Cabramatta International Nines
|Cabramatta International Nines|
|Current season or competition:
2015 Cabramatta International Nines
|Sport||Rugby league football|
|Number of teams||30|
|Current Champions||Papua New Guinea national rugby league team (2015)|
|Broadcast partner||Fox Sports (AU)
Sky Sports (NZ)
Clubs and Teams
Some of the Clubs and Teams to compete in the Cabramatta International Nines
- Australian Aboriginal rugby league team
- Niue national rugby league team
- Portugal national rugby league team
- Latin Heat Rugby League
- Japan national rugby league team
- Chile national rugby league team
- El Salvador national rugby league team
- Balmain Ryde-Eastwood Tigers
- Papua New Guinea national rugby league team
- Mount Pritchard Mounties
- Cabramatta Two Blues
- The Entrance Tigers
- Western Suburbs Magpies
- Kingsgrove Colts
- Cook Islands national rugby league team
- Vanuatu national rugby league team
- Philippines national rugby league team
- Canada national rugby league team
- Fiji national rugby league team
- Greece national rugby league team
- East Campbelltown Eagles
- Malta national rugby league team
- Samoa national rugby league team
- Blacktown Workers
- Copenhagen RLFC
- Jamaica national rugby league team
- Thailand national rugby league team
- Helensburgh Tigers
- La Perouse United
- Narellan Jets
- Guildford Owls
- Asquith Magpies
- American Samoa national rugby league team
There are a number of rule variations that are implemented to ensure the games are faster and to ensure fewer delays and stoppages.
The major Rule changes that differ from regular NRL games are:
- Two nine-minute halves with a two-minute half time period.
- Nine players a side with five unlimited interchange players (six interchanges in 2014).
- Scrums are only formed after a double knock on, with attacking teams electing which side to feed the ball.
- No video referee, with one on-field referee, two touch judges and two in-goal judges.
- Five minute golden try period in qualifying rounds with the match deemed a draw if there is no score, while unlimited golden try for the finals.
- A tap restart takes place after a 40/20.
- Five points for a try scored in the bonus zone under the posts, with two point drop kick conversion attempts.
- The scoring team will have a dropkick off to restart play.
- Three minute sin bins (Five in 2014).
- Five tackles in a set.
on the 5 of February The International 9's tournament is played at New Era Stadium, Cabramatta. Plate Grand Final: Macarthur Brothers 28 def Japan 12. Trophy Grand Final: Mounties 22 def Bankstown 10. Cup Grand Final: Balmain Ryde-Eastwood Tigers 6 def Fiji 4.
The 2016 edition of the tournament was cancelled due to severe thunderstorm over the New Era Stadium the venue of the games. 3 games of the round robin round was played before the cancellation.
- "Cabramatta Nines cancelled due to weather". Asia-Pacific Rugby League Confederation. 31 January 2016. Retrieved 13 February 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>