Rugby Equipment and Facilities

Rugby Field Dimensions

Not all Rugby field are the same dimensions. The length of a rugby field are not to be greater than 144 meters long, including the Dead Ball Line. The width should not be greater than 70 meters.

Halfway Line

The halfway line crosses the field midway, regardless of the total size of the field.

10 Meter Line

As its name implies, the 10 meter line is 10 meters from the halfway line on either side. The 10 meter line marks the distance that a kickoff must go before the opposing team may gain possession of the ball.

22 Meter Line

The 22 meter line is measured from the goal line (or try line). This is the line marks the spot play is restarted.

rugby fieldIn Goal

The 'in goal' is marked by the Goal Line and the Dead Ball Line. The length of the In Goal varies between 10 and 22 meters.

The Goal Post

The goal post comprises two large poles at 5.6 meters wide. The crossbar is at 3 meters above the ground.

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