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TOUR DIARY UPDATE TO DECEMBER 10TH

Wednesday November 21 2018 All flights on time followed by lunch at Riverview. PM training session with set piece focus and exit strategy emphasised – very humid conditions. Rory Murphy ran a demanding scrum session which was beneficial to the players involved. Rory is the Australian 20s scrum coach as well as a former Brumbies […]

AUSSIES CONVINCING IN 17-5 GRITTY WIN OVER IRELAND IN WET CONDITIONS

The Australian Schools and Under 18 Team ran out clear winners on a wet, but firm artificial surface in Dublin–scoring three tries to one. The first try came from strong attacking work on the Irish line early in the game–with our forwards showing their strength in the rucks and scrums. The wet conditions contributed to […]

AUSSIE BOYS GO DOWN-17-22 IN CLOSE THRILLER

In the second tour game the Australian Schools and Under18 Team had a touch of reality when, after fluctuating scores mad any outcome look possible, Ulster Under 18’s scored a converted try close to full time to take the lead at the critical stage of the game The Australians started strongly with almost all of […]

STRONG WIN BY AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS AND UNDER 18 TEAM TO START TOUR

The Australian Schools and Under 18 Team have defeteated Munster School 34-15 –to kick of their tour on an impressive note. With a dominant scrum throughout the game the Aussie boys were able to complete a clear cut victory against a relatively strong opposition. The game was played at, the historic Thomond Park Ground in […]

ALL TOUR GAME RESULTS WILL APPEAR HERE-STREAMING WILL BE DELAYED

The results of the five Tour Games for the Australian Schools and Under 18 Tour to Ireland and Scotland will be published here as soon as they become available. Live streaming will not be possible because of the time difference and some technical issues. However it is expected that the games will become available within […]

SCHOOLS RUGBY SPONSOR UNVEILS NEW BALL-SIRIUS GILBERT

  A new star is born Introducing Gilbert Rugby’s latest innovation Innovation and performance are at the heart of the SIRIUS match ball, the official Rugby World Cup 2019 match ball. On 2nd November 2018 Gilbert Rugby officially launch the new SIRIUS match ball ahead of the final round of 2018 International tour matches. Two […]

LATEST DATES FOR 2019

PROPOSED–ASRU DATES FOR 2019 Committee Meeting / AGM— March–Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th Foundation Luncheon—Friday 12th April –Four Seasons Hotel, Sydney Division 1 Championships—Tuesday 9th to Saturday 13th July –Riverview College, Sydney Australian Schools NZ Tour—between 28th September and 7th October Samoan Tour—Saturday 21st September—NSW South Coast Schools–Nowra –Wednesday 25th September –ACT Schools—Canberra –Saturday 28th […]

STRONG RECORD FOR AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS TEAMS OVER OTHER COUNTRIES

Australian Schoolboys Rugby Team Test Results Over the Years A Strong Record Number of wins / losses for Australian Schools Teams in Test games in the UK and Ireland since the first tour in 1973 1973-4 to 2013— Won 31 Lost 8 Similar results for these for the last 15 years in the UK and […]

BEST PLAYER AWARDS IN TEST–BRONZE BOOT TROPHIES

For many years the best player in each of the Australian and New Zealand Teams in the annual Schools Rugby Test between them is given the Bronze Boot Award. This is a very prestigious award. The list of past winners–which is elsewhere on this web site–shows many All Blacks and Wallabies have received this award. […]

UK TOUR SQUAD ANNOUNCED

AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS AND U18S ALPHABETICAL NAME SURNAME SCHOOL TEAM Daniel Ala St Augustine’s College NSW 2 Angus Bell Newington College NSW 1 Angus Bell St Ignatius’ College NSW 2 John Connolly The Kings School NSW 1 Vincent Creagh St Joseph’s College, Hunters Hill NSW 2 Max Douglas NSW Gen Blue Academy Reno Gerrard The Southport […]