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President’s Report 2020

Address delivered at the Australian Schools Rugby Union (ASRU) AGM on April 30 2020 by ASRU President Tim Cleary 2019 the year that ASRU operated with no funding from Rugby Australia. We note these extraordinary times for all schools and families during this CV19 Pandemic. At this time we also note that RA has currently […]

CANCELLED: ASRU games will not occur in 2020 due to COVID-19

Australian Schools Rugby Union (ASRU) has conceded that all representative activities will not happen in 2020. The ASRU had previously scheduled the Australian Schools Rugby Championship to occur in early July at St Ignatius College, Riverview. It was also preparing to welcome Tongan Schools to Brisbane in September as part of a series that would’ve […]

Become a Friend of Australian Schools Rugby

The Australian Schools Rugby Union invites you to become a financial “Friend”, and a part of the wonderful world of schools rugby. This community is not just about the present players or officials. It embraces parents, past players – either International or Club, Schools and businesses. It is not elitist and welcomes players of all […]

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Ryan: “One of the most important lessons…”

Since playing in a star stacked Australian Schoolboys Team in 2006 I’ve been very fortunate to have a great rugby journey. One that has taken me all over the globe with mates I’ll have for life.  Plenty of lessons have been learnt on this journey. Some the hard way, some I’ve learned from greats of […]

Top talent taking time for sick kids

Jeremy Williams (right) in action for Australian Schools in 2018 In a time of uncertainty one of Australia’s brightest rugby prospects has been giving up his time to support families facing one of life’s greatest challenges, living life with a terminally ill child. Jeremy Williams rugby has come along in leaps and bounds in the […]

Coronavirus: How school rugby competitions will be affected

Updated on March 27 Community rugby games and training across Australia have been postponed until the start of May due to the spread of COVID-19 The decision by Rugby Australia was made as clubs would not be able to guarantee the ability to keep numbers at games or training below 500 to align with the […]

Looking for a reason to sponsor ASRU in 2020?

In early 2019, Australian Schools Rugby Union launched their Facebook & Instagram profiles – finally providing family, friends & the rugby community an easy way to keep up to date with ASRU happenings. Despite a slow initial uptake, the platforms have become popular – particularity in the key periods of the year such as the […]

30 April 2020 ASRU AGM

AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS RUGBY UNION INC Update on 26 March 2020 : Postponed to 30 April via teleconference ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2020 – Nominations are still being accepted for the following positions to be filled at the AGM– Election of Office Bearers 2020 Patron President Senior Vice President Junior Vice president Administrator Executive Members –five Committee […]

World first? Student & teacher play together

In what is quite possibly a professional rugby first, Year 11 student Destiny Brill will today line up alongside her school teacher Cobie-Jane Morgan for the Queensland Reds in Super W today. Morgan (left) and Brill (right) Year 11 student Destiny Brill moved to Brisbane with her family from Perth in mid-2019. Following a short […]