Listed are some Frequently Asked Questions that the Auckland Rugby League often receive:
Who actually runs the Auckland Rugby League?
For an explanation on the structure of the Auckland Rugby League and who runs the various football grade operations, go to Contact Us in the navigation menu of the website and click on either Board of Directors or Football Committee.
Why are there Cancellations?
Why are the “Standings” for Juniors and Seniors not always up to date?
Game results and team cards for Senior and Junior grades do not have to be submitted to the League for up to 10 days after the fixture has been played and as a result they can be appear 2 games behind the draw. As the game results are received from the club teams they are loaded into the system and the “Standings” updated. This are done on a daily basis.
Why is there no results or points kept for Educational Football?
Educational Football alternatively known as Mini and Mod Football is non competitive and is designed to allow players from U/6 to U/12 to develop their skills in the game. While points are awarded for tries scored in a game linked to passing and player involvement, no official competition points structure is kept.
Why do we have to go through our Club Secretary for official information?
All correspondence must come from your Club Secretary or Chairperson. Members do get offended when asked to follow this procedure but it is safeguard for all parties to have the matter sorted correctly thereby avoiding any misinterpretation or misinformation. Most queries or explanations you may require can be found on this website as the first reference.
Are there Team Registration Fees payable?
The Auckland Rugby League do not charge team registration entry fees. An annual registration and affiliation fee is set by the league and this is payable by the club. A club may however set a membership fee for players to cover costs for gear etc. The level of any membership fee is at the discretion of the respective club.
How are Representative team officials appointed?
The Auckland Rugby League annually appoint representative team officials and selectors for all representative, regional or zonal teams. Nominations are called through its website, memo’s to clubs (these are also published on its website) and dependant on the level of team, the national newspapers. Applications are open to any suitably qualified person who wishes to be involved at higher levels of football. All applicaions (with the exception of the Auckland Premier Representative team which is made by the Board of Directors) are considered by a sub-committee of the respective Management Committees in conjunction with the Football Development Department.