Melbourne Rugby Club have overcome reigning premiers Harlequins to win the 2018 Dewar Shield in an intense battle at RHL Sparks Reserve.
July 3, 2018
The Colts were excited to be playing their first Grand Final in over a decade at AAMI Park. It was a top of the table clash between Harlequins and Melbourne who finished second. Quins had won both fixtures during the Home and Away season and justifiably started as favourites for the Premiership.
June 3, 2018
Georgia Cormick has been playing for the Melbourne Rugby Club since 2013, playing the majority of the backline positions, with halfback being her specialty. Georgia was pivotal in the team taking out the 2017 Lindroth Cup and was awarded the best player of the grand final.
June 1, 2018
This year one woman has been instrumental to the success of the Junior program at the Melbourne Rugby Club. Michelle Iezzi is the Club’s Junior Coordinator and is the driving force that allows our children to be able to play and compete on the rugby field each Saturday during the season.
May 30, 2018
Alana Thomas is a rising coach in Australian Rugby working with many teams from club, state and this year the head coach for the newly formed Melbourne Rebels W squad in the Super W series. Alana played as a Wallaroo from 2006 to 2010 and has made the transition from player to coach.
May 24, 2018
The Match of the Round for Round 6 of the 2018 Dewar Shield will see third place Moorabbin take on competition leaders Melbourne. Moorabbin and Melbourne both come into this game in winning form, with Moorabbin claiming three wins on the trot, while Melbourne remain the only undefeated side of the 2018 season after five rounds of the Dewar Shield.
May 18, 2018
The Match of the Round for Round 5 of the 2018 Dewar Shield will see a 2017 Grand Final replay as Melbourne take on Harlequins at Romanis Reserve. Melbourne and Harelquins both come into the match undefeated this season, with the sides sitting in first and second on the Dewar Shield table respectively. This match will be the first time the sides have met since the 2017 Dewar Shield Grand Final.
April 24, 2018
This year the Melbourne Rugby Club is proud to be supporting the Mission Massimo Foundation. Tragically, Massimo Damiani unexpectedly passed away late last year. While he never had the opportunity to play rugby due to his terrible illness, he loved to watch his twin brothers Leonardo and Marco play for the Unicorns.
April 20, 2018
The 2018 Dewar Shield Competition will kick-off this weekend with Round 1 delivering some mouth-watering match-ups.