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SATURDAY NIGHT SIZZLING 7S 2019
Sizzling 7’s Wave 1
In 2019 SJRU will run Wave 1 of Girls Sizzling 7’s commencing on Saturday 23 February for 7 weeks with the Wave 1 grand final on 6 April. Go to Sizzling 7s Wave 1 Draw for the Wave 1 Draws and Locations. This will be regularly updated with the information.
Girls XV a side – Term 2
Based on 2018 Rep survey results conducted by SJRU post the representative XV season SJRU will run for the first time ever, a Girls XV’s a side 6 week competition of Club/District Based teams in the lead up to NSWJRU State Championship. This will give the girls in age groups of U13, U15 and U17 the opportunity to experience XV a side rugby and to hone their skills prior to selection of SJRU Representative teams following the conclusion of the 2019 State Championships. It is proposed the 15 a side competition will be played on Sunday afternoons in or around normal club SJRU competition games. The XV a side competition will run from 28 April to 2 June. With Club/District Based teams then competing in the 2019 State Championships on the weekend after on 8/9/10 June.
This is a great opportunity for all girls to experience both 7’s and XV’s, if they wish. Promotion of both 7’s and XV’s should be via Club initially with the support of the Districts and Zones as necessary.
Frosty 7’s Wave 2 Term 2/3
Wave 2 – 7 a side Girl’s rugby will commence on 22 June with a Grand Final being held on 24 August. This will again be a 7-week competition with a holiday break in-between.
SJRU encourages Clubs and/or districts to host 7 a side Tournaments for boys and girls during term 3 in preparation for the NSW 7 a side State Championships in October. SJRU are happy to assist clubs applying for Tournament sanctioning.
NSW 7’s State Champs – October
NSW 7’s State Champs will be held on 11, 12 & 13 October. This year’s 7’s competition will be for District based teams as with the 15’s competition. Districts will need to select teams for inclusion in the competition. Clubs will not be permitted to submit teams in the 2019 7 a side State Cup.
Upline fees for 2019 for Girls 7 a side rugby will increase to $90 per wave. This fee includes Insurance, NSW levy and SJRU costs in running the competitions. Girls can play 1 or 2 Waves. Clubs may charge their own additional cost.
Open to girls in the following age brackets:
- U11 (can include U10 & U11)
- U13 (can include U12 & U13)
- U15 (can include U14 & U15)
- U17 (Opens) (can include U16 & U17 and Girls doing their HSC)
VENUES & TIMING
Indicative timing of games will be between 4:00pm and 8:30pm under lights with a minimum of 2 games each Saturday night.
Clubs wishing to host would ideally have a minimum of two grounds available with lights.
Prior to Game 1 of each wave, all players will be required to register online via their local clubs.