Shortage of Players... !!

The Matchday Regulations have been updated:

Reg 8. Shortage of Players...

  1. The Colts League has adopted the RFU's Game-On principles.
  2. The priority is that Lads Play Rugby...
  3. Teams should make all attempts to ensure fixtures go ahead in spite of a shortage of Players.
  4. It is preferable that Teams help each other out by lending players to make a game of it.
  5. Games may be played with a minimum of 10 players per Team.
  6. Playing Time can be reduced by up to 15 minutes per half (resulting in 40 minutes total playing time); by mutual agreement.
  7. The Colts League Plus One Regulation is no longer in operation.
  8. Player Numbers should be equal at all times, other than when the Referee has issued a Card.
  9. Should a game not proceed through a Team having less than 10 players the game & points will be forfeit.
  10. Teams should have a copy of these MatchDay Regulations to hand at all times to enable them to clarify issues with the Referee.
  11. The Referee should be briefed prior to the start of the game.


Regards in Colts Rugby.

League Admin.
Halbro NW Colts League.

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