There is a range of acceptable dimensions for a rugby union pitch: the length of the field of play can vary between 94-100m, whilst the width can range from 68-70m. As we touched on above, the in-goal area at either end can be between 6 and 22m in length.
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Players can score a try by placing the ball inside the in-goal area, and score a goal by aiming the ball through the opposing goal posts. Union Rugby Pitches have an overall length between 347.77’-472.44’ (106-144 m) and width of 223.1’-229.66’ (68-70 m) for a total area of 77,586-108,500 ft² (7208-10080 m²).
Dimensions of the field of play. The field of play is no more than 100m long and 70m wide. Each in‑goal is not longer than 22m.The distance from the goal line to the dead ball line is not less than 10m. The perimeter area or run‑off is not less than 5m.
A typical length is 100m for the field of play plus the depth of the ingoal areas at both ends of the field, say 10m each - total 120m. The width is typically 70m so the area = 120m x 70m = 8400 sq m. A full size pitch (22m ingoal) would be 144m x 70m = 10080 sq m. Rugby Posts. Dimensions include the posts - 5.6 metres wide.
The field of play for rugby league measures 122 m by 68 m, while for rugby union, the field of play measures 144 m by 70 m. Both are bounded by the touchlines along the sides, and the dead ball lines along the shorter ends.
Rugby Union Pitch Rules. Between 106m and 144m long by 68m to 70m wide. Distance between try-lines varies between 94m to 100m. Lines marking the dead-ball line, goal line, 22m line, 10m line, halfway line, 5m away from goal line and touchline and 15m away from touchline. In-goal area of 6m of 22m beyond each try line.
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.