Youth Girls rules

Youth Girls rules for Under 12, Under 15 & Under 18

RULE

UNDER 12

UNDER 15

UNDER 18

1. Playing Field

110 metre x 80metre

110 metre x 80metre

Full Length- (Player/s 15-16)

(min.)

Increased by agreement.

Increased by agreement.

Full Length x 90 metre width (player/s 12 -14)

For any Ground with a fence the Boundary line should not less than three 3 metres from the fence.

2. Ball Size

Size 3 Synthetic Ball

Size 4 Leather ball

Size 4 Leather Ball

3. The Team

9 Min 12 Max, with any number of reserves.

9 Min 15 Max, with any number of reserves.

12 Min 16 Max, with any number of reserves.

All Players should play at least 3 quarters of the match where possible.

All Players should play at least 3 quarters of the match where possible.

All Players should play at least 3 quarters of the match where possible.

9 yr old must have parent consent form

4.Scoring

All players may score

5. Playing Time

4 x 10 Minute Quarters (4/5/4) min intervals.

4 x 15 Minute Quarters (4/7/4) min intervals.

4 x 15 Minute Quarters (4/7/4) min intervals.

6. Starting and restarting play

Only centre line Players attend centre bounces (20m clearance/centre square from all other Players).

As per the Laws of Australian Football.

As per the Laws of Australian Football.

The Umpire is to enforce a similar 20m area for field ball ups.

No Full possession permitted

Players contesting the ball up may not grab the ball and play on; and

a Player must knock, palm or punch the ball to A teammate or open ground, and may not play

the ball again until it has been touched by another Player or hit the ground.

7. Out of Bounds

From a kick – a free kick is awarded to the closest opponent. A Player cannot kick for goal from this free kick. If in doubt – ball up 5metres in from boundary. Off hands or body – ball up 5metres in from the boundary. No full possession permitted.

As per the Laws of Australian Football.

As per the Laws of Australian Football.

8. Gaining Possession

A player's prime objective should be to gain possession of the ball (eyes on the ball). Restrained side (shoulder to shoulder) contact is permitted when Players are contesting a loose ball, provided that the ball is within 5 metres. "Running with" the Player rather than "running at" the Player must be the intention.

As per the laws of Australian Football.

As per the laws of Australian Football.

Front on contact or contact from behind is strictly prohibited.

The ball is possessed by controlling it, catching it, grabbing it, or laying 2 hands on it when it is on the

ground. Once the ball is possessed, other Players may apply a wrap tackle (refer to tackling rule).

9. Tackling





 

 

 

 

 

10. Smothering

As per the Laws of Australian Football.

11. Barging

No barging, fending off or chopping past opponents is permitted. A free kick shall be awarded to the nearest opponent.

No barging through opponents is permitted. Fending off with open hand to the body (provided it is not above the shoulders or in the back) is permitted.

No barging through opponents is permitted. Fending off with open hand to the body (provided it is not above the shoulders or in the back) is permitted.

12. Shepherding

As per the Laws of Australian Football.

13. Marking

A mark is awarded irrespective of the distance the ball has travelled to any Player who catches it or shows control.

A mark is awarded when a Player catches the ball directly from another Player's kick that has travelled at least 10 metres.

14. Distance Run and Bouncing the Ball

A Player running with the ball must bounce it within 15 metres, only 2 bounces are permitted. Players cannot dispose of the ball to themselves intentionally.

As per the Laws of Australian Football.

15. Kicking off the Ground

Not permitted unless accidental.

As per the Laws of Australian Football.

16. Distance Penalty

25m penalty can be applied at the Umpire’s discretion if they feel a player has been hindered in any way

25m penalty can be applied at the Umpire’s discretion if they feel a player has been hindered in any way

As per the Laws of Australian Football.

(after a mark & free kick)