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PRIME MINISTER TO ATTEND AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS AND UNDER18 TEAM FAREWELL

The Australian Prime Minister, Mr Scott Morrison, will attend the farewell to the Australian Schools and Under 18 Team before they depart on their coming tour to Ireland and Scotland. This will be held while the team is camp at St Ignatius College, Riverview prior to their departure on Sunday November 25th. The Farewell will […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]