Youth Week Quota Targets 2019

For those new to the experience, it’s useful information to know that as policy the national youth weeks (u18 Craven Week, Academy Week and Grant Khomo Week)  all have minimum player of colour (POC) selection targets as well as prerequisites for the minimum number of POC that must be on the field at any given time during matches.

 

# WEEK’S NAME A/G PLAYERS MIN.TARGET POC ON THE FIELD
POC AT ALL TIMES
1 Craven Week u18 23 12 (was 10 in 2018) 4 (was 4 in 2018)
2 Academy Week u18 23 12 8
3 Grant Khomo u16 23 12 8
4 Craven Week u13 23 11 5
5 Inter-Provincial Sevens u17 12 4 3
6 Top School Sevens u18/u15 12 4 3

REPLACEMENTS – High School Youth Weeks

Also note that previously for the representative team’s first match, only injury enforced replacements were permitted.
Tactical substitutions were not allowed.
For the second match all squad players who sat the first match out, had to start and play the entire match.
These restrictions were put in place to ensure that all players in the squad were given at least one full match.
During the second match, tactical substitutions were permitted but only those players in the starting XV who had played the first match could be replaced.
For the third match, replacement strategies

 

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