Cheshire Mini's Festivals U7-11 Non - Competitive

Cheshire Junior Finals (U14s-U18s) – Hosts and Contact details
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The finals for the Cheshire Junior competitions will be at the following locations and on the following dates: U14s – Wirral RUFC, Sunday 5th May 2019 (contact: Helen Brennan, helen.brennan7@gmail.com) U15s – Stockport RUFC, Sunday 5th May 2019 (contact: Gemma Schofield, gemma@gbhomesuk.com) U16s – Crewe and Nantwich RUFC, Sunday 5th May 2019 (contact: Dave Bradshaw, […]

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Cheshire Minis Festivals 2019 U7s-U11s – Sunday 7th April
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This year’s Cheshire Minis Festivals will be held at the following clubs on Sunday 7th April: U7s – Bowdon (Julie Agnew, u7scheshirecup@gmail.com) U8s – Macclesfield (Richard Stockwell,richard.stockwell@firstdegreeconsulting.com) U9s – Chester (Sabrina McGill, sabrina.mcgill@hotmail.co.uk) U10s – Sandbach (Jo Schofield, mjsecretary@sandbachrufc.co.uk) U11s – Winnington Park (David Jolliffe, David.jolliffe@360-systems.com) All festivals are organised locally according to RFU regulations, please contact the local […]

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Cheshire U7s Festival – Bowdon RUFC, Sunday 7th April
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The Cheshire U7s Festival 2019 will be held at Bowdon Rugby Club on Sunday 7th April. For details see: U7s Cheshire Waterfall Festival 2019 – Invite Contact: Julie Agnew, u7scheshirecup@gmail.com

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Cheshire Junior Knockout Competition Rules and Entries (U14s-U18s) 2018/19
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The rules for the Cheshire Junior Knockout Competitions (Cheshire Junior Cup – updated) are available here: Cheshire Junior Knockout Competition Rules (Issue17v2) Note that, due to the requirements of the RFU Structured Season, the dates for playing are now ‘play on‘ dates: Cheshire Cheshire Cup dates (U14s-U16s) will be: Prelim Round: Sunday 30th September 2018 First Round: Sunday […]

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RFU Regulations for U6s – Playing and Training
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We would like remind clubs and coaches that, according to RFU Regulation 15, U6 players are not permitted to play games/fixtures and they are not permitted to train with other older age groups. See: https://cheshirerfu.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/RFURegulation15_English.pdf It should also be stressed that a player who is 6 years old on 31st August remains in the U6s even […]

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RFU Regulation 15 (Age Grade Rugby) and Age Grade Code of Practice
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The RFU Regulation for the 2018/19 season, describing the requirements and limitations on mini and juniors playing rugby, including playing up/down and in/out of season activity, is available here: RFURegulation15_English The RFU Code of Practice for the 2018/19 season, describing the Player Centred approach, is available here: codesofpractice_English Note that the RFU have changed their guidance […]

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Cheshire RFU Kids First Festivals – 2018/19 Season
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The RFU guidance and the allowed formats for the U12s and U13s have changed over the last two seasons and the current Cup format with Waterfall into Plate, Bowl, Shield, Vase, Trophy etc. is not compatible with the requirements of the RFU. Instead, the RFU have proposed a series of cluster kids first festivals for […]

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Dates for Cheshire Festivals and Cheshire Cup Competitions 2018/19
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The Cheshire Minis Festivals for the 2018/19 Season will be Sunday 7th April 2019. The RFU Structured Season and the desire to avoid clashes between Club and School fixtures means that the dates for U12s-U16s will now be ‘play on’ dates rather than ‘play by’ dates. There is also a desire to avoid dates allocated […]

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