Information and Conditions of Entry


WINTER 2021 – Adult Comps

Cox’s Bay (Snr) Winter Touch – Cox’s Bay Reserve

SUNDAY MID-MORNINGS

Start, Finals and Holiday Break Dates

Entry Fee

Capacity

  • Grades for MENS Open & Social, MIXED Open & Social, Masters (+35) and Womens.
  • 2 Players under 35 allowed on the pitch in Masters grade.
  • Children u12 count as female / over 35 in the mixed Grade.
  • Open Grades Mixed 3:3 and in the Social Mixed 4:2 (Male Female Ratio)
  • Weekly Referees Fees are included in fees.
  • Dates MAY – 9, 16, 23, 30 – (Grading) / JUNE – 13, 20, 27 / JULY – 4,11,18, 25, AUG – 1,8,15, 22nd Finals
  • Enter a Team: Click Here

15 Weeks

Starts on the 9th May – 22nd August 2021

 

Break over Queen’s Birthday (6th June)

$750

(Includes Refs Fees)

60 Teams

Newmarket Touch – St Peter’s College (Autumn & Winter 2021)

MONDAYS NIGHTS

Start, Finals and Holiday Break Dates

Entry Fee

Capacity

  • Set to start on Monday 19th April – 12 Weeks of Autumn Touch
  • Newmarket Touch is an INVITE ONLY competition. NEW and EXISTING TEAMS must still Enter online now, to be placed on the Waiting / Consideration list.
  • This competition is hosted on the awesome artificial pitch at St Peter’s College.
  • This is a 5 aside competition as the pitches are slightly narrower.
  • Grades for MENS & MIXED.
  • Mixed Grade Ratio – 3:2 Male to Female on field. 1 point for female touchdown.
  • Weekly Referees Fees are included in fees.
  • There is a no-cancellation policy as it is impossible to close down artificial pitches due to rain.
  • Turbo takes place the same evening as Touch. St Peter’s Gymnasium
  • Enter a Team: Click Here

2*12 Weeks

 

Autumn Comp

Starts on the 19th April – 12th July 2021

Break over Queen’s Birthday (7th June)

 

Winter Comp

Starts on the 26th July – 11th October 2021

 

$660

(Includes Refs Fees) per 12 week Comp

30 Teams

North Shore Touch – Westlake Girls High

THURSDAYS NIGHTS

Start, Finals and Holiday Break Dates

Entry Fee

Capacity

  • This NEW competition is hosted on the awesome artificial pitch at Westlake Girls High School.
  • Set to start on Thursday 29th April – 12 Weeks of Autumn Touch.
  • This is a 5 aside competition as the pitches are slightly narrower.
  • Grades for MENS & MIXED.
  • Mixed Grade Ratio – 3:2 Male to Female on field. 1 point for female touchdown.
  • Weekly Referees Fees are included in fees.
  • There is a no-cancellation policy as it is impossible to close artificial pitches due to rain.
  • Turbo takes place the same evening as Touch. Westlake Girls Covered Courts.
  • Enter a Team: Click Here

11 Weeks

 

Starts on the 29thApril – 7th July 2021

 

 

$660

(Includes Refs Fees)

30 Teams

WINTER 2021 – Juniors Comp

Cox’s Bay (Jnr) Winter Touch – Cox’s Bay Reserve

SUNDAYS MID-MORNINGS

Start, Finals and Holiday Break Dates

Entry Fee

Capacity

  • Junior Winter Touch Starts on the 16th May 2021 for 7 weeks finishing on the 20th June 2021. 2nd Comp starts on the 4th July 2021.
  • This competition is NEW and open to schools, Clubs and Non-school junior teams to enter.
  • Grades for U9, U11 & U13
  • Time slots – TBC
  • Separate Grades for Boys and Girls. 
  • U9 Teams play half field (5 aside) and U11 & U13 play full field (6 aside).
  • Affiliated Module – Touch NZ & Auckland Touch
  • Enter a Team: Click Here

2*7 Weeks

1st Comp

Starts on the 9th May – 20th June 2021

 

2nd Comp

Starts on the 4th July – 15th August 2021

$260

(Includes Refs Fees) per 7 Week Comp

60 Teams

SUMMER TOUCH SEASON – 2021/22 Adult Comps

Auckland CBD – Victoria Park

MONDAY NIGHTS

Start, Finals and Xmas Break Dates Entry Fee Capacity
Strictly Corporate Competition

  • 5pm After Work Mixed
  • Corporate Mixed and Mens
  • 5:00pm 5:35pm 6:10pm 6:40pm 7:20pm 7:55pm
14 Weeks
Dates:19 Oct to 21 Dec 2020 (Break) 11 Jan to 22 March 2021
Break – Labour Day, Waitangi, Auckland Anniversary. OUTDOOR TURBO TOUCH COMP – Click here
$750(Includes Refs Fees) 100 Teams

Westmere – Cox’s Bay

MONDAY NIGHTS

Start, Finals and Xmas Break Dates Entry Fee Capacity
  • Mens and Mixed Open
  • Elite and Social levels
  • 5:40pm 6:20pm 7:00pm 7:40pm
14 Weeks
Dates: 2 Nov to 21 Dec 2020 (Break) 19 Jan to 15 March 2021. Break – Labour Day, Waitangi, Auckland Anniversary
$750 (Includes Refs Fees) 66 Teams

Mt Eden – Auckland Grammar School

TUESDAY

Start, Finals and Xmas Break Dates Entry Fee Capacity
  • Men’s and Mixed Social
  • AGS Awesome Footy Fields
  • 5:40pm 6:20pm 7:00pm 7:40pm
14 Weeks
Dates: 27 Oct to 15 Dec 2020 (Break) 19 Jan to 9 March 2021
$750(Includes Refs Fees) 40 teams

Auckland CBD – Vic Park Lunch

TUESDAY LUNCH

Start, Finals and Xmas Break Dates Entry Fee Capacity
  • Mixed & Very Social Mens
  • 12:10pm 12:45pm and 13:20pm
Three 8-9 Week Seasons per Annum
Winter: 28 July – 15 Sept / Spring: 13 Oct – 15 Dec / Summer 2021: 19 Jan – 23 March
Entry Fee $400 per 9 week comp Capacity 18 teams

Airport / Manukau Rovers – Williams Park

TUESDAY NIGHT

Start, Finals and Xmas Break Dates Entry Fee Capacity
  • Mixed and Mens Social
  • 6:20pm 7:00pm 7:40pm
  • Junior Comp in Afternoon (Term 4)
14 Week season
27 Oct to 15 Dec 2020 (Break) 19 Jan to 2 March 2021
$600 per season (Includes Refs Fees) 24 Teams

Mt Roskill – Fearon Park

WEDNESDAY NIGHT

Start, Finals and Xmas Break Dates Entry Fee Capacity
  • Mixed Social and Mens Social – Family
  • 6:20pm 7:00pm 7:40pm 8:20pm
  • Junior Comp in Afternoon
14 Week season
28 Oct to 16 Dec 2020 (Break) 13 Jan to 3 March 2021
$600 per season (Includes Refs Fees) 24 Teams

Massey – Moire Park

WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY NIGHT

Start, Finals and Xmas Break Dates Entry Fee Capacity
  • Wed – Mens, Mens Over 40’s & Mixed Open
  • Thurs – Mixed Social
  • 6:20pm, 7:00pm and 7:40pm
14 Weeks
Dates: 28/29 Oct to 16/17 Dec 2020 (Break) 13/14 Jan to 3/4 March 2021
$650 (including Referee Fees) 36 teams, per night

Epsom – Cornwall Park

WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY NIGHT

Start, Finals and Xmas Break Dates Entry Fee Capacity
  • Wed – Mens and Mixed Open
  • Thurs – Mixed Social & MASTERS
  • 6:00pm 6:35pm 7:10pm 7:45pm
15 Weeks
Dates:22/23 Oct to 18/19 Dec 2020 (Break) 14/15 Jan to 11/12 March 2021
$750 including referee fees 48 teams per evening

Orakei – Grammar-Tec

THURSDAY

Start, Finals and Xmas Break Dates Entry Fee Capacity
  • Best Comp in the Eastern Bays
  • Evening Grades for Mens, Masters and Mixed Social
  • Junior Comp in afternoon (Term1)
14 Weeks
29 Oct to 17 Dec 2020 (Break) 14 Jan to 3 March 2021
$700 – Includes Refs Fees 36 teams

Panmure – Marist Auckland RFC

FRIDAY Evening – NEW!!

Start, Finals and Xmas Break Dates Entry Fee Capacity
  • Evening Grades for Mens and Mixed Social
  • 6:20pm 7:00pm 7:40pm 8:20pm
  • Junior Grades in Term 4 each year
14 Weeks
30 Oct to 11 Dec 2020 (Break) 15 Jan to 4 March 2021
$600 – Includes Refs Fees 18 teams

Grey Lynn / Richmond- Grey Lynn Park

FRIDAY Evening – NEW!!

Start, Finals and Xmas Break Dates Entry Fee Capacity
  • Masters, Mens, Mixed (Open and Social)
  • Junior Grades in Term 4 each year
14 Weeks
Dates:30 Oct to 11 Dec 2020 (Break) 15 Jan to 4 March 2021
Entry Fee $600 per team Capacity 24

 

JUNIOR TOUCH

Airport / Mangere Junior Touch

Tuesday Afternoons Term 4 Only

Start, Finals and Breaks Dates Entry Fee Capacity
Hosted at Manukau Rovers RFC Williams Park
Yr 1&2 4:00pm / 4:30pm
Yr 3&4 4:30pm / 5:00pm
Yr 5&6 5:05pm / 5:40pm
yr 5-8 5:40pm
2 * 7 Week Competition (Term 4 and Term 1)
Term 4: 27th Oct to 15 Dec 2020 / Term 1: 9 Feb to 23 March 2021
$250(Per 7 week competition) 80 Teams

Norwest Junior Touch

Wednesday Afternoons Term 1& 4

Start, Finals and Breaks Dates Entry Fee Capacity
Massey RFC – Supported by all schools in North West Auckland.
Yr 1&2 4:00pm / 4:30pm
Yr 3&4 4:30pm / 5:00pm
Yr 5&6 5:05pm / 5:40pm
yr 5-8 5:40pm
2 * 7 Week Competition (Term 4 & Term 1)
Term 4: 28th Oct to 9 Dec 2020 / Term 1: 10 Feb to 24 March 2021
$250(Per 7 week competition) 80 Teams

Sandringham / Central Junior Touch

Wednesday Afternoons Term 4 & 1 

Start, Finals and Breaks Dates Entry Fee Capacity

Awesome participation orientated Junior Competition for schools and mates teams
Yr 1&2 4:00pm / 4:30pm
Yr 3&4 4:30pm / 5:00pm
Yr 5&6 5:05pm / 5:40pm
yr 5-8 5:40pm

2 * 7 Week Competition (Term 4 &Term 1)
Term 4: 28th Oct to 9 Dec 2020 / Term 1: 10 Feb to 24 March 2021
$260
(Per 7 week competition)
60 Teams

Orakei Junior Touch

Thursday Afternoons – Term 1 Only 

Start, Finals and Breaks Dates Entry Fee Capacity
Thursdays Term 1 Junior Touch – Eastern Suburbs. 
Yr 1&2 4pm / 4:30pm
Yr 3&4 4:30pm / 5pm
Yr 5&6 5:05pm / 5:40pm
yr 5-8 5:40pm
2 * 7 Week Competitions (Term 1)
Term 2021: 18 Feb to 25 March 2021
$260
(Per 6 week competition)
32 Teams
       
       
       
       

 

QUICK TERMS AND CONDITIONS

ETHOS

  • TouchRugby.co.nz is striving to become Auckland’s Favourite Summer “Pass-time” provider.
  • We encourage a fun, positive community based experience at your local Rugby club or park.
  • Over-competitive teams, who abuse referees and belittle opponents, can join other sports competitions.
  • We have a great prize-pool for Winners, but do not award cash prizes.
  • All teams and players must have kit and must be registered online.

PAYMENTS

  • Payments can be accepted in Cash (in a marked envelope)
  • By Direct Credit into touchrugby.co.nz – ASB – 12-30530608734-00
  • “Online, by credit card” using STRIPE or PAYPAL and available to registered players. This will incur a 3% PAYPAL fee.
  • Unless otherwise arranged, a deposit of $50- $100 will be required to secure your entry (will be confirmed on entry)
  • Please make sure you include your team name as a reference when making payments.
  • Fees should be settled in FULL by at least the 2nd week of competition.

DISCOUNTS

  • If a team enters two or more teams a 10% discount may be offered per team entering. (This remains at the sole discretion of the organisers and depends on space in each of the respective competitions).

MIXED TOUCH VARIATIONS

Victoria Park (Auckland CBD) – Monday Night and Lunch

  • Corporate and 5pm Mixed – (Minimum of 2 females on the pitch)
  • 2 Points for a female touchdown on Monday nights. 1 point for a female try at Lunch Time Touch.

Manukau Rovers/ Magere, Mt Eden/ Auckland Grammar, Massey, Mt Roskill, Grey Lynn

  • Tuesday Manukau Rovers – (Minimum of 2 females on the pitch) – 1 point for a female try
  • Tuesday Auckland Grammar – (Minimum of 2 females on the pitch) – 1 point for a female try
  • Wednesday Cornwall & Mt Roskill – (Minimum of 2 females on the pitch) – 1 point for a female try
  • Thursday Massey, Cornwall and Orakei – (Minimum of 2 females on the pitch) – 1 point for a female try
  • Massey Wednesday – (Mixed Open – Max of 3 males on the pitch) – 1 point for a female try.

Coxes Bay

  • Mixed A, B & C (Maximum of 3 males on the pitch) – Conventional Mixed Rules
  • Mixed Social Grade (only) at Coxes Bay will be allowed to play 4:2 Mixed Ratio

MEN’S MASTERS  RULES

Mt Roskill – Eden RFC – Thursday

Moire Park – Massey RFC -Wednesday Evening

Orakei Domain – Grammar Tec – Thursday Evening

  • 40 years is the Master’s age limit
  • Teams may field more than 1 Youngster, but only 1 on the field at any one time
  • If there are insufficient teams to make a grade, MENS SOCIAL TEAMS may be allowed to participate

FINE PRINT

Below are the terms and conditions of business by which Touchrugby.co.nz accepts participants to their events. Participants include individuals and teams who wish to take part in any Touchrugby.co.nz competition. We do not accept participants on any other terms. These conditions do not affect your statutory rights.

  1. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION

    1. When a team joins a TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ league either by phone, internet or post they are forming a contract subject to these Terms and Conditions with TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ and are committing to the duration of at least one season, or 10 weeks, whichever is the longer period.
    2. Participants agree to abide by the League and Playing Rules as published on the website and sent to the nominated captain upon entry.
    3. TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ reserve the right to refuse entry of any Participant, team or organisation from its competition without giving a reason; or exclude any Participant, team or organisation from its competition for breaches of these Conditions or of the Playing Rules or in respect of any misconduct whatsoever by its team Participants or supporters or associates of the same.
  2. REGISTRATION NUMBERS AND PLAYING NUMBERS

    1. Entries will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.
    2. A set number of teams can be accepted into the competition and any Teams that miss out will be placed on a waiting list.
    3. Teams may register up to 16 players* (exceptions may be granted).
    4. All Team captains are responsible for having their Team Registration entered on-line.
    5. Players must play at least four games for their team to be eligible to participate in semi-finals and finals.
  3. PAYMENT CONDITIONS

    1. The game fee, as stipulated in the QUICK INFORMATION section of these terms and Conditions shall be determined by TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ, this may change from time to time. A deposit may be required to secure your spot in the competition.
    2. The match fees are payable before the 2nd week of competition, unless an alternative arrangement is made in writing with administrator.
    3. Payments can be made;
      1. By Direct Credit into Acc: Sportsman Sanza: ASB – 12-30530608734-00 Please make sure you include your team name, or reference number, as a reference otherwise we will not be able to match the payment up to your team.
      2. “Cash on the night” direct to league manager
      3. “Online, by credit card” using PAYPAL / Stripe and available to registered players.
    4. A GST Tax Invoice will be issued if specifically requested by the team.
    5. Any leniency granted in this regard does not jeopardise our rights to claim this money in the event of non-payment.
    6. If the full match fee is not received before the season, for any reason, TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ maintains the right to implement the ‘No Pay – No Result’ procedure.
    7. League Fees are not refundable; however should a suitable, paying replacement team be found management will be in a position to offer a refund.
    8. Any outstanding monies will be forwarded to Debt Collection Agency for collection. Any collection costs charged by the Agency will not be the responsibility of TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ and will be liable by the Captain / Manager
    9. The team captain is responsible for all team underpayments and match fee arrears.
    10. TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ reserve the right to withhold any trophies and prizes from teams that have monies owing from debt accrued throughout any season(s).
  4. DRAWS & RESULTS

    1. Draws & Results will be published on the website of the competition.
    2. All games will be confirmed via email / and or txt. There may be times that the draws will be delayed for reasons such as new rounds and semis/finals. We appreciate your patience and understanding at this time.
    3. Game times change from time and thus while the entire season’s draw is on the website, management reserve the right to make week to week amendments.
    4. Management will endeavour to have results published within 12 hours after the game and will endeavour to have the correct draws displayed at least 4 days before play.
  5. REFEREEING

    1. The captain is wholly responsible for his / her team’s conduct towards the referee.
    2. TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ will not tolerate referee abuse and any infringement of the referees rights could lead to the guilty player being banned from the season with no refund.
    3. Experienced Referees will be provided and the Referee’s decision is binding and final.
    4. If you are interested in becoming a Referee please contact us.
  6. UNIFORM

    1. All players must wear an identical coloured playing shirts. It is not compulsory that these shirts must have numbers, except where stated. Suitable footwear must be worn.
    2. No spikes, rugby boots (with removable sprigs) and boots with metal cleats are allowed.
    3. Teams have 2 weeks grace from the first playing night to have regulation shirts, after which teams will forfeit points and/or will not be allowed to take the field. This will be monitored.
    4. *An exception may be granted by management but this is not a right.
  7. COMPETITION FORMAT & RULES

    1. Please adhere to the Playing rules as published on the TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ website.
    2. In mixed social games, 2 points may be awarded for a female try. Refer to specific Comp Rules.
    3. The season will consist of:
      1. Grading rounds. These can range from as many as 1-5 weeks
      2. Competition rounds. Usually 3-8 weeks but may vary due to team numbers
      3. Semi-finals night. All teams play on this night
      4. Finals. All teams play on this night
    4. Time slots will be btw 35-40 minutes, unless otherwise stipulated such as at Victoria Park, Cornwall Park, Newmarket etc.
  8. DEFAULTS

    1. If a team is absent for a fixture without giving proper notice the opposition shall be awarded the game.
    2. Defaults are taken seriously as this is not fair on the opposition, Referee or On-field Co-ordinator.
    3. If your team is going to default a game you must give TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ at least 24 hours notice.
    4. A full match fee may be imposed on teams that do not give sufficient, or any, notice
    5. If your team is short of players, TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ recommends your team show up for a friendly game. The Module Co-ordinator/Referee will try to help find fill-ins. No team likes showing up to find they have travelled to the game to find no game at all, please be considerate.
    6. Please note: A team will be considered to have defaulted should they not field a team within the first ten minute period of the game. For every two minutes that a team is late, one touchdown will be awarded against that team to a maximum of five touchdowns.
    7. If your opposing team has defaulted, TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ will arrange a friendly game and will award a 5-0 Victory.
  9. POINTS SYSTEM

    1. Points – 4 for a win, 2 for a draw, 1 for a loss, 0 for a default
    2. If at the end of the qualifying round two teams have equal points,
    3. The difference between the points scored for and those scored against will be collated and the team with the highest point’s differential will be placed ahead.
    4. If still undecided, points scored for will be divided by the points scored against and the team with the highest point’s differential will be placed ahead.
    5. The team who beat the other team will be placed ahead.
  10. FIRST AID

    1. The On-field Co-ordinator will have a First Aid Kit for emergencies.
    2. It is the responsibility of the teams to provide their own strapping tape and Ice Packs.
  11. CANCELLATIONS

    1. Touchrugby.co.nz does NOT cancel because of cold weather and rain.
    2. Touchrugby.co.za may cancel due to Covid Lockdown restrictions and will notify teams via the website and/ or Facebook page.
  12. DISPUTES/DISCIPLINE

    1. Due to the social and fun nature of our competitions, protests and appeals are a rarity. Most matters can usually be dealt with without having to a formal procedure.
    2. An automatic two game suspension can be placed on any player who is ordered off the field by a Referee.
    3. Three “sin bins” on any one player can result in an automatic two game suspension.
      TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ reserves the right to suspend any player whose conduct is in breach of the spirit of the game.
    4. Protests and appeals must be submitted within 24 hours of the completion of the game or 30 minutes in events where 24 hours is not applicable i.e. finals.
    5. Any issues with the management of the competition, grounds or other issues outside of general competition queries can be addressed to Competition Organiser – admin@touchrugby.co.nz or 021 2493678.
  13. PRIZEGIVING

    1. Prize-giving will be held after the finals on that respective night.
    2. Prize-Giving Venues will be confirmed closer to the time.
    3. Remember team members will only receive a prize if they are at the prize-giving! Be There!
    4. Any monies owed which are not covered by the team deposit shall be collected via the credit card.
  14. HEALTH & SAFETY

    1. All participants understand that these events are contact sports and contain an element of risk to the person participating.
    2. TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ takes care to select suitable and safe venues and able referees. But all participants agree and understand that TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ does not own or have exclusive occupation of premises used for Competition Fixtures; has little or no control in respect of persons admitted to premises (including adjacent pitches and surrounding perimeters) during Competitions and have little or no control as to how premises are used and left before and / or after Competitions.
    3. Team Captains are responsible for ensuring that they do not allow their team Participants to commence a game until and unless satisfied that the surface and other conditions are safe for the activity in question having due regard to the characteristics of their team Participants.
    4. Participants must report to TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ at the earliest opportunity any perceived dangers, violence (or threats of the same), or any other misconduct of whatever type.
  15. LIABILITY/BREACH

    1. TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ shall provide its services with reasonable skill and care and to a reasonable standard.
    2. In so far as TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ is in breach of the agreement and the breach is capable of remedy, TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ will use its very best efforts to provide a solution mutually acceptable to TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ and the Participant.
    3. Notwithstanding the above, in the event of TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ:
      1. breaching the agreement or committing any tort, including the negligence or negligent misstatement of its servant or agents; and / or
      2. being in any breach of any statutory or common law duty of care will have no liability to Participants save that TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ will indemnify the Participant in respect of any death or personal injury caused thereby and in respect of which no limitation or exclusion is intended;
    4. Without prejudice to the generality of the above, in no event shall TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ be liable for:
      1. any damage to property whether arising directly or indirectly from any breach or tort;
        loss of income, or profit, revenue, goodwill or anticipated savings whether arising directly or indirectly from any breach or tort;
      2. loss or damage;
      3. any indemnity in respect of the items listed directly above.
      4. Without prejudice to the generality of the above, the liability of TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ for all the losses caused by a breach or tort giving rise to a claim shall be limited to damages of 3 times the total amount paid by the Participant to TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ pursuant to the Competition in respect of which the breach or tort shall occur, and which both TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ and the Participant have considered and agree is a reasonable sum given the respective positions of the parties and the types of direct losses likely to occur.
  16. OTHER

    1. TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ may subcontract the performance of any of its obligations under this Agreement to any person without notice. Where TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ does subcontract its obligation under this agreement TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ shall not be responsible for every act or omission of the sub-contractor.
    2. This Agreement shall not otherwise be assignable by the Team Captain without the prior written consent of TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ. TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ may assign this Agreement to any person.
    3. TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ shall not be liable for any loss or damage cause by delay in the performance or non-performance of any of its obligations where the same is occasioned by any cause whatsoever that is beyond TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ’s reasonable control including but not limited to an Act of God, war, civil disturbance, un-preventable flood, failure or neglect on the part of any utility supplying electricity, gas or water, the unavailability of or the prevention of access to premises, governmental regulations, prohibitions or enactments of any kind, strike, lock-out or trade dispute (whether involving its own employees or those or any other person), difficulties in obtaining staff or materials, breakdown of machinery, fire or accident or loss of premises. Should any such event occur the TOUCHRUGBY.CO.NZ may cancel or suspend the Agreement without incurring any liability for any loss or damages thereby occasioned.
    4. This contract shall be governed by New Zealand Law and shall be subject to the sole jurisdiction of New Zealand Courts.