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 is a year long inter-college sporting competition in Townsville for JCU residential college students. It comprises of 9 sports; and is the ultimate case for bragging rights on campus! Rugby Union is one of 9 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 5.
For more information about Winna Shield, click on the following link HERE
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.
To join a rugby union club in the Townsville region, click on the following link HERE
To join a rugby union club in the Cairns region, click on the following link HERE
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 23 – 29 at it's spiritual home on the Gold Coast. 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