|Union||Australian Rugby Union|
|Region||New South Wales|
New South Wales Suburban Rugby Union
The Waverley Rugby Union Club (Waverley RF&SC) is a club in the New South Wales Suburban Rugby Union, the largest rugby union football competition in New South Wales. The club is based in Bondi in the eastern suburbs of Sydney.
The New South Wales Suburban Rugby Union, or NSWSRU, is affiliated to the New South Wales Rugby Union and runs the competition affectionately known as "Subbies" rugby. There are around 7500 players and 55 clubs competing across 6 divisions, making "Subbies" the largest centrally administered rugby competition in the world. NSWSRU is truly the grassroots of rugby in Sydney.
Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world simply as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century. One of the two codes of rugby football, it is based on running with the ball in hand. In its most common form, a game is between two teams of 15 players using an oval-shaped ball on a rectangular field with H-shaped goalposts at each end.
Bondi is an eastern suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia, seven kilometres east of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of Waverley Council.
Waverley has a proud history in the New South Wales Suburban Rugby Union competition having won numerous Grade and Division championships. Waverley has won the 1st Division Championship 4 times (in three of which won the 1st Grade title too), 2nd Division 3 time and 3rd Division once since foundation. Alongside its men's teams, Waverley Rugby has fielded a women's team since 2002.
The club was founded in 1971
|Total Men's Premierships: 45.|
Total Men's Division Club Champions: 9.
2016 Winners of 2nd Division Club championship
2015 promoted from 3rd Division
2007 Winners of 3rd Division Club championship
2002 Winners of 2nd Division club championship
1992 Winners of the 1st Division club championship
1991 Winners of the 1st Division club championship
1990 Winners of the 1st Division club championship
1989 Winners of the 1st Division club championship
1986 Winners of the 2nd Division club championship
1979 Winners of 2nd Division club championship
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