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President’s Report 2020

Address delivered at the Australian Schools Rugby Union (ASRU) AGM on April 30 2020 by ASRU President Tim Cleary 2019 the year that ASRU operated with no funding from Rugby Australia. We note these extraordinary times for all schools and families during this CV19 Pandemic. At this time we also note that RA has currently […]

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Ryan: “One of the most important lessons…”

Since playing in a star stacked Australian Schoolboys Team in 2006 I’ve been very fortunate to have a great rugby journey. One that has taken me all over the globe with mates I’ll have for life.  Plenty of lessons have been learnt on this journey. Some the hard way, some I’ve learned from greats of […]

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30 April 2020 ASRU AGM

AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS RUGBY UNION INC Update on 26 March 2020 : Postponed to 30 April via teleconference ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2020 – Nominations are still being accepted for the following positions to be filled at the AGM– Election of Office Bearers 2020 Patron President Senior Vice President Junior Vice president Administrator Executive Members –five Committee […]

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Invitation – 2020 Brisbane Luncheon

For the first time in some years the Australian Schools Rugby Union Foundation will be hosting Luncheons in both of Australia’s rugby capitals – Sydney & Brisbane. Join us at the 2020 Brisbane Luncheon featuring 1981 Australian Schools & Wallabies World Cup winner, Michael Lynagh as our Guest. Greg ‘Marto’ Martin will MC the event […]

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Want to manage or coach an ASRU team in 2020? Apply here

Applications close 28 Feb 2020 AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS BARBARIANS TEAM (to play Tonga in September) Team Manager Head Coach Assistant Coaches – 1 Assistant Manager Physiotherapist Strength and Conditioning Coach  COMBINED STATES (to play at the Australian Championship in July) Team Manager Coach Assistant Coach Strength and Conditioning Coach Physiotherapist Applicants are to apply using the attached […]

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Postponed – Sydney Luncheon

Update on 17 March 2020: POSTPONED TILL March 2021. Please view the attached document if you had booked tickets or were planning on attending: ASRU LUNCH CANCELLATION The Australian Schools Rugby Union is asking for your support – especially following yet more reductions in RA Funding. Join us at the 2020 Sydney Luncheon featuring General […]

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Become a Friend of Australian Schools Rugby

The Australian Schools Rugby Union invites you to become a financial “Friend”, and a part of the wonderful world of schools rugby. This community is not just about the present players or officials. It embraces parents, past players – either International or Club, Schools and businesses. It is not elitist and welcomes players of all […]

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ASRU in 2020 – A letter from the President

The ASRU has planned an exciting season 2020!  Recent collaboration with Rugby Australia has resulted in some most positive strategic decisions in broadening student participation at the representative level.  In short, the High Performance unit of Rugby Australia, under the management of Adrian Thompson, will work with each State’s High Performance Unit as part of […]

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AUST SCHOOL BARBARIANS DEFEAT SAMOAN SCHOOLS 31-23

In a very high standard game the Aust Schools  BBs beat a strong Samoan Schools Team 31-23. The Samoans came into the game with three wins behind them in Nowra, Canberra and Bathurst. The Australian Schools Barbarians (Aust A) were playing their first and only game. It was a very fast moving and running game. […]

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