Grade 5-6 – First Kicks (Born 2015 or 2016)
Players born in the years 2015 or 2016 will play 8 rounds of football (weather permitting).
Games are played at Crown Park, Taupō on the small fields adjacent Invergarry Road (First Kicks Fields 1 – 6) (see location). Time to be confirmed. The group spends the first half of the session doing fun activities (every player has a ball), and the second half of the session includes 3 * 8 minute games of 5 a-side (no goalie). Players are put into teams on the day.
Wear clothes that allow them to run around easily, preferably shorts or tracksuit pants. The club colours are royal blue (if you’re buying shorts with the view to reusing them next year). These can be bought from Rebel Sports or with the Club Logo through the Merchandise tab, above).
Players will be allocated a Strip (Football Shirt). Players can wear a base layer or long sleeve underneath this.
Long socks and shin-pads are preferable. Football boots are preferable to gym/ running shoes.
Players will be allocated a green or yellow bib for the purposes of playing games (to be returned following each game). There are no mid-week practices for First Kicks, and no regular playing teams.
2021 Fees are $55
We welcome volunteers in all areas and you can expect a refund of all or part of your fees by getting involved as a coach or volunteering at events such as Ironman, cycle challenge and other events – please get in touch for more details. As a community club we understand that not all registration fees are able to be paid in one hit. As such, please get in touch if you need to pay by instalments – we’re here to help if we can.