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Pre Season Training 2014


Southern Districts Pre-Season Training Commences Thursday 6th November, 6.30pm @ Forshaw. Available to Juniors 15's and above, Colts and Grade players...

Rob Horne WINS!! Qantas Wallabies Try of The Year 2014


Rob Horne at the 2014 John Eales Medal with SDRC's Mal Henderson, Kevin Maloney & John O'Brien. The award is for the most outstanding try scored by a Qantas Wallaby between the start of the Qantas Wallabies 2013 spring tour campaign and the third & final Bledisloe Cup test. The award goes to the player deemed to be most responsi..

The President has Spoken


Read the latest update from Nev Shooter. It's a good one and has lots of info about goings on in an around your great club. Here it is. (

Annual General Meeting 2014


UPDATE The 2014 AGM is on Wednesday 19th November at 6.30pm at the club. Details here. No media download found...

Highlands 7's Wrap


On Saturday the 4th October Southern Districts entered 2 colts teams into the Colts division of the Highland 7's at Bowral. This was our 2nd year of participating in this 7's Tournament and after the last minute defeat in the final last season redemption was the focus of the day. The conditions were hot and the fields were hard and fast and..

Junior Club Teams in Finals


The Seniors Club would like to thank all of our Junior Clubs for a great effort this season. To those who were unlucky not to make the Finals or Grand Finals we hope you have a great summer and look forward to seeing you again next year. Here are the teams that made Grand Finals this weekend. Best of luck - do yourselves, your team mates, y..



Grand Final Information: Southern Districts vs Eastwood Saturday 16th August 3.00pm Concord Oval Buses We have booked a number of large 50 seat buses to transport supporters to the game. They are expected to be leaving around the 12:30pm mark from the club. These buses will return to the club after the game. COST $15 ..

Coaching Positions 2015 Season


Applications are now open for ALL coaching positions with the Southern Districts Rugby Club 1st grade (part time paid role) and assistant (part time paid role) 2nd grade and assistant- un- paid roles 3rd grade and assistant- un -paid roles 4th grade and assistant- un -paid roles Strength and Conditioning (Part time paid role) Colts..

From the Prez - Greater Sydney RAMs


Our President (Nev Shooter) has penned an announcement regarding Southern Districts Rugby Club and the Greater Sydney Rams. You can find his Presidential Update here (

27 SDJRU players selected for REPS


Congrats to 27 SDJRU players who have made Sydney Rep squads for the under 14s to under 17s. Congratulations to the coaches and managers who helped get them there. A huge congratulation to the players & their clubs. U/14 Sydney Train On Squad Charlie Davis Kyle Devine Josh McInerney Chris Icanovski U15 Southern Zo..

Changed Game Times Vs Penrith


Game times for this week have been changed due to the Australia Vs France test in Sydney Kick off for 1st grade is 1.25PM Kick off for 2nd grade is 11.50am Kick off for 3rd grade is 10.25am 4th grade will be playing on the back field at the same time as 1st grade Colts times at Penrith are normal – 3.00pm for colts I a..

State of Origin - Bar Open 7pm


Come down to the club Wednesday Night the 100th S.O.O. Bar will be open from 7.00pm. Preceding this is a game between SDRC 3rd colts and the u/17 SDRC re side. Kick-off is 7.00pm..

Become a Touch Judge


Assistant Referee (Touch Judge) Level 1 Monday 5th May 2014 6:30pm-9:30pm Course Day: Monday Downstairs Room, St George Maso's, 86 Roberts Ave, Mortdale 1) Accreditation as an Assistant Referee requires attendance at this course and completion of the online exam. 2) Minimum age: 13 years. 3) The course is conducted i..

2014 SDRC Golf Day


When: Monday, 12 May Where: Cronulla Golf Club - Elouera Road, Cronulla Event: 4 Ball Ambrose Start: 7.00am for a 7.30am shot gun start The day includes: Round of golf After golf presentation Lunch and drinks in the golf club Lots of prizes Cost: $150.00 per player Hole Sponsorship: $800.00 for your group of 4 RSVP..

Colts first home game this Saturday 12th April


Your Colts need you!! Southern District Colts are undefeated in all 3 grades and are on top of the colts club championships. They need your support to keep it that way. This week we play the very strong North's Colts in our first home game of the season. Come down to Forshaw and watch this exciting group of footba..

Working Bee This SUNDAY


FORSHAW RUGBY PARK 10AM – 1PM THIS SUNDAY We need all Rebels on deck this Sunday for our final working bee before the season starts. We have some key jobs to do and many hands make light work so please, if you’re available on Sunday help out. Please bring any tools you may have. Tradies we are looking at you! Gurneys, scrubb..

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. With 3..

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..



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 Free entry 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. Thank you..

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. GRADE 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. COLTS On Sat..

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 (http://www...

Warringah preview


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 ..

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. No media download found...



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 ..

Teams announced


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 ( 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..

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 Thank you..

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 ( 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..



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 ..



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 ( ..

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...


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