The Laws of the Game
A brief overview of the important rules and regulations relating to the Hottest 7s in the World tournament are detailed below.
- Teams have 7 players.
- A match is divided into 2 halves of not more than 7 minutes of playing time.
- Finals will consist of 7 minute halves.
- A try is worth 5 points.
- A conversion is worth 2 points and penalty goal is 3 points.
- Penalty, Conversion, Kick-offs and Restarts must be a drop kick. Free kicks may be tapped.
- Scrums are formed with 3 players from each team, bound together in one row.
- Line outs are formed to return the ball to play after it has gone out of bounds with 2 - 3 players from each team in single file.