Straits Rugby 7s 2019, U16 and U18

7th December 2019


Straits Rugby Tournament Results

Tournament Results


Event Date: 7th December 2019

Arrival and departure

Teams are required to arrive at Marlborough on Saturday 7th December 2019 for 8.00am in preparation for an 8.30am kickoff. There will be a coaches briefing at 8.15am.

Parking will be clearly signposted on arrival at Marlborough.


The tournament will be held on four 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.


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


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


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 Columbia Asia 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


Balls and equipment

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








Safety Notice: Protective clothing is optional but gumshield must be worn in our school’s tournament.

All players should be born on or after
– 31 July 2001 for the U18 tournament
– 31 July 2003 for the U16 tournament

Each squad to comprise (up to) 12 players.

IRB Youth Laws apply with the following exceptions:
– The scrum to be formed by 3 players in the conventional front row formation.
– 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 lineouts will be:
– All Lineouts will follow IRB law.

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 will be the team with the most league points, 3 points – win, 1 point – draw. If these are equal then the positions will be decided by:

– the team with the best points difference

– tries scored

– the result between the two teams concerned in their group match

– 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

(ii) First to have scored.




U16 Boys
(Group A)
U16 Boys
(Group B)
Marlborough College SMK TSNI
Stamford American International School Kolej Vokasional Tanjung Puteri
SAS GEMS World Academy
U18 Boys
(Group A)
U18 Boys
(Group B)
U18 Boys
(Group C)
Marlborough College UWCSEA East Kolej Profesional MARA Bandar Penawar (KPMBP)
Stamford American International School Kolej Vokasional Tanjung Puteri SAS
AIS The Alice Smith School Garden International School KL
Kolej Tuanku Ja’afar SMK TSNI ISKL