Together with its two member Unions, Sydney Juniors and Country Juniors, NSW Junior Rugby Union (NSWJRU) provides structured rugby competitions and representative programs for over 19,000 registered Junior Club players. The stakeholders of NSWJRU are the 12 Sydney Junior Districts and 7 Country Junior Zones.
NSWJRU represents the largest community rugby group in NSW and is the largest and oldest Junior Union nationally. As a Union, they take a leading role with policy development for Juniors, the provision of Junior Club Rugby Pathways and strongly encourage the values and traditions of the great game
In 2010, the New South Wales Rugby Union commissioned Mr KA Garling to conduct a review of junior Rugby in Sydney.
The terms of reference covered the status and structure of teams, competitions and player pathways within Sydney Junior Rugby Union, the SJRU Constitution, the roles and responsibilitys of clubs/zones/districts, competition structure and managagement, staffing structure and reporting lines and the development framework and strategies of community Rugby.
Please follow the links below to download the Garling Report and the NSWRU Board position on the Report.
For more information on club competitions and junior rugby activities of the two member unions, visit:
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