The Rules do not permit offside play, over vigorous play, un-sportsman like behaviour.
                                 They have been designed to increase the enjoyment of the games whilst minimising chances of injury.
                                 The normal rules of Rugby as per the International Rugby Board (IRB) shall apply with the following variations:                                                                                                                                             
                                    Captains Discretion!        
ains                           Captains may agree with each other and the referee any additional rules
tha                            they appropraite for that game prior to kick off.
                                    (a) All 8 forwards must remain bound in the scrum until the ball has been cleared.                                                                                                                                                                        (b) The scrum half must not follow the ball around the scrum.                                                                                                                                                                    
                                    (c) There must be no pressure scrummaging -i.e. - uncontested scrums                                                                                                                                                                                               (d) There shall be no striking against the head by the hookers.                                                                                                                                                                  
                                    (e) Players may kick the ball only in their own 22.                                                                                                                                                                              
                                    (f) In a lineout all 8 forwards must take part.                                                                                                                                                                       
                                    (g) Teams scoring a try shall also restart the game by kicking the ball to the non-scoring team.                                                                                                                                                 (h) Substitution of any player is permitted at any time and a player substituted may return to the game at any time.                                                                                                     (i) Players must observe the offside rule.                                                                                                                                               
                                    (j) Game Time shall be agreed with Tournament Referee before K.O                                                                                                                                                                                                      (k) All players are to observe the restrictions on tackling "older" players.
                                          These are identified by coloured shorts (see below).                                      
                                    (l) Yellow card = 10 mins in sin-bin....mandatory post-match beer related punishment.                                                                                                                                                                   (m) Red card = Out rest of game and ref to consider actual ban for rest of the day.
                                    (n) No kicking except in own 22.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
                                 Over 60 = Red shorts - cannot be tackled unless by another player in red shorts, but can be touched two handed by any
                                                    defending player.....then he can only run a further 5 yards untouched..then must pass or score if over the goal line                                                                                                                                    
                                 Over 70 = yellow shorts - cannot be tackled unless by another player in yellow shorts, but can be touched two hands by any
                                                    defending player......he can only run a further 10 yards untouched....then must pass or score if over the goal line