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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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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, […]

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 […]

GENERAL SIR PETER COSGROVE GUEST OF HONOUR AT LUNCHEON ON MARCH 27th 2020

The 2020 Australian Schools Rugby Luncheon will have Sir Peter Cosgrove as the Guest of Honor on 27th March next. He will be interviewed by Rugby expert Gordon Bray–in what should be an entertaining and and informative event. Peter Cosgrove is an avid rugby fan–having represented Australian Services in rugby, as well as serving on […]

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. […]

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