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While we still plan on having a small presence at the Small Blacks Courses throughout the province, the plan is to encourage coaches, managers & any keen parents, uncles, aunties, brothers or sisters to come along to an Associate Referee Course. We will be hosting three evenings across the province in early May. These will be practical courses focusing on the basics of refereeing rugby. This course will ensure you take the field to referee games with confidence and to ensure you have a good time while out in the middle.

 All Small Blacks rugby is refereed by Associate Referees as we currently do not have the resources to appoint a Registered Referee to junior rugby.

Wed 1st May: Hautapu Rugby Club, Cambridge, 7pm
Mon 6th May: Hamilton Old Boys, Hamilton 7pm
Wed 8th May: Te Awamutu Sports Rugby Club, Te Awamutu 7pm

Michael Winter
Referee Manager
Waikato Rugby Union E:

(Please ensure you have registered with your club as a coach or manager BEFORE filling in the Online Coaching Registration)

Small Blacks Junior Coaching (U13s) Registration
NEW AND EASY: This year Small Blacks will consist of 2 parts: 

  1. Register as a coach online through your club’s Sporty site and choose your practical Small Black course date
  2. Small Blacks Practical Session, you will be signed off on attendance of course.

IMPORTANT: YOU MUST COMPLETE ALL SECTIONS OF THE FORM AS ACCURATELY AS POSSIBLE. By completing this form, you are covered under the New Zealand Rugby Player Accident Insurance Scheme. The data gathered from this form allows your club, school, Provincial Union, Super Rugby Club and New Zealand Rugby to better manage the game.

All coaches and assistant coaches are required to attend a Small Blacks Coaching Workshop each season. Small Blacks is based on a number of key principles to help you improve player performance and keep them injury free. The interactive workshops will provide you with practical coaching tips and strategies. Please nominate below which course you intend to attend. You can update your selection at a later date if your preference changes.
To find your club go to:

* The MyRugby App is your official New Zealand Rugby Community App.
Follow the local teams you care about to find out about upcoming fixture information and previous score. And if you’re a team manager spend less time filling out and sending in paper teamsheets so you can spend more time on winning the game! * (PLEASE NOTE: Info will become available once draws and teams are established and uploaded). 
As MyRugby has been developed by New Zealand Rugby all player information and fixture information comes directly from, and is recorded to, the official National Rugby Database.
* How much does the MyRugby App cost? The MyRugby App is 100% FREE to download and use.
* Where can I get the MyRugby App? The App is available for both Apple and Android devices, use the appropriate links below for your device, or search directly for MyRugby wherever you normally get app for your phone.



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Gwynne Shield Rep Coach Applications Close

Small Blacks Catch up All. Venue: HOB Rugby Club. Time: 6pm-8pm

Small Blacks Catch up: Waikato Wide. Venue: Cambridge Time: 6pm-8pm

1 MAY:
Associate Referees Course: Hautapu Rugby Club, Cambridge, 7pm

3 MAY:
Small Blacks Catch up: Waikato Wide. Venue: SURF Time: 6-8pm

4 MAY:
Start of Junior Season

6 MAY:
Associate Referees Course: Hamilton Old Boys Rugby Club, Hamilton, 7pm

8 MAY:
Associate Referees Course: Te Awamutu Rugby Club, Te Awamutu, 7pm

10 MAY:
McKenzie Cup Rep Coach Applications Close

19 MAY:
Gwynne Shield U56kg rep trial 9am. Swarbrick Park, Frankton.
MacKenzie Cup Open Weight rep trial 9am. Swarbrick Park, Frankton.

26 MAY:
Hopuhopu 10 aside

Queens Birthday

19 June 
U45 Invitational Rep Coach Application Closes

Term 2 finishes

No rugby

22 JULY:
Term 3 starts

27 JULY:
Season resumes

18 or 31 AUGUST:
13th Grade final (TBC)

Semis and placings

Final WCJR


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