The UNSW Rabbitohs Junior Touch Competition is held on Tuesday afternoons/evenings at Heffron Park, Maroubra, at the corner of Fitzgerald Avenue and Bunnerong Road.

Conducted in partnership with the South Sydney Rabbitohs, our Tuesday junior competition is aimed at providing an avenue for kids to engage in touch competition in a friendly and fun environment

The competition is open to boys and girls, with divisions ranging from Under 6’s to Under 18’s.

Under 6 to Under 10 divisions play modified rules, with 5 players on the field at any time.

Under 12 and over divisions play with 6 players on the field at any time.

How to Get Involved

Registering in our competition is easy. Simply follow the steps outlined below, based on if you are registering a team, or if you are registering a child who is looking for a team.

If you are looking at registering in our competition, check out the following information which takes you through the process to either (a) get your team registered, or (b) register a child who does not yet have a team

Registering a Team

  1. Make sure you have enough player to make up a full team. You need at least 7 players for Under 6’s and Under 8’s (we recommend 10 players to cover subs well), and at least 10 players for Under 10’s and above.
  2. Choose a punny team name. Team name is vital!
  3. Head to our registration portal and follow the steps to register your team in the competition
  4. Once you have registered your team, you will be given a unique team code. You can pass this team code on to players to register in your team
  5. Show up early to Round One to collect your shirts

Registering as an Individual

We love bringing new people into the sport of touch, so welcome kids of all ages who want to play but dont have a team.

To register without a team, simply click this link and fill out the form. Once we have your details, kids will be placed into teams to play in.

Whilst we cant guarantee placement, we do our absolute best to make sure every kid has a place to play

Competition Information

Under 10 Division

Tap-off time:

Games will tap-off at 4:30pm sharp. Please ensure you arrive 15 minutes beforehand to sign on. Players must sign on before each match.

Competition format:

These divisions will play non-competitive touch. That is, scores will not be counted and teams will not progress to finals. Teams will play each week through to the end of Term 4 2019. Teams will then be regraded at the beginning of Term 1 2020.

Teams will play modified rules, with 5 players on the field at any time. Coaches will also be allowed to coach on field.

Teams may field all boy, all girl, or mixed teams.

All tries will be worth 1 point.

Intermediate Division (11 - 14 years)

Tap-off times:

Games will tap-off at 5:15pm sharp. Please ensure you arrive 15 minutes beforehand to sign on. Players must sign on before each match.

Competition format:

This division will play eight rounds, followed by semi finals and grand finals.

The division will include both boys and girls teams. For semi-finals, teams will be split into a boys finals series and a girls series (seperate from each other)

Tries scored by male players will be worth 1 point. Tries scored by female players will be worth 2 points.

Senior Youth League (15+ years)

Tap-off times:

Games will tap-off at 6:00pm sharp. Please ensure you arrive 15 minutes beforehand to sign on. Players must sign on before each match.

Competition format:

This division will play eight rounds, followed by semi finals and grand finals.

The division will include both boys and girls teams.

Tries scored by male players will be worth 1 point. Tries scored by female players will be worth 2 points.

Age Cutoffs

For the 2019/2020 competition, the following age cutoffs will apply:

Under 6’s – Born on or before 31 December 2014

Under 8’s – Born on or before 31 December 2012

Under 10’s – Born on or before 31 December 2010

Under 12’s – Born on or before 31 December 2008

Under 14’s – Born on or before 31 December 2006

Under 16’s – Born on or before 31 December 2004

Under 18’s – Born on or before 31 December 2002

Under 10 Field Layout

Intermediate and Senior Field Layout