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  • Rookies2Reds Program Structure
Rookies2Reds Program Structure

The Rookies2Reds program consists of five sessions, one each week over five weeks to give boys and girls aged from 2 -11 years a fun-filled and interactive introduction to the game of Rugby Union.

To ensure every child gains maximum enjoyment from their participation, the Rookies2Reds program has been structured around the needs of four distinct age groups:


SUPER TOTS Children aged 2, 3 and 4

LITTLE LEGENDS Children aged 5, 6, and 7

JUNIOR CHAMPS Children aged 8 and 9

FUTURE STARS Children aged 10 and 11


The five-week Rookies2Reds program will contain:

Week 1 - Evasion Skills & Passing

Week 2 - Physical Skills

Week 3 - Game Understanding

Week 4 - Kicking

Week 5 - Match Play

ROOKIES2REDS TACKLE CLINICS One day clinic designed to give boys and girls aged 7 - 8 an introduction into the best practice of tackling. This will allow rookies to progress with confidence and correct technique on to full contact Rugby. Tackle clinics can be run as a one-off event or over a few weeks dependent on the club.

ROOKIES2REDS SUPER SEVENS The advanced Rookies2Reds program, runs for eight weeks with one session a week. It is designed to cater for participants that wish to advance the skills they have acquired during their time in the Rookies2Reds program. The program is designed for boys and girls aged 9 - 11 and offers coaching and game play using contact aspects of the game.