The NRL will be implementing the new Junior League game models over 2017/2018 with the aim on in increasing fun, enjoyment and skill development within the modified games whilst ensuring the game is tailored to pre-teen children at different stages of development.
For information on how the new models explained below will be implemented please refer to the NRL Modified Games Review document.
Junior League Game Models Explained
Click on the info graphic (link) or videos below to learn more about the variations of games played by the various ages groups.
The Game Explained – Under 6/7’s
The Game Explained – Under 8/9’s¹
Note 1: The U9’s in 2017 will be playing under MOD League rules (i.e. Under 10/11’s rules), see below for U9’s in 2017; from 2018 onwards U9’s will be playing under the new Junior League U8 & U9 game model.
The Game Explained – Under 10/11s
The Game Explained – Under 12s
The Game Explained – 13+