Colts Mid Season Update at Club
The club invites parents and players of all Southern Districts Colts to attend the club on Wednesday 29th May from 6:00pm onwards to hear from Club President Ken McKay and Director of Colts Rugby Glenn Evers.
It will be a relaxed and informal session and will also be a chance for parents and players to ask questions.
The bar will be ope..
Flash Sale - 4 Game Flexi Pass
With 5 amazing home games left for 2019 and all of them great days, we have released a 4 game flexi membership. You will get entry to any 4 games + members prices at the main bar, can bar and canteen BBQ.
BUY SECURELY ONLINE (/_v2/Get-Involved/4-game-flexi)
Your 4 game pass gives free entry at any 4 of the following home games: 08 jun -..
Ladies Day Thank You
What a fantastic day and evening was had at our club for Ladies Day 2019.
A very big thank you to all of you Ladies who attended our day, got dressed up, enjoyed the high tea, sipped on the Robert Oatley bubbles and danced into the night with the fantastic English & The Doc.
We would also like to thank the following people who made..
Ladies Rugby on Ladies Day
We all know that Ladies Day is happening this weekend during our games against the Western Sydney Two Blues. The Marquee High Tea is sold out, but we have organised tables on the green and access to the Marquee Bar for all those who missed out on the High Tea tickets.
More Details (/_v2/Events/ladies-day)
In fantastic news, our Rebelett..
2019 Major Fundraiser Lunch On Sale
255 tickets sold!
Friday 26th July is going to be a great afternoon. Led by wonderful MC, storyteller and local lad Dane Wheeler, this epic afternoon also introduces our guest speaker, broadcaster and former Wallabies Coach Alan Jones topped off with the very popular American funnyman Tommy Dean.
Hosted at Doltone House opposite The Star, t..
Our Major Luncheon is serious business
As a premier rugby club in Sydney, we get no funding from Rugby Australia, NSW Rugby or Sydney Rugby. We have to stand on our own two feet. We rely on the incredible support of more than 80 sponsors each year who help fund our rugby initiatives. We are also blessed to have a loyal, passionate and ever growing number of Favourite Sons, members a..
Game Preview - Round 2 2019
By Samuel Lindsay
vs Gordon (A)
What a great start to the season, 6 wins across all grades and the club as a whole will be looking to go 2 from 2 this week.
Shambeckler Vui was a late withdrawal from the side last week, travelling to New Zealand with the NSW Waratahs. He's back and raring for action. New recruit Curtis Rona ..
Game Preview - Round 1 2019
By Samuel Lindsay vs West harbour (H)
We've made it through another long and arduous off season, and we're raring to go as the Intrust Super Shute Shield returns!
The squad have been training since October and have been building to this moment for a long time. New coach Don Mackinnon has brought in plenty of fresh faces in the coaching..
Colts Update April 2019
The last of the 3 colts trials concluded on Saturday against Easts and we would like to thank to thank Norths , Illawarra and Easts for 3 excellent days of good hard rugby played in great spirit of the game.
Trials are difficult days, you think you have everything organised and under control and worked out in your mind how the day will pro..
Round 1 Vs West Harbour - It's Big
This weekend the Shute Shield kicks off but we have some stuff going on in round 1. To celebrate the start of the season we are bringing the "Hackers" together for a catchup, opening pre First Grade to 6 Village Club Mini Teams who will play on the hallowed turf of Fortress Forshaw, another minis game at half time, player Families and Friends w..
Rebelettes Bring Home Silver!
What an amazing weekend of Rugby Sevens took place in hot, humid and rainy Sandakan, Borneo. The Rebelettes jetted off last week to the invitational and world regarded Borneo 7s invitational and they didn't disappoint.
This is a team of women and coaching, management staff who have grown incredibly over the last year and are now firmly embe..
Game 1 Vs West Harbour - Renew or join today
For those of you who have been members over the last few years and of course the last 30 years, you know that a Rebel game day experience is one of the best ways to spend a Saturday afternoon. Make sure you keep the ball rolling at get your membership in the mail before round 1.
Renew in 2019 (/_v2/Get-Involved/renewal-application)
Pre-Season Dinner - Bring Your Partner and Save
TICKET SALES CLOSING SOON
To celebrate the start of another season of Club Rugby join us at the Club and end your 4 day week with an evening of great food, cold beverages, great friends and great conversation. The all inclusive evening will deliver 3 wonderful locally catered courses plus refreshing beverages including Four Pines, Carlton Draft..
Trial Moved to Campbelltown
This weekend (23rd March, 2019) all grades and colts/U18s trials have moved to Campbelltown Showground . GRADE
1st Grade - 14:45 (Vs Illawarriors)
2nd Grade - 13:30 (Vs Vikings)
3rd Grade - 12:15 (Vs University)
4th Grade - 11:00 (Vs Campbelltown) COLTS
1st Colts - 13:30 (Vs Illawarra)
2nd Colts - 12:15 (Vs Campbelltown)
Workplace Law commit to the Rebelettes 7s for season 2019
Southern Districts Rugby Club is thrilled to announce leading Sydney law firm, Workplace Law as the Major Sponsor for the Rebelettes 7s upcoming 2019 domestic rugby season.
With women’s rugby in Australia seeing substantial and continued growth in participation since Australia’s gold medal heroics at the 2016 Olympic Games, the..
Rebelette Trivia Night
Our own Southern Districts Rebelettes, after a very successful 2018 have been invited to the Borneo Sevens Tournament. This is the ‘Greenest Sevens in the World’ and a dream come true for many within the squad who have been working hard on their game in the off-season to peak for this opportunity.
This tournament is among t..
Robert Oatley Wines Ladies Day
Mothers Day weekend! This year we have responded to feedback and have organised a bumper Ladies Day in the Marquee and on the Green. Step inside for a High Tea experience! With a refreshed range of wines from our friends at Robert Oatley, table service for all the amazing canapés, 2 glasses of complimentary bubbles, welcome bags, lucky d..
As the season kick off on April 6th draws nearer, there are a few trials scheduled so the boys can get out and amongst it and the coaching staff can see their prospects and made decisions around grading. What a great chance to get out and see the Candy Stripes early before the BIG REVEAL. Fri 8th March - Sat 9th March
Player camp - organise..
2019 sees a wider range of wines for our members and supporters. We are also improving the size to a restaurant serving in a better quality glass.
🍾🥂 Sparkling Wine
Il Fiore Prosecco - Italy
Aurelia Prosecco - SE Australia
Veuve Tailhah Blanc De Blanc - France Piccolo Size
Wild Oats Sauvignon Blanc - WA
Craigmoor Brut - Aust..
Uni of Wollongong Scholarships
Southern Districts and the University of Wollongong are into their 3rd year of scholarship sponsorship and the following players are attending UofW on scholarships.
There are still opportunities available and anyone from..
Meet Rory Lynch
We are proud to present a series of articles introducing our colts coaches and players to the Southern Districts Community. Our first player is Rory Lynch, 19, who plays open side flanker and is “the pest” at the break down.
Rory had a great year in 2018 and has shown why he was Captain of Newington 1st 15 when at high scho..
Meet Jayson Joerdens
We are proud to present a series of articles introducing our colts coaches and players to the Southern Districts Community. We start with Jayson Joerdens. Crime fighter by day and mentor by night.
Position: Colts Head Coach
Favourite Food: Steak and Veg
Favourite Bands: Beatles, Metallica and ..
"Try Rugby" is on again across the district
Rugby Union is a great fun and exciting way for young boys and girls to not only learn new skills but also develop leadership, team work, sportsmanship, courage and life long friendships. Making friends, learning the game and having fun are heavily prioritised over winning. Big or small, short or tall, boy or girl why not give it a whirl. Did y..
Mandatory Foundation Coaching Course
Foundation Certificate Course
In an effort to get all our our club, village club and other coaching staff accredited in the mandatory Foundation Course we are running a day of training and certification at Southern Districts Rugby Club.
One of the key building blocks of better coaching, this course will not only benefit the coach and cl..
Work Opportunities + Furniture
We have a number of players who have seen the light and are joining the club, represent the club, wear the jersey with pride and respect the contributions of the past players and officials and supporters over the past 30 years.
We need work opportunities for these players. So if you need to employ a person for one day or all year please le..
Another solid week of training finished and colts are starting to settle into their work. Numbers are starting to increase and it's important the players start taking ownership of their season. We are only as strong as out weakest link and the coaching staff have been working since October to make sure the 2019 season is the best it can be. Fro..
Steve Harris Honoured
For 30+ years Steve Harris has worked tirelessly for Southern Districts players, members, directors, volunteers and the entire community. Starting out as a player with Rockdale in 1958, he continued playing, then volunteering in Juniors before moving on the the SDRC where he was a director for many years with a number of them as President. Toda..
Training Has Started
YES! WE ARE BACK.
Tuesday 6:00pm -7:30pm @ Forshaw Rugby Park (Sylvania Waters)
Saturday 6:00am-7:00am @ Various beach/local training venues (Check with coaching staff)
Everyone is welcome.
Team based pre-season training will begin in mid-January with a date to be advised where it will revert to Tuesday and Thursday evenings for team ..
Thanks For 2018
As a thanks for your support in 2018, we would like to extend an invitation to Valued Sponsors and Amazing Members (Regular, Players, Ladies, Country, Life, Financial Life) to come together at the Rugby Club and celebrate.
Thursday 13th December from 6:30pm - 9:30pm at the Southern Districts Rugby Club.
Join us for a few complimentary b..
2019 Coaching Update
As part of the Southern Districts Rugby Club Community, we just wanted to touch base with you to firstly thank you for your past support of the club whether it is in the capacity as a player, coach, manager, board member, sponsor, member or supporter.
We hope you will continue your support of the Club and are looking forward to seeing some ..
Annual General Meeting
The Southern Districts Rugby Club Annual General Meeting (AGM) is set down for a 6:30pm start on Wednesday 14th November 2018 at the clubhouse located at 223B Belgrave Esplanade, Sylvania Waters.
This is an opportunity for members of the club to come to the meeting and vote for their 2019 Board of Directors.
With the great opportunities..
Cook Community Classic Swim
The entries are now open for the 1km & 2km swim which is connected to the Cook Community Classic and carnival day.
Youth award, for the best placed youth entrant - $100.00 IMB Bank Account + merchandise pack. 1km and 2km swim
All swimmers will receive a free cap and IMB Cook Community Classic Tshirt. Presentations for place getters ..
Dave "Kenny" Keir Memorial Golf Day
The great Dave "Kenny" Keir is being honoured with a Memorial Golf Day to be held at Beverly Park Golf Course (Kogarah) on Friday 9th November 2018.
The great clubman of St George and Southern Districts was taken from us way too soon and this is a great way to remember him. SDRC HAVE BOOKED 24 places
Contact Paul Ridoutt on 0418 400 121..
2018 Presentation Night
Southern Districts invites you to celebrate the year that's been at our 2018 Presentation Night!
This year the awards night comes back to Southern Districts Rugby Club.
There will be plenty of awards to present on the night along with live music, finger food and dinner. Tickets are only $25 and pre-payment is essential (no door sales) s..
Colts 2019 Information Night
The 2018 season has finished and whilst this was a great year for colts we are looking to make the 2019 season the best yet.
Southern Districts Rugby Club Colts are hosting an information evening for players and parents.
The plans and programs which have been put in place for 2018/19/20 will be explained.
If you are looking to becom..
A word from Elise Hamill - One of our fantastic sponsors
Investing once you are debt free
We have noticed a trend in clients approaching us for advice once their mortgage is close to being paid off.
After having regular withdrawals for the past 20-25 years, clients are often at a loss as to what to do with the reduction in fixed expenses.
Without a plan, often the normal everyday expenses..
Vale Bluey Clifford
It is with regret that we advise WILLIAM (BLUEY) CLIFFORD, passed away on Saturday 11th of August.
Bluey was one of the Port Hacking originals, played in the very early years and was a great worker around the club even before Forshaw Field came into being.
His funeral will be held at 10am Wednesday 15th August Olsens Chapel, Willar..
Ticketing for Grade Finals Series
This year NSW Rugby have engaged the services of the company “I Wanna Ticket” to both sell tickets for All Grade Finals on line and also to staff the gates at all Grade venues.
On line sales commence 9am Monday 13th August for the Qualifying Finals and also for the semis and Grand Final.
“I Wanna Ticket” will hav..
Game Preview 2018 - Round 18
By Samuel Lindsay vs Warringah (h)
Southern Districts return home following an emphatic victory over Gordon Last week. This week we face sterner opposistion in the form of Warringah Rats. The Rats haven’t dropped points since a draw with Manly in Round 13. Southern Districts will be looking to cap off a season the righ..
Huge Day of Festivities Vs Warringah + BONUS Subbies Under Lights
Saturday 11th August is going to be a very big day and night celebration of our great community. In addition to 4 great grades of rugby and now a semi-final of the Meldrum Cup, we have a whole stack of activity:
Video Game Arcade, Outdoor Laser Tag and Bumper Balls
($5.00 per kid from 3:00pm to 5:00pm)
Subbies Semi-Final under lights fro..
Rugby Sevens Under Lights
Tuesday night 7th August sees our Rebelette's step out on the paddock against the touring Nagato Blue Angels. Nagato are the number one ranked Japanese domestic club side and are looking to stamp their name on the game here in Australia.
Why not grab the family and head on down to Forshaw Rugby Park for the 5:30pm kick off and show our gir..
Game Preview - 2018 Round 17
By Samuel Lindsay vs Gordon (A)
Southern Districts are heading north to Chatswood Oval looking to finish the season in style. Chatswood has been a relatively happy camping ground for the Rebels over the past few seasons, aside from a draw in 2014, Souths have returned home with maximum points. On the surface Gordon have endu..
Game Preview - 2018 Round 16
By Samuel Lindsay vs Sydney University (H)
Southern Districts will be back on TV for the second time in threes weeks, as this weekends must win clash for the Rebels will be broadcast live on 7TWO. Following last weekends heart-breaking result Southern Districts will now have to offer their best on the paddock over the final ..
Comedy Night at Southern Districts
Featuring comedians from Sydney & Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
Doors 7:00pm - Show 7:30pm Saturday July 28th, 2018
Southern Districts Rugby Club
223 Belgrave Esplanade, Sylvania Waters.
Adults $35 / Students $20
Over 18's Only
Buy Tickets Online (http://comedyforacause.net/tc-events/sdr)
Game Preview - 2018 Round 15
By Samuel Lindsay vs Northern Suburbs (A)
How good it was to witness Southern Districts take the airwaves on the weekend! It's been a long time coming but the attacking flair and defensive display in the final ten minutes surely justified our spot on 7Two. Fingers crossed there'll be more to come over the final few rounds as..
Introducing Diamond Blue Financial Services
Southern Districts Rugby Club would like you to get to know Diamond Blue Financial Services!
Diamond Blue Financial Services is a leading, privately-owned financial advice firm based in Sydney. Our office is located in Sydney’s CBD and we have financial advisers located in Sutherland Shire, Northern Suburbs and Eastern Suburbs. ..
Game Preview - 2018 Round 14
By Samuel Lindsay vs Eastern Suburbs (A)
Southern Districts will be heading to the Woollahra to face the Eastern Suburbs for the second time in 2018 after narrowly edging out the Beasties 35-33 back in Round Six. That result snapped a four game losing streak at the start of the season and after falling to West Harbour last w..
Vs Easts At Home - Colts Update
The past month has been bit of a stop start period with a week off then a game v Parramatta then a bye and then Wests and it was obvious in 2nd and 1st Colts games last week that we were rusty and it took till half time to get back into stride and start getting the cohesion expected at this time into the season.
Initially our defence was po..
McLeish Estate - Uncorked
IN GRAPE DEMAND JESSICA MCLEISH OF THE HUNTER VALLEY’S MCLEISH ESTATE WINES DISCUSSES JOINING THE FAMILY BUSINESS AND SUPPORTING THE AUSTRALIAN WINE INDUSTRY AS A WINE SHOW JUDGE.
Why did you decide to follow your parents into a career in wine?
I first knew I wanted to go down this career path when a close family friend (also a winema..
Game Preview - 2018 Round 13
By Samuel Lindsay vs West harbour (H)
Fresh from a week off Southern Districts will be welcoming West Harbour to Forshaw ahead of what's set to be a huge Back to Souths Day. 29 years of Rebels rugby will be celebrated by all those who have donned the candy stripes over the years, and what better way to mark such an occasion ..
Back To Souths Day
Saturday July 7th see former players, current players supporters and members come together to celebrate the 29 year history of our great club. It is a great time to head to Forshaw Rugby Park and join the crowd as Souths take on Wests in what will be an epic battle for entry into the top 6 of the Shute Shield.
You can expect all of our..
Colts Vacancies 2019
Southern Districts are seeking suitable candidates for coaching and support staff for the Colts U/20 program 2019.
You will part of a very strong and committed Colts group and will be responsible in leading the development of the Southern Districts colts players and there future development and looking to too make a significant difference i..
ENWARE 80 Years Strong
2018 sees long time Southern Districts sponsor Enware embark on their 80th year of business.
When Enware began 80 years ago their focus was on manufacturing sturdy laboratory brassware in a market demanding products that lasted a lifetime. Thanks to their dedicated customers, they are still Australian owned and operated. Based in Carin..
Game Preview - 2018 Round 11
By Samuel Lindsay vs Parramatta (H)
I still haven’t had the opportunity to grow back my nails following the antics at Coogee Oval last weekend, Christian Kagiassis with the winner, from the boot, almost on halfway, after the siren. What a finish. And what a difference that makes to our season, with a sole defeat against Sydney..
Back to Port Hacking Vs Parramatta
It’s on again- Saturday 23rd June against Parramatta. 1st grade will be playing in the Port Hacking Jersey – with some 21st century innovation added.
You can expect former Hackers to be gathering on the balcony and Fave Son Hill from about 1:30pm so come along, wear your colours and have a yarn.
Check out our Wallabies (/_v2..
Australian Red Cross
At Southern Districts Rugby Club, we’re committed to making a difference in our community. We are proud to announce our partnership with the Australian Red Cross. We’re on a mission to contribute to their goal of "25% of Australians regularly giving blood" which is what is needed to support the growing needs of patients across the c..
Game Preview - 2018 Round 10
By Samuel Lindsay vs RANDWICK (A)
Southern Districts return to action after resting up over the long weekend. A much needed week edges a large portion of the squad closer to return from injury. Whilst the candy striped may have not been on display, plenty happened over the week that has been. Firstly, Brandon Paenga-Amosa made a tho..
Colts at Home Vs Randwick Preview
Cometh the match, Cometh the team.
This weekend the hugely anticipated and eagerly awaited weekend of hosting Randwick colts at Forshaw Rugby Park. Randwick are running 1st and undefeated and Souths are running 3rd. The 2 best attacking teams and the 2 best defensive teams going at each other. Can a Saturday get any better?
3rds and 2nds ne..
Game Preview - 2018 Round 9
By Samuel Lindsay vs Northern Suburbs (H)
Ladies Day is finally coming to Forshaw and it looks set to be a huge spectacle once again! On the field Southern Districts will be preparing to set the standard of entertainment as we welcome Northern Suburbs to Forshaw. History is in favour of the Rebels, the Shoremen have failed t..
Welcome our Under 10 Reps This Weekend
This Saturday we warmly welcome the 2018 Under 10 Southern Districts Junior Representative Squad to Forshaw Park. These fine young boys will be representing our district at the State Championships on the 22 July 2018 at North Narrabeen Reserve. The squad have been selected from our hard working village clubs that include Burraneer, Menai, Oatle..
Game Preview - 2018 Round 8
By Samuel Lindsay vs Sydney University (A)
Off the back of two home games Southern Districts will be heading to Camperdown to take on the ladder leaders, Sydney University. After back to back wins the Rebels appear to building some momentum that eluded them in the early rounds. This weekend will be the first of two momentous..
Colts At Home Vs Sydney Uni
Get to Forshaw this Saturday and support our colts!
"This Saturday is one of the big games of our Colts season when we take on Sydney Uni at Forshaw Rugby Park.
All the tough pre-season training sessions, the 3 nights a week training since late October the 7 games played so far this season all lead into this one game. As said previously th..
Game Preview - 2018 Round 7
By Samuel Lindsay vs Gordon Highlanders (H)
This weekend will see the first of our back to days, celebrating the great club that was St George District Rugby Union. St George and Gordon had their equal share of tussles throughout the history of the Shute Shield, but the rivalry was exemplified in the 1950’s. As minor p..
Back to St George Day Saturday
It’s on again - This Saturday (19th May, 2018) against the old rivals Gordon RUFC. 1st grade will be playing in the old St George jerseys – with 21st century modifications.
First grade kicks off at 3.00pm but there are hours of matches prior to then. 4th grade commences at 10.50 – one for the early birds.
With First Gr..
Semsational Sydney Wine Dinner
Join one of our major sponsors, McLeish Estate Wines at one of Sydney’s most iconic and popular seafood restaurants, Manta on Woolloomooloo Wharf. As they celebrate the release of the McLeish Semillon 2018 and the award winning McLeish Estate Wines of Distinction range.
Join Vigneron Jessica McLeish, Executive Chef Daniel Hughes,..
2018 McLeish Wines Golf Classic
The Hunter Valley is renowned for not only great wine but also the best golf courses. 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 prestigious club’s facilities throughout the afternoon compet..
A Very Big Thanks
To all those supporters of Southern Districts Rugby Club, to the fine folk from our local Surf Clubs, to the crew from Burraneer RUFC players and supporters, to the Sea Lice RUFC players and supporters, to the Cronulla Sharks Water Polo team, to all of our players, to our fantastic volunteers on game day, to our fantastic volunteers you don't s..
Game Preview - 2018 Round 6
By Samuel Lindsay vs Eastern Suburbs (H)
2018 will only be the second time in five seasons that Southern Districts face Eastern Suburbs twice in one season. Historically speaking, Souths have a good record against the team hailing from Woollahra, coming away with five victories in the past six meetings. This year brings a fr..
An Update Vs Easts This Weekend
It has been a tough few weeks for the Senior Rebels whilst the Colts have found some great form. With grade at home this weekend against Easts it is the perfect opportunity to be there to support them. Similar to last year, we have had a slow start and with injuries coming to our key playmakers, the going has at times been tough. Firsts have co..
Wavelength Apartments @ South Cronulla Beach
Bringing a new standard of Luxury apartment living to the Sutherland Shire
Southern Districts sponsor Jonathan Eyles from Highland Property Agents is proud to introduce Wavelength (http://wavelengthcronulla.com.au). Situated at 49-57 Gerrale Street and looking directly over South Cronulla Beach, this development is a first of its kind for the S..
Game Preview - 2018 Round 5
By Samuel Lindsay vs Warringah Rats (A)
Southern Districts are getting set to take the 53km road-trip to Rat Park this Saturday and face reigning Shute Shield Champions, Warringah Rats. As we head into Round Five of the competition, the Rebels have had a less than desirable start to the season after three successive defeats ..
Huge Game Day Celebration Vs Easts
The biggest and newest home game celebration of the year is coming on Saturday May 12th. Southern Districts Rugby Club is excited to announce it will host its very first Surf Club Fest featuring the inaugural ‘Harry Gibbons Cup’ against Eastern Suburbs in the Shute Shield (3:00pm) and the 'Harry Gibbons Plate' between North Cronulla..
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RWC Japan Tour 2019
Brendon Mockford and Chris Hickey have organised a packed and fantastic schedule for the RWC in 2019. You will get to both semi-finals and the final at Yokohama Stadium as well as visit Tokyo, Kyoto and Kanazawa.
Check out the fantastic itinerary.
RWC Japan 2019 Tour..
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Introducing Book Bunny - Our latest Sponsor
We would love to welcome Book Bunny to the SDRC family,.
Book Bunny specialises in bookkeeping services for small and micro business and have operated in Southern Sydney since 2013.
They provide a range of bookkeeping services including the initial setup of bookkeeping software, payroll services, supplier payments and ATO compliance re..
A note from Sponsor Elise Hamill
Hi Souths Members & Supporters,
As you may be aware, health insurance premiums have risen by an average of 3.95% from 1 April this year. I am working with a new health insurance business called myOwn and I am sure you will save money, get better tailored coverage and increase your health and wellbeing.
myOwn is an innovative, f..
Game Preview - 2018 Round 4
By Samuel Lindsay vs Eastwood (A)
Over the past five years there is one team we’ve faced more than any other, and they are the Woodies from North Western Sydney. Nothing rings truer than home ground advantage when it comes to the rivalry between the two clubs, with Southern Districts last regular season win coming in R..
Game Preview - 2018 Round 3
By Samuel Lindsay vs Manly marlins (H)
Southern Districts and Manly Marlins have equally experienced a mixed start to the 2018 season, following wins in Round 1 against Penrith Emus and Eastwood respectively. Whilst both clubs were defeated in Round 2, they collected bonus points for their less than seven point losses. ..
The Marlins come to town!
Off the back of a very hard fought loss to West Harbour, the Rebels return to fortress Forshaw to take on last years minor-premiers in what is the battle of 4 vs 5. You can expect a very competitive afternoon of rugby with Souths desperate to improve and move up the ladder.
We have 2 raffles going on Vs Manly. One will be our Junior reps wh..
The Box Seat - Available This Weekend!
The Box Seat is available on the following dates:
(All other games are sold out)
Vs Manly 21 April
Vs Easts 12th May - Surf Club Fest
Max Capacity 20pax, $20 per person includes 2 drink tickets.
Can buy all 20 spots ($400) or individual tickets if available. Does not include game entry.
Get in quick as 5 have sold already...
It's Time To Renew or Join!
We are seeing a great response from the supporters and current members to our memberships and renewals. Thanks to all those who have joined our great club and renewed for 2018. We have packages for all starters and are looking forward to hitting our target member base for 2018.
Staff will be walking around the ground with forms and a portab..
Game Preview - 2018 Round 2
By Samuel Lindsay vs WEST HARBOUR PIRATES (A)
Southern Districts have jumped out to top the Shute Shield ladder following a 62 – 7 victory over Penrith Emus at Forshaw Park last weekend. Round 2 sees Southern Districts away from home when they visit Concord Oval for the first time since 2016. The Rebels will have a fu..
Game Preview - 2018 Round 1
By Samuel Lindsay
vs PENRITH EMUS (H)
Southern Districts will get their 2018 campaign underway in front of a home crowd at Forshaw Rugby Park against a Penrith Emus side packed with desire to get their season off and running.
Head Coach Matt Barr alongside Club President Ken McKay have had a busy summer with 4 players set to..
Important - Colts Tour to UK - Action Needed
Players looking to be part of the UK development tour to the UK in December need to make an initial payment of $500 to confirm their interest for this tour. The money can be deposited into the following Bank account.
Set it up as Colts UK Trip.
Please put your name as a reference and email Don McKinnon on do..
Pre-Season Dinner Booming
TICKET SALES CLOSING SOON
As the temperature finally starts dropping at night and summer sport enters the finals, people are clearly starting to think about the start of the Shute Shield. Add to that the great win by the Waratahs and the local derby Vs the Brumbies on Saturday night and rugby is back.
This week we have a real spike in tick..
Hire the Box Seat on Game Day
Thanks to our generous sponsor Scott Lovatt Container Cartage, we now have a food and beverage facility on the family hill. We will be selling meat pies, sausage rolls, soft drinks, energy drinks, water and a choice of beer, wine and cider.
On the top of the container we have a viewing platform called "The Box Seat" and it is available on g..
Refer a Sponsor and Get a Bonus!
We are certainly one of the lucky clubs in the Shute Shield. We enjoy incredible support from all of our sponsors. Their generous contributions help us maintain a healthy and talented rugby roster and enable us to compete well across the paddock by bringing in great talent both players and coaching staff.
Do you know a business that ca..
SDRC Refer a New Member Bonus*
When a NEW MEMBER successfully joins the $120 Membership or $1200 Financial Lifetime Membership online and they use an existing members name and address as nominee the existing nominee member will be electronically issued a $20 retail voucher to spend at one of more than 20 national retail chains.
There is no limit to the number o..
2018 New Recruits - Christian Kagiassis
By Samuel Lindsay
If you've been following Shute Shield Rugby for the past few seasons, you've likely come across the name Christian Kagiassis. The self-confessed 'leaguey' was making a name for himself at the Parramatta Eels through their junior ranks, before making the switch to Rugby Union. Since then the electric back has demonstrated h..
Australian Schoolboys Luncheon
With the difficulties around funding in the current rugby climate, The Australian Schools Rugby Union is having a Luncheon on 13th April to help raise funds for the UK tour in November. It is a critical fundraising initiative to get these young men into their boots and overseas to towel up the Brits.
Southern Districts have had their good s..
Colts - Gordon Trial Preview
By Keith Holmes
This weekend is the start of the clubs official 3 trials and first up are the strong Gordon club who are on an upward curve after a few tough years. Their Colts have a long history of success and producing good players supported by strong juniors and a lot of good Rugby Schools dotted along the Pacific Highway up to the ..
Colts - Bowral Wrap
By Keith Holmes
Last Saturday Southern Districts Colts had there first hit out for the 2018 season against a very strong Bowral Rugby Club at Bowral.
The day was very hot and on arrival a cricket game was being played on a back field and it seemed strange to be setting up for a days rugby listening to calls and shouts of Howzat, shot, g..
Season Launch Dinner - All Inclusive
To celebrate the start of another season of Club Rugby join us at Southern Districts Rugby Club for an evening of great food, great friends and great conversation. This all inclusive evening brings 3 wonderful and locally catered courses, refreshing beverages including McLeish Estate Wines and some tasty new ciders and beers on tap. Note: Pleas..
Win "The Box Seat"
As part of our commitment to improve the food and beverage options at the club on game day, we have created a new space on the 4th Grade Family Hill for you all to hang, grab something to eat and a cold beverage whilst watching the greatest game on earth.
We have also created a space on top of the canteen where, for a modest fee, groups of ..
Jed's Hungry Return To The Field
By Jessica Reading
Southern Districts own Jed Holloway is set to make his return to the sky blue’s starting XV this weekend against the Cell C Sharks in Durban.
The backrower was sidelined for most of the 2017 season as he battled on and off with injury. The last time we saw Jed play a full 80 was during last year’s NRC as h..
A Super Mega Update
With Super Rugby having kicked off and the start of the Shute Shield only 6 weeks away, we thought it time for an update. Rugby
Southern Districts fielded a Colts and Grade team in the Beach 5's at North Cronulla with our Grade team taking the pie and Colts playing very well against the senior teams. We have a number of new players joining ..
Southern Districts Go Bush
By Jared Elasi
A red hot Southern Districts 4th Grade squad is set to head south to play a pre-season trial match against country rugby heavyweights the Boorowa Goldie’s.
The Rebels will come toe to toe with former player, Brad Rose, fresh off his Best & Fairest acclaims of 2017 for the Goldie’s. Brad featured in the can..
Get Down to beach 5's Rugby at Cronulla
NSW Rugby is back with their second Beach 5s Rugby Festival taking place on the iconic shores of North Cronulla on Saturday 17th February, 2018. The festival is a great opportunity to get up close with the NSW Waratahs & Southern Districts players who will be in attendance for all the action
Like rugby 7s, beach 5s is fast-paced contact..
Menai Rugby TRY Rugby Gala Night
Head to Barden Ridge Oval on Friday 23rd February from 6:00pm and join existing players and those fresh to the game for a night of fun.
There will be mixed games of Rugby 7's with players, newbies, siblings and parents all having a great time.
There will also be some skills and drills sessions, questions asked and answered and registrat..
Girls TRY Rugby Night @ Rockdale
Friday 16th February from 5:00pm to 6:00pm Rockdale Rugby will be holding a "Girls TRY Rugby Night.
Why not get your U10 or U12 daughter out on the paddock trying Rugby. Whether it's the first time or they are a seasoned backyard campaigner, this is a chance to get them started.
With more and more opportunities for girls and women to pl..