Monarch Blues Tag is a new and exciting non-contact format of Rugby League administered by NSWRL.
Blues Tag is an inclusive-style of Rugby League open to players from all backgrounds and abilities, with a focus on improving the players' fundamental skills – catching, passing and in-game communication.
Still in its infancy, Blues Tag offerings have seen an influx of new players and volunteers to Junior League clubs.
Monarch Blues Tag School Holiday Clinic (Boys and Girls, 9 to 17 years of age)
The NSWRL is hosting a Monarch Blues Tag Holiday Clinic at the NSW Rugby League Centre of Excellence at Sydney Olympic Park on Wednesday, 17 April.
Registrations will be open at 9.30am, with the clinic to run from 10-11.30am.
At just a $20 cost, all participants at the NSWRL Monarch Blues Tag School Holiday clinic will receive a T-Shirt, BBQ lunch and a tour of the NSWRL Centre of Excellence facilities to experience how professionals prepare for the State of Origin.
Monarch Blues Tag Club Contacts
|Balmain||Eastern Suburbs||Parramatta||Canterbury-Bankstown||Manly||North Sydney||St. George|
Carlingford Cougars (Boys 17s, Girls 13s)
0418 158 027
Clovelly (Girls 15s
0414 444 080
Fairfield Maulers United
0415 159 800
0419 400 573
0450 922 383
0439 242 744
Leichhardt Wanderers (Boys 17s)
0418 114 532
0410 413 061
0403 710 158
Manly Christian Brothers
0414 497 459
North Sydney Brothers
0418 620 221
0413 011 578
North Ryde Hawks (Boys 13s)
0488 008 572
0457 702 015
0419 880 399
Mona Vale Raiders
0400 075 514
Pennant Hills / Cherrybrook Stags
0438 607 279
0402 769 712
0405 332 679
0487 375 768
0421 630 721
Monarch Blues Tag Rules and Laws of the Game
Monarch Blues Tag is NSWRL-branded League Tag. For laws of the game, click here.
Monarch Blues Tag Coaching Information
All Blues Tag teams will need to have the appropriately accredited coach.
For teams U6-U12- coaches will need a current Modified Games Coach Accreditation- $25
For teams U13+- coaches will need a current international Games Coach Accreditation- $25
All coaching courses across Sydney can be found on the NRL Online Learning Centre, coaches can create an account if they have not competed an online course recently or log into their existing account.
Click here to visit the online learning centre.
For coaches with current accreditation, complete a FREE coaching Blues Tag online module here.
The NSW Government is helping kids get active with the new Active Kids program.
Parents, guardians and carers can apply for a voucher valued up to $100 per calendar year for each student enrolled in school.
The voucher may be used with a registered activity provider for registration, participation and membership costs for sport, fitness and active recreation activities.
The voucher can be used at any time during the calendar year it was issued.
To use the voucher, find a registered activity provider and present your voucher when you sign up.
To apply for a voucher, click here.
Monarch Blues Tag FAQs
What will our club get?
Your Junior League club will receive one set of tags per team, Monarch-branded match footballs and increased club membership.
What day are Monarch Blues Tag competitions played?
Days of play are dependent on the number of teams. in each Junior League district. Conference competitions are offered across districts and at this stage Blues Tag for girls will be played on Sundays in Cronulla, St George, Parramatta, Canterbury, Eastern Suburbs & Balmain. In Manly & Norths it will be played on Saturday afternoons from 1-3pm.
With an increase in number of clubs registering Monarch Blues Tag teams, the NSWRL is hopeful of offering localised competitions operating within existing Junior League districts.
When do competitions begin?
Competitions will begin on the weekend of 27-28 April, 2019 (Round 3 of the Junior League season).