Youth rugby grades are set by the IRB and IRFU. These are synchronised across the globe based on the players year of birth. No player can play below their age, and we only allow players to join squads above their age grade in special circumstances.

Grade (2016-17) Year of birth
U18.5 07/1998-12/1999
U17 2000
U16 2001
U15 2002
U14 2003
U13 2004
U12 2005
U11 2006
U10 2007
U9 2008
U8 2009
U7 2010-2011

See the Youth Academy Contacts page for the team managers of each squad.