National Schools Strategy

Build a national plan for the game at school’s level for boys and girls that recognises, supports, grows and capitalises on the significant impact schools rugby has on the Australian rugby landscape; whilst recognising and appreciating the independence of school's within the Australian rugby system.

To complete the National Schools Strategy Survey, Click Here

Attachment of National Schools Strategy Survey Key Findings

The Schools Strategy focuses on six key areas, to find out more please click heading.

1. Safety - Address safety concerns by developing a targeted campaign for teachers, parents and students based on research and fact
2. Levels of competition - Ensuring appropriate competitions exist to balance making rugby accessible and fun with developing schools talent
3. Workforce development - Expand our coach education programs and resources acknowledging the critical role teacher coaches play in the quality of the Rugby experience
4. Consolidation & growth - Unite Rugby school leaders and governing bodies to consolidate and prepare for growth
5. Vison & defined roles - Understand and align roles for all stakeholders across competitions, coaching and administration, game development, talent development, and representative programs
6. Knowledge - Build a knowledge centre with central resources accessible for schools and facilitate sharing across the country 

Latest News

This feature requires the Standard edition. You are running the Trial edition or your site domain is not associated with your license key. Please visit to purchase an upgrade or add your domain.

Australian Rugby Union is delighted to announce that Sila Tuangakava from the Western Raptors Junior Rugby Union and Penrith District Junior Rugby Union has been named the 2014 Asteron Life Community Coach of the Year. Read full article...
Australian Rugby Union launches its Search for a Sevens Star
Do you love sport?
Were you born in 1997, 1998 or 1999?
Do you want to represent your country at the Olympic Games?
Do you want to win GOLD? Read full article...
Walsh and Hoffmann appointed to Rugby Championship fixtures
The International Rugby Board has announced the match official appointments for The Rugby Championship 2014, with Australian Rugby to be represented by Steve Walsh and Rohan Hoffmann. Read full article...
Gardner and O'Brien appointed to IRB 2014 JWC Fixtures

The IRB has announced its match officials list for the second stage of the 2014 IRB Junior World Championships overnight, with two Australians appointed to referee two of the games in New Zealand on Sunday.

Read full article...