Information

Event Date: 16th November 2019

Arrival and departure

Teams are required to arrive at Marlborough on Saturday 16th November for 8.00am in preparation for an 8.30am kickoff. There will be a coaches briefing at 8.15am at the main tent. Parking will be clearly signposted on arrival at Marlborough.

The tournament is scheduled to finish TBC.

Facilities

The tournament will be held on three of the school rugby pitches, which are clearly visible on entry to the Marlborough campus. One additional pitch will be a dedicated players area and will provide space for each team to use to warm up between matches; there will be a tent assigned to each school within this area.

Lightning Procedure

Lightning is indicated by a siren and a flashing light from the lightning alarm system. All players will be directed to the main sports hall, where they will remain until the all-clear signal from the lightning alarm has sounded and the Tournament Director has advised play can continue. If there is a significantly prolonged delay, a coaches meeting will be called and a decision about proceeding will be agreed.

Security

The College has excellent security. However, coaches should ensure all valuables are stored away safely and remain in the tents provided for each school.

Food

There will be food available to purchase from a variety of vendors on the day.

Refreshment

Schools should remind all players to bring a water bottle that can be refilled from the water dispensers provided. There will also be a refreshment stall available to all participants, staff, and parents.

Medical treatment

There will be paramedics on hand throughout the tournament. In addition to this, Marlborough nurses will assist in treating the players. (participants will be taken to Gleneagles Hospital). In the event of a serious injury, therefore, coaches require all necessary player contact details and documents for insurance purposes; players without insurance must have adequate funds to cover any expenses incurred.

Hotel information

Hotel Granada Johor Bahru

Address: 55, Jalan Indah 15/2, Taman Bukit Indah, 81200, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.

Tel: +607-231 8888
Fax: +607-231 8889

Email: info@htlgranada.com

Balls and equipment

Teams are to bring balls for practice between matches and warm-ups. Match balls will be provided.

Age Groups

U12 – Player must have been born on or after 31st July 2007.
U13 – Player must have been born on or after 31st July 2006.
U14 – Player must have been born on or after 31st July 2005.

For any queries or disputes, please approach the Director of Sport.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rules

TOURNAMENT RULES

Saftey Notice:Protective clothing is optional but gumshield must be worn in our schools tournamnent

IRB Youth Laws apply with the following exceptions:
The scrum to be formed by 3 players in the conventional front row formation.
– U14 Contested, Push and hook. (Penalty offence if scrum is pushed more than 1m)
– U13 Contested, Push and hook. (Penalty offence if scrum is pushed more than 1m)
– U12 Bind no contest.
– All scrums on the instruction of the referee: (Crouch – Bind – Set)

Duration of the games is 7 minutes each way. There will be a 2-minute interval between halves.

The lineout will be:
– U14 Contested, No lift (both teams must be 10m back from the lineout)
– U13 Contested, No lift (both teams must be 7m back from the lineout)
– U12 Uncontested, No lift (both teams must be 7m back from the lineout)

Rolling substitutions allowed but this must be done through the Referee.

Team Colours: if the Referee decides there is a colour clash, the team named first in the programme is obliged to change.

The Winner of each group will be the team with the most points scored, 3 points – win, 1 point – draw. If these are equal then the positions will be decided by:

(i) the team with the best points difference

(ii) tries scored

(iii) the result between the two teams concerned in their group match

(iv) the toss of a coin

The Tournament Director reserves the right to give the final judgement on the Competition Rules.

In the event of a sending-off, the player is not allowed to play for the remainder of the Tournament.

The team that scores will restart after a drop-kick conversion.

In the event of a draw in the KO stage then;

(i) Most converted tries wins (U12 Golden try zone).

(ii) First to have scored.

Groups

U12 Boys
(Group A)
U12 Boys
(Group B)
U12 Boys
(Group C)
Marlborough College Blues ARPG Wildcats AIS (a)
UDA Rugby AIS (b) Sekolah Kebangsaan Nong Chick
Sk Kampong Melayu Sk Tmn Perling TBC
Sk Kg Pulai/Pulai Panthers Sk Kg pulai TBC

 

U13 Boys
(Group A)
U13 Boys
(Group B
Marlborough College Blues Smk kelapa sawit
Parit Raja Rugby TBC
SMA Arabiah Kluang TBC
Sek Men Keb Laksamana TBC
U14 Boys
(Group A)
U14 Boys
(Group B)
Marlborough College Blues SMK Impian Emas
UWCSEA Dover TBC
GEMS World Academy TBC
Smk Kelapa Sawit TBC

Full – 8 teams per age group