• Pre-season training for the Norths Pirates is on Sunday, 4, 11 and 18 March 2018 at Tunks Park. This will be run by internal and external coaches. External coaches from Rugby Appeal.
  • On Sunday, 4 March 2018, Waratahs Development Officer will run Coach-the-Coaches session from 11am for existing and potential coaches. Come along to participate or watch. There will be a Pirate jumping castle to keep younger children entertained. 
  • Please contact the Age Group Coordinators or a Committee member should you have any queries. 
  • Prospective players are welcome to attend these sessions to get a feel for rugby union, with our Coaches running drills appropriate for each age group.
  • For an overview of rules for each age group, refer our Coaching & Age Group overview page http://www.northspirates.com/playing-info/coaching
  • Come along at 8am to purchase any Pirates gear you need or to chat to people to find out more or would like to volunteer your time. Norths Pirates Junior Rugby Club is completely run by volunteers, and it’s the efforts of everyone that ensure the seasons runs smoothly and the players have the most fun. Many of our young players also follow the example our parents set and volunteer themselves to help younger players, assist coaches with set up and pack up and help with the BBQ. 
Coaches will arrive at 8am for briefing and field set-up.  
  • U6, U7, U8, U9: 8:30-9:30am
  • U10s: 9:45-11.00am
  • U11s: 9:45-11.00am
  • U12s: 9:45-11:00am
  • U13s: TBA


  • The Club will have a BBQ, playing gear and raffle tickets on sale at pre-season training.
  • Look for the Pirates marquee near the playing shed close to Northbridge, at the western end of Tunks Park.
  • Playing gear is available for purchase via RugbyLink using credit card OR cash & cheque at pre-season training / age co-ordinator / team manager OR via direct debit to Norths Pirates Junior Rugby Club.

Pre-season games 

  • Sunday 25 March - U6-U16 gala day @ Boronia Oval, Hunters Hill

Round 1 & 2

  • Friday / Saturday/Sunday 6-8 April - Round 1
  • Friday/Saturday/Sunday 13-15 April - Round 2 (note: this is the 1st weekend of school holidays)