Gordon Junior Rep
The following information is for all registered junior club rugby players in the Gordon district who would like to try out for Representative Rugby.
Registrations are NOW OPEN for Boys U10-U18 and Girls U10-U17 seeking selection in the Rep Program.
REGISTRATIONS WILL CLOSE ON SUNDAY 8TH APRIL 2018. Players failing to register by this date will be unable to participate in the Rep program.
There is NO COST to trial for Gordon Junior Rep Rugby.
To give yourself the best chance of being selected, it is preferable that you participate in the Pre-Season Rep program so that you can make yourself known to our coaching/selection staff. Please CLICK HERE to register for the Development Program.
This rugby season will see the introduction of the first ever Gordon Girls (15-a-side) Rep teams entered into the NSWJRU State Champs.
We will be sending an U15 team (for girls born in 2003 or 2004), and an U17 team (for girls born in 2001 or 2002). They will participate in a girl’s only competition.
If you are a girl born between 2005-2008, you are still eligible to try out for Gordon Rep., however you will be trialling for a mixed (boys & girls) Gordon Junior Rugby squad.
Trials for Under 10 Boys and Girls will occur on the 17th & 24th June at Roseville Oval from 2pm. Teams will be selected soon after the final trial. The U10’s will have training sessions on 1st, 8th, 15th July at Roseville Oval. The U10 Carnival will be held on Saturday 21st July.
Trials for Under 11 Boys and Girls will be held on 6th & 13th May at Cliff Oval Wahroonga from 2pm. Teams to be announced shortly after the final trial. Training will take place on 20th & 27th May, and the 3rd June at Cliff Oval. The U11 Championship will be held on 9-11 June.
Under 12s – Under 18s
This year has seen a change in the eligibility of U18 boys. They will play in the newly formed Opens age group (combined U17 & U18).
The first Trial for Under 12 - Opens will be held on Sunday 8th April at Hassall Park in St Ives from 3pm. This will be open to Boys and Girls.
The second trial will be held on Sunday 29th April. This will be a trial match vs Hunter in Newcastle for Under 12 - Opens age groups. Ernie Calland Oval, 1A Willow Road, Mount Hutton NSW 2290.
The second trial for Girls Under 15 & Under 17 teams will be held on Sunday 29th April at Cliff Oval Wahroonga from 2pm.
The third and final Trial for Under 12s - Opens will be held on Sunday 6th May at Chatswood Oval for both Boys and Girls. Teams will be announced soon after this final trial match.
Training commitments for both Boys & Girls teams will be finalised after the squads have been announced.
The NSWJRU State Championships for Under 12s - Opens teams will be held on the June long weekend 9/10/11 June 2018.
Gordon Rep. players must also be aware of even higher honours that can be achieved. If you represent Gordon in Under 14, Under 15, Under 16 or Opens at the State Championships, there is the possibility that you may be selected for Sydney North or Barbarians teams to play in the NSW Regionals tournament. This tournament will be held on 7/8 July.
This process will be undertaken by independent selectors from our Senior club. All squads will be ratified by the GJRU Committee prior to being announced. The format for each squad will be as follows.
- Maximum of 2 x 18 squad players in the Under 10s and Under 11s plus 2 shadow players per age group in case of injury.
- Maximum of 1 x 23 squad players in the Under 12s to Under 14s (inclusive) plus 2 shadow players per age group in case of injury.
- Maximum of 1 x 25 squad players in the Under 15s to Opens (inclusive), plus 2 shadow players per age group in case of injury.
In 2018 the State Championships will be held at the following venues.
U10 - Narrabeen Rugby Club. North Narrabeen Reserve
U11 - Lindfield Junior Rugby. Koola Park Killara
U12 - Camden Rugby Club. Camden
U13 - Nelson Bay Rugby Club. Salamander Bay Sports Complex
U14 - Orange Emus Rugby Club. Endeavour Oval Orange
U15 - Wests Junior Rugby. St Lukes & Concord Oval
U15 (Girls) - Wests Juniors. St Lukes & Concord Oval
U16 - Drummoyne Junior Rugby Club. Drummoyne Oval
U17 (Girls) - Wests Juniors. St Lukes & Concord Oval
Opens - Wests Juniors. St. Lukes & Concord Oval
Play well and do Gordon Junior Rugby proud.
All the best for the 2018 Season.
2018 Gordon Junior Rep Registration
Please register prior to the cut off date in order to miss disappointment.