Registrations open for Term 1 module of junior touch

posted in: Juniors, News, Rugby

Registrations are open for children in years 3-8 who want to start 2023 with weekly games of junior touch.

The six-week Term 1 touch module starts on Friday February 3, 2023, and runs till Friday March 10, 2023.

To join a Hautapu Sports Club team, here’s what you need to know:

Who can play

Hautapu Sports Club will continue to run the junior touch module for years 3-8, with three grades — years 3 & 4, years 5 & 6 and years 7 & 8.

The club is affiliated with Waikato Touch and Touch NZ. By playing in an affiliated module, players are eligible to trial for Waikato reps.


Games will be played at Memorial Park, Taylor St, Cambridge.


The module will run for six weeks — February 3, February 10, February 17, February 24, March 3 and March 10.

On the last night, after the completion of games, Hautapu Sports Club will provide a sausage and drink for all players, coaches, and managers.

Weekly schedule

The first round each Friday starts at 4pm and games then begin half hourly.

Year 3/4 games will be played first, then year 5/6 followed by year 7/8.

The games

Games comprise of 2 x 12 minute halves with a 2-minute half time.

Referees will be provided for all games.

Playing kit

All players will need sneakers or touch shoes, no BARE FEET. Players will wear Hautapu Sports Club playing shirts and black shorts.

How to register

The deadline for registrations is Sunday January 29, 2023.

The cost is $30 per player and you will be invoiced nearer the start date of the module.

Hautapu Sports players will be sorted into teams, trying as best as possible to keep teams in school groups and ensure a fair mix of both year groups in the grade and boys/girls.

How you can help

The club needs volunteers who are interested in coaching and managing teams.

Without these important people, teams cannot operate.

If you, or someone you know, is interested in supporting our teams please indicate this, with your contact details, on the registration form.

Hautapu Sports Club fully supports and provides training for coaches and managers. Teams that do not have a coach and/or manager may not be registered and therefore be unable to play this season.

More information

Please contact:

Marie Dale
Hautapu Sports Junior Touch Administrator

What’s happening at your club