Touch Rugby 2016/17

Download the 2016/7 draw here.

Touch Rugby – Sanders Park – 2016 – 2017
Good Sports Grade Age range 8 – 13 yrs. (min 5 kids + 2 adults optional) $100/team
Social Grade Mixed – 7 per team minimum two females’ $160/team
Competitive Grade Mixed- 7 per team minimum two females’ $160/Team

Limited spaces available
Season dates 2016 26 Oct 2016 To 14 Dec 2016
2017 11 Jan 2017 To 1 March 2017

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

Bring your own ball


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

You can either print, fill out and post the entry form below along with a cheque to:

Tukapa Touch, PO Box 389, New Plymouth


Register your team by filling out the online form below.

Payment Details

Direct Credit TSB 15-3953-0590277-00 (include team name
as reference) or send cheque with entry to PO Box 389 New

Registrations and Entry fee must be in before Friday 20 October to be included in draw

Please remember to quote your team name in all communications!

The Rules

Change of Possession

Play restarts with a ROLLED BALL

  • Ball to ground ie: 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