Senior Competition Information Winter 2021

Last Updated: Saturday 17th April 2021

Divisions Available

  • Mens Opens - Players must be at least 16yrs of age in 2021, no upper age limit.
  • Mixed Opens - Players must be at least 16yrs of age in 2020, no upper age limit, Maximum 4 Male players on the field at any time. Any number of Female players to make up a team of 8.
General Information 
  • For Winter 2021 we will be playing on two nights at the one location;
    • Tuesday evenings - Woodward Park, Liverpool.
    • Wednesday evenings - Woodward Park, Liverpool.
  • Click Here for a Map & Directions to the venue.
  • The Winter 2021 competition will run over 14 weeks, made up of a 12 week Round Robin plus 2 weeks of Finals.
  • The first 5 rounds will be run ungraded, with teams then placed into separate divisions of 8 (subject to numbers) and will play the last 7 rounds in those divisions, playing each other once.
  • The top 4 teams at the end of the Round Robin progress to a 2 week sudden death finals series (1 plays 4, 2 plays 3 with winners playing in the Grand Final).
  • Winners and Runners Up in each division receive prizes.
  • Teams may have a maximum of 8 players on the field at any time in a half field configuration.
  • There is no limit to the number of team members or interchanges.
  • Teams must have at least 10 fully paid team members so they have reserves, with 12 recommended.
  • Players MUST wear approved Tag League Shorts or Tights or they cannot take the field. Shorts & Tights are available for purchase at $30.00 or $35 respectively. Some other Tag sports shorts/tights are acceptable, check with the competition manager if you are unsure yours comply.
  • Teams MUST have an individually numbered shirt of the same colour for each team member by Round 3 of the competition. Numbers must be from 1 to 99 with each team member having a unique number.
  • Shirts can be purchased from Liverpool Tag League or from anywhere.
  • Teams not complying with numbered shirts will not be eligible to take the field.
  • Teams who have individual players without numbered shirts face a match point penalty for each person not complying.
  • Games consist of 2 x 20 minute halves, with a 2 minute half time break.
  • Teams receive points for each game; Win-3, Draw-2, Loss-1, Forfeit (with notification)-1, NoShow or Penalty-0.
  • Position on table is based on points, with goals "for & against" used where there is a draw, Goals "for" if tied.
  • The competition will run for a total of 14 Rounds, being a 12 week Round Robin plus 2 weeks of finals.
  • The first 5 rounds will be run ungraded, with teams then placed into separate divisions of 8 (subject to numbers) and will play the last  7 rounds in those divisions, playing each other once.
  • The top 4 teams at the end of the Round Robin progress to a 2 week sudden death finals series (1 plays 4, 2 plays 3 with winners playing in the Grand Final).


  • Each division will play for a cash Prize Pool of $500, being shared $300 for the Winning Team plus $200 for the Runners Up.
  • A catered Grand Finals presentation will be provided for all participating teams.
  • The winners in the top division will also receive their choice of Custom Premiers Merchandise (eg. Custom Shorts or Shirts), or alternative of an equivalent value.
Player Eligibility 
  • All participants must be at least 16 years of age in the 2021 calendar year. 
  • All participants must be registered on a team and be paid up before they can compete in the Liverpool Competition.
  • Registration cost in the Liverpool Winter Senior Competition is as follows;
  Liverpool Winter 2021 Competition Fees
  Venue  Woodward Park
  Day of Week Tuesday Wednesday
  Mens Open $ 90  $ 90
  Mixed Open $ 90  $ 90
  Special Offers
  A 20% discount applies for registration in any ADDITIONAL team/s in the Liverpool Tag League competition on a DIFFERENT week night. eg. Pay full registration for the team you play with on Tuesday, get 20% off the second team you play with on Wednesday.
  A 20% discount applies for registration in any team/s if playing in any other Tag League Competition in any other location playing on a DIFFERENT week night.
  A FULL REFUND of Fees on a pro-rata basis for any games missed by players participating in multiple teams on the same night in the Liverpool Tag League competition due to overlapping game times. Players must notify Liverpool Tag League in writing on their registration forms of the cross over. Refunds will be calculated after Round 3, with all claims to be submitted by Round 5.
  • Pricing is per person for the entire 14 week season, there are no additional costs beyond shorts and shirts.
  • Each Team must have 10 fully paid up members as a minimum, 12 or more is recommended.
  • All participants must sign on prior to taking the field and comply with sign on guidelines.
  • Teams cannot use unregistered players otherwise known as "Ring In's" to play in their team for any reason.
  • A team short of players ie. less than 8 in any given week of the competition can use a registered player from another team in the competition to "Fill In". A maximum of 3 "Fill In's" can be used in any game, and they cannot be used as reserves for substitution during a game. A point penalty is applied for each fill in that takes the field for a team.
  • Teams need to advise the competition convenor or supervisor that they propose to use a "Fill In" and the match referee & opposing team captain also needs to be advised. 
  • Any player used as a "Fill In" must sign on for that team for that game.
  • A team cannot consistently use "Fill In's" ie. more than 3 games in the season.
  • A Fill In is not entitled to participate in any prize should the team they Filled In for win a prize.
  • Teams found to be using a Ring In will forfeit any match points for that Round with winning points awarded to the opposing team.
  • Teams who are in breach of guidelines on more than 1 occasion will be suspended for 1 or more games, with teams who are found to be repeat offenders being disqualified from the competition.
Sign On
  • It is a condition of entry to the competition that ALL players MUST sign on prior to taking the field. This is a requirement for insurance coverage.
  • Players who do not sign on, are injured, and attempt to claim on insurance, WILL HAVE THEIR CLAIM DENIED.
  • Players must only sign on for themselves, not for anyone else. Signatures will be cross checked for consistency.
  • Players must sign in full, not just using initials.
  • Players cannot sign on using someone elses name. If they are 'Filling In" for a team, they need to write their own name on a separate line on the sign on sheets and sign on that line for the week that they played.
  • Players are required to present a Photo ID for sign on. This must be supplied or they cannot take the field.
  • Anyone found to be playing for a team without sign on may cause that team to face a match point penalty, suspension or disqualification if they are found to be ineligible to play.
Scheduling of Games - Woodward Park, Liverpool
  • Men's & Mixed Open games will be played between 6.30pm and 9.30pm on Tuesday or Wednesday evenings, depending on your choice of day.
  • Teams may specify if they wish to play early or late, early games being scheduled for 6.30pm or 7.15pm, late games being scheduled for 8.00pm or 8.45pm.
  • No games will be scheduled on NRL State of Origin nights.
  • The draw is published in advance, with game times varying by week.
Wet Weather
  • It is the policy of Liverpool Tag League to play all scheduled rounds of the competition, with games rescheduled if they cannot be played on their assigned date for any reason, usually the result of wet weather.
  • For the Winter 2021 Season there will be provision for 2 wet weather replay rounds.
  • More wet weather replacement rounds will be scheduled if required and if grounds can be secured.
  • Ground closure is determined by Liverpool Council based on conditions.
Liverpool Tag League Seniors - Winter 2021 Competition Calendar  
 Venue Woodward Park , Cnr Hoxton Park Rd & Hume Highway Liverpool
 Day of Week Tuesday Wednesday
 Divisions Available Mens & Mixed Open Mens & Mixed Open
 Registration Night  Woodward Park - 5-8pm - Tuesday 30th March, 2021
 Round 1  Tuesday 4th May 2021 **  Wednesday 5th May 2021 **
 Round 2  Tuesday 11th May 2021  Wednesday 12th May 2021
 Round 3  Tuesday 18th May 2021  Wednesday 19th May 2021
 Round 4  Tuesday 25th May 2021  Wednesday 26th May 2021
 Round 5  Tuesday 1st June 2021  Wednesday 2nd June 2021
 Round 6  Tuesday 8th June 2021  Wednesday 16th June 2021
 Round 7  Tuesday 15th June 2021  Wednesday 23rd June 2021
 Round 8  Tuesday 22nd June 2021  Wednesday 30th June 2021
 Round 9  Tuesday 29th June 2021  Wednesday 7th July 2021
 Round 10  Tuesday 6th July 2021  Wednesday 21st July 2021
 Round 11  Tuesday 13th July 2021  Wednesday 28th July 2021
 Round 12  Tuesday 20th July 2021  Wednesday 4th August 2021
 Semi-Final  Tuesday 27th July 2021  Wednesday 11th August 2021
 Grand Final  Tuesday 3rd August 2021  Wednesday 18th August 2021
 Contingency 1*  Tuesday 10th August 2021  Wednesday 25th August 2021
 Contingency 2*  Tuesday 17th August 2021  Wednesday 1st September 2021
 Contingency 3*  Tuesday 24th August 2021  Wednesday 8th September 2021
 Contingency 4*  Tuesday 31st August 2021  Wednesday 15th September 2021

* Wet Weather replacement rounds.
** Revised start dates.