations which apply to Under 19 matches:

ARU U19 Law Variations

The ARU has also introduced a range of Pathway Laws which apply to matches involving Under 12s and below. The Brisbane Junior Rugby Union Competition has adopted these laws, including some additional variations. These can be accessed via the BJRU Rules and Laws website at:

BJRU Rules and Laws