Please find below the 2021 Fixtures 

Round 1: Wednesday 21 July 2021
Round 2:  Wednesday 28 July 2021
Round 3: Wednesday 4 August 2021
Round 4: Wednesday 11 August 2021
Round 5: Wednesday 18 August 2021
Semi Finals: Wednesday 25 August 2021
Grand Finals: Wednesday 1 September 2021

2021 Rugby Match Day App will be used on smartphones: Click Here for More Information


Grades / Dispensations

  • Year 7 and 8 (1 July-30 June)  Year Born 2008 / 2009
  • Year 9 and 10 (1 July-30 June) Year Born 2006 / 2007

-     Opens: Under 18 (Calendar Year: 1 Jan – 31 Dec) Year Born 2005 / 2004 / 2003 (2005 year born requires dispensation)

(I) Players must be the correct age/grade in this Competition to ensure safety parameters are met.

(II) The cut-off date is the 30th June for Year 7 and 8 Grade and Year 9 & 10 Grade. The Under 18 Age Grade is based on Calendar Year (1 Jan-31 Dec). Therefore, a player who turns 17 in the 2021 calendar year can be registered as an Under 18 player (using the Two Year Window Policy).

(III) Please also refer to Rugby AU / QRU Policy on Movement between Age Grade. Note. Schools must prove to their satisfaction the eligibility of players to participate. Failure to confirm the eligibility will make the school and/or player liable to suspension.

(IV) Reference should also be made to RugbyAU's Age Grade Dispensation Policy.


             There is attached material, to print out, laminate and peg on 5m perimeter rope to remind parents and spectators.  Best practice.

QR Code Sign - Downs Attendance Register QR Code Sign - Downs Attendance Register (170 KB)

Apple 🍏 users:
Open the Settings app.
Tap Safari to open Safari Settings.
Tap AutoFill.
Turn on the Use Contact Info toggle switch.
Tap My Info.
Select your contact info. Then select ME, so their contact info is now enabled for AutoFill.
Android 🤖users:
The Autofill feature available for Android OS 8.0 and above. Enable the autofill service by navigating to Settings > System > Languages & input > Advanced > Input assistance > Autofill service.


2021 Rugby Match Day App will be used on smartphones: Click Here for More Information


Will be set up via Forms or Dropbox in 2021

Player Insurance

  1. Club Admin Lodge an Injury Report: Click Here
  2. Player or Family to make a claim: Click Here  (within 30 days of the injury being sustained)

-           What is Covered? https://ra.aon.com.au/players-officials/personal-injury

-           Programme Summary AON Insurance Coverage: https://ra.aon.com.au/RugbyAustralia/media/Rugby/RugbyDocuments/Rugby-National-Risk-Insurance-Programme-2020.doc

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Matt Hammond

General Manager 

Downs Rugby Limited