2019 Season Information
The 2019 rugby season officially starts in April and ends in August.
Saturday Games Times are as follows:
- U6 – 8:30am
- U7 and U8 – 9:15am
- U9 & U10 – 10:15am
- U11 to U13* – 11:30am *NB: that last games are at 11:30am but for the U13’s, games can be always scheduled for 1pm – if necessary. U13 games may be scheduled up to 1pm depending on the Auckland Rugby Union Draw.
NB: COMPULSORY AUCKLAND RUGBY WEIGH IN SESSION TO BE HELD AT SHORE ROAD CLUBROOMS FOR ALL U8-U13 PLAYERS.
Four sessions only and they are no longer run by the Club – they are run by Auckland Rugby officials. No weigh-in, no play.
– Sunday 24 February 11:30am – 1pm
– Saturday 9 March 11:30am – 1pm
– Thursday 14 March 4:45pm – 6pm
– Tuesday 19 March 4:45pm – 6pm
OTHER IMPORTANT DATES FOR THE SEASON:
- Registrations open – 21 January 2019
- Rippa Rugby Fun Day – Sunday 10 March 9am – 12 Noon (Under 6 & Under 7 only)
- Pre-season training – as agreed with individual Coaches
- Club day – Saturday 6 April 2019 – Shore Rd Reserve – ALL Club players to attend
- Coaching and Refereeing Courses – https://www.grammarjuniors.org.nz/coaching-referee-courses/
- Coaches, Managers, Referees function – Thursday 11 April 7:30pm – Shore Rd Clubrooms
- U9- U11 Girls Rippa Rugby launch – Saturday 4 May
- Rugby Season commences – Saturday 4 May
- City versus Country Challenge Shield (vs Bombay) – Date yet to be confirmed, this year hosted at Bombay
- Team Photos – Tue 18, Wed 19, Thur 20 June
- Battle of the Bridge (Grammar Juniors versus North Harbour Marist) – Date yet to be confirmed, this year hosted at North Harbour
- Grammar Juniors vs Pakuranga Shield Challenge – Date yet to be confirmed, this year hosted at Pakuranga
- Annual club dinner – Saturday 22 June – Ampersand Eatery
- Season finishes – Saturday August 24
- End of season Prizegiving function – Sunday 25 August 4pm Grammar TEC clubrooms (36 Reihana St, Orakei)
- Junior Rugby Finals Day (U12 & U13) – Saturday 14 September
- Taupo Tournament – 19 – 22 September
- Queenstown Tournament – 27 – 29 September
- Grammar Juniors AGM – tbc