Thames Valley Leagues > Reading Venue

Upcoming League Details

Season Summer 2019
Official League Name     Reading
Venue Rams RFC (Rounds 1 - 3 will be played at Woodford Park Leisure Centre)
Night / Day Monday
Register Join a Team Register a Team
Individual Cost £45.00
Team Cost £390.00
17-day early bird window N/A
Registration cut-off (if league not sold out) 24/07/2019 11:00am
Start date 29/07/2019
End date 23/09/2019
Session breakdown Season fee covers 8 sessions.
Total no. of sessions 8
League matches 8
Additional non league sessions N/A
Day, date & details of non league sessions (Tag Rugby coaching sessions, Tag Rugby Fitness Sessions or Turn up & Play Sessions) N/A
Public Holidays 1
Dates skipped due to holidays or other reasons 26/08/2019 Bank Holiday 
Byes None
Pre-season Free Taster Session Date Woodford Park Leisure Centre - 22/07/2019 - 7pm
Surface Grass
Gender Mixed
Players per side 7 (4 males and 3 females)
Standard All standards
Kick-off times Kick-offs vary between 6:45pm and 40 minutes before sunset. Ask prior to registering if your team requires early of late kick-offs. 
Game length 40 minutes
Lighting type Natural light & permanent fixed floodlights
Facilities Full changing facilities
Post game social venue & information Redingensians - Redingensians RFC Clubhouse
Woodford Park Leisure Centre - TBC
Transport Links  
Further information Boots with metal studs are not permitted.
Rounds 1 - 3 will be played at Woodford Park, Leisure Centre. Rounds 4-8 will be played at Rams RFC.

Early Summer

Season Early Summer 2019
Official League Name Reading
Venue Name University of Reading Sports Park (Map)
Night / Day Monday 
Registration Opening Date Registration Now Open
Start Date 20/05/2019
End Date 22/07/2019
17 Day Early Bird Window N/A
Registration Cut-Off (if league not sold out) 14/05/2019
Total No. of Sessions* 9
League Matches* 9
Additional Non League Sessions 0
Day, Date & Details of Non League Sessions N/A
Public Holidays 1
Dates Skipped Due to Holidays or Other Reasons 27/05/2019
Byes 0
Pre Season Free Taster Session Date 13/05/2019
Surface Grass
Gender Mixed
Players Per Side 7 (4 males and 3 females)
Beginner Grade New Players Welcome
Standard All Standards
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
Lighting Type Natural
Registration Cost to Join a Team £47.00
Team Registration Cost £440.00
Facilities None
Post Game Social Venue Queens Head
Transport links Parking Available
Further Information Boots with metal studs are not permitted.

The Try Tag Rugby Thames Valley Summer Leagues are now open for registration. Leagues will be running in Reading (Monday) and Oxford (Wednesday).

The start dates for the leagues are Wednesday 24th July for the Oxford League and Monday 29th July for the Reading League. 

New players and teams of all skill and fitness levels (from beginners to experienced Rugby players) are welcome to join both the leagues. 
 There will be a friendly League Organiser at the venue to go through the rules with any new players on your first night.

Games in both leagues will be 40 minutes long and played in the mixed 7-a-side format with a maximum of 4 males on the pitch.

Registration 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.

Both leagues come with post-match social venues so that you can socialise with your team mates and opposition.

Specific details for the leagues vary, therefore please click on the league names in red in the table below for specific information on each league including pricing. 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.

If you are unsure or would just prefer to give it a try first before deciding whether to sign up for a league we have Free Taster Sessions taking place in Oxford on Wednesday 17th July and in Reading on Monday 22nd July. Click here to sign up for a session.    


Summer League Details

League Name Day Start Date No. Of Games Players Per Side Gender Surface Standard Registration
Reading  Mon 29/07/2019 8 7 Mixed (4 male & 3 Female) Grass Beginner/Intermediate and A Grade

Registration for teams and individuals open

Join a Team Register a Team

Oxford Mon 24/07/2019 7 7 Mixed (4 male & 3 Female) Grass All Standards

Registration for teams and individuals open

Join a Team Register a Team

Registration

Registration is open to whole teams, part-teams (groups) and players looking to join a team. Please note the following:

  • Registration generally closes at 11am five working days prior to the league commencing. 
  • Registration for leagues may still be possible after this date if space remains, available space will be displayed in the tables above.
  • Team places are available strictly on a first to pay the £100 deposit basis until a league sells out.
  • Players joining on their own or with a small number of friends can apply to join a team. Places are available only when the fee to join a team has been paid.

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. 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 both the number of teams and number of venues 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 like 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.  Please also follow Try Tag Rugby Thames Valley on Twitter and Instagram.

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