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SCHOOLS RUGBY DATES FOR 2019

PROPOSED–ASRU DATES FOR 2019 Committee Meeting / AGM— March–Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th Foundation Luncheon—Friday 12th April Division 1 Championships—Saturday 6th to Saturday 13th July – NZ Tour—between 28th September and 7th October –dates are common to all states Samoa v Barbarians—TBA Committee Meeting—Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd November

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 […]

MATCH REPORTS TRI NAIONS GAMES 6TH OCTOBER

Schools Tri-Nations Australian Barbarians vs. Tongan Schools 6/10/18 3:30pm Ballymore Stadium By Angus Rowan It’s wet weather for the final Barbarian’s match against a hopeful Tongan side, who put the Australian Schools to the test at Gregory Terrace on Monday. A kicking game was key early on with the Barbarians looking to apply pressure through […]

MATCH REPORTS TRI NATIONS OCTOBER 1st

Schools Tri Nations Australian Barbarians vs. New Zealand Schools 2018 01/10/18 2pm Gregory Terrace College Brisbane By Angus Rowan The first match of this year’s Schoolboys Tri Nations kicked off with a Barbarians side out to shock the supporters and wanting to put the New Zealand Schoolboys on the back foot. New Zealand opened the […]

GAME RESULTS –NZ z BARBARIANS and AUSTRALIA v TONGA

GAME RESULTS –match reports to follow later N. Z. SCHOOLS–55 V AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS BARBARIANS –31 AUSTRALIAN SCHOOlS –53 V TONGAN SCHOOLS –10 Next games–Saturday 6th October–Ballymore 3.30 p.m.–Barbarians v Tonga 5.00 P.M.–AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS V NEW ZEALAND SCHOOLS

N.Z. DEFEAT TONGA IN FIRST SCHOOLS TRI NATIONS GAME

A strong N Z Schools Rugby team defeated Tongan Schools 64-0 in the opening game of the series. This was held at Sunnybank Rugby Club on Thursday 27th September. The score was in the low twenties at half time with Tonga having little possession and defending strongly. Tonga were not able to make use of […]

WHAT THE SCHOOLS RUGBY FOUNDATION HAS DONE OVER THE YEARS

Australians Schools Rugby Union Foundation In 1969, an Australian Schools Team visited South Africa. The first Schools Tour. In 1973 they went to the United Kingdom. Australian Rugby has been enriched by them. In 1975, A Board of Advisors from outside the schools was formed to offer support to Australian Schools Players. The Australian Schools […]

UK TOUR PROGRAMME OUTLINED HERE FOR NOVEMBER / DECEMBER

PROGRAMME Nov 21-25 Preparation Camp Nov-25 Depart for UK Nov-25 Arrive Dublin Nov-26 Transfer to Limerick Nov-27 Limerick Nov-28 Limerick Nov-29 Limerick Nov-30 Game vs Munster –Limerick Dec-01 Transfer to Ulster Dec-02 Ulster Dec-03 Ulster Dec-04 Game vs Ulster –Belfast Dec-05 Transfer to Dublin Dec-06 Dec-07 Dec-08 Test vs Ireland –Dublin Dec-09 Dublin/Glasgow Dec-10 Dec-11 […]

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS HAVE 3 PURPOSES

  NATIONAL SCHOOLS RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIPS IN JULY These have three purposes— –the Interstate competition –the selection of the Australian Schoolboys Teams –and, very, importantly, the community rugby experience at this higher level of the 253 best schools rugby players participating in 2018 The Championships bring these players together over seven days to experience— — what […]