NSW Country Rugby will this weekend contest five zone Grand Finals at Lismore, Newcastle, Orange, Port Macquarie and Woy Woy.
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NSW Waratahs players were among hundreds enjoying a feast of rugby action recently, as over 2,100 of Sydney’s rugby-playing youngsters enjoyed the fantastic culmination of the Sydney Juniors Rugby Union season.
Brother-in-law coaches Chris Malone (Sydney Uni) and John Manenti (Eastwood) will this Saturday go head to head as their clubs contest grand finals in all four grades, culminating with the first grade Shute Shield Grand Final.
TV celebrity X Factor contestant Tee has been chosen to perform at this year’s Fitness First Central Coast Sevens International Rugby Festival on October 27.
This Friday will see Sydney’s best club player awarded the prestigious Ken Catchpole Medal at Sydney Rugby Union’s annual awards luncheon.
This Saturday will see the climax of the NSW Suburban Rugby season, with 10 Grand Finals and six Preliminary Finals contested at three venues.
Competition is hotting up ahead of next month’s IRB Gold Coast Sevens, 30 of the next generation of female stars have been selected to take part in the 2013 National Girls U18s Sevens Championships held in neighbouring Southport.
The Hong Kong NSW Schoolboys Sevens Championship 2013 officially ended yesterday, with Hills Sports High crowned champions in front of an audience that included NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell and ARU Chief Executive Officer Bill Pulver.
St Edward’s College and Brisbane Water College were the region’s big winners on the Central Coast for Sevens and 15-man rugby in 2013.
Eastwood and Sydney University have underlined their positions as the dominant club rugby forces in Sydney, with both sides sweeping the board this weekend to reach the Grand Finals in all four grades.
The ARU and NSW Rugby Union are calling on girls aged 14-19 to nominate themselves forthe newest edition of the Schoolgirls' Sevens
After recently announcing the arrival of Volvo as new major sponsor for 2014, the NSW Waratahs received another boost this week, with the latest 2013 Repucom data showing record media exposure values for the team’s sponsors.
The Shute Shield will this weekend prove its place as the development of Australian rugby talent, with a combined total of 20 current Super Rugby players named in the four starting sides.