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Everything you need to know about playing in 2019

31 October 2018

How will I register?

We encourage you to register before your first game to cover yourself for insurance. You will need to register for the season prior to playing the first trial game to be insured including trials and summer comps. Players who have not registered will not be permitted to compete.

Registration occurs via the RugbyLink website or by downloading the Rugby AU app on your smart phone and searching for "Griffins":

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 How much will it cost?

The price will be determined by the committee once the affiliate organisations declare their per player fee.

What is included in the registration fee?

Our fee includes affiliation to:

  • Newcastle and Hunter Rugby
  • NSW Rugby Union
  • Australian Rugby Union

Each player will receive basic personal injury coverage covered by Gow Gates Insurance.

Your Griffins club fee goes to expenditure like referee costs, dry cleaning, council fees and other costs of running the club including many social events during the year.

Where do we train?

Training takes place at Hawkins Oval, Wickham each Wednesday and Friday night at 6PM during the winter competition. Please note that this is a shared facility with other sporting clubs so please meet near the canteen area from the Maitland Road entrance to avoid confusion

When will preseason training start?

Training will begin on Wednesday 3rd January 2019 at 6PM at Hawkins Oval (Maitland Road entrance).

Who should I contact for more details?

You should get in touch with Kevin Armstrong on 0429 045 020. We also have a public Facebook group for new players interested in joining up in 2019 so you can stay up to date. Click here to join our Facebook group