A group of experienced and knowledgeable talent scouts are identified and appointed across Australia to be the eyes and ears of the national talent discovery program. The group will be added to as required. The scouts will be formally recognized with national program apparel and appropriate resources including in-servicing. Full time state and ARU development staff will also be in-serviced and contribute valuably to the National Talent Discovery program. The scouting network will be coordinated by the ARU’s High Performance Unit.
The talent scouts will undertake and perform the following:
The National Talent Discovery Program has important links throughout the Pathway and the overall Pathway to Gold Program.
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).