Rugby Union

Townsville

Uni v Army
Each year JCU competes against the Army in a variety of sports in a one day effort in an effort to strengthen the bonds between the University and Army communities.  The event is also known as ‘Battle of the Icons’, features women’s rugby 7s and men’s rugby union (15-a-side) as part of the schedule.  The event date is still to be confirmed however the event will most likely to occur in September/October. 

Winna Shield
Winna Shield is a year long inter-college sporting competition in Townsville for JCU residential college students.  It comprises of 10 sports; and is the ultimate case for bragging rights on campus!  Rugby Union is one of 10 sports held during the Winna Shield calendar with the event having a men’s (15-a-side) and women’s (7-a-side) competition. 

The rugby event will be held over seven weeks with the event beginning on Wednesday April 6. 

For more information about Winna Shield, click on the following link HERE

Cairns

There are currently no programs on the Cairns Campus that include rugby union.  We are continuing to grow sport and recreation on the Cairns Campus with plans to include rugby union. 

Clubs

Townsville

There is currently no rugby union club existing on the Townsville Campus.  If you are interested in helping to start a club up on campus, please email [email protected] as well as [email protected]

To join a rugby union club in the Townsville region, click on the following link HERE

Cairns

There is currently no rugby union club existing on the Cairns Campus.  If you are interested in helping to start a club up on campus, please email [email protected] as well as [email protected]

To join a rugby union club in the Cairns region, click on the following link HERE

JCU Representation

Each year JCU sends teams to compete at UniSport Nationals.  The UniSport Nationals provide an opportunity for students at 43 member universities from across Australia (including JCU) to compete head to head in a number of national standard sporting competitions.  UniSport Nationals is the largest multi-sporting event held in Australia every year with its flagship event Nationals Div 1 and Div 2 hosting up to 10,000 students each year. 

This year the rugby 7s event will be held from September 25 – October 1 in Perth.  If you are interested in competing in the rugby 7s event, click on the following link HERE and register your interest today.

For more information in regards to the event, click on the following link HERE

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