Waverley Rugby Club

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Waverley Rugby Club
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Union Australian Rugby Union
Founded1971
Location Bondi, Australia
Region New South Wales
Ground(s)Waverley Oval
League(s)1st Division
New South Wales Suburban Rugby Union
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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.

New South Wales Suburban Rugby Union

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 Team sport, code of rugby football

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.

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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.

Club information

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Waverley Oval
Club Name: Waverley Rugby Football &Sporting Club Incorporated
Founded: 1971
Home stadium: Waverley Oval, Bondi Road
President: Ted Shelton
1st Grade Coach: Craig Morrison
Club Captain: Karl Roche
Uniform colours: Royal Blue and Gold

Club History

The club was founded in 1971

Premierships

Notes

    Life Members

    Players of note

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