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U14 & High School Age Divisions

U14 Age Division:

For the U14 age group, Alaska Youth Rugby Club is a competitive learning format.

Model:  Tackle / Rippa Rugby

The U14 age group represents a transition between the younger and older age grades.

The specific goals for the age group are:

  • To reinforce athletic discipline and re-emphasize character
  • To retain as many players playing rugby as possible
  • Further develop their rugby skills with specific skill development relevant to each position
  • To make rugby enjoyable
  • To prepare the players for High School Rugby

High School Age Division:

For High School aged youths, Alaska Youth Rugby Club represents our highest level and most competitive format wit emphasis on competition and full-contact play.

Model:  Tackle / Rippa Rugby

Physically, players are nearly or soon will be full-grown (but still developing) athletes: fast, strong and very skilled.  Our emphasis will continue to be on athletic discipline and character building.  Players at this level may be selected for Alaska Selects Side teams that may result in domestic and international tours.

At these age grades we emphasize:

  • Personal responsibility in maintain athletic discipline and principals of character
  • Maximizing the players’ potential
  • Further develop their rugby skills with specific skill development relevant to each position
  • Preparing the U18 players for college