Here is all the information you'll need to get your child started with The Cott Pirates.

Club Location

Cottesloe Rugby Club is located at Harvey Field - 47 Broome Street, Cottesloe.  There is plenty of easy parking.

Weekly Schedule

Training - Thursday nights at Harvey Field from 5.00pm to 6.00pm. 

Games - Saturday mornings

WHAT DO I BRING/WEAR TO TRAINING?

Training gear (such as shorts and t-shirts), socks, football boots (or trainers), MOUTH GUARDS and a bottle of water.

FIXTURES

Games take place on Saturday mornings.  You will be notified of the time through our team app.

Cottesloe Rugby Club belongs to the Rugby WA Central Zone group of clubs. Games for age groups U6-U10 are hosted, largely, at various Rugby club fields throughout the central area of Perth. All players will receive a link to their team’s fixtures once the details have been finalised by Rugby WA. 

U11-U17 teams play at Brittania Oval, Leederville.

Calendar Dates

Round 1 – Saturday 29 April, 2017

Final Round – Saturday 12 August, 2017

There are NO Junior rugby games played on the following dates in 2017

  • 5 June (Long weekend)
  • 8 & 15 July (School Holidays)

Post training meals

Following training, bring the whole family up to the clubhouse to enjoy a healthy, home-cooked meal with other Cott families in front of our open fireplace.  This is always a favourite night of the week for our Cott Pirate players and families!

Every Cott Junior team takes turns each week to provide and serve healthy, home cooked, wholesome food to our Cott Pirates and their families. We keep it simple! Some of the examples of meals we serve are Pasta, salad and garlic bread; sausages, mash potato, peas and gravy; lasagne and salad etc. 

Game Styles/ Format                 

Source: Australian Rugby Union (http://www.rugby.com.au/tryrugby/Playing/U6-U12.aspx)

Uniform

Cottesloe Rugby Club blue team shirt, navy blue shorts and club (long) socks (all included in registration cost) PLUS your own football boots.

PLEASE NOTE: MOUTHGUARDS ARE COMPULSORY FOR BOTH GAMES AND TRAINING.

Club Merchandise

Cott Pirates and Cottesloe Rugby Club have some great merchandise for sale. These include quality sports backpacks, trucker caps, hoodies, t-shirts and more. We’ll be adding more in 2017 so be sure to check our display at the club house. And for parents, we have fantastic weatherproof jackets that look good and keep you really warm for wintery days.

Registration

Registration for 2017 is now open - click here to visit our junior registration page.  

Included in your registration is playing jersey, shorts and socks. Registration is quick and easy!

Fees

U6 (Born 2011 or 2012)                  $170

U7 (Born 2010)                             $170

U8 (Born 2009)                             $230

U9 (Born 2008)                             $230

U10 (Born 2007)                            $230

U11 (Born 2006)                            $260

U12 (Born 2005)                            $260

U14 (Born 2003 or 2004)               $290

Game Day

We ask where possible that all players arrive at their designated field at least 30 mins prior to kick off to warm up and be present for coach instruction – and allows Mum’s and Dad’s to get their hot coffees before the game starts J

Illness/ Absences

Please advise your Team’s Coach or Manager as early as possible if your child is unable to play any games or attend training. It is important that Coaches have has as much notice as possible to find a replacement player if required.

Weather – Training and Game Day

Both training and games are played in all weather conditions unless there is lightning present.  Your Team Manager will advise you if any cancellations are necessary.

Parent Contribution

The successful, efficient running of our club requires the participation of our parents.  Each team has a dedicated Coach and Team Manager.  The role of the Team Manager is primarily a communication role – ensuring all team members are informed of fixtures and any relevant changes, communicate and coordinate requirements for designated training dinners, prepare and communicate a game day oranges and lolly roster, complete and submit simple game sheet following each game – placed in box situated in each clubhouse.

Roster of duties for families

We have a Team App that helps advise when you need to help. It makes life very easy.

Orange and lolly roster – A roster will be prepared for each family to contribute cut up oranges for half time and a bag of lollies for their team for the end of the game.

Training dinners – Each team will provide dinner for the junior players and their families after each Thursday night training session – including clean up.  Each team will provide dinner approximately 2-3 times throughout the season.

Code of Behaviour

Cottesloe Rugby Club adheres to the club constitution and bylaws, including the code of conduct and supporting member policies.  For copies of the documents click here.

Cottesloe Rugby Club also adheres to the Australian Rugby Union’s ‘Code of Conduct’ and ‘Expectation of Behaviour Guidelines’ – for players, parents and coaches.  These guidelines ensure that all players and those involved receive optimum enjoyment of and benefit from the game of Rugby.  For more information please visit Rugby Australia's Code of Conduct.

End of Season Wrap Up

At the end of the season, a Rugby Wrap Up will be held at our clubhouse.  Presentations will be made to players and volunteers.  Each player receives a special comment from their own coach upon presentation of their season stripes. Parents can enjoy a drink from our bar and following the presentations, a pot-luck lunch is served for the whole family to enjoy while the kids run around and parents enjoy the stunning view.  And if we’re lucky, Milton and George will do their famous lolly drop! Date and details will be communicated later in the season.

SO, what do you need for your child to get started?

1.          Completed Registration

2.          Team Kit (this is included in your registration) – team shirt, shorts and socks

3.          Football boots

4.          Mouth guard