Code of Ethics for Mini Rugby


Mini Rugby is a participation sport. Date of Eligibility for participants is the 1st January.
The ethos of mini rugby is to foster and develop young players (boys & girls) of all ability in the game of rugby in a safe, *no competition, enjoyable environment through activities which ensure progressive skill development for all participants in line with the IRFU Long Term Player Development pathway, Child Welfare Policy and Traditions of Rugby Union.
*No competition meaning no leagues/cups and blitzes and or events resulting in play-off matches or finals.

Code of Conduct

All participants in Mini Rugby are to adhere to all aspects of the IRFU Code of Conduct for Players, Coaches, Parents, Spectators and Referees.


Click here for our anti-bullying policy, this is posted in our clubhouses in Ballycorus and Donnybrook.

Child Welfare

All volunteers involved with Mini Rugby (in any capacity) in Old Wesley have read the IRFU Child Welfare Policy Document and have signed the Declaration of Intent. The signed copy of the Declaration is with the Club’s Child Welfare Officer (Mrs. Patricia Parfrey) for record keeping.

IRFU Child Welfare

Click here for more on the IRFU Spirit of The Game:

Click here for more on Safe Guarding Children:

Click here to visit the IRFU website and read about IRFU’s Child Welfare policy