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 (2018-19) Year of birth
U18.5 07/2000-12/2001
U17 2002
U16 2003
U15 2004
U14 2005
U13 2006
U12 2007
U11 2008
U10 2009
U9 2010
U8 2011
U7 2012-2013

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