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SCHOOLBOYS FEATURE IN UNDER 20s IN ARGENTINA

The Junior Wallabies–the Under 20s–are going well in the Under 20 World Rugby Cup in Argentina. The squad consists of 28 players and 17 of these have played for the Australian Schools and Under 18 Team or the Schools Barbarians in recent years. They went to Argentina with high hopes after a convincing 24-0 beating […]

AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIPS DRAW –JULY 9TH TO13TH

Murrays Coaches Australian Schools Rugby Championships Draw 2019 Riverview College , Sydney 9th to 13th July   Pool A—NSW 1, QLD 2, ACT, Cavalier Barbarians Pool B—QLD 1, NSW 2, Victoria ,Cavalier Combined States MATCH NO TEAMS Tuesday 9th—GAME DAY 1 1—10.00 a.m. A1 v A2—N1 v Q2 2—11.30 a.m. B1  v B2—Q1 v N2 […]

ASRU 2019 Official Appointments

Congratulations to those appointed for the Australian Schools & U18, Australian Schools Barbarians and Combined States teams.   ASRU Position Australian Schools & U18 Team Australian Schools Barbarians Team Combined States Team Manager John Guy Kieran Smith Kieran Smith Assistant Manager Gavin Hoskings Chris Daykin Head Coach Peter Hewat Daniel Hawke Tim Sedgwick Assistant Coach […]

Open Letter to School Principals from the President

Clarifying the pathways for players in 2019 An open letter to school Principals from President, Tim Cleary, regarding the pathways available for school players this year via both the championships and academies.

AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS RUGBY NOW ON FACEBOOK

Newsletter Release: The ASRU has recently unveiled a brand new Facebook page. It will aim to deliver up-to-date information in regards to all things Australian Schools Rugby as well be a platform to celebrate the success of our players, past and present. Just search @ausschoolsrugby and you will find our page named ‘Australian Schools Rugby’. […]

NEW AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS RUGBY PRESIDENT’S STATEMENT UPON ELECTION

It is with great honour and humility that I accept the position as President of the ASRU position, vacated by the retiring President Br Bob Wallace cfc AM. These are certainly ‘big’ shoes to fill – having regard for Bob’s enormous capacity to administer and lead such an esteemed organisation for many years. Bob’s knowledge […]

NEW PRESIDENT FOR AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS RUGBY UNION

Welcome New President, Tim Cleary for ASRU After 27 years at the helm, Br Bob Wallace has stepped aside for new President of Australian Schools Rugby Union, Mr Tim Cleary. Br Wallace had a fitting farewell dinner during a weekend of busy meetings for ASRU. He says “ It is time for me to retire […]

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 […]

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 […]