Schools Rugby

Rugby at primary school and secondary schools in New South Wales is extremely strong.  The public and private school systems provide many interschool competitions and representative programs which culminate with the selection of state teams for the Australian School Championships held annually.

Primary school rugby is administered by the NSW Public Schools Sports Association (NSWPSSA), whilst private schools operate their own interschool matches and competitions. Read further information.

Find out more about the Secondary School Rugby competitions in NSW, via the following:

Latest News

Rugby recognised among finalist in NSW Sport Awards

Rugby has been recognised across four categories in the 2016 New South Wales Sports Awards. 


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NSW boys and girls teams named for National U17s Youth 7s Championships in Perth this weekend
Four NSW 7s teams are all set and ready to fire at this weekend’s National U17 Youth 7s Championships in Perth. Read full article...
Norths and Penrith bettering Shute Shield players with joint training day initiative

In a sharing of resources initiative to build rugby in the local Penrith community, Shute Shield winning Norths head coach Simon Cron, and his grade teams are heading to Penrith Rugby Club this Saturday 10 December, running an innovative training day with newly appointed Penrith Emus head coach Julian Huxley.

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