2018 Season Information
The 2018 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: NEW PROCESS – 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.
– Saturday 24 February 11:30am – 1pm
– Saturday 3 March 11:30am – 1pm
– Thursday 15 March 4:45pm – 6pm
– Wednesday 21 March 4:45pm – 5:45pm
OTHER IMPORTANT DATES FOR THE SEASON:
- Pre-season training – as agreed with individual Coaches
- Club day – Saturday 7 April 2017 – Shore Rd Reserve
- Coaching and Refereeing Courses – https://www.grammarjuniors.org.nz/coaching-referee-courses/
- Coaches, Managers, Referees function – Wednesday 11 April 7:30pm – Shore Rd Clubrooms
- Season commences – Saturday 5 May
- City versus Country Challenge Shield (vs Bombay) – Sunday 17 June (at Grammar Juniors) (U6-U13) excl U10 for 2018
- Team Photos – Tue 26, Wed 27, Thur 28 June
- Battle of the Bridge (Grammar Juniors versus North Harbour Marist) – Sunday 12 August (at Grammar Juniors) (U8-U13)
- Grammar Juniors vs Pakuranga Shield Challenge – Sunday 5 August (at Grammar Juniors) (U8-U13)
- Annual club dinner – Saturday 30 June
- Season finishes – Saturday August 25
- End of season Prizegiving function – Sunday 26 August 4pm Grammar TEC clubrooms (36 Reihana St, Orakei)
- Taupo Tournament – 20 -23 September
- Queenstown Tournament – 29 September – 1 October
- Grammar Juniors AGM – 7 November, 7:30pm Shore Rd Clubrooms