Sydney Grade Rugby

“Good Honest Rugby in your Own Backyard”

NSW Premiership Rugby is contested in Sydney across four senior grades and three Colts competitions, with Club Championship trophies also contested on overall results.  The Shute Shield is the premier grade rugby trophy in NSW rugby and was struck in honour of the late Robert Elliott Stewart Shute. 

The Shute Shield is contested by twelve NSW Rugby Union Clubs.

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Latest News

Round 4 Shute Shield Wrap Up: Norths down Students in GF Rematch
Round for of the Shute Shield competition saw Sydney University go down 24-41 in thrilling fashion to Northern Suburbs in a bush rugby spectacle at Eridge Park, Bowral. Read full article...
The New South Wales Suburban Rugby Union (NSWSRU) competition kicks off this weekend with 50 clubs participating in six Divisions, providing a game for over 5,000 players across the Sydney region Read full article...
Shute Shield Round 4 Preview: Sydney University versus Northern Suburbs
Round Four of the Shute Shield will see the Students take on the Shoremen in the 2016 Grand Final rematch. The catch? The game has been taken to the bush and will be hosted at Eridge Park – home of the Bowral Blacks. Read full article...