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Are you thinking of playing rugby in 2017?? UNSW Rugby season is commencing on the 22nd of April going through to August. For more information email info@unswrugby.org.au or check us out at Facebook.

Training is Tuesday and Thursday nights @ David Phillips Fields starting at 6.30.

Past players looking to pull the boots back on, please get in contact and let us know when you’ll be coming down to help with planning.

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Preseason Begins this week

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UNSW rugby is back into training for the new season from this week.

As well as the Wednesday session at Kensington Oval (All welcome, new players especially) we start up again at David Phillips Field on Thursday even from 6:30pm – and again all are welcome. After this week – we begin training Tuesday and Thursday at DP. I am also thinking about continuing the Wednesday sessions for this playing cricket who have another month to go before their season ends – so if there is enough interest for that night to continue, from both cricketers and others who want to build their skills please let me know (morroj@hotmail.com).

As you will have seen from previous emails and newsletter postings FB and messages all players are invited to attend a planning session this Saturday at Sam Cracknell Pavillion on Saturday Feb 11, to set up discussions around our goal setting, standards required, expectations from players and coaches, and our structures for play.The day will be a combination of practical work onto field at VG and discussions, driven by player involvement.

Your ideas are welcome and it means that what we arrive at it player focussed, not coach driven

So training is on – it won’t kill you – it’s not all about fitness, but once the first session is under your belt I know you’ll enjoy being back training and playing fro UNSW Rugby.

See you at training,


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(Pre)-Preseason Continues


A reminder that the third of our four Kensington Oval training sessions is on again this coming Wednesday evening from 6pm.

We’ve had good numbers and great to see some players returning to train – and great efforts being put in during the sessions.

We’ve been doing some good ball work learning a slightly different pattern to the one we used last year and we need to develop this further so come along and see what you’ll need to know. There have also been some impressive results in two of the tests we’ve run – Nick Walker and Angas MacDonald, carving up the Bronco test – and the plank test had four winners posting 2:30 plus. What are they ? Come along and see on Wednesday night!

The added incentive is we’ll finish the session with a pub visit after training at the Doncaster Hotel – a great chance to catch up with your team mates and talk about the new season.

First session at DP booked in for Thursday Feb 9, which is not that far away.