Events U9s Rugby Club Festival

U9s Rugby Club Festival

Event Date: Friday 07 April 2023 @ 10:00 - 16:00
End Date: Friday 07 April 2023

Give your team the chance to play on the birthplace of the game, The Close, which for 2023 will be a new high-quality natural sand-based pitch.

The festival will take place on Good Friday, 7th April 2023, on The Close at Rugby School.

Spectator Entry

Visitor Information 

Keep up with the results

Spectators are encouraged to come and enjoy a day of matches; there will be a festival feel on The Close with food and beverages on sale. Entry free of charge, please register for your tickets here:


The day will be to raise awareness of two fantastic charities and teams will be encouraged to raise funds:

  • Wooden Spoon is the children’s charity of rugby.  With the help of you, the rugby family, they fund life-changing projects across the UK & Ireland that support vulnerable children and young people.
  • Our own 1823 bursary fund which is in honour of Webb Ellis who was a bursary student. The bursary will offer means-tested places at Rugby School for boys or girls who show significant promise and aptitude for sport and a commitment to Rugby Football, with up to 100% of fees and essential extras available.


Team Entry

Matches will be mixed, boys & girls, 7-a-side, with a maximum squad of 12 players being allowed; all players should play at least 50% game time.

A total of 16 teams will be accepted, creating 4 pools of 4.

To register for our U9 club festival your players must turn the age of 9 between 1 September 2022 and  31  August 2023 and your club should be RFU affiliated.

RFU rules and regulations will be followed, please see their guidelines

England Rugby Rules and Regulations

Entry fee: £60 per team

Please note, that this festival will be live streamed, please do not enter if any players cannot be filmed.

Registrations are taken on a first paid first served basis. Please complete the below registration form after which a confirmation and an invoice will be sent to you.

U9s Registration

Club Address
Contact Name