Yorkshire Leagues > Wakefield - Thornes Park Venue

Address: Thornes Park Athletics Track, Horbury Rd, Wakefield. WF2 8TY

Upcoming League Details

Spring

League Name Wakefield - Thornes Park
Venue Location Thornes Park
Competition Day Monday
Starting Date 13/02/2017
No. Of Games  8
Public Holidays or Weeks Skipped 0
End Date 03/04/2017
Free Taster Date Wakefield 06/02
Registration cut-off 07/02/2017
Surface Grass
Gender Mixed
Standard All Standards
Kick-off times Kick offs vary between 7pm and 8:30pm
Game length (mins) 40
Lighting type Permanent fixed
Individual Registration Cost £39.00
Team Registration Cost £330.00
Facilities Full changing rooms on site
Post Match Venue TBC
League Supervisor TBC
Transport links Car: From Wakefield City Centre follow the A642 (Westgate) towards Horbury.  The entrance is located off Horbury Road.
Train: Wakefield Westgate Station is a short 15-20minute walk from the venue.
Bus:  There is a bus stop (called: Flanshaw Horbury Rd Cross Lane) on Horbury Road outside the athletics track.  The following buses stop there: 116, 126, 127, 231, 232. 

Spring Leagues Now Open!

Registration is now open for our Spring Leagues which start from 13th February.  

After a Winter break, Spring will see the return of Monday night Tag!  The popular Leeds - Alwoodley league will be returning whilst we will also be welcoming a brand new mixed Wakefield - Thornes Park league.  This new league will be replacing the previous league at Oulton.  In addition to the Monday night leagues, we will also be running leagues at Bradford & Bingley (Tuesday), Leeds – John Smeaton (Cross Gates) (Tuesday) and Leeds – Weetwood Sports Park (Wednesday).  

With the start of the New Year and the days starting to getting longer and warmer as we head into Spring, what better time to get out on the Tag Rugby pitch! 

Registration for all the leagues is open to whole teams, part-teams (groups) and individual players who would like to be placed in a team. Team places are available strictly on a first to pay the deposit basis until a league sells out.

 

All leagues come with after match social venues so that you can socialise with your team mates and opposition. For specific information on each league, including pricing, please click on the blue league name in the schedule below. For more general information on Tag Rugby and how our leagues work please watch our ‘What is Tag Rugby?’ video to the right or see our FAQ section.  

 

Spring League Schedule 

Please click on the venue name in red in the table below to be taken to a page containing more details about the league including league costs and a map showing the location of the venue.

Venue Day Start Date Type of League Surface League Standard Space Remaining
Leeds - Alwoodley Monday 13/02/2017 Mixed Grass All Standards Space for additional teams, individual females and 4 individual males.
Wakefield - Thornes Park Monday 13/02/2017 Mixed Grass All Standards Space for additional teams, individual females and 2 individual males.
Leeds - John Smeaton (in partnership with the Leeds Rhinos Foundation) Tuesday 14/02/2017 Mixed Astro Turf All Standards Space for additional teams, individual females and 2 individual males.
Bradford & Bingley Tuesday 14/02/2017 Mixed 3G All Standards Space 1 additional team and individual females.
Leeds - Weetwood Sports Park Wednesday 15/02/2017 Mixed Astro Turf All Standards Full for teams, space for two individual females

Registration

Registration is open to whole teams, part-teams and individual players who would like to be placed in a team. Registration for the leagues closes at 11am five days before the respective league starting date unless space in a particular league is listed above. Team places are available on a first to pay the deposit basis, with current teams given a priority window until Monday 23rd January. However some of the venues are likely to sell out before the registration closing date.  In this instance team registrations will be confirmed on a first to pay the deposit basis. To register for any Try Tag Rugby Yorkshire league or event please click on one of the following links:

 

 

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 respective league starting date or whenever a league becomes full.

Tag Rugby Shorts

Official Try Tag Rugby shorts or Try Tag Rugby ladies' tights (or International Tag Federation approved brands) must be purchased before taking to the pitch in all Try Tag Rugby leagues. 

Tag shorts can always be bought from Try Tag Rugby staff by paying £12 in cash at all our leagues or events. Tag shorts (£12) and tights (£23) 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 shorts or Tag tights we allow in our leagues are brands sanctioned by the International Tag Federation (ITF) such are Oztag, SAS (NZ Tag Football) and ITRA (Ireland). Your shorts must have the Try Tag Rugby logo or the logo of one of the other ITF organisations on them to be allowed to be worn in our leagues. Homemade shorts, any other brands of shorts (both UK made or abroad) and Tag Rugby belts are strictly not allowed on safety and consistency grounds!

Weekend Tournaments, Festivals & Social Events

Try Tag Rugby Yorkshire and Try Tag Rugby in London are also running a number of weekend tournaments and festivals over the coming months.  If you are interested in attending any of these tournaments or events, please click on the following links for further information: 

Saturday 1st April 2017 – Wasps Tag Rugby Festival, London
Saturday 20th May 2017 – Big Day Out at the HSBC World Rugby Sevens
Saturday 3rd June 2017 – Try Tag Rugby Tournament @ Summer Social, London

Refereeing

As the number of teams in our leagues continues to grow, we are on the lookout for additional referees.  All levels of experience are welcome including those who have never refereed before.  We will provide free training where required.  Once trained up you can referee as little as one game a night or multiple games 4 nights a week.  For further details please click here.

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