Touch Rugby


Sanders Park

Social Grade  – Mixed – 7 per team (min two females) – $160.00/team
Limited spaces available
Bring your own ball

Season dates 2018/2019
31 Oct – 2018   To   12 Dec 2018
 16 Jan – 2019  To     6 March 2019

Games times
6.15 – 6.45pm
6.45 – 7.15pm
7.15 – 7.45pm

Register Now

Registrations and Entry fee must be in before Tuesday 16th October to be included in draw

Please complete Registration Form Summer Touch Reg Form & pay via Internet Banking as per details on form.

Please email your completed Registration Form to

Summer Touch Registration Form (PDF)  tukapa_touch_registration_2018

Please remember to quote your team name in all communications!


Go to Tukapa Rugby & Sports Club Facebook page or contact your team facilitator.

The Rules

Change of Possession

Play restarts with a ROLLED BALL

  • Ball to ground i.e: Ball dropped
  • Dummy half touched in possession
  • Dummy half places ball in try zone
  • Sixth touch
  • Ball on or over sideline
  • Incorrect rolled ball
  • Incorrect tap

To Score a Try

Ball to be grounded on or over try line

  • Players may dive to score
  • Dummy half cannot score
  • No forward passes in try zone

Penalty Infringements

Play restarts with a TAP

  • Forward pass
  • Touch and pass
  • Rolled ball off the mark
  • Performing a rolled ball prior to a touch being made
  • Defenders offside at rolled ball (5 metres)
  • Defenders offside at tap (10 metres)
  • Delaying play
  • Obstruction or interfering with play
  • More than allowable number of players
  • Incorrect substitution
  • Claiming a touch when contact has not been made
  • Excessive force when effecting a touch
  • Obstruction (using players or referee)
  • Misconduct

To Perform a Tap

  • Place ball on ground
  • Release from hands
  • Tap with foot (no more than 1 metre)
  • Retrieve cleanly