Townsville and District Rugby Union

2018 Post Season Academies 


2018 saw the re-introduction of the Junior Brolga Academies across Townsville and its surrounding regions. The academy is run as a professional training program and is held by accredited local coaches from level 1-4. The aim of the academy is to improve all participants core rugby skills that include: Catch, Pass, Tackle, Breakdown, Position Specific.

The program begun in Townsville as a Monday and Wednesday night program run for five weeks with close to 50 participants participating from all clubs in the TDRU competition. With interest shown from Charters Towers and the Burdekin, two additional academies were established. One in Charters Towers on Tuesday nights and one in the Burdekin on Thursday nights. There was a total of 42 registered in Charters Towers and 33 in the Burdekin.

A pre-season Academy is now planned for February 2019 that will focus on helping junior players physically prepare for the new season. Keep an eye out on our website and Facebook page for all the details. 



TDRU Players selected for National Championships 

Congratulations to all the TDRU players who have been selected to play in Queensland 7s Teams for the National Championships.

 Tom Vinson and Sam Warner were both picked for Men’s and Daisy D’Arcy and Tamika Bray in the Youth Girls.

Well done to all the players and we wish you success in the Championships 


The Townsville and District Rugby Union are inviting local business’s to become part of our Rugby community in 2019. Sponsorship does not only help local Rugby it also help’s your business be exposed to a wide range of players, parents, schools and other sponsors.
If you would like to discuss sponsorship for the 2019 season please give Denise a call at the TDRU office on 47289 099 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




 At the end of this term, the TDRU will be running a Rookies2Reds Super 7's clinic across two nights. If your child is hungry for more rugby action in the off season, then this is the perfect opportunity for them to have another run around. Click read more for further information;

Congratulations to the Masters players selected to represent the Brolgas next weekend for the Annual Remembrance Day games.


2018 Masters  Brolgas

Michael Horton Adam Weier
Matt Haller Bart Robertson
Chris Caleo Chris Clarke
Angus Chrisp Paddy Pool
Josh Agustino Dave Phelan
Peter Bishop Jaco Schwartz
Steve Ballin Shane Laskey
Chris Barlow Nick Bailey
Scott O'Neil Luke Chittenden
Jeremy Pullen Anthony Belsey
Shawn Hague  
Tom Kennedy  
Adam Nicholls  



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