The Australian Rugby Union (ARU) conducted a National Facilities Audit (pdf - 181kb) of community rugby clubs across Australia during 2010.
This was the first time that such an exercise has been undertaken nationally and provides a unique opportunity to gather critical information to assist in developing a comprehensive national facilities strategy for community rugby.
The aim of the audit was to identify existing facilities infrastructure, to assess Australian Rugby’s ability to meet both present and future demands, and provide club specific information on:
The Key Audit Findings were utilised in the development of the National Facilities Community Rugby Strategy.
The IRB has announced its match officials list for the second stage of the 2014 IRB Junior World Championships overnight, with two Australians appointed to referee two of the games in New Zealand on Sunday.
We’re excited to announce that Australian Rugby will be moving to a new online system for national competition management and participant registration for the 2014 Rugby Sevens season and the 2015 club Rugby season.
We’re set for an exciting year with plenty to look forward to in 2014, including our Qantas Men’s Sevens team competing in the Commonwealth Games (July), the Women’s Rugby World Cup in France (August) and the launch of a new domestic competition – the National Rugby Championship (August).