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EDDIE JONES: AUSSIE PE TEACHER TO ENGLISH WORLD BEATER

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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AUSTRALIAN CHAMPION TO JAPANESE WORLD BEATER

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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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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AUST SCHOOLS BEAT NZ SCHOOLS FOR FOURTH TIME SINCE 2008

The Australian Schools and 18 Team defeated NZ schools in Hamilton in NZ by 18-14. This is the fourth such win in NZ since 2008–a record the Wallabies would be proud to have. The Australian Team had won their two lead in games–defeating both Fiji Schools and the NZ Schools Barbarians during the week  

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Match Report: Australian Schools and U18s v Fiji Schools

The Australian Schools & U18s side commenced their three game tour of New Zealand on a cool and windy day at Hillcrest High School in Hamilton against Fijian Schools winning, 39 – 7. Australia demonstrated resolute defence in the opening few minutes as the Fijians which contained a number of very big bodies came out […]

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Australian Schools and U18s New Zealand Tour 2019: Team List

 Congratulations to all the players included for the tour to New Zealand. We wish all the students the very best experience playing overseas during the school holidays.  Australian Schools and U18s New Zealand Tour 2019: Team List Player School/Club Lachlan Albert St Ignatius College Anthony Alofipo Erindale College George Blake The Southport School Hugh Bokenham St […]

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THE AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS RUGBY UNION–A CURRENT SNAP SHOT

AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS RUGBY UNION The following is a summary report on the recent and forthcoming activities of the ASRU.  The Australian Schools Rugby Union—ASRU—consists of teachers committed to rugby in schools. These teachers come from a range of Private and Government Schools The ASRU has as its members teachers from the State Schools Rugby Unions […]

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SCHOOLBOYS FEATURE IN UNDER 20s IN ARGENTINA

The Junior Wallabies–the Under 20s–are going well in the Under 20 World Rugby Cup in Argentina. The squad consists of 28 players and 17 of these have played for the Australian Schools and Under 18 Team or the Schools Barbarians in recent years. They went to Argentina with high hopes after a convincing 24-0 beating […]

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ASRU 2019 Official Appointments

Congratulations to those appointed for the Australian Schools & U18, Australian Schools Barbarians and Combined States teams.   ASRU Position Australian Schools & U18 Team Australian Schools Barbarians Team Combined States Team Manager John Guy Kieran Smith Kieran Smith Assistant Manager Gavin Hoskings Chris Daykin Head Coach Peter Hewat Daniel Hawke Tim Sedgwick Assistant Coach […]

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