Rugby Sevens

Discussion in 'General Rugby Union' started by Canadian_Rugby_Guy, Jun 16, 2004.

  1. Ok well, this has been getting really frustrating as I can't find the exact rules to Sevens rugby so can someone please explain them to me? I know that it's seven-a-side rugby with three forwards and 4 backs, but that's about all.
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  3. Dom

    Dom Guest

    Pretty much exactly the same rules as ordinary rugby, if you know the rules of rugby you just need to watch sevens and you'll pick up the minor differences, easy enough to watch, hard to remember the differences
  4. kaftka

    kaftka Guest

    7min halves.
    If you score then you must kick off from half way.
    Bugger, your right dom, its damn hard to remember differences.
  5. umosay

    umosay Guest

    just a guess, but maybe cause their isn't many?

    [​IMG] shocked [​IMG]
  6. woodie

    woodie Guest

    Similar rules. Different games completely.

    In sevens the you don't want to take the ball into contact because you will be turned over more than half the time. Players with ball in hand often run backwards and sideways or not at all to find support. Turnovers usually result in tries so possession is paramount.

    2 Man Lineouts and Drop Goal Conversions/Penalties are the only other rules changes I think.
  7. yeah its alot different, if you dont have support you dont want to go into contact
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    ..::ERIC::.. Guest

  9. Allright. Thanks everyone.
  10. all i know is u hav to be superfit and quick to play this......thats coming from a prop
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