IMPORTANT JUNIORS INFORMATION FOR 2020

AGE GRADES

Our Club has entered teams in the U9, U10, U14 and U17 grades. The U17 team - known as the Flying Bulls - is a combined team with near-neighbour Nerang Bulls .

Boys (for 2020)

Non-competition: U6 - born 2014 | U7 - born 2013 | U8 - born 2012 | U9 - born 2011 | U10 - born 2010 | U11 - born 2009 | U12 - born 2008

Competition: U13 - born 2007 | U14 - born 2006 | U15 - born 2005 | U17 - born 2004 or 2003

Players are permitted to play up one age 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. Contact the Junior Coordinator for more information.

Girls

Girls are permitted to play with boys' in the U6 to U12 age grades.

Specific girls rugby 7s teams are being considered for the 2021 season.

FEES & PAYMENTS

Fees

Registration fees consist of four levies from Queensland Rugby Union, Gold Coast Rugby Union, Rugby Australia/Insurance and our Club. The Club's levy is used to fund a range of expenses including:

  • Club house maintenance

  • Power, water and rates, leases

  • Uniforms

​Recognising the expense of children's sports, our club has reduced fees for the last two season - 2019 season and again for the 2020 season. We are proud to be able to lower the cost of children's rugby and we have the lowest junior rugby registration fees on the Gold Coast.

U6-U7 - $99 (includes a $50 club credit)

  • QRU - $31.20

  • GCDRU - $44.00

  • Rugby Australia/Insurance - $7.00

  • Our Club - $16.80

The club credit can be spent on anything including shorts, socks, canteen and merchandise.

U8-U17 - $249

  • QRU - $48.20

  • GCDRU - $66.00

  • Rugby Australia/Insurance - $15.00

  • Our Club - $119.80

Our Club supports credit/debit card payment and ZipPay. Note: A 2% charge is added when completing a credit card payment.

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 programme. Redeem your vouchers during the registration process or contact the Registrar to discuss. 

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.

WEEKLY COMPETITION

Pre-season matches

Individual coaches arrange pre-season matches for their teams.

Season

U6-U12 grades are non-competitive with no championships or finals series. U13 and above complete for a championship with a finals series at the end of the season. With few exception, all matches are schedule for Saturday.

Season duration

Regular competition begins Saturday 18 April and concludes Saturday 22 August. For eligible grades, finals matches begin Saturday 29 August and concludes with a Grand Final on Saturday 12 SeptemberThere are also a number carnivals and rugby events that coaches are made aware throughout the year.

TRAINING

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

  • U9 - Tues/Thur - 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • U10 - Tues/Thur - 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • U14 - Tues/Thur - 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

All training are at our club grounds.

TRAINING & PLAYING EQUIPMENT

Once registered, players receive:

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

Players provide:

  • Match socks - can be purchased from the Club to keep - $10

  • Match shorts - can be purchased from the Club to keep - $20

  • Mouth guard

  • Boots

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

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