P1-P7 Mini Rugby

Over the years Ayr have established one of the largest and most successful mini sections in the country. Catering for both boys and girls, players in Primary 1 - 3 begin learning the fundamentals of rugby in a non contact 'touch rugby' environment. Players in P4-P7 further develop their skills with the introduction of the tackle and ruck. All of our volunteer coaches are SRU qualified and have been vetted by the Disclosure Scotland PVG scheme providing a fun and safe environment for children to learn and develop. Training takes place on Sunday mornings at Doonside Playing Fields, and we play a number of fixtures and festivals across Scotland during the season. If you would like your child to come along and try rugby please contact our mini convenor, Ben Chittock at [email protected] or 07891709929. For fixtures please contact Lloyd Shanahan at [email protected]

S1

We have a squad of 23 players drawn from primary schools in Ayrshire. We welcome any boys in P7 to come along and have a go at playing rugby.

We train on Mondays, 4.30pm-6pm and Wednesdays, 6pm-7.30pm at Doonside Playing Fields. If your son is interested please come along; the only equipment required to play is a mouth guard.

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S2

We have a squad of 25 boys from a range of schools in Ayr and the surrounding area. The squad contains a mix of experience and we welcome new boys at any time during the season. Our aim is to develop all the boys in the squad and provide game time against suitable opposition.Training is usually at Doonside playing fields at the following times: Monday16:30-18:00 Wednesday 18:00-19:30

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U15s

We have a squad of 27 registered boys from a range of schools in Ayr and surrounding area.

Our aim is to develop all of our players, to teach them the fundamentals of rugby and to give game time to all boys who are training regularly.We train on a Monday from 6pm to 7:30pm and on a Wednesday from 7:30pm to 9pm at Doonside Playing Fields. If your son is interested please come along; the only equipment required to play is a mouthguard and boots.

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U16s

Ayr U16s currently play matches on a Sunday and have won the Club Youth President's Conference. New players are always welcome. Training takes place at Millbrae on Wednesdays, 6.30pm - 8pm.

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U18s

Ayr U18s are the reigning West Regional Cup champions and National Youth Cup runners-up. Once again, they have spent a week at Hartpury College in Gloucestershire in August in preparation for the new season. Training takes place at Millbrae on Tuesdays and Thursday, 7pm.

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Ayr / Wellington

Ayr-Wellington offers youth rugby from S1s to under-18s, and mini rugby from P1s to P7s.

Youth rugby coaching has a particular focus on the SRU Key National Themes, (Download Details)The club runs the Ayr Rugby Academy to nurture the most promising young male and female players and discover the Robbie Fergussons and Mark Bennetts of the future. Please visit the Academy section for more details.Youth registration forms for the 2018/19 season can be collected from coaches on request.

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