​​​​​​​Under 55kg GRADE RATIONALE

  • transition from Junior Club to College Rugby

  • for players aged under 15 on 1 January 2024

  • to play in one of two evenly selected teams (Sport NZ research)

  • to play in Division 1 

  • to provide quality rugby for all players playing in this grade 

  • Contested scrums - 1/2 metre max

  • Half game rule applies  &  Game On rules apply