Rookie Rugby is the US brand of flag rugby. Rookie Rugby is a safe, non-contact, easy to play game for both boys and girls of all ages! It is played in schools, parks and recreation leagues, and community organizations across the country. The rules are simple, the game is easy to learn, and minimal equipment is required.
LEARN HOW TO PLAY
Do you want to learn how to play Rookie Rugby? Checkout our guidebook!
FREE RESOURCES FOR ROOKIE RUGBY
Rookie Rugby Resources
Rookie Rugby Videos
Rookie Rugby P.E. Plans
- Elementary School 1 Day Plan
- Elementary School 2-Day Plan
- Elementary School 3-Day Plan
- Middle School 1 Day Plan
- Middle School 2-Day Plan
- Middle School 3-Day Plan
- High School 1 Day Plan
- High School 2-Day Plan
- High School 3-Day Plan
Take our free, online Rookie Rugby course to learn more about the game.
RUGBY IN A BOX STARTER KIT
Get started playing Rookie Rugby today by purchasing your Rugby in a Box Starter Kit! Each kit contains all of the equipment and materials you need to play full flag rugby. The contents of the box include:
- Two Official Rookie Rugby Balls
- 20 Boundary Cones
- Two Sets of Flags – Red and Blue
- "How to Play the Game": - Rule Book
- 30 Game Play and Skills Cards
- Comprehensive Educational Manual
- Official Rookie Rugby Stickers
ROOKIE RUGBY 7s
Are your kids ready to start tackling? Check out the Rookie Rugby 7s materials on how to introduce contact and transition players from flag to tackle. Please note that tackling should not be introduced until kids are of the appropriate age and ability. Check with your local state rep or contact us to learn more!
REPORT YOUR ROOKIE RUGBY SESSION
Help us capture information about non-contact youth rugby participation throughout the country. Let us know where you have played Rookie Rugby including in P.E. classes, summer camps, clinics, jamborees, Boys and Girls Clubs, YMCAs, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, and other youth rugby initiatives.Record Your Session