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DIVISION 2 CHAMPIONSHIPS ON GOLD COAST EARLY JULY –NEW FEATURE

The ASRU Division 2 Championships will be held at Runway Bay on the Gold Coast as part of the Gold Coast Rugby Carnival (GCRC) from 6th to 12th July This year a representative team will be selected from the Division 2 Teams of Northern Territory, South Australia and Tasmania. This team will be know as […]

SELECTION-ELIGIBILITY POLICY FOR AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS RUGBY TEAMS FOR 2018

Selection Process for 2018 This is somewhat  different from previous years because of the UK Tour in November . On Saturday 14th July at the Presentation Assembly after the Championships at Riverview the names of approximately 40 players will be announced.These players will be the bulk of the Australian Schoolboys and Schools Barbarians Teams to […]

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 […]

AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIPS DRAW FOR 2018

Championships Draw—2018 2018 Pools Pool A—NSW 1 , QLD 2 , VIC , ACT Pool B—QLD 1 , NSW 2 , CS , WA Game Day 1—Sunday 8th  July 10.0 a.m.—NSW 2 v CS 11.30a.m.—NSW 1 v VIC 1.00p.m.—QLD 2 v ACT 2.30 p10.m.—QLD 1 v WA   Game Day 2—Tuesday 10th July 10.00 a.m. […]

AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS RUGBY TEAM POSITIONS FINALISED FOR 2018

ASRU Position Australian Team Australian Barbarians Combined States Manager Pat Langtry-St Edmund’s Canberra Gavin Hosking—St Laurence’s Brisbane Kieran Smith—Dubbo High Assistant Manager John Guy—Hunter Valley Grammar, NSW Noel Gardner—St Edmund’s Ipswich Head Coach Andrew Moloney—Church of England Grammar School, Brisbane David Idstein—King’s School, Sydney Jon Fitzgerald—Marist College Ashgrove, Brisbane Assistant Coach Brad Gill Newington College, […]

SAFETY–AGE / WEIGHT–FULL DETAILS–LATEST FROM RUGBY AUSTRALIA

  Safety Policy and Participation Policy Focus on safe, inclusive and fair participation Rugby Australia Safety Policy Rugby Australia Participation Policy Safety Policy: The safety of all participants must be the primary consideration in all participation decisions, overriding all other considerations. Participation Policy: Rugby should be safe, inclusive and fair. Every effort must be made for Rugby participants […]

GOOD NEWS ABOUT CONCUSSION AND AGE/WEIGHT PROVISIONS

    Rugby Australia (Rugby AU) will soon announce changes to Junior and Senior Rugby aimed at ensuring maximum safety and enjoyment for all participants, with the introduction of new national Size for Age guidelines (Junior Clubs and Schools) and the Blue Card concussion management system (All Clubs and Schools).These changes, which are explained below, […]

AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS RUGBY DATES FOR 2018

ASRU  Dates for 2018 Applications close for positions—16th February –  2. AGM and Committee meeting –March 24th and 25th Foundation Luncheon   —Luncheon –Friday 13th April-Four Seasons Hotel, Sydney   Division 1 Championships 7th to 14th July —week most common to states   Gold Coast Schools Rugby Carnival –Division 2— –6th to 13th July NZ […]

SUPPORT SCHOOLS RUGBY–BECOME AN ASSOCIATE MEMBER

AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS RUGBY UNION Associate Membership 2018 This is to invite you to take up Associate Membership of the Australian Schools Rugby Union for this year. With the Luncheon behind us we now need to turn to the support that those who could not be there can give The major need this year is the […]