Colts Report from Byron Bay
Southern District colts held a weekend camp at Byron Bay on the weekend of the 7th to 9th March as part of the REDS Academy program and a lead into the the start of the 2014 season.
The REDS Academy has been running since early November 2013 and there has been a massive focus to take Colts at Southern Districts to the next level.
Registration and Kit distribution Nights
To all grade and colts players - the club will hold 2 special nights for the distribution of the 2014 kit (shorts- socks- polo- training shirt and players pass) to all players that are fully paid registered members.
The first night will be THURSDAY 20th March from 5.00pm.
Colts more than welcome to attend
The second night will be WE..
GET BEHIND A VERY WORTHY CAUSE
Fitness First Sylvania will be hosting a Southern Districts RFC 60 minute spin/cycle fund raising event for supporting Duchenne Foundation through Adrian Skeggs for the Tour Duchenne.
If you would like to sponsor a player or even get on a spin bike and ride with the Rebels contact Craig Hawkings on 9522 5533
Date: Saturday 8th March
Great Deal for Wives. Partners & Girlfriends
FOR THE WAGS (Wives , girlfriends and partners of our players)
FREE ENTRY TO THE GROUND AND DISCOUNTED DRINKS FOR THE
FIRST 2 HOME GAMES
*Saturday March 29th
*Saturday April 5th
*WAGS must be accompanied by a 2014 fully financial and Registered player (Boyfriend, Husband, Partner) when entering the ground...
Requium Mass for Jack Ryan
RYAN, Jack Desmond (9/4/1996 - 6/2/2014), Aged 17 years, Much loved and respected son of Megan (Kaye) and Mark Ryan, Brother of Jessica and Liam, Grandson of John & Roslyn Kaye and Desmond Michael & Pamela Ryan. IS NOW AT PEACE
Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of the late JACK will be celebrated at Our Lady of Fatima 389 Port..
Southern Districts Sevens Feb 15th
Southern Districts Sevens
Saturday 15th Feb at Forshaw Rugby Park
Gate & Games from 10.00am
12 teams - Cup ,Plate & Bowl Finals
BBQ and bar available
Great family day...
Season Opener Lunch 2014
With the season due to kick off on Saturday March 29th at Forshaw Rugby Park.
To celebrate, we will again be hosting a luncheon on the eve of the first regular season game of the year.
It's early days and speakers e.t.c will be announced once they are confirmed.
You can however book online now.
Boys & Girl's 4 to 14 - Come & Try Rugby in 2014
Burraneer Rugby Club are hosting a "Come & Try Rugby" night down at John Dwyer Oval.
It's a great night and will introduce Boys & Girl's of all ages to Rugby. The night will be run by qualified coaches and parents can enjoy a BBQ whilst watching the kids run around.
This also coincides with registration night so there will be pl..
The End of Year Wrap from the Prez....
As 2013 rapidly comes to a close I would like to thank everyone that helped keeping the club to continue moving forward over the past year; the players, the many valued volunteers, coaches managers, strappers, members, officials and our precious and loyal sponsors whom without your support we would not be able to exist let alone be as successfu..
Les Reed passed away
Dear all - Les Reed, father of former St George and Southern districts player, Mick, sadly passed away on the 15th November.
The funeral service for Les will be conducted on 21st November at 2.00pm at the South Chapel ,Woronora cemetery.
The Southern Districts rugby community passes on its condolences to Mick and his family...
Christmas Drinks 2013
Christmas cheers with the SDRC Rebels
When - Thursday 19th December 2013
Where - Southern Districts Rugby Club (of course)
What time - From 5pm
Come and celebrate the festive season with all your friends and families as well as our players for Christmas. Beer , wine , spirits and soft drinks all at club prices.
Some nibbles ..
Funeral Notice NORM DEWS
The Funeral of the late Norn Dews will be held on 3pm Friday 1st November 2013 at South Chapel - Woronora Crematorium,
Linden Street, Sutherland.
Training for November December
The off-season training block for Grade players will commence at 8:30am (sharp) on Saturday 2nd of November at Southern Districts Rugby Club- Forshaw Rugby Park, 223 Belgrave Esp, Sylvania Waters.
This session will be followed by a short information meeting.
The club will be training on Saturdays (8:30am - 9:45am) and Thursdays (6:30pm ..
Passing of Life Member Norm Dews
Its with deep regret that life member Norm Dews passed away on Oct 25, funeral arrangements are being made and will be posted in the Sydney Morning Herald during the week Regards..
Coach Blades to Leave Club
Dear SDRC community,
The board of directors has been advised that Cameron Blades will not be coaching at Southern Districts in 2014.
Cameron has recently been appointed forwards coach of the Australian Under 20s World Cup side for next season (with the boards recent blessing) and this along with a young family and existing work commitme..
2014 Trial Announced
Southern Districts wishes to advise all players and supporters that the trials for 2014 have been confirmed. Fixture 1 - Saturday 15th March 2014
Barden Ridge Sports Complex, Barden Ridge.
Vs West Harbour
Colts and Grade
Fixture 2 - Saturday 22nd March 2014
Barden Ridge Sports Complex, Barden Ridge.
Vs Parramatta Colt..
2 Rebels named to pay for Australian sevens
QANTAS MEN’S SEVENS TEAM
READY TO REPRESENT ON THE GOLD COAST
The Australian side has been named ahead of the 2013/14 season opener of the HSBC Sevens World Series on the Gold Coast this weekend.
Qantas Men’s Sevens coach Michael O’Connor says he is confident ..
Rebels boys in sevens action this weekend
While the 15 a side game has been concluded for our boys( and girls) the sevens circuit is up and running and Southern Districts has a number of players in action this weekend. Rohan Saifolio, Paul Asquith and Alex Gibbon(capt) will be playing for Australia in the Oceania Sevens in Fiji-Also Maddie Elliot from the ladies team is also one of man..
Nev Shooter Speaks - A Must Read
Neville Shooter, the Pres of SDRC, has assembled his latest message on the state of the club, the comp, the SRU, the ARU and a well thought out smattering of information regarding where the future might lie for the club, its players and supporters. So have a read and enjoy. (/presidents-report/the-president-speaks-season-end-2013)..
Summer Touch Competition at Forshaw
First 10 teams that register in the Wednesday Southern Districts comp using the promotional code REBELS receive an additional $50 off their team registration fee.
So if teams register and pay before the Early Bird cut–off date (15 September) this $50 will be additional to the $100 early bird saving.
For someone to take advantage o..
First Grade crush Randwick
The mighty Southern Districts Rebels have secured a spot in the preliminary finals on the back of a 57-25 win over Randwick at Coogee Oval. Randwick struggled against a stronger back line with Rohan Saifoloi bagging a double and Alex Gibbon getting a triple.
Souths' had a good lead heading into the last 20 minutes and although the Rebels br..
1st Grade and 1st Colts still in the hunt
Even though 1st Grade lost to Eastwood on the weekend they are still in the race for finals glory. They will take on Randwick at Coogee this Saturday kicking off at 3.10pm. The match will also be seen live on ABC from 3.00pm.
The winner will face Sydney Uni a week later- while the other 1st grade match will see Manly ( who lost to Uni) pl..
Ocean Monarch New Products
Harry Peters and the team at Ocean Monarch continue to be amazing dedicated and long terms supporters of our great club. Many of you wouldn't believe the support we get from them and it continues into 2014. Nearly every item of hearty food sold at the club comes from Ocean Monarch. In a fantastic announcement these products are now being sold t..
1st Grade Colts Through to 2nd Round of Semis
Southern Districts 1st Grade Colts have progressed through to Week 2 of the Finals after their solid 54 to 21 defeat of Parramatta last Saturday.
The team has shown a remarkable improvement in recent weeks and will take on Norths on Saturday at Forshaw Rugby Park. Norths finished the comp equal 3rd with Randwick while our boys finished equ..
Vale Elvie Keir
The club wishes to pass on its condolences to David Keir and his family of the recent passing of his Mother Elvie.
Funeral is next Tuesday 13th August at 2pm St. Finbars Church, Broughton St San Souci then onto St. George Motor Boat Club.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Keir family at this sad time
The Prez Speaks - All shall Listen
Nev Shooter - our Club President has scribed his usual words of wisdom, observation and great knowledge. Grab a coffee and have a read. It's great to get regular updates from the top. Read Now...
John Conlon Funeral details
The funeral of John Conlon will be 10.30 am. on Thursday 25th July, 2013 at St. Aloysious Church, Cronulla. (It is the one near the Cronulla RSL just off Laycock Road)...
Vale John Conlon
John Conlon, father of Mark, passed away this morning 17th July 2013. John was previously involved with the St George Rugby Club . John was a strong contributor through the South Hurstville Royals
Our sympathies go out to the Conlon family and we will advise our community of funeral details once provided.
Vale Dave Turner- and Harry Kerr
Dave Turner passed away on Saturday 13th July 2013 afternoon at work with the NSW Fire Brigade from a suspected heart attack.
Dave played for Port Hacking Rugby and was a member of the Cronulla Polar Bears Winter Swimming Club since 1989
Our thoughts are with his wife Kerry, kids Liam and Jett and his family including..
Make Up Games This Weekend for Grade & Colts
Due to recent wet weather, we have a number of make up games to play this weekend.
This Saturday, 6 July, Grade will play Warringah at Forshaw as follows:
4ths - 10.50am
3rds - 12.10pm
2nds - 1.25pm
1sts - No Game
Entry into the ground is FREE but parking fees still apply.
Lions Test Referees Seminar - Thurs 4 July
Tonight (4 July) at 7pm there is a Lions Referee Seminar featuring the 3 Lions Test Referees.
The evening includes an education presentation, interview and Q&A with the referees.
Where: Chapel at St Andrews College, 19 Carillon Ave, Newtown
Registration Essential: Register at www.rugby.com.au/nswcourses (http://www...
After a commanding nine try win over Parramatta last week, Southern Districts will look to cement their position in the Shute Shield top three on Saturday when they host Warringah on Back to Port Hacking Day.
Despite predicted wet conditions, a strong crowd is expected with the Rebels to don the famous Sky Blue of Port Hacking, who merged w..
Southern Districts players selected for 2nd Lions test
We wish to congratulate Kane Douglas and Rob Horne on their selection for Australia in the 2nd test against the British and Irish Lions which is to be played this Saturday 29th June in Melbourne
Well done lads and good luck..
Match review vs. Parramatta
Southern Districts have bounced back from a string of disappointing losses to record a 60-12 win over Parramatta on Saturday.
In wet conditions, the Rebels dominated from the opening whistle scoring nine tries, with Luke Smart, Lopeti Timani and Ben Volavola all picking up doubles.
The home side found the attacking flair th..
Upcoming Events at Forshaw
A big couple of weeks coming up at Forshaw Rugby Park
Saturday 22nd June - PARRA + LIONS ON TV
All grades Vs Parramatta- 1st grade kick off at 3.00pm
Stick around and watch the Wallabies take on the British and Irish Lions.
Wednesday 26th June - STATE OF ORIGIN
For all the Mungo fans out there the club will be open for the 2nd State o..
Southern Districts Juniors selected into Zone teams 2013
On behalf of the SDRC seniors we would like to congratulate and wish good luck to the following lads who have been selected for the Metropolitan Southern Zone teams to play in the NSW Regional Championships.
We would also like to congratulate Connell Byrne ( u/15s) and Chris Storey( u/16) who have been selected to coach the sides
Wanna Know the NEWS? The Pres Speaks
Every so often, when you want to know what's going on in and around the club and the district, you have to go to the source, the centre of knowledge......the Duck Linerer Upperer. The President (Nev Shooter) has run around and pulled together all the news, views and success stories from our great club.
There is also a timely reminder about ..
Vale Eric Wilson
It is with much sadness we announce the passing of Eric Wilson. He was a foundation Life Member of Port Hacking District Rugby Club, and a passionate supporter of the club. He had also served as Treasurer of Burraneer Rugby Club many years ago. Mr Wilson died on Tuesday, June 4th, after a brief illness, and his funeral will be held at Woronora ..
Two Souths Players Selected for Combined Country Squad to Play British & Irish Lions
Combined Country & Southern Districts coach Cam Blades has announced his 23-man squad for the British & Irish Lions Tour match in Newcastle on Tuesday 11 June.
We are very proud to announce that two Souths players (Alex Gibbon and Tim Metcher) have very deservedly been selected in the Combined Country Squad.
A total of 10..
Randwick vs Southern Districts match report-by Sam Ryan
Southern Districts have fallen to their second successive defeat, going down 33 - 25 to a classy Randwick outfit at Coogee Oval.
In near perfect conditions for running rugby, Randwick dominated both territory and possession throughout the game, giving the visitors very little opportunity to attack.
Coach Cam Blades was bitt..
Southern Districts Vs. Randwick- Preview by Sam Ryan
Southern Districts will look to bounce back following their first defeat of the season, when they take on Randwick tomorrow at Coogee Oval.
With poor conditions predicted, both sides may be forced to avoid playing the expansive Rugby they are both known for.
The dominating Rebels forward pack struggled to gain ascendency ove..
Match Report vs.Sydney Uni- by Sam Ryan
Southern Districts have lost top place of the Shute Shield ladder after suffering their first defeat of the season to Sydney University on Saturday.
In a rematch of last year’s grand final, the Students defence was devastating in the 18-13 victory.
A late try to Rebels winger Alex Gibbons gave the home side hope of a late victory,..
1st Grade vs. Northern Suburbs match review- by Sam Ryan
Southern Districts have held off a late charge from Northern Suburbs to remain the only undefeated side in the Shute Shield.
After establishing a 17 point lead early in the second half, the Rebels fell asleep, letting the undefeated North's side back into the match.
However the Rebels defence proved too strong in what coach ..
Family Fun Day June 1 2013
The Southern Districts Juniors together with the Senior Club have combined forces to organise a Family Fun Day! This is a great chance for the kids to enjoy some fun rides and also watch some top quality players in an important Shute Shield Rugby match. All Southern District Junior Representatives will be acknowledged at half time with a lap of..
1st grade colts vs Northern Suburbs - Match report - by Sam Ryan
Southern Districts Colts have been beaten 44 - 25 by an impressive North's outfit at Forshaw Park on Saturday.
Despite running into a heavy wind, the Rebels had the best of the opening stages and took an early lead when winger Cyril Sawaki found space down a tight blindside and linked with Jono Brown for the opening points.
2013 May Club Training Calendar
The club has issued a training calendar for May 2013 so you know what is going on and where. Download it via the link below.
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URGENT NEED OF A FRIDGE FOR NEW PLAYERS
The senior club is very lucky to have a group of new players move to the shire but they are in desperate need of our community assistance. First item that is desperately needed is a working fridge. As you can appreciate this item will be critical in ensuring the lads are well fed and ready to do battle in the Shute Shield.
All other household ..
All teams have been announced and will be online each Friday afternoon on the website.
So make sure you jump on line each week before the match to see who is playing in what grade.
It's easy- you are already on the web so just go to the home page- teams +draws+ results- open the PDF with the teams.
Each week all team results will be ..
Round 1 starts this weekend
Round one of the 2013 season kicks off this Saturday for grade and colts. All teams are playing EASTWOOD DRUFC
The grade lads will trek to T G Milner with 4th. grade starting at 10.45am - 3rd grade at 12.noon- 2nd grade at 1.25pm while the Shute Shield 1st grade kicks off at 3.10pm. This is also the ABC TV match of the day.
If you don't f..
Paul Asquith makes Australian Sevens Debut
TOKYO CHAMPIONS QANTAS MEN’S SEVENS FORCED TO MAKE THREE CHANGES AHEAD OF TITLE DEFENCE
Injury to three players has forced the hand of Qantas Men’s Sevens coach, Michael O’Connor, to make late changes to his Australian squad for this weekend’s Tokyo Sevens tournament.
The defending champions of the Tokyo-based eve..
Dan Palmers new Article- Front rowers please take note
A diet rich in meat makes for a future on the field
DAN PALMER (http://m.smh.com.au/rugby-union/by/Dan-Palmer)March 15, 2013
I have just been educated on how to buckle a seatbelt low and tight across my waist, and have been informed that I have a lifejacket under my armrest.
Considering we are going to be spending most of our flight to ..
Colts Trial 16th March- match reports
The 2013 #onebetter colts hosted a rejuvinated Two Blues from Parramatta in 3 grades of colts today on the very green Forshaw Number II field. In very hot conditions the games were played in great spirit and suprisingly fast and open play was the order of the day.
The 3rds started the day well showing glimpses of promise for a season ..
Trials commence this Weekend
All Southern Districts Grade and Colts teams play trials against West Harbour this Saturday.
Grade at Concord
Colts at Forshaw
Ensure you attend training this week to give yourself the best opportunity for selection!..
2013 Parent Information Night
The Southern Districts Junior Rugby Union in association with the Australian Rugby Union presents an informative evening on how Rugby Union is a fun & exciting way for young children to learn valuable life skills such as leadership, team work, courage, sportsmanship and friendship in a safe environment.
Come along and find out more abou..
2013 Give It a Go Day
Why not give it a go and come to our Try Rugby Open Day! An opportunity to participate in some great skills training run by the ARU, have some fun and make some new friends, get introduced and involved in the latest Olympic sport. All local clubs will be represented for any registration and club information. A parent information desk will be av..
Training Tuesday 29th January- Colts and Grade
To all Grade and Colts players,
Tuesday night’s training is at Wanda beach. Meet at the Northern car park (Greenhills) by 6:30pm.
We will head down to the beach from there.
Pre season training re commences
All grade players please be advised that pre season training will start back again Tuesday 22nd January at 6.30 pm at Forshaw rugby park number 2 ovals.
For more information contact the club
Christmas Drinks + The Pres Speaks
Thursday the 20th December, the club will be hosting Christmas drinks. Starting at 6.30pm there will be finger food provided and drinks at club prices where membership discounts will apply. With the players joining us after their session, it is a good chance to come and mingle with the players, supporters and friends.
The President has also..
An evening with Micky Arthur
Sutherland District Cricket Club Presents
An evening with MICKEY ARTHUR also featuring SHANE WATSON
DATE: Thursday 7 February, 2013
TIME: 7 pm for 7:30 pm
VENUE: Doltone House, 223 Belgrave Esplanade, Sylvania Waters
COST: $140 per person – Dinner, Beer, Wine & Soft drinks RSVP: 17 January 2013
Download the fly..
St George Rugby Xmas Drinks
14th December 2012
St.George annual Xmas luncheon, Rugby Club, Circular Quay
A fantastic afternoon to enjoy some Xmas cheer with old mates
Contact Peter Sadler for bookings or mobile 0407 404 748..
Faulkner fighting fit for Super 15 - 2013
Tetera Faulkner has entered this Western Force pre-season with no shortage of motivation leading into the 2013 Super Rugby season. Not only did he finish last season in the starting loosehead role but he needs to ensure he’s fighting fit to be married in Canberra on December 15. He will return to the ACT for the wedding where he met his fianc..
Pre season Training starts 1st November 2012
To all existing players and any new players as well as Southern Districts juniors 16 and up ....Pre season training with Carl McDonald( S&C) Matt Barr( 1st Grade backs coach ) commences at 6.30pm SHARP.
Its time to get fit for 2013 and this week is a great time to start.
For more information contact Darren Bray dbray@sou..
Ben Volavola signed to Waratahs for 2013
Southern Districts rising star Ben Volavola has today signed with the HSBC Waratahs.
One of four up and coming Shute Shield youngsters invited to join the squad for the first two weeks of pre-season training, the 21-year-old fly half impressed new head coach Michael Cheika and will now take the final place in the HSBC Waratahs Extended Play..
Annual General Meeting 2012
NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF MEMBERS
Notice is hereby given that an Annual General Meeting of the Members of Southern Districts Rugby Club Limited is to be held as follows:
Place: Southern Districts Rugby Club
Premises: 223 Belgrave Esplanade, Sylvania Waters NSW 2224
Date and Time: Friday 2nd November 2012 at 7.00pm
Nick Cummins Wallaby Debut
Nick Cummins aka the Honey Badger , will make his Australian Rugby Test Debut tomorrow night against Argentina. Nick has played the past 2 seasons with the Southern Districts Rebels and we are proud of his latest achievement.
He will line up with current Southern Districts Rebels Kane Douglas and Sitaleki Timani, while former Southern..
Pre Season Training to Commence 1st November 2012
All players of SDRC - please note down pre season training will commence on Thursday 1st November 2012.
The session will be at Forshaw Rugby Park and will commence at 6.00pm unless otherwise advised..
Coaching positions 2013
Southern Districts Rugby Club would like to hear from people who would like to be involved in coaching for the 2013 season.
We are looking for expressions of interest from people who may be interetsed in the following systems
2nd- 4th grade Coach and assistant coaches.
2nd-3rd grade Colts- coach and assistants.
2012 Grand Final- Thank you to the support recieved
To the Southern Districts Loyal and true.
On behalf of the club management i wish to thank you one and all for the support and well wishes the club recieved during the Grand Final week that just was.
It was so pleasing to recieve the hero support messages both on twitter and email as well as the numerous phone calls to the ..
Grand Final Speech
The Club President spoke back at the club after the game. A copy of the speech has been posted onto the site for all to read. Go here (http://www.southerndistricts.com.au/presidents-report/grand-final-post-game-speech) to see it in its entirety...
2012 Shute Shield Awards - WINNERS!!!
As the club heads into the 2012 Shute Shield Grand Final the news only gets better with Southern Districts’ first grade lock Jed Holloway taking out the Shute Shield Rookie of the Year award and our First Grade Coach, Cameron Blades, receiving the David Brockhoff Medal for Coach of the Year.
The club is very proud of their efforts and..
Scott Morrison shares the Rebel love
The federal member for Cook, Scott Morrison is better known as a front bencher than a front rower, but he has Rebel blood in his veins this week and he bought the Grand Final into Parliment today. Read his speech.
"I am sure the member for Hughes and the member for Barton will join me in congratulating the Southern Districts Rebels, who will t..
OWN a piece of history
2012 Framed Limited Edition Grand Final Jersey
This weekend Southern Districts will be making history as they fight for the Shute Shield for the first time in the club’s 23 years.
You too can be part of it.
Southern Districts Rugby Club have 15 Limited Edition Framed Jerseys up for grabs so now you can hold your very own p..
HUGE AFTER PARTY
POST MATCH FUNCTION - The Clubhouse will be open from 7pm following the game to celebrate the achievement of making the GF and hopefully winning it! Food will be provided. Drinks at bar price & DJ Shirtless will be on the 1s & 2s - It's going to be HUGE.
Invite all your friends and their friends and let's really get behind our boys ..
GRAND FINAL SUPPORTERS BUS
There will be several Southern Districts supporters buses organized for Concord from the Forshaw this Saturday at 12.30pm. Buses will depart promptly at approx. 12.45pm. Cost is $10 p/p [includes light refreshments on the bus]. Bookings are essential please contact Craig Hawkings on 9522 5533 to book your seat/s OR click this link to register (..
The President is seeing DUCKS
The President has put his thoughts on paper about the great news that the First Grade teams are in the Grand Final. You can read his words here (http://www.southerndistricts.com.au/presidents-report/quack-the-ducks-are-in-line).
1st Grade into 2012 Shute Shield Grand Final
What a great effort by Southern Districts 1st Grade today- victors over Manly 41-22. In a dazzling display of running rugby and strong defense, the mighty Rebels are through to the 1st grade Grand Final- the first time in the clubs 23 year history.
The club will be arranging supporters buses so if you didn't go today, you will need to get t..
Rebels Vs Marlins Sat 8th
Get on the bus and let's go fishing.
Saturday sees the mighty Rebels First Grade side take on the Marlins in a sudden death semi-final that will launch the winner into the Grand Final of 2012. With one of the best back lines in the competition the Rebels are poised to play fast and play dominant.
There will be a bus and if demand is t..
Sean Doyle gets starting spot for Ulster, UK.
Great news that Sean Doyle has earned a starting position for UK top 14 side Ulster. Below is the article from the Ulster web site .
Four debutants to start v Glasgow
Mark Anscombe has handed competitive debuts to Sean Doyle, Nick Williams, Rob Herring and Michael Heaney for Friday evening's RaboDirect PRO12 encounter against Glas..
Junior Grand Finals this weekend
Congratulations to all the SDJRU affiliated village clubs that have participated in the finals fixtures in the last few weeks. Good luck to the following teams for their Grand Final games this weekend.
There are 4 games at the Forshaw tomorrow night from 5.45pm featuring the Rockdale U11 team. Get down and support the future of Rugby ..
End of Season Tour
IRB Rugby 7’s
Gold Coast 12 to 15 October 2012
Come join the players and supporters support the Aussies in Australia’s premier 7’s tournament over the weekend of 12 to 15 October at Skilled Park in the Gold Coast Tour includes:
Accommodation at Vibe Hotel Gold Coast for Friday, Saturday and Sunday night twin share; and..
2nd grade colts finals information
Second grade colts will play Sydney Uni at 1.25pm this Saturday, 1st September at FORSHAW RUGBY PARK.
The winner will progress to the Grand Final the following week
Entry is just $5.00
Get down and encourage this young and exciting team. Full facilities will be open including bar and food.
ONE CLUB 2012..
2012 Presentation Night
Rydges Hotel Cronulla
Calling one and all from Southern Districts to join us at the official end of season Presentation Night. Come and celebrate the achievements of 2012. All players, staff and fans welcome along with their partners.
$90 per person inclusive of Gourmet chef select canapés on arrival 2 course set menu banquet Beer, ..
Colts and Grade win semi finals
1st grade travelled to T G Milner today and came away with a hard fought 38-24 victory over the defending premiers Eastwood.
The boys now have a week off and will face the winner of Manly and Parramatta in a fortnights time for a place in the Grand Final.
So... With no grade rugby this week there should be no excuse to pack Forshaw Rugby Park t..
1st grade win qualifying final
Southern Districts 34 - Eastwood 28.
Tries to Sami Latunipulu, Ben Volavola and Nick Cummins - with Ben Volavola adding the rest of the points through penalty goals and conversions.
1st grade will now play the winner of Parramatta and Manly for a place in the 2012 Shute Shield Grand Final...
2nd Grade Colts Defeat Randwick
Well done to the Colts II side winning 29-15 against Randwick.
Try scorers this week Sau, Pakalani, Siita and Damon Browne. 3 conversions and a penalty to Jack Keppel.
An update on times and opponents as soon as its known.
Well done boys..
Colts semi final Saturday 25th
Congratulations to our 2nd grade colts on the win against Wests last Saturday.
They now play Randwick in an elimination semi final at 1.25pm at Forshaw . So get down and support the future of the club in their quest for a premiership.
1st Grade Semi final Information
The draw for the 1st grade semi final is out and the team will play SUNDAY 26TH AUGUST vs. EASTWOOD at T G MILNER at 3.00pm.
This match is also live on ABC.
The winner will advance to the preliminary final( and have a week's rest) while a loss will have to play the follwoing week.
Get behind the boys as they chase Shute Shield glory..
2nd colts win semi final 36-24
In a tough encounter with West Harbour the young Rebels fought back from 17-0 down to defeat West Harbour 36-24.
2 tries to Jono Brown, 1 each to Dave McGrath, Matagi Sau, Damon Brown and Ameneki Pakalani with 3 conversions to Jack Keppel.
Well done lads and see you here again next week for another semi final..
Supporters Bus this Saturday - to Uni Oval
Get on the supporters bus to watch the Mighty Rebels play Sydney Uni. This is the last round match before the semi finals so it would be great to show your support to the boys as they battle the strength of Sydney Uni.
Bus will leave Forshaw at 12 noon
A small fee will be applied to all that travel
Pollie Paddling for Sylvanvale
Support Scott Morrison MP and others as they paddle their kayaks 25kms up and back and around the Port Hacking River (Gunnamatta to Swallow Rock and back).
The day will commence with a pre paddle BBQ Breakfast with ‘The Big Marn’, Darryl Brohman, from 8.30 am at Gunnamatta Baths. The full programme is set out in the attached fly..
The End is Nigh Luncheon
The Mayans predicted the world would come to an end in 2012. Unfortunately, that end is even closer for all Southern Districts members, players and fans.
The 2012 season finals are quickly approaching and in true Southern style, celebrations are to be had!
Southern Districts will be hosting the Semi Final Luncheon at Forshaw on Friday 1..
Supporters Bus CANCELLED
A supporters bus will now NOT be heading over to the Eastern Suburbs vs Southern Districts. We apologize for the inconvenience...
WAG's Day This Saturday
Southern Districts Rugby club has thrived throughout the 2012 season thanks to the many that contribute in so many ways. Each week we have thanked the people that make Southern Districts Rugby club what is.
However, we have left out one group of avid supporters, who without, we would not have all made it through 2012. For our final home gam..
Grade Draw rounds 13-16
Southern Districts has the following matches to play prior to the Semi Finals
21/7/2012 vs. Manly at Manly
28/7/2012 vs. Eastwood at Forshaw
04/8/2012 vs. Eastern Suburbs at Woolahra
18/8/2012 vs. Sydney Uni at Uni No 1
A full list of all games can be found at www.nswrugby.com.au (http://www.nswrugby.com.au)
Colts fixtures at Forshaw this weekend
Due to the revised colts draw there is only 2 matches this Saturday at Forshaw
2nd grade colts willkick off at 1.25pm
1st grade colts will kick off at 3.00pm
all usual facilities will still be available..
Tongan Schools defeat NSW CHS
In a high scoring, free flowing match Tongan Schools were too strong for NSW CHS winning 57-17 today at Forshaw Rugby Park.
SDRC Colts Brandon, Albert, Rhaboni , Casius and Justin all played for NSW CHS...
Rebels in Wallaby Squad- Australian Schools
Congratulations to the following Southern Districts Rebels who have made the Wallaby training on squad for the up coming test series of matches
Rob Horne (NSW) Kane Douglas( NSW) Sitaleki Timani( NSW) Nic Cummins( WA) .
Also congratulations to SDRC colts player Albert Hemopo for his selection in the Australia A Schools side( Endeavour ..
Vale Robert( Bob) Duncan- Port Hacking Rugby Player
It is with sadness i inform the rugby community of the passing of Robert( Bob) Duncan- former Port Hacking player and friend to many. Bob was made a quadraplegic due to a rugby related incident back in 1976 whilst playing for Port Hacking.
The Southern Districts Rugby community wishes to pass on its condolences to Bob's family.
Schoolboy Rugby comes to Forshaw Rugby Park
The Southern Districts Rugby Club will be hosting a schoolboy fixture on Tuesday 17th July between the Touring Tongan National Schools and NSW CHS. The match is scheduled to kick off at 1.30pm - come down and see some of the brightest young schoolboys in action..
URGENT ACCOMMODATION NEEDED!
Two players urgently require some short term accommodation. Unfortunately, their previous accommodation plans haven fallen through.
Both are willing to pay rent and need a bed asap.
Please contact Craig Hawkings if you can provide any assistance...