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Members of the 1969 Australian Schools Team at their 50th Anniversary reunion

Schools Rugby Luncheon and the 1969 Team

Schools Rugby Luncheon and the 1969 Team The 50th year reunion of the first ever Australian Schoolboys Rugby Team from 1969 took place at a very successful fundraising Luncheon for Schoolboys Rugby recently. One photograph shows the team members present– with a large photo taken of them in 1969. The other shows the five team […]

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GREAT LONG SERVING SCHOOLS RUGBY MAN GOES TO RUGBY HEAVEN

The Welsh have taught us that Rugby is the game they play in Heaven–we are awaiting reports VALETE –  (Thomas) Bruce NORTON Born 26 September 1937  – RIP 30 March 2019 Members of the Victorian Schools’ Rugby Union and the Rugby Victoria community are saddened to hear of the passing of Bruce Norton. Bruce volunteered […]

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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’. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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GREAT SCHOOLS RUGBY MAN PASSES ON–BEVAN BAIN

BEVAN BAIN 1939-2019 A great friend of Australian Schools Rugby from New Zealand Schools Rugby passed away on 23 January 2019 aged 79. Bevan Bain was a loyal Kiwi but made many friends around the world and particularly here in Australia. He often visited us in Australia and in particular could be seen in the […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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