Budburst Festival - Hunter Valley
When: Sunday 30th October 2011 from 10 am.
Where: Mcleish Estate, 462 Debeyers Road, Pokolbin
This is another wonderful McLeish Wine Partners family day so bring along your families and friends to share this special occasion.
Entry is $10 per adult (kids are free) and this includes wine tasting and BBQ lunch with salads and dessert ..
2nd Grade in GRAND FINAL
Second grade will play Eastwood in the Second Grade Grand Final next Saturday at Concord Oval Kickoff is 12.50pm.
There will be a supporters bus going to the 2011 2nd Grade Grand Final
Leaving Forshaw Rugby Park at 10.45am and returning round 4.00pm
Must book and register your interest to Craig Hawkings on 0420 967 077 or ha..
2nd Grade make Semis
Southern Districts 2nd grade vs. Sydney Uni
Sunday 18th September 2011 – 1,15pm kick off at T G Milner.
GET ON THE BUS
There will be a supporters bus.
If interested please contact Craig Hawkings at the club on 9522 5533
or send an email (http://southerndistricts.com.au/contact-us.htm) from the website.
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Coaching Positions for 2012 now open
Southern Districts is looking for qualified coaching staff, experienced team managers and anyone wishing to play some part in assisting the club achieve it's goals in 2012. Fill out the form below and we will be in touch.
You may wish to send your details through here (http://southerndistricts.com.au/get-involved/coach-manage.htm)...
Subbies Grand Finals at Forshaw
Not going to Granville this Saturday to watch the Rebels? Come on down and watch the Sub District teams battle it out. All facilities will be open.
Robertson Cup (colts)
St Ives v Hunters Hill
Newport v Forest
Junior Grand Finals this weekend
On behalf of the SDRC Seniors we would like to wish all the SDRU Junior clubs (including opens) playing in Grand Finals all the very best of luck.
We also wish to congratulate and thank the parents, managers and coaches of all the sides for their continuing growth of Rugby in our district and win, lose or draw, we the seniors are proud of them..
Southern Districts Junior Rugby is HIRING
Looking for a great part time role with a passionate and active Junior Rugby district? Now is your chance to get onboard and apply to take the development job head on. Download the information sheet and we look forward to chatting to you soon.
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Back to Port Hacking Day
Celebrate 40 years since Port Hacking were elevated (with Warringah) into the Sydney First Division. Come to the game and catch up with mates, enjoy a beer and watch the Rebels take on Warringah. You can't get better than that...
Southern Districts Juniors Finals
Your local junior clubs are playing the semi-finals this Sunday 14th August. Get down and support these future Rebels.
Mid Season Luncheon Announced
Save the date. The mid season luncheon is happening on Friday Aug 26th 2011. Buy tickets online including tables of ten. Find out more information here. (http://souths.worldsecuresystems.com/_webapp_1447696/Mid_Season_Luncheon)..
Bob Burke Charity Golf Day
Beverly Park Golf Club
87a Jubilee Avenue, Beverly Park
When: Friday, 15 July 2011
Event: 4 – Ball Ambrose
Be there: 8.00am for bacon & egg roll, coffee and tea
Hit-off time: 8.30am – Shot-gun start
Lunch: 1.00pm – then presentation, raffles and auctions
Cost: $125.00 per player or $500.00 for 4 players
Bill Wallace & Nicola have a son
Bill Wallace, one of Southern Districts long serving players and his wife Nicola announce the arrival of James William Wallace on July 4th 2011 weighing in at 9lb 3oz. Congratulations to both of them from all at Southern Districts.
Here he is pictured with proud Grandparents Trish & Peter
Steve Talbot named First Grade Coach
SOUTHERN Districts have appointed their former state representative back rower Steve Talbot to take over as first grade coach for the remainder of the season.
Re-Printed from The St George and Sutherland Shire Leader (http://www.theleader.com.au/news/local/sport/rugby-union/rebels-restructure/2218484.aspx)- by Brad Forrest
While the club ..
Vale David Brockhoff
Australian Rugby is mourning the passing of one of the greats of the game; former Wallaby player and then coach David (Dave) Brockhoff. A Wallaby flanker through 26 matches, including eight Tests, between 1949 and 1953; ‘Brock’ as he was affectionately and almost universally known, later coached the Wallabies for six consecutive years b..
Vale Bob Burke
It is with much sadness that we announce that Bob Burke passed away on Saturday 11th June after a long battle with cancer.
The funeral will be held on Friday 17th June at 2.00pm at the Woronora South Chapel
A celebration of Bob's life will be held at Woolooware Golf Club from 3.00pm.
Prayers and thoughts for Bob and his extended fami..
Ladies Day at Southern
The Mad Hatter Champagne Party It's on again this year. Please join us for a day of Fashion, Fun, Food and Friendship.
When: Saturday 23rd July, 2011
Where: Southern Districts Rugby Club
Time: 2:00pm to 5:30pm
Cost: $55.00 per person
Includes: Champagne on arrival, wine from McLeish Estate, frozen cocktails & canapes.
Engadine Lions Sportsmans Lunch
Engadine Lions host Rod Kafer at Engadine Tavern - St Moritz Room.
There will also be lucky door prizes and a sporting memorabilia auction.
Date: Friday 22nd July, 2011
Cost: $80.00 (great value)
Includes: Lunch, Beverages (beer, wine & soft drinks) and entertainment
Time: 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Tickets can be purchased from:
Extra Touch Judge Courses
An extra course has been scheduled at Moore Park.
Sydney Football Stadium
Monday 6th June
Cost for both courses is $30 and individuals MUST PRE-REGISTER HERE (http://www.rugby.com.au/nswcourses).
For clubs wishing to send multiple registrants and pay for them all via invoice, please contact Meghan on 9323 3430 or email he..
Kokoda Track Fundraiser
St George Motor Boat Club
Tuesday 19th July, 2011
6.30pm - 7.00pm start
Guest Speakers and MC
Captain Cook Cruise valued at $98.00
Novotel Brighton Le Sands Seafood Buffet Dinner valued at $150
Sealevel Voucher valued at $100
Summersalt Voucher valued at $150
Texas Hold 'Em Poker
Hola - get to the club and support the fundraising efforts of the lads travelling to Argentina.
Southern Districts Rugby Club
$25.00 per head
Cash Prizes and American Honey Bourbon to give away. Includes a place on the table with chips, a chorizo roll and a ..
Juniors Trivia Night
A great night of trivia and live music supporting Junior Rugby in Sydney's South. Buy tickets today.
Southern Districts Rugby Club
$30.00 per head
A great night of trivia and live entertainment including cocktail food. There will also be lots of raffles, auctio..
From the G.M
Thanks to all who have renewed their membership and welcome to all the new members of the Rebels.
I am sure you will enjoy the ride as the club progresses through the competitions. It was great to see so many at the first home game and we look forward to seeing more turn up this week when the Mountain men from Penrith head to the coast to take..
After a disappointing start to the season where Eastwood out played us in 1st grade in round 1 with some poor defence out wide and set piece not at the standard we expect, the boys have been much improved after being able to spend a couple more training sessions together and getting to know each other after a rep season that saw up to 12 players pl..
Max talks Souths Vs Manly
Southern Districts played their final trial match on Saturday at the rather chilly Menai Warriors ground at Barden Ridge against Manly.
We got up 46 -10 (8 tries to 2) goal kicking was a problem because a very strong wind, which was a big advantage to the team playing with it's assistance.
With the wind in the first half South's manag..
Trials March 26th @ Menai
Southern Districts Grade and Colts will be hosting Manly RUFC to a trial match on Saturday 26th March at Barden Ridge sports complex, New Illawarra Rd , Menai.
The 1st games commence at 10.45am with the main games commencing at 1.25pm- please note there is no 3.00pm fixture
Menai Rugby will have fully catered facilities and there is ample..
Hunter Valley Golf Day
Play the greens and taste the reds
McLeish Estate invite you to play golf at the McLeish Estate Golf Classic and/or the Golden Slipper Event.
When: From 9.30am Sunday 10th April 2011
Where: Hunter Valley Golf & Country Club, Pokolbin (Crown Plaza Resort)
Holes: Classic - 18 holes ($60.00); Slipper - 9 holes ($45.00)
Dan Ward says thanks!
To Craig Hawkings and the Southern Districts Rugby Club committee
Thank you very much for giving me the opportunity to travel to Driffield. I gained invaluable life experiences that I would never have been able to without your assistance.
The social side of the club and living in Driffield was fantastic. One night at the club which I pa..
Max talks Souths Vs Parra
Southern Districts had their second hit out for the preseason last Saturday at Forshaw against Parramatta.
On a day when the club had 30 players involved in playing matches for various representative teams including Dewitt Roos, Sean Doyle and Sam Latinpulu who were involved in a game in Melbourne between the Melbourne Risers and a Sydney C..
Max talks Souths Vs Gordon
Southern District's 2011 campaign kicked off on Saturday with a trial against Gordon at Forshaw Park, chalking up 7 tries to 4 on the way to a 50-22 victory.
For the Rebels Sam Latinpulu was outstanding being very strong over the ball and chewing off considerable metre's with some physical carries. Hoani Matinga playing at lock had his firs..
Season Opening Luncheon
Don't forget to book your tickets ONLINE for the season opening luncheon. Grab a table and support the club. It's sure to be a great day with some great speakers lined up. More details can be found here (/_webapp_1097734/Season_Launch)...
Max talks NSW B vs Samoa A
On Monday Southern Districts had 9 players take part in a match between NSW "B" and Samoa "A" at St Marys Stadium. Somoa won the match 35-12, but some our boys went quite well.
Our hooker John Ulugia who is returning from a chest muscle injury received playing against Manly last season had a very good all round game, with his line out throw..
See Aust Barbarians @ Souths
5th March at Forshaw vs. Gordon- followed by NSW A vs. Australian Barbarians..