Why Join?

When you join the Melbourne Rugby Club you don't just join a club, you join in with the success that only a fun and friendly culture can provide. Couple that culture with some of the best facilities and coaches in Victoria and why would you look anywhere else.

Rugby Union is a lifestyle sport suitable to boys and girls of all shapes and sizes, and fitness levels. The Melbourne Rugby club provides an opportunity to develop sporting and confidence skills and to become more resilient through the development of life skills including commitment, sportsmanship, leadership, determination, self confidence, courage and teamwork.

The Melbourne Rugby Club has over 100 years of history and provides a well run family oriented programme based on the Australian Rugby Union (ARU) model, Coaching Kids Rugby, which aims to develop life-long rugby fans and long term rugby players.  When you belong to Melbourne Rugby you know your child will be safe in a team environment with an emphasis on developing sports and life skills.  Our coaches are all at a minimum ARU Smart Rugby accredited and have passed a mandatory 'Working with Children' check.

The Melbourne Rugby Club is proud to have Melbourne based side developing local talent and we also have players from inter state and Tonga, South Africa, New Zealand, Fiji, Samoa, and England.

The Melbourne Rugby Club’s junior program will run 13 junior sides in 2012, ranging from Under 5s to Under 18s providing a pathway into our senior club through Colts and grade teams.

In season 2012 the junior section will field U5, U6, U7, U8, U9, U10, U11, U12, U14, U16 and U18 sides.  We may also field an U15 team.   

The rugby season in Victoria will get underway in April and will conclude with finals in September.

To find out more please contact our junior co-ordinator, Nick Farnan on 0438 266 205 or via email.