Youth rugby grades are set by World Rugby and the 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 (2017-18) Year of birth
U18.5 07/1999-12/2000
U17 2001
U16 2002
U15 2003
U14 2004
U13 2005
U12 2006
U11 2007
U10 2008
U9 2009
U8 2010
U7 2011-2012

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