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IMPORTANT JUNIOR INFORMATION FOR 2019

AGE GRADES

Our Club has grades for all ages.

Boys (for 2020)

Non-competion: U6 - born 2013 | U7 - born 2012 | U8 - born 2011 | U9 - born 2010 | U10 - born 2009 | U11 - born 2008 | U12 - born 2007

Competition: U13 - born 2006 | U14 - born 2005 | U15 - born 2004 | U16 - born 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 Director of Junior Rugby for more information.

Girls

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

Specific girls teams are being considered for the 2020 season.

FEES & PAYMENTS

Fees

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

  • Club house maintenance

  • Power, water and rates bills

  • Uniforms

​Recognising the expense of children's sports, our club has reduced fees for 2019. We are now one of the cheapest rugby clubs on the Gold Coast.

U6-U7 - $170.20

  • QRU - $31.20

  • GCDRU - $44.00

  • Insurance - $5.00

  • Our Club - $90.00

U8-U16 - $278.20

  • QRU - $48.20

  • GCDRU - $68.00

  • Insurance - $12.00

  • Our Club - $150.00

When completing the registration payment, a 2% credit card charge is added.

Installments

Fees are paid in full at time of registration. 

Vouchers

Our Club supports the Queensland Government Get Started voucher programme. Redeem your vouchers during the registration process or contact the Junior Coordinator to discuss. 

REGISTRATION

Registrations are OPEN. All 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 or debit card.

Once Rugby Xplorer will accept registrations from late February and links will be provided to Club members.

Vouchers and concessions are processed at registration.

WEEKLY COMPETITION

Pre-season matches

Individual coaches arrange pre-season matches for their teams.

Season

Our Club has entered the U6 - U15 age grades in the Gold Coast competition. 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

Competition begins Saturday 27 April and concludes Saturday 24 August. The season includes 15 competition rounds. There are also a number carnivals and rugby events that coaches are made aware throughout the year.

TRAINING

Our club is used 5 nights a week during the season but team coaches determine when training is held. Tuesday and Thursday nights are popular training nights but contact the relevant junior coach for your age grade's schedule.

TRAINING & PLAYING EQUIPMENT

Once registered, players receive:

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

  • Match socks - to keep

  • Match shorts - to keep

  • Training t-shirt - to keep

Players provide:

  • Mouth guard

  • Boots

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