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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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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 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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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 […]

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SAFETY–AGE / WEIGHT–FULL DETAILS–LATEST FROM RUGBY AUSTRALIA

  Safety Policy and Participation Policy Focus on safe, inclusive and fair participation Rugby Australia Safety Policy Rugby Australia Participation Policy Safety Policy: The safety of all participants must be the primary consideration in all participation decisions, overriding all other considerations. Participation Policy: Rugby should be safe, inclusive and fair. Every effort must be made for Rugby participants […]

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