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Top talent taking time for sick kids

Jeremy Williams (right) in action for Australian Schools in 2018 In a time of uncertainty one of Australia’s brightest rugby prospects has been giving up his time to support families facing one of life’s greatest challenges, living life with a terminally ill child. Jeremy Williams rugby has come along in leaps and bounds in the […]

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CANCELLED: ASRU games will not occur in 2020 due to COVID-19

Australian Schools Rugby Union (ASRU) has conceded that all representative activities will not happen in 2020. The ASRU had previously scheduled the Australian Schools Rugby Championship to occur in early July at St Ignatius College, Riverview. It was also preparing to welcome Tongan Schools to Brisbane in September as part of a series that would’ve […]

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Looking for a reason to sponsor ASRU in 2020?

In early 2019, Australian Schools Rugby Union launched their Facebook & Instagram profiles – finally providing family, friends & the rugby community an easy way to keep up to date with ASRU happenings. Despite a slow initial uptake, the platforms have become popular – particularity in the key periods of the year such as the […]

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World first? Student & teacher play together

In what is quite possibly a professional rugby first, Year 11 student Destiny Brill will today line up alongside her school teacher Cobie-Jane Morgan for the Queensland Reds in Super W today. Morgan (left) and Brill (right) Year 11 student Destiny Brill moved to Brisbane with her family from Perth in mid-2019. Following a short […]

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On Saturday Eddie Jones will have hundreds of millions of eyes on him but his beginnings were far more humble. His Japanese mother enrolled him in La Perouse Public School in Sydney’s south-east. It was here where he shared desks with future Australian Schools and Wallabies greats, Glen and Mark Ella. Glen said in 2016, […]

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A roaring Tokyo Stadium is a far cry from the dry paddocks that are the Brisbane State High School playing fields at Carina. It’s been a wild twelve years since Will Tupou played his final game for BSHS alongside now-Wallaby Matt To’omua where they finished second behind James Slippers TSS side in the the 2007 […]

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