Club News

Survey Responses and Winner!


As many of you should know, we ran a survey and invited our members and supporters to give us feedback. The sheer number of entries was astounding and thanks to all those who filled it out. ..

Volunteer in 2018


VOLUNTEERS Our club is lucky that we have a a healthy number of volunteers that keep the place moving every year. We are however looking to get more of you involved in assisting the club in 2018. ..

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year


With Christmas fast approaching and 2018 around the corner we would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and an awesome start to 2018. In 2017 we had some fine performances and some in..

Colts Selected for Aust U20s + More


JUNIOR WALLABIES Congratulations to the FIVE Southern Districts Colts who have been selected for the Australian U20's squad. This demonstrates the strength of Junior and Colts Rugby programs in th..

Have your say in 2018 & Win*


You could win a $100 merchandise voucher The club is excited about 2018. Coaches and managers are locked in, players are training, new recruits are being organised and the Annual General Meeting i..

Are you a Business Owner?


Long time sponsor and game day volunteer Karina Bridges if offering SDRC members and supports some value add for their employees. The Employee Benefits Program is a free service, offering your..

2017 Annual General Meeting


The Annual General Meeting of the Southern Districts Rugby Club will be held on Monday 4th December 2017 at the club, located at 223 Belgrave Esplanade, Sylvania Waters, commencing at 6.30pm. Memb..

Christmas Wine Offers


If you want to get a jump on your holiday and Christmas shopping this year have a look at the special Wine Partner prices you can get when you buy a dozen McLeish Estate Wines. Take a look at ..

Pre-Season is ON!


Time to dust of your boots! Coach Barr and his dedicated team of task masters are ready to rip you into shape to win more in 2018. Grab your gear and get down to Forshaw. From 7th November @ Forsh..

Spread the Love!


Our playing surface is the best in the Shute Shield and we intend to keep it that way. As part of us loving the paddock our men play on we plan to feed it some fresh tasty top soil this Wednesday ..

Congrats Rohan Saifoloi


The Manu Samoa Team for the Northern Hemisphere tour 2017 was announced in a press conference this morning at the Samoa Rugby Union Headquarters in Tuana’imato.(20th October) by Head Co..

Looking for work?


Dear Players, One of our supporters based in Taren Point is looking for 2 full time drivers/warehouse staff for their growing business. You must be reliable, have a drivers licence and be ..

St George Rugby Christmas Lunch


SAVE THE DATE St George Rugby Christmas Lunch To be held in the Booth Saunders Pavilion at Hurstville Oval (with thanks to St George District Cricket Club) Friday December 8th 2017 12 no..

Budburst Festival


Bring your picnic blankets and indulge in great wine and regional food at the Budburst Festival at McLeish Estate Wines. The popular event provides a great day for Wine Partners, friends & fam..

Colts Information Night


Southern Districts Colts 2018 preparation is well and truly underway SDRC Colts Management and Staff are delighted to be hosting an information night on the 10th October at the Rugby Club from..

Fill the Hill @ North Sydney Oval


It's Round 2 of Fill the Hill! Paint the banks of North Sydney Oval red and blue as our boys jump across the harbour to take on Eastwood for a spot in next weeks Grand Final this SUNDAY 20th A..

Free Tickets - College Football Allianz Stadium


The Greatest Show on Earth Returns… College Football will return to Sydney after the success of the 2016 College Football Sydney Cup. 2017 will see College Football powerhouse, Stanfo..

Super Sunday Vs Norths


Sunday lets "FILL THE HILL" This Sunday sees the mighty Rebels First Grade take on Norths in the Qualifying Finals. Coming off a long run of solid nail biting wins, our Favourite Sons are chomping..

Dominant scrum cements vital win over Wicks


Southern Districts Rebels put together one of their most determined and spirited performances of the season to grab a vital bonus point 34-30 win at Coogee Oval over Randwick. The Rebels finish in..

McLeish Estate Winter Dinner


Dear Southern District Rugby Members & Friends; The Winter Warmer Wine Dinner series continues at Manta Restaurant in Woolloomooloo. For this special dinner, guests will enjoy c..

Fundraising for Finau


Favourite Son Faleula Finau suffered a double break in his leg on Saturday against Warringah. He is recovering well but has a very lengthy recovery ahead of him. With his wedding in early Septembe..

Vs Randwick - Bus Confirmed


The club has organised a bus to take 50 supporters to Coogee for the Second Grade and First Grade games. With only 19 seats left you need to get in fast. Book your ticket online and bring your inv..

Rebels' attacking flair accounts for Rats


Bursts of counter attacking flair combined with sustained periods of composed defence led Southern Districts Rebels to overcome the Warringah Rats 35-28 in front of a large gathering of Forshaw fa..

COLTS 2018 Coaching and Management Vacancies


Southern Districts Rugby Club Colts are excited to announce the re-appointment of Don Mackinnon as Colts group Head Coach, and 1st Grade Colts Head Coach, together with Michael Black as 1st Grade ..

Vs Warringah - It's "Game on" for Third Spot


As we head toward the finals and in our last home game of the season you can expect an immense competition between the mighty Rebels and the Palm Beach Bungalow boys from Rat Park. After 7 wins in..

Hāngi Night + Grade Vs Penrith


Penrith Colts have pulled the pin and forfeited but GRADE IS ON! See the mighty Rebels take the Mountain men Second Grade 1:25pm and First Grade 3:00pm. First and Second Grade are expectin..

2017 Major Fundraiser Lunch - SOLD OUT


SOLD OUT With a 630 tickets sold we have to close the event. This is going to be a great afternoon for those lucky enough to secure tickets. You will be joined nu Master of Ceremonies former Walla..

Rebels stun Marlins with fairy tale finish!


Is there a more exhilarating rugby moment than the backline sprinting in to join a rolling maul with their forwards brothers? Photo credit: Jessica Reading-Book How about scoring a ..

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A message from one of our sponsors. A strategic home loan refinance could enhance cashflow to help achieve your lifestyle goals. Dreaming of your next holiday?* Imagining those home impro..

Wednesday Night Rugby @ Forshaw


This Wednesday night the 19th July we have rugby under lights for the second time this season. Southern Districts Colts will take on the touring Yorkshire Terriers 20s team who are working their w..

Big crowd inspires 1st grade win against Norths


1st Grade Back to Port Hacking Day saw a large crowd gather at Forshaw Rugby Park for the battle against defending Shute Shield premiers Northern Suburbs. The roars from the grandstand and Favouri..

MEGA DAY - Back to Pt Hacking Vs Norths


FIRST GRADE - 3:00PM This Saturday (8th July, 2017) the Intrust Super Shute Shield sees the 2 teams locked on 42 points coming together at Forshaw Rugby Park. With Norths coming off a close and pr..

Souths vs Parramatta – Colts Match Report


After a disappointing visit to Parramatta in Round 8, where the only team to come away with a win was 2nd Grade, the Colts were determined to make amends in the return fixtures. The weather was id..

Thanks from Paul Asquith


Favourite Son Paul Asquith is off to play in the UK for "Scarlets". They play in the Guinness Pro12 championship, as well as the Anglo-Welsh Cup and the European Rugby Champions Cup (Heineken Cup)..

Favourite sons return to cut down the Woods


Southern Districts’ returning representative stars Jed Holloway, DeWet Roos and Alex Gibbon all scored tries in an ultra-impressive 43-18 win over fancied Eastwood at Forshaw Park on Saturda..

Celtic Feast Wine Dinner


The sound of bagpipes fill the air, as great wines and seasonal winter flavours are served to guests beside the fireplace, to create the atmosphere of the highlands of Scotland. Please j..

Accommodation Needed


Player Accommodation Needed We have a number of new players coming to the club and they need short term accommodation. You will be provided with a payment to cover off on the costs associated with..

Colts Update Vs Woodies


This week starts the shortened second round of seven games leading up to the finals, and as they say in race calling, "they've rounded the bend and are at the top of the home straight!". While the..

Big Saturday Vs The Woodies


This Saturday (24th June 2017) we have a huge day planned against Eastwood. You can expect a large crowd to head down to Forshaw and support the mighty Rebels as we build on the momentum gathered ..

Grade Update Vs Eastwood


ALL GRADE SQUADS WILL BE STRONG AGAINST EASTWOOD. After a long string of injuries the bye round gave us the opportunity to get some players back on the track. 1st Grade Jed Holloway is back fr..

Souths Colts Reunion


With the recent launch of the "Favourite Son Hill" celebrating each and every former and current Southern Districts Rugby Club player, we bring you a celebration of SDRC Colts. Southern Districts ..

Friday Night Rugby @ Forshaw


Dues to last weekends inclement weather, we have a few rescheduled games this week. Friday Night @ Forshaw Rugby Park ARRIVE FROM 5:30pm for a 7:00pm kickoff! Friday 16th June 2017 Come an..

Some Games Cancelled Vs Easts


Eastern Suburbs Rugby Club have informed us this morning that some games have been cancelled for GRADE fixtures today. Please ensure you let any players and supporters know as well. 1st Grade ..

Grade Rugby Wrap


To say the results out of 1st Grade have been up and down is stating the obvious with 5 wins out of 10 games. As I am not the one to accept excuses I will offer none myself. On paper, at the sta..

Save a Motza at Runnulla in Cronulla


Our member partners Runnulla have decided to extend their offer to all Southern Districts supporters. This limited offer means you can save 20% on almost everything in the store simply by mentioni..

Great Offer From Boutea


EXCLUSIVE OFFER One of our great member supporters Boutea, have extended their member offer to the whole club. Get 20% Off your order PLUS if you spend over $50 get a BONUS Tea Chest valued at $18..

Junior Reps Day + Sharks Entry


With the State Championships just around the corner, Souths welcome our Junior Rep Players this Saturday. Free entry for Parents when their kids come to the game in the full club kit. BONUS: SHAR..

Colts Update Pre Eastwood


As i write this there are only two more sleeps till we take on the mighty Eastwood Rugby Club, who are sitting 2nd on the Colts Club Championship table. There is starting to be a very healthy and ..

Colts Wrap Vs West Harbour


We took on the battle of driving along Parramatta Road to Concord Oval and arrived expecting to find a committed West Harbour looking forward to the games, and getting some victories to kick start..

Colts Wrap Vs Penrith


Another glorious day greeted us at Forshaw and another great day's rugby was in store for the Colts faithful. During any season there are games which are mini grand finals where a win is imperativ..

Sylvania Rugby 50th Celebrations


One of our fabulous junior clubs is turning 50 years old in May and they have some great events you cannot miss out on. CELEBRATE AT FORSHAW VS WESTS This Saturday (13th May) at Forshaw Rugby ..

Comedy Night at Southern Districts


Featuring comedians from Sydney & Melbourne International Comedy Festival. 8:00pm Saturday May 13th, 2017 Southern Districts Rugby Club 223 Belgrave Esplanade, Sylvania Waters. Adu..

Colts Wrap Vs Penrith


Last weekend was Round 5 of the Colts premiership, and we welcomed Penrith Colts to Forshaw. With some good weather and Forshaw rugby field in great condition, some serious running rugby was both ..

Mothers Day with Boutea


Save 25% // OFFER FINISHED Created by Wallaby and Waratah Adam Ashley-Cooper, there are 4 stunning flavours including peppermint, earl grey, english breakfast and the fantastic green citrus. S..

McLeish Golf Classic 2017


This year the annual McLeish Golf Classic will take place at Cypress Lakes Resort, each team on the day will be provided with a golf cart fitted with a Visage GPS system and access to the prestigi..

Colts Update - Penrith at Home


This weekend Southern Districts Colts host Penrith Rugby Club Colts at Fort Forshaw. After a tough run of games against four of the top performing clubs, we take on Penrith who, while being at..

Back to St George Day Saturday


It’s on again- This Saturday against your old rivals Gordon RUFC. 1st grade playing in the old St George jerseys – with 21st century modifications. First grade kicks off at 3.00pm ..

Ladies Day + TV Game Vs Randwick


Ladies Day is back this Saturday and RSVP's have more than doubled on last year. Don't forget it's "Match of The Round" with the game on 7Two. In addition to our great day of Rebel Rugby you will ..

Team Lists and Program


See below for the most recent team list for this weekends games. You will also find a printable Program which is worth printing out and bringing on game day. No media download found. {..

1st Colts Jersey Presentations


Last night our 1st grade Colts team for this Saturday’s Round 1 clash against Manly were presented with their jerseys by former club Colt, first grader, local junior & USA 7s player..

First Grade Team List


In lieu of the full team list across all grade being available here is First Grade. Southern Districts (1-15) Duncan Chubb, Brandon Paenga-Amosa, Max Holland, Jake Douglas, Angus Ryan, Alex ..

We Have a Winner!!!


Congrats to Salesi Maumalanga who has won a pair of Asics Rugby Boots up to the value of $270 from our good friends at Runnulla in Cronulla (try saying that twice). Every player who paid online be..

SDRC Colts Trial for Sydney U18's


The club would like to wish the following Southern Districts Colts players the best of luck for this Sunday afternoon at Lane Cove when they will trial for a place in the Sydney JRU U18's squad. ..

Car Park Before & After


As you know we have undertaken a car park upgrade in conjunction with Sutherland Shire Council. This has been a significant project in the planning for a very long time. We are delighted with the ..

Colts Update Vs Norths Trial


On Saturday, Colts had their last trial matches, and after two solid weeks of rain, we ended up playing just 75 minutes of rugby on the back field at Forshaw. Our thanks go to our General Manager,..

2017 Starts This Super Saturday April 1!


Super Saturday awaits us all this weekend as the Shute Shield kicks off in full glory with Grade @ Forshaw against Manly Marlins on April 1st. It's Back to Souths day which is a great chance to ge..

6 Try Trial Vs Norths


The goal for the club this year across colts and grade is to have four or five teams contesting the grand finals. Lots of work has been done behind the scenes by many to make this goal a reality. ..

SDRC Colt Sama Malolo


One of our colts signed with the Western Force takes a 10 for 10 Check it out here (

Attention Players & Supporters


Hi All Unfortunately, the ground in Wollongong is under water and the UOW have called off Saturday's trial game against the Illawarriors/UOW/Tech. Fear not Rebels Grade players! The club h..

Attention Financial 2017 Members


Hi New & Existing 2017 Members, I have tickets to the "Dan Vickerman Cup" (Waratahs Vs Brumbies) at Allianz Stadium (Moore Park) this Saturday night. They are in bay 39 which I think i..

Colts Update


This Saturday the Southern Districts Colts are taking three sides to Singleton for the first trial of the 2017 season. The squad's been training hard since October with three and sometimes fou..

Vote For Madeline Tynan-Davey


Behind the scenes of Southern Districts major sponsor Tynan Motors is Madeline Tynan-Davey. This amazing woman is passionate about strengthening the Sutherland Shire community and is now being..

McLeish Estate Wine Luncheon


Join Vigneron Jessica McLeish to celebrate the end of the vintage and the start of Southern Districts Rugby Season (/_v2/Teams/grade/first-grade). Enjoy canapés and champagne ..

1st Colt James Finch


GOULBURN business supports James Finch FORMER Goulburn High School student and Goulburn rugby player James Finch, 19, is forging a career in the Sutherland Shire playing first grade Colts U20s for..

Training in January 2017


Grade Pre-season training resumes Tuesday 10th and Thursday 12th January, 6.30pm @ Forshaw...

Endeavour Sports High Sevens


The Endeavour Sports High School 7's will be at Forshaw from 9:00am-2:00pm next Tuesday 15th November. There will be four Waratah players, including Jed Holloway to referee the finals. Age..

Short Term Accomodation Needed


Southern Districts Rugby Club have a new player from Queensland who is also part of the Waratahs emerging player group. We are looking to find some short term accomodation help for him. If any..

SDRC in the NRC, Waratahs and Wallabies


SDRC players have been very busy since the conclusion of the Premiership Shute Shield competition with continual involvement in the NRC competition. The Rams were well represented with the followi..

Life Member Neil Swane Honoured


From Life Member Neil Swane The main purpose of my most recent trip was to officiate at the World Life Saving Championships in The Netherlands with officials from all over the world. With ..

Vale Grant Parnell


It is with great sadness that we report the sudden death of a past player, Grant Parnell aged 44. He was a player at the club in the late nineties and managed to play several first grade games bef..

Applications Open for 2017


Southern Districts RFC are calling for nominations for Grade Coaches and Managers for the 2017 season. Applications Close on Friday 16 September. Applicants should provide details of qualification..

Vale Cyril Nethery


Sad news with the passing in late July of Cyril Nethery. Cyril was a former first grade player with St George Rugby, member of North Cronulla Surf Club, the first ever patron of the Burraneer Juni..

Vale Col Murray


Unfortunately, we must pass on the sad news of the passing of Col Murray. Col was a fine Saints club man in the 60’s and 70’s and had a long standing association with NSW and Austr..

Presentation Night 2016


TICKET SALES CLOSE TODAY (MON 15th Aug) Date: Friday 19th August 2016 Location: Forshaw Rugby Park Time: 6:30pm for 7:00pm Start Ticket Prices: $50 w/alcohol $30 non/alcohol Pa..

Round 16 vs Randwick Round Up


Randwick is always a fixture we look forward to. Not only was the Sir Roden Cutler Shield up for grabs, but so to was the opportunity of taking sole lead at the top of the Shute Shield table. ..

Vale Tony (Charlie) Graham


It is with much sadness we announce that Tony (Charlie) Graham, former Port Hacking 3rd and 4th grade Premiership winning & goal kicking 2nd rower, passed away last evening in St. George Priva..

1st Grade Match Report Vs Eastwood


1st Grade – Souths 36 (Tries:Ben Connolly, DeWet Roos, Angus Ryan, Luke Smart, Mitch Walton. Conv: Rohan Saifoloi 4. Pen:Rohan Saifoloi.)def Eastwood 10 Lower Grades 2nd Grade &ndash..

Vs Wests Now Under Lights!


Southern Districts v West Harbour Next Tuesday night 14 June. Game Sponsor – Coateshire Main field – 2’s at 6.30pm and 1’s at 8.00pm Back field –..

1st Grade Match Report vs. Washout


Needless to say, after the massive East Coast storms on the weekend, all matches against West Harbour were postponed. We are now playing under lights on Tuesday night from 6:30pm with bar and..

Vale Kylie Bray


We would like to let you all know that a memorial service will be held for Kylie Bray at midday on Wednesday 25th May at Hansen & Cole Funerals 634 Northcliffe Dr, Kembla Grange NSW 2526. The ..

Round 10 Grade Vs Penrith Round Up


An abbreviated report this week. Grade headed to the mountains for our round against Penrith. Some very solid performances throughout the grades and I am certain the bus trip home would have g..

Geoff Coleman Tribute


Eulogy to Geoffrey Harry Coleman Hon Life Member SDRC. From Nev. Shooter (former PHDRC & SDRC President). Geoffrey Harry Coleman’s passing is an extremely sad day, especially for..

Chubb & Roos for the Baa Baa's


Congrats to Dewet Roos and Duncan Chub for their selection in the Australia Barbarians team to take on the Australia Under 20s. The game is on Tuesday 24th May at Chatswood Oval 7:00pm. We..

Round 9 Grade Vs Uni Roundup


Apologies for the late report this week. I am still crying in my beer. Ladies Day at Forshaw has become quite the event. The rivalry with Sydney Uni is something we look forward to with great..

Vale Geoff Coleman


Honorary Life Member, past first grade player and great clubman Geoff Coleman has passed away. The board of directors, coaching staff and club management express their sympathies to the family. ..

Round 8 Grade Vs Gordon Roundup


Let’s start with the milestones. Duncan Chubb – 150 Grade games Damien Byrne – 100 Grade games Jared Alesi – 50 Grade games Grade got back to Forshaw after..

Round 8 Colts Vs Gordon Roundup


The day was almost a perfect day to play rugby. The weather was the right temperature and there was little wind which added to a great days rugby. The players from both sides should be congratulat..

Round 7 Grade Vs Parramatta Roundup


A very good weekend for the club winning six of seven fixtures against a clearly resurgent Parramatta club. First grade definitely had our work cut out for us. Parramatta showed up in every f..

Round 7 Colts Vs Parramatta Roundup


The weekend's games v Parramatta were going to a be 3 games of good rugby and sheer frustration and the day did not disappoint. We were hoping for some rain and looks like the people who were doin..

Round 6 Colts Vs Eastwood Roundup


The weekend's games against Eastwood were like a grand final for all 3 teams and training during the week had that intensity and this challenge was driven by the coaches and accepted by the player..

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