Touch Competition

Welcome to the 2017/18 Dunsandel Touch Adult Competition

All teams should please be familiar with the following points.

Registration Form:
2017/18 Touch Rugby Registration Form available HERE. Please send your completed form to


The Weekly Draw will be on the club’s website


First night – Friday 6 October 2017
Friday 17 November 2017 – Canterbury Show Day – No Touch 
Christmas break-up – Christmas break-up – Friday 15 December 2017
Restart – Friday 26 January 2018
Final night- Friday 2 March 2018


Dunsandel Touch will be providing Touch Canterbury Accredited Referees for all grades this year. However there may be times where we will need to ask teams to help by providing a referee but we aim to keep this to a minimum. In order to maintain this high standard of refereeing the following is to be implemented for all referees:

  • Each team will pay the Referee $5 before the game ($10 in total to the referee from each game)
  • Each team has until the end of the night to give the Referee their team $5
  • If the team does not pay the referee then points will not be counted for that game.


All players must be in numbered, matching tops. Covered shoes are to be worn at all times or players will be asked to leave the field. Only plastic molded sprigs can be worn.


Games will commence at 6:30 pm


Teams are awarded the following points.

Win 3
Draw 2
Loss 1
Default 0

In the event of a ‘no show’, the present team is deemed winners by 0 – 0. Points are carried forward for seeding on Finals day. In the event 2 teams lie equal on the ladder, seeding will be determined by: – who beat who; – if still equal, most tries for;- if still equal, least tries against.


There is a maximum of 10 players per team. In the event of players moving away or no shows, registrations can be replaced. Each team must have at least two female players on the field at all times (this applies to all grades). Div 1 and Div 2 play six players per team.

Div 1, 2, 3 and 4: 2 x females/4 males on field, ie, 6 players on the field 

In the event of inclement weather the website will be updated and the team captain will receive a text. This will only happen if there are extreme weather conditions. The website will also be updated.


If a team needs to default which we hope will not happen very often as it impacts many people, defaults must be advised to Karen Stone on the Wednesday night before play.


Team registration is $150. Registration fees must be received before the first game of the season or the team will not be entered in the competition. Payment can be made via internet banking to the following account:

Dunsandel Touch 02 0860 0029962 00 / Put your team name as reference please

Rules of play:

Touch rules and code of conduct available on request on registration nights. Any queries to Karen Stone: or phone 027 344 8198. Best wishes for an enjoyable season.