Welcome to the Under 8s – the next key stage in developing your child’s rugby skills.
The focus remains firmly on Fun and Friendship whilst delivering against both the core values of Rugby Union: Teamwork, Respect, Enjoyment, Discipline and Sportsmanship and our club: Adaptability, Boldness, Responsibility, Friendship and Commitment.
We coach in line with the RFU’s Age Grade Rugby which is based on the principles of player centred, development driven and competition supported. The wants and needs of young people will be at its heart. It will put player enjoyment above all else to keep more young people enjoying the game for longer and into their adult years.
This year, the U8’s will continue with their rugby development as the team once again increases in size to 6 players and the pitch size increases to 45m x 22m but the laws remain broadly the same as the U7s other than knock ons, which are now penalised.
If your child turned 7 years old before 31 August 2016, we would love to see them down at Aylesford Bulls U8s for some great tag rugby. Our ethos is to introduce the children, both boys and girls, to how much fun tag rugby can really be.
All our coaches listed below are fully qualified (click on the blue ribbon icons for details) and DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checked to ensure your child gets both the maximum benefit and enjoyment from their rugby sessions.
We are a club run totally by parent volunteers. Helping out is a very rewarding way to spend a Sunday morning and we are always looking for more parents to help with our age group administration/communication. If you would like to get involved – please contact me by clicking on my email icon below.
Please come along and see how much fun is to be had for both parents and children!
We look forward to seeing you soon!
ABRFC U8 Head Coach
Whatever their experience, ALL new players are welcome!
4 Sept - 11 Dec 2016
15 Jan - 23 Mar 2017
9 Apr - 30 Apr 2017
10.00am - 11.30am
If a training session or a fixture has to be changed, postponed or cancelled we will inform the parents/ guardians by text and/or email at the earliest possible moment. Updates will also be posted on this website and social media.
We take the safety of our players extremely seriously. All of our coaches are DBS checked and have attended RFU Safeguarding courses. We also have a number of qualified first aiders.