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Our club has teams for the following playing grades.

Boys playing grades


  • U7 - born 2017 or 2018 or 2019 (note: you must be 5 years old to take the field)

  • U9 - born 2015 or 2016

  • U10 - born 2014 or 2015

  • U11 - born 2013 or 2014

We do not offer a dedicated U6 or U8 team.


  • U13 - born 2011 or 2012

  • U14 - born 2010 or 2011

  • U16 - born 2008 or 2009

  • U18 - born 2006 or 2007

  • U20 - refer to the Senior Men's page for information


We do not offer a dedicated U12 team.

The Gold Coast District Rugby Union does not have dedicated U15 or U17 playing grades. Players are permitted to play up one playing grade without dispensation however the Club will only allow this to happen once player safety has been assessed as well as other considerations. Dispensation can be granted to play up two age grades or down an age grade under certain circumstances. 

Girls-only playing grades

Girls are combined with boys in the U6 to U12 Boys playing grade. Refer to our Girls page for more information.


Head to our Coaches page to find a suitable contact, ask questions, come to a couple of trainings then look to join once you are comfortable.



Registration fees consist of four levies from Queensland Rugby Union, Gold Coast Rugby Union, Rugby Australia/Insurance and our Club. Rugby Australia collects payments through their registration system then distributes funds to the four parties. The Club's levy is used to fund a range of expenses including:

  • Club house maintenance

  • Power, water and rates, leases, insurance

  • Equipment

  • Uniforms

​Recognising the expense of children's sports, our club is committed to maintaining affordable fees.

Boys U6-U7 - $189

  • GCDRU - $70.40

  • QRU - $22.00

  • Rugby Australia/Insurance - $10.00

  • Our Club - $86.60

Boys U8-U12 - $249

  • GCDRU - $94.60

  • QRU - $38.50

  • Rugby Australia/Insurance - $25.00

  • Our Club - $90.90

Boys U13-U18 - $269

  • GCDRU - $94.60

  • QRU - $50.00

  • Rugby Australia/Insurance - $35.00

  • Our Club - $89.40

Credit card fees

Note: A 2% online credit card transaction fee is applicable when registering and paying.


The Club supports ZipPay. Flexible instalment options are available through ZipPay and the ability to apply for a ZipPay account is presented during the payment process.


Our Club supports the Queensland Government FairPlay voucher programmeContact our Registrar to receive instructsion on how to redeem your voucher


Registration is open. Registrations are completed using the Rugby Xplorer system. Rugby Xplorer is available online and through an app (iPhone and Android). Registration payments are made by credit/debit card or ZipPay.

Vouchers and concessions are processed at registration.


Our Club will offer a full refund under the following circumstance:

  • The team you register for is non-viable (i.e. does not have enough players to form a viable team prior to season start)

  • If you sustain a season-ending injury prior to the first scheduled competition game

Contact our Registrar for more information.



Teams follow the Rugby Australia Kids Pathways format. Each playing grade has rules, player numbers and pitch size modified to promote skills, enjoyment and learning.


These playing grades play full XV-a-side rugby with some modifications to rules from both World Rugby and Rugby Australia:

Girls-only grades

Girls-only grades play both XV-a-side and 7-a-side formats at different times of the year.


Pre-season matches

Individual coaches arrange pre-season matches for their teams.


  • U6-U11 grades are non-competitive with no championships or finals series. These grades play Friday nights.

  • U12-U18 grades play Saturday from mid-morning through to early afternoon. The regular season is followed by a finals series.


Expect to play games from Casuarina (NSW) in the south to Coomera in the north. You can find all the club in our Club & Fields location page.


Team coaches determine the training days, start times and duration:

  • U7

    • First training - Tue, 12 March

    • Regular training - Tue, 5:15 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • U9

    • First training - Tue, 20 February

    • Regular training - Tue, 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • U11

    • First training - Mon, 19 February

    • Regular training - Mon, 4:45 p.m.​​ to 6:15 p.m.

  • U13 / U14

    • First training - Mon, 12 February​

    • Regular training - Mon / Fri, 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

  • U16

    • First training - ​Tue, 27 February

    • Regular training - Tue / Thu​, 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • U18

    • First training - Tue, 30 January

    • Regular training (Jan-Mar) - Tue / Thu​, 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

    • Regular training (April onwards) - Tue 5:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.

All training is at our club grounds.


Once registered, all players receive and keep:

  • Match socks

  • Match shorts

  • Training shirt


Once registered, players are loaned:

  • Match jersey - returned to the Club at the end of the season

While not compulsory to be worn, all players provide:

  • Mouth guard

  • Boots - including molded, plastic and metal sprigs

  • Any other protective clothing they choose to wear (e.g. head gear)


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