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AUSSIES STRONG WIN 46-14 OVER SCOTTISH UNDER 19s TO CONCLUDE TOUR ON A HIGH

The Scottish Under 19s have beaten similar teams from France and England –and lost narrowly to Wales–so have showed themselves to be strong and well prepared opponents. This Australian Schools and Under 18  Team has been thought to be one of our strongest in recent years. Today’s result justifies this belief. The squad will have […]

TOUR DIARY UPDATE TO END OF TOUR

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 […]

70 POINTS IN 70 MINUTES–RAMPAGING AUSSIES PLAY RUNNING RUGBY ON INDOOR SURFACE

The Australian Schools and Under 18 Team defeated a Scottish Schools Selection 70-0 in a riot of running rugby. Again the very strong defence of the team was an important factor in this good win. The Aussies forwards set up a good platform over and over again with penetrating drives, getting the opposition on the […]

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 […]