2021 HBHS Rugby Information

Dear Parents/Caregivers and Rugby Players

Welcome to the 2021 rugby season at HBHS.  Below is some information that will help your family prepare for the upcoming season.  

SIGN-UPS/WEIGH-INS: Each player must physically sign-up (and in some cases weigh-in) with the TIC of rugby to confirm the grade they intend to participate in and the position/s they wish to play.  Those absent on the day of their registration will need to contact Mr Miller in the gym office during interval, lunch or after school to sign-up.

Year 9: Week 9 = Mon 29 March interval in Gym 2

Year 10: Week 9 = Mon 29 March interval in Gym 3 

Year 11, 12 and 13: Week 7 = Weds 17 March in Gym 2 (if you have not been a regular at the early morning sessions) 

TRIAL DATES: All trial games are played after school approx 3:30-5pm (2:30-4:00pm on Thurs)

Senior teams (including U16): Thurs 25 March, Tues 30 March, Tues 13 April - all teams will be named on or before Thurs 15 April

U15: Tues 13 April, Thurs 14 April, Tues 4 May - teams to be named on or before Weds 5 May

U14: Tues 4 May, Weds 5 May, Thurs 6 May - teams to be named on or before Fri 7 May

U65: No trials - team/s to be named on Mon 12 April

U55: No trials - teams to be named on Mon 12 April

Some adjustments to teams may occur during the first 3 weeks of Term 2, but will be confirmed before the competition games begin on Sat 29 May.

PARENT HELP: We need as much parent help as possible with coaching and managing teams.  If you are able and willing to assist your son’s team please contact Todd Miller at tmiller@hbhs.school.nz and leave your contact details so he can call you back.

FEES: Must be paid before the end of week 2 Term 2 once teams have been selected, either through the School Shop or through a direct online payment to Westpac: 031556-0085411-00.  Please ensure the bank reference states the student's name & rugby fees.

$65.00 - U55, U65, U14, U15 and U16 (players are to provide their own HBHS jersey, shorts and socks - available at the SHOP).

$95.00 - Senior Black, Red, Gold and Blue (jerseys will be provided and laundered but players are to provide their own HBHS shorts and socks - available at the SHOP).

$120 - Senior Colts (all playing gear to be provided and laundered).

$TBC - 1st and 2nd XV 

METHOD OF PAYMENT OPTIONS:

  1. Pay at the School Shop Fees Counter using Eftpos, Credit Card or Cash.
  2. Direct payment using Internet Banking: To pay in one lump sum, the school’s account is Westpac 03-1556-0085411-00. Please include your son’s name and Student ID number. The reference is: ‘Rugby Fees’. 
  3. Credit card: Phone the School Fees Counter 07 853 0421and they will take your credit card details over the phone.
  4. Automatic Payment set up using Internet Banking: The school’s account is Westpac 03-1556-0085411-00. Please include your son’s name and Student ID number. The reference is: ‘Rugby Fees’

All queries can be directed to Natasha Hawke, at the Shop Fees Counter 07 853 0421

Finance Officer in-charge is Sharon Allen (sallen@hbhs.school.nz) 07 853 0440 extension 2429.

UNIFORMS: U55kg, U65kg, U14, U15 and U16 players are to provide their own HBHS jersey, shorts and socks - available at the SHOP.  Senior team players will have jerseys provided and laundered but they are to provide their own HBHS shorts and socks - available at the SHOP.  

Jerseys = $120 , Shorts = $39 , Socks = $16.50.  You are welcome to find second-hand jerseys, shorts and/or socks through your own efforts (the school SHOP does not sell second-hand items).  All players are able to purchase a school tracksuit to be worn to and from games but this is not compulsory.  Some senior teams will be advised to have a travelling uniform, including white shirt and school tie, blazer and black trousers.

GRADES AND COMPETITIONS:

1st and 2nd XV: NZ Super 8 1st and 2nd XV competitions

Senior Colts: Waikato Club U21 (Colts) competition

Senior Black, Red, Gold and Blue: Waikato Secondary Schools Open age Divisions

U16 and U15A: Waikato Secondary School U16 or Open age Divisions

U15B, Red, Black and U14A: Waikato Secondary Schools U15A or B competitions

U14B, Red, Black and White: Waikato Secondary Schools U14A or B competitions

U65kg Red and Black: Waikato Secondary Schools U65kg competition (must be U16)

U55kg Red, Black and White: Waikato Secondary Schools U55kg competition (must be U15)

REGISTRATIONS: All players must be NZRU Registered.  Returning Players will be emailed their forms to update and register online.  New players will be registered by the school once the teams have been selected.  Being registered ensures that you are recognised for your efforts and are supported by your local Provincial Rugby Union and New Zealand Rugby.  Registered rugby members are also covered under the New Zealand Rugby Personal Accident Insurance.  What Happens to Your Information?  The information on your registration form is entered into a secure national rugby membership database managed by your local Provincial Rugby Union.  The database is used for rugby administration purposes and your details can only be viewed by your club or school, your local Provincial Rugby Union, and New Zealand Rugby.

DRAW:  The Rugby Draw for all Waikato Secondary School competitions will be available on the Mooloo website:  http://www.mooloo.co.nz/Community-Rugby/Secondary-Schools  

We are looking forward to another great season of rugby at HBHS.

Yours faithfully
Todd Miller
TIC RUGBY