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Ashburton Celtic RFC celebrates 100 years - Reunion. Easter (Friday 2nd - Sunday 4th April 2021)


2020 Pre Season training for Open Grades has commenced. Tuesday and Thursday 6pm.



Clubs are requested to have EVERYONE involved with a team in 2020 to attend the relevant course BEFORE TEAMS PLAY

Wed March 18th (Amended date) - 7pm-8.30pm- Ash Showgrounds- Rugby Smart – ALL SENIOR B COACHES / Managers / Managers / Trainers / Referees

Wed March 18th – 7pm – 8.30pm – Ash Showgrounds- Rugby Smart 1stXv U18/ U16/ U14.5- - Coaches / Managers / Trainers / Referees

Thurs March 26th -7pm 8.30pm-Ash Showgrounds – Small Blacks – Under 13 - Coaches / Managers /Trainers / Referees

Fri March 27th – 11am – 12.30pm – Ash Showgrounds – Rugby Smart U14.5 – Senior – Daytime course for shift workers all RS grades

Thurs April 2nd -7pm-8.30pm- Ash Showgrounds -Small Blacks U11.5- Coaches / Managers /Trainers / Referees

Mon April 6th -7pm - 8.30pm Ash Showgrounds – Small Blacks U9- U10 Coaches / Managers /Trainers

Wed April 8th - 7pm-8.30pm – Ash Showgrounds- Small Blacks –U8 Coaches / Managers /Trainers

Wed April 22nd- 7pm - 8.30pm - Ash Showgrounds Small Blacks Rippa Grades (U6 & U7)- Coaches / Managers /Trainers

Wed April 29th – 7pm-8.30pm – Rugby Smart – Catch Up – All Grades U14.5 – Senior Coaches / Managers /Trainers / Referees

Fri May 1st – 11am-12.30pm – Ash Showgrounds – Small Blacks - Daytime course for shift workers all U6 – U13 Coaches / Managers /Trainers

Mon May 4h 7.00pm -Ash Showgrounds – Associate Referees Course – All Welcome

New Zealand Rugby Online Coach/ Manager Registration Information

In 2020 all coaches / managers / trainers in Mid Canterbury are actively encouraged to register online meaning they will be able to pre-complete their New Zealand Rugby coach registration form online through Sporty. Or their club website

A club admin can send an email with a unique link with the current seasons coach registration form to all last seasons registered coaches inside Sporty.

OR –

A coach can locate an online coach form unique to their club or school via an email from their club/ direct from their club website or download the SPORTY NZ App (from Android and Apple app stores) Then searching for their club – and clicking the register button .

Coaches are informed that they must attend a course within the online coach registration form .

Police vetting - Coaches can now complete the Police vetting consent form online within the NZR coach registration form. U6-U13 ONLY


Pre-Course -Complete Online Coach Registration Form- And Police Vetting Form -Either From Personalised Link Sent By Your Club

Or From Your Clubs Website- And Indicate Which Course You Will Be Attending

Bring 2 Forms Of Id To Course Just For Verification If Coaching Small Blacks Players

RUGBY SMART COACHES -U14.5 / u15’s / U16’s /U18’s /Colts /Senior A & B – HEARTLAND

Pre Course – Complete Online Registration Form and Online Quiz (Year 1 or Returning Coach_-   Either From Personalised Email Link Sent By Your Club Or From You Clubs Website - And Indicate Which Course You Will Be Attending

EVERYONE TO Bring 2 Forms of ID to Course For Verification

In 2020 Rugby Smart Coaches/ Managers/ Trainers /Referees will be directed to take an online component of Rugby Smart,

They need confirm the course they will be attending

Everyone still needs to attend the course to be signed off- NO EXCEPTIONS


2020 Dates - updated

Mens' Senior Competition - Commences, Saturday 28th March. There will be play over Easter and ANZAC with finals on Saturday 30th May.

B's - 28 March TBC (Easter game will be played mid week)

Women - 18 April 

Colts - 4 April

JAB - Muster Week Friday 20th March (details to follow) With competition U6 - U13, starting Saturday 2nd May. (After ANZAC and school holidays)

Teenage combined competition is pencilled in to begin on 25th April TBC

Teenage 10's Tournament is a proposed event to start on 4th April TBC

JAB 7aside 18th April TBC.

Primary Schools' Rippa will start Tueday 3rd March for 6 weeks. Information will be sent to your school. But can tell you that the last round will be played under lights :-)


Pre Season Friendlies - updated

Seniors and B's

14th March v Mackenzie Country - Home 1pm and 2.30pm

21st March v Pleasant Point- Home



21st March v Darfield - Away

28th March v St. Bedes - Home


28th March 10's Tournament - Queenstown

4th April 10's - ChCh

Sideline support at all matches encouraged.


4th April - Napier Marist U12 - Home