• BLK Dewar Shield Major Semi Final 2017 Harlequins v Melbourne

    UNICORNS FALL SHORT AGAINST QUINS IN SEMI FINAL

    The BLK Dewar Shield moved into finals over the weekend, with both Semi Finals offering mouth-watering match ups. It was a classic winters day in the Victorian capital, with blistering winds and fresh, overcast conditions. This weather came into play when the undefeated Harlequins squared off against second seed Melbourne.

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  • Women's Rugby State Team 2017

    WOMEN’S RUGBY WEEK ACROSS VICTORIA

    Recently the Victorian Rugby and the Melbourne Rebels celebrated the contribution of our girls and women’s players across the state during Women’s Rugby Week. This fell in line with the State Team heading to the Gold Coast to participate in the National Championships.

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    Junior Rugby increases in Victoria Melbourne Rugby Club

    RECORD GROWTH FOR VICTORIAN JUNIOR RUGBY

    The state of Rugby in Victoria has never been healthier according to participation data released by the Victorian Rugby Union (VRU) and Australian Rugby Union (ARU) last week. Participation in the state has increased 38 percent in 2016, to nearly 16,000 participants, through 15-a-side Rugby, Sevens Rugby, VIVA 7s and Game-On primary school development program.

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  • Women's Rugby Round 2 Melbourne v Uni Panthers

    WOMEN’S RUGBY INCREASES IN HISTORIC OLYMPIC YEAR

    According to recent figures released by the Australian Rugby Union, Women’s rugby participation continues to soar worldwide as well as in Australia. The ‘Olympic’ effect of the Women’s Sevens Rio gold medal in 2016 was significant, contributing to a thirty three percent spike in female Rugby Sevens participation. Meanwhile, Women’s Club XVs rugby grew by a massive twenty four percent.

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  • Melbourne Rugby Club Women's State Representatives 2017

    UNICORNS DOMINATE WOMEN’S STATE TEAM SELECTIONS

    The 2017 Women’s State Team was recently announced and players from the Melbourne Rugby Club have dominated at the selection table. Eight women from the Unicorns have been selected to play for the State in two tournaments. Firstly, at the Southern States Tournament in Wagga Wagga this weekend (April 8-9) and then at the National Championships being played on the Gold Coast, May 11-14. Read more

    Round 1 Footscray v Melbourne Premier 1 Rugby

    SEASON 2017 PREVIEW: MELBOURNE UNICORNS

    Season preview with Tumai Edwards

    Last season was a phenomenal year for the Melbourne Rugby Club. Not only did the 1st grade win the Dewar Shield, but we also had all four Senior grades competing on Grand Final day – winning three of the four finals. The results were off the back of a good Club culture that filtered throughout all grades and the commitment of all the players throughout the year was outstanding.

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