What is Aldi Play Rugby

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What is Aldi Play Rugby?

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The Aldi Play Rugby initiative provides equipment, tools and a training course for teachers, coaches and parents in schools across the country.

The IRFU will have over 100 Community Rugby Officers providing over 63,000 coaching support hours guiding teachers, coaches and parents through the process of introducing a non-contact rugby programme to schools for children between the ages of 6 to 14.

How To Register For Aldi Play Rugby


Community Rugby Officers (CRO) across the island will help to deliver an Aldi Play Rugby programme and information Pack to local Primary Schools providing support to teachers to help the include these non contact variants of rugby in the PE cycle. Your CRO can be contacted through the provincial branches.

Register your schoold here if you would like to take part in the Aldi Play Rugby programme.

The Aldi Play Rugby programme includes rugby festivals held around the country with a national festival staged at the Aviva Stadium.

The website is an additional resource for teachers to use in developing a rugby programme in your school with suggested ideas for indoor and outdoor games and videos of how these will work.

Click here to download details of the games.

Click here to download the participation certificate.

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