Teams' Setup and Compositions
We are a single Rugby Football Club, we have several constituent teams within the club, boys/girls HS teams, middle school (7th/8th) teams, and youth (5th/6th) teams.
The boys usually field an A side, a JV team, and a freshman/sophomore team.
Currently we we have only one girls HS side.
For high school, all 9-12 players are high school players--there is no playing up or down. That being said, usually older players--juniors and seniors--make up the A/Varsity side, and play against similar players. It is rare for freshmen to play for the A side; we will field JV and freshman/sophomore sides for novices and younger players, and will schedule matches against like teams. Players who are physically and mentally ready to play on the A side may do so.
Middle school rugby players are not permitted to play in HS rugby, under any circumstances.
HS matches will not be held against adult-level teams, including college teams.
Boys are not permitted to play tackle rugby in girls matches; girls are not permitted to play tackle rugby in boys matches, under any circumstances.