Children and adults now have the prospect to benefit from the full rugby league expertise – minus the tackles.
In a bid to spice up participation figures and to allay issues over potential accidents, the New South Wales Rugby League (NSWRL) has began a brand new non-contact competitors. The sport, titled Blues Tag, is geared toward girls and boys aged between 11 and 17 and is scheduled to keep away from clashes with conventional full-tackle fixtures.
It’s being provided along with Oztag, a sport through which gamers put on shorts with a velcro patch on all sides to carry a strip of fabric referred to as a tag. The article of the sport is to attain a strive, whereas defenders make tackles by eradicating the tags.
In contrast to Oztag, Blues Tag is performed on a full area for many age teams and with 11 gamers moderately than eight. The brand new model has no restrictions on when you’ll be able to kick and tries are transformed, replicating virtually all the principles of the Nationwide Rugby League.