2022 TPS RIPPA RUGBY INFORMATION
The tournament is run by North Harbour Rugby for 70+ teams from the primary schools in the Takapuna/Milford/Devonport/Northcote area.
Rippa Rugby is the non-contact version of rugby. Check out a video HERE
Teams & Grades:
Teams are not graded, everyone who registers and pays their fees gets to play.
Year 3/4 Teams are 7-a-side on the field, with reserves
Year 5/6 Teams are 7-a-side on the field, with reserves
Tournament Dates: (save dates are the following Tuesday)
Players are to play in the TPS Sports Top
Black/navy blue sport/activity shorts
All games are played in bare feet
$15 covers all 2 tournament days, to be paid through the school's online payment portal HERO.
All fees must be paid prior to the first game
If we require more transport and need to book a bus there will be extra fees to cover these costs.
If your child is interested in playing Rippa Rugby for TPS, please complete the online registration form here
Please note all players will be required to complete an additional registration form with North Harbour Rugby here.
Initial registrations close Tuesday 3rd May, Week 1 Term 2 2022
ON THE DAY
Please meet by the school hall by 8.30am
We will leave school around 9.00am
The first round of games starts at approximately 9.30am and the last round finished by 2pm.
Teams play 3-4 games throughout the day
Depending on each teams draw, we arrive back at school between 1.30pm – 2.30pm
While there will be a teacher present, for parents that are able to stay, help is required to with organising the teams for example, helping them get their belts & tags sorted, making sure they are at the right place at the right time, helping kids substitute during games etc.
If the fields are open then the tournament is generally played.
The school is only notified of cancellation at 8am morning of the tournament.
If cancelled the kids just have a normal day at school and the back-up day is the following week.
We are a water only school so learners will be required to follow the school guidelines on all sports trips.
The learners seem to spend all day eating, so lots of snacks are good.
A named drink bottle is essential
Bring appropriate clothing for the weather conditions on the day.