Junior Rugby

Junior Rugby Registration is now open.

NPOB Rugby Club uses sporty.co.nz for online registration of its coaches, players and administrators – please use the following link to register your child to play for the club.



The Junior Grade playing subscription for 2024 are $50 and this goes towards the running costs associated with junior morning grade rugby. In addition, new players to the club are supplied free of charge:

  • Mouthguard
  • Socks
  • Club t-shirt 

Subscriptions can be paid as follows:

  • Cash
  • Online banking – if using this method please record:
    • Particulars – the child’s surname
    • Code – their name, or if more than one child, their initials
    • Reference – the grade they are playing in
    • Account Number: 15-3942-0005095-00


As of 2024, the New Zealand Rugby Union will use the year group at school to determine the grade a junior will play in:

2024 gradeSchool year groupPreviously called
Ferdie 1Year 1 rippaU6
Ferdie 2Year 2 rippaU7
Ferdie 3Year 3U8
Ferdie 4Year 4U9
Ferdie 5Year 5U10
Ferdie 6Year 6U11
Ferdie 7Year 7U12
Ferdie 8Year 8U13

The club is always in need of coaches and managers within the junior grade. If you wish to help out please make yourself known or contact Blake Morgan (021 681 015 | blakem@lbl.co.nz)

More information will follow prior to the season.