The famous Donnybrook Stadium in Dublin was the venue for the clash with Leinster Under18s. Conditions were dry and cool and the pitch in first class order. A large parochial crowd of Dublin locals had turned up to the match with expectations high for a good performance against the Macquarie Bank Australian Schools team.
The bagpipes played as the Macquarie Bank Australian Schools warmed up on a very wet and windy late afternoon for their match against Scotland Under 18s at the Edinburgh ”Watsonians” home ground.
The first Test of the Australian Schoolboys Grand Slam Tour of the United Kingdom and Ireland tour had finally arrived with the match against Wales Under 18s at “The Gnoll”, Neath Rugby Club.
The future stars of world Rugby will come together in New Zealand from June 2-20 for the IRB Junior World Championship 2014.
Thirty Schoolboys from across Australia, aged between 16 and 18 years, have embarked on a Rugby experience of a lifetime, jetting off to the UK and Ireland for a once in four year Grand Slam Tour.
Australia’s first ever female Rugby Union referee, Robin Timmins, has been selected as this year’s recipient of the IRB Development Award.
The Lloyd McDermott Rugby Development Team and Australian Rugby Union would like to thank all girls who have nominated for the National Indigenous Schoolgirls Ella 7’s.
Australian Rugby Union today announced the eight nominees from across the country for the 2013 National Volunteer of the Year Award, with the winner to be presented at the John Eales Medal this Thursday 24 October.
Australian Rugby today announced the Wallaroos training squad for the 2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup in France next August.
Australian Rugby Union today announced the 2014 playing schedule for Australia’s elite women, with the Wallaroos set to play reigning Women’s Rugby World Cup champions New Zealand and Canada in the inaugural International Series in New Zealand in May and June next year.
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