We have now reached the end of the 2017/18 Age Grade Season and thus enter the period defined as ‘out of season’ within RFU Regulation 15 for all players aged U6s – U18s.
The following link clarifies the OOS activity permitted for each age group in accordance with RFU Reg 15 - RFU Out of Season Activity Guide
Out-of-season activities are NOT aimed to provide additional training or competitive opportunity for those players who have had a full season with their club, school/college, CB, DPP or Academy. Indeed, these players should have a break from rugby activity during the summer months; the research shows it is really good for their rugby development and future in the game -
If organising OOS activity ask the following 2 questions:
What is the purpose and desired outcome(s)
Who is the activity primarily aimed at