Street rugby league runs through the summer for young people aged 11 – 18 yrs over a 12 week period. Sessions involve fitness, boxercise, rugby football and rugby league specific learning specific skills around the areas of ball handling, kicking, tackling techniques grapple and full.
Every weeks each area play in a street rugby festival where rules will be determined based on the location whether this is in a park, on concrete or sand.
This isn’t your normal club and is sport right on your door step!
TEAMS from across North Wales took part in the Street Rugby League Finals Day on in September to showcase their skills at Queensway Sports Stadium in Wrexham.
Sides were competing for weeks in various Street Rugby Festivals across the area, with over 100 in attendance at the third Festival.
And they have been outstanding successes, with North Wales Development officer Matt Pritchard saying: “This is as grassroots as sport gets. This programme provides youngsters with the opportunity to play and breaks down the barriers to those who may not have been interested, inspired or engaged by rugby league or even sport before.
“This year it has truly gone up another level, with clubs developed not only in Wrexham but now Flintshire and Denbighshire. And this Wednesday we will showcase how far they hae come as indiiduals and as a team. “