Barrett Cup

Date: TBA

Rahotu Rugby Domain

Games will kick off at 10.30am

Coaches/Managers Meeting =


Under 7's - Rippa

Bede Jones, Hunter Isaacs-Buckland, Lillian Phillips, Deejay Laing, Jock Mullin, Marlin Severn, Vinny Drought, Libby Harvie, TJ Gutsell-Oleary

Under 9's - No boots - open weight

Beran W, Harper, Lois E, Harry G, Kaden P, Paddy, Lochie G, Toby O, Luca H, Baxton L, Luke N

Under 11's: - No boots - open weight

Angus H, Liam F, Noah H-G, Max D, Will H, Remi J, Jude P, Zach T, Riley S, Tyler W, Tom R

Key Points:

  • All teams need to be at the Rahotu Rugby Domain by 10am ready to play (Coaches meeting at 10am, followed by warm up sessions by the TRFU/Coastal Rugby.

  • The tournament is bare feet with mouth-guards a requirement to play.

  • Games will get underway at 10.30am

  • Refs will be provided by the TRFU and Coastal Rugby

  • Team playing strip to be provided by the school

  • Medics will be on hand throughout the day

Food and Entertainment:

  • Every player will be provided with the coupon which gets them a sausage from the food tent as well as a free drink.

  • Food will also be available to purchase along with a coffee cart and ice cream truck


The Barrett Cup is based on a round robin of all other teams in that age group. If teams have the same number of wins from the round robin, the winner is based firstly on the results of the game between the winning teams. Secondly points differential will be used to determine the winner.

The Barrett Cup is awarded to the school with the highest number of points from across the day from all age groups. Points are awarded to the teams in the grades as follows: Win = 3, Draw = 2 points, loss = 1 point. Then in each grade, the school is awarded points as follows – 1st = 5 points, 2nd = 4 points, 3rd = 3 points, 4th = 2 points, 5th = 1 point.

Schools can only accumulate points from 4 teams on the day towards the Barrett Cup.

Ages are as at 1st January 2021. (eg Under 9 must be 8 on 1st January 2021)

Scrums and lineouts restart all play for all grades except U7

3 forwards and 4 backs in each team on field

Scrum will be 3 players as a front row

Lineout minimum of 2 players plus the hooker. Lineouts are contestable in U11 and U13 teams only

Player subs are allowed in stoppage of play but must be done through the game Referee

A try is worth 5 points.

Conversion attempted in U13 grade and is worth 2 points. Both U11 and U13 grades can kick ball in general play of the game

The team who scores restarts with a kick off

Games are 7 minutes with a 2 minute half time. Game to cease on the sound of the siren for Half and full times.

Rules are listed below.

  • Ages are as at 1 January, 2019

  • Three forwards and four backs

  • Scrums will consist of three players as a front row

  • Lineouts minimum of two players plus the hooker

  • Players subs allowed at stoppage of play

  • Try is worth 1 points - no conversions

  • Kicking in general play is permitted in grades U11 and U13 only

  • Team who scores restarts with a kick off

  • Halfback must pass after a scrum or line out, and defenders cannot move up until the pass is made - U13 the halfback can run with the ball

  • Games are 7 minutes each half, with 2 mins for half time. Play to cease immediately when the siren sounds at half time and full time

  • Zero tolerance of poor conduct on the sidelines by parents/coaches/supporters