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IMPORTANT GIRLS PLAYING INFORMATION FOR 2024

PLAYING GRADES FOR ALL AGES

Our club has rugby 7s format teams for the following playing grades.

Girls playing grades

  • U13 - born 2011 or 2012

  • U15 - born 2009 or 2010

  • U17 - born 2007 or 2008

The Gold Coast District Rugby Union does not have dedicated U14, U16 or U18 girls playing grades. Girls are combined with boys in the U6 to U12 Boys playing grade.

Any girls wanting to play 15-a-side format rugby should make contact with the GCDRU.

WANT TO JOIN?

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.

FEES & PAYMENTS 

Fees

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.

Girls U13-U17 - $130

  • GCDRU - $55.00

  • QRU - $50.00

  • Rugby Australia/Insurance - $15.00

  • Our Club - $10.00

Credit card fees

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

Installments

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.

Vouchers

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

REGISTRATION

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.

REFUNDS

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.

FORMATS

Our club offers the rugby 7s format only. Anyone interested is playing full 15-a-side rugby should contact the GCDRU for more information.

WEEKLY COMPETITION

​Beginning in the school term 3, the rugby 7s season consists of 5 carnivals scheduled once a fortnight. All teams in all playing grades head to a single venue to play. Carnivals are scheduled Sundays.​

TRAINING

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

  • U13 / U15 / U17

    • First training - TBC

    • Regular training - TBC

All training is at our club grounds.

EQUIPMENT

In addition to registration. all players need to purchase:

  • club playing shorts - $25.00

  • club playing socks - $15.00

Players can choose to purchase a club training shirt - $28.00. 

 

Once registered, players are loaned a 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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