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what are the rules of touch rugby

what are the rules of touch rugby

It depends which county you are from rules about pitch size number of players etc differ from county to county

 

A lot depends on whether you are talking about a touch game in training or competitively. If it's training then you can make your own rules up. I personally play these rules -
* Two-hand touch.
* Ball carrier must go to floor, roll once and place the ball back.
* One player from each side must bridge over the ball (ruck).
* Defence must identify pilar/post defenders.
* Infinite tackles.
* Game restarted with a free-kick.

You can add rules as you go along. I sometimes say that the two guys bridging can jackle for the ball. Also, that the attacking player who goes into bridge can pick the ball up if it's "go-forward" ball.

I can't really comment on the competitive rules as I've never played it but would imagine that it's something like 5-tackles then turnover and that it's a turnover if the scrum-half is touched/tackled.

Hope this helps.

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