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Australian Schools Rugby News : August 2012
Schoolsrugby The mouthpiece of the Australian Rugby Football Schools’ Union Sr australian news SELECT PAGES by clicking the arrows at the side of the page on the tool bars. ZOOM IN by clicking anywhere on the page. READ by dragging the page around when zoomed in. ZOOM OUT by clicking anywhere on the page when zoomed in. VISIT web sites or send emails by clicking on hyperlinks. How to navigate the e-magazine ACKNOWLEDGMENTS • Managing Director John Blondin Graphic Designer Daniel Fung • Schools Rugby Liaison Ellise Blondin ABPBellAwards Australian Rugby Review ABP Bell Award National Winner 1996 for Best New Magazine of the Year & National Winner 1997 for Best Specialist Magazine of the Year MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR 2004 Ruby Press International Winner Australian Marketing Institute National Award for Marketing Excellence 1995 Winner of the Print Journalism Award 1998 Publishing and national advertising office: Park House, First floor, 5 Clovelly St, Watsons Bay NSW 2030 • Phone: 02 9388 7558 • Fax: 02 0337 6232 • www.rugbyenews.com ABN 21 050 535 754 REVIEW AUSTRALIAN news & Benefactor “Inaugural Sponsor of the Australian Rugby Football Schools’ Foundation Player Support Scheme” Supported by Issue No.10 • AUGUST 2012 At the suggestion and request of a number of schools, a Forum will be held to discuss, consult and plan for aspects of schools rugby in Australia. hence, all schools playing rugby are invited to attend Representatives of Senior Rugby bodies and Convenors of Schools Sporting Groups or Associations are also invited. One of the drivers of this day is the increasingly disparate rugby seasons that occur amongst school groups and between states – producing a need for more and earlier planning and consultation. the purpose of the day is to provide information and have discussions on: n the aims and purposes of rugby at schools and representative levels n planning and dates for local, regional, state and national schools rugby events over the next 2 or 3 years n the interaction with, and support from, state and national senior rugby bodies n safety issues and relevant laws and coaching n the growth of Sevens rugby as it becomes an Olympic sport n other matters as may be suggested by schools the day will be a facilitated one – to help ensure that there is consultation and discussion as widely and effectively as might be possible. DETAILS tuesday 23rd October, 9.30 am to 4.00 pm St Leo’s College, College Rd, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane Morning/afternoon tea and lunch provided Participants would be responsible for their own travel costs. A PDF Registration Form can be found: http://austschools.rugbynet.com.au/verve/_resources/ Schools_Rugby_Forum.pdf The Australian Schools Foundation luncheon once again raised greatly appreciated funds for the Australian Schools Rugby team. Although numbers were slightly down on last year, over $50,000 was raised on the day through auctions and raffles. The crowd were entertained by the iconic comedian Paul Martell, while Gordon Bray conducted a panel with the likes of Jake White, Stu Wilson and Dan Vickerman. The support of the ASRU Foundation, through Paul McLean, and the work of Ray Dearlove ensured a great day was had by all those who attended. The support of the Reynolds family in donating the major auction item of their luxury New Zealand lodge is greatly appreciated. SCHOOLS RUGBY FORUM Tuesday October 23rd 2012 ASRU luncheon Novotel ChampioNship Teams and ResulTs toNgaN tour Match reports