Thames Valley Leagues

2017 Reading Spring League

The Reading (Sonning) spring league is again running at Redingensians RFC, with the new season set to kick-off on Monday 27th February. A free taster session is scheduled for February 20th. Building on the success of 2016 where the league regularly ran with two divisions, spring 2017 is expected to be our biggest season yet. 

Redingensians has recently renovated first class facilities, including well looked after Rugby pitches, full changing facilities and an on site bar. The club house has a large balcony (see photo below), perfect for a cool drink after playing Tag Rugby! Parking is available on site.

The Reading league is very social with teams regularly mixing in the bar over a drink or bite to eat after stepping off the field. New players and teams of all skill and fitness levels (from beginners to experienced Rugby players) join the league regularly, being made extremely welcome. 

 

 

Read on for details about the Reading league.

Spring League details

League Name Reading (Sonning)
Venue Location Redingensians RFC
Competition Day Monday
Starting Date 27/02/2017
No. Of Games  8
Public Holidays or Weeks Skipped 1
Dates skipped 17/04/2017
End Date 24/04/2017
Free taster session 20/02/2017
Registration cut-off 22/02/2017 11AM
Surface Grass
Gender Mixed
Players per side 7
Standard Beginner / intermediate grade & A grade
Kick-off times 6.45pm, 7.30pm and 8.15pm
Game length (mins) 40
Lighting type Permanent fixed
Individual Registration Cost £45.00
Team Registration Cost £370.00
Changing Facilities Full changing rooms available
Post Match Venue Redingensians onsite bar
Transport Links Parking available.
Further information  

Early Summer Leagues

Registration for the Reading (Sonning) Monday night early summer league beginning on May 8th will open in early March. In 2017 we are excited to announce a second Reading league, taking place at our Reading Central venue, Kings Meadow on Thursday evenings in both the mixed and men's format. Registration is now open.

League Name Reading (Central)
Venue Location Kings Meadow
Competition Day Thurs
Starting Date 27/04/17
No. Of Games  8
Public Holidays or Weeks Skipped 0
Dates skipped None
End Date 15/06/17
Free taster session 13/04/17
Registration cut-off 22/04/2017 11AM
Surface Grass
Gender Mixed division or Men's division
Players per side 7 (4 males & 3 females for mixed)
Standard Beginner to intermediate standard
Kick-off times Kick-offs vary between 6.45pm and 40 minutes before sunset. Ask prior to registering if your team requires early or late kick-offs
Game length (mins) 40 (games in round 1 may be slightly shorter due to early sunset times)
Lighting type Natural light
Individual Registration Cost   £45.00 
Team Registration Cost   £370.00 
Changing Facilities None
Post Match Venue The Walkabout (TBC)
Transport Links 5 minutes walk from Reading train and bus station
Further information  

 

Registration

Registration is open to whole teams, part-teams and individual players who'd like to be placed in a team.

 

 

Note: Any team organisers looking to re-register an existing team should login to their account here, and re-enter the team for a new league through the my teams tab on your player dashboard. 

 

 

 

 

All team registrations are not confirmed until a deposit payment of £100 has been paid. For players registering individually, your place is not confirmed until the full registration fee has been paid. Registration closes six days before the league starting date or whenever the league becomes full.

Don't leave confirming your registration until the last minute or your team may miss out!

Tag Rugby Shorts

Official Try Tag Rugby shorts or Try Tag Rugby ladies' tights are essential equipment for playing the game, and must be purchased before taking to the pitch in all Try Tag Rugby competitions. Shorts can always be bought from Try Tag Rugby staff by paying £12 in cash at all our leagues or events. Shorts (£12), short tights (£23) & mid length tights (£26) can also be purchased in our online shop, to be either picked up at your venue or to be posted out. If you already have a pair of Tag Rugby shorts or Tag Rugby tights, please note due to safety reasons (ie length of the shorts being longer than the tags) and consistency (ie strength and location of the Velcro patch) the only other brands of Tag Rugby shorts or Tag Rugby tights we allow in our leagues are brands sanctioned by the International Tag Federation such are Oztag, SAS (NZ Tag Football) and ITRA (Ireland). Homemade shorts, any other brands of shorts and Tag Rugby belts are strictly not allowed!

Refereeing

As the number of teams in our leagues continues to grow, we are on the lookout for experienced players or people with experience of refereeing other sports to get involved as referees. For further details and to find out about upcoming referee's workshops click here.  

Social Media

Don't forget to join the Try Tag Rugby Thames Valley Facebook Page to keep up-to-date with all Try Tag Rugby news and interact with other players in the league.

Tournaments, Festivals & Social Events

Friday 7th April 2017 - Corporate Challenge Thames Valley

 

Reading King's Meadow

Days:
Thursday
Type:
Mixed, Men's, All Categories
Seasons:
Early Summer 2017
League Detail & Registration

Redingensians

Days:
Monday, Friday
Type:
Mixed
Seasons:
Spring 2017, Early Summer 2017
League Detail & Registration

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