Rugby Ball Sizes

Rugby Union balls are made in different sizes to make it easier for players in these different age groups to handle.


To help parents who may be looking to purchase a ball for their child, the table below are the official ball sizes used by each age group as outlined by the Australian Rugby Union  (2013 Kids Pathway U6 to U12 Laws of the Game).


Age Group Ball Size
U6 2
U7 2
U8 3
U9 3
U10 4
U11 4
U12 4
U13 Upwards 5