This week the Melbourne Rebels announced the Cowper Shield for the Club Championship has been won for the fifth year in succession by the Melbourne Unicorns. Congratulations to all our members at Melbourne on this significant achievement. Both Junior and Senior programs in the Melbourne Club continue to grow and teams are competing well at all levels.
The Cowper Shield is not just about success on field, it is also about growth and participation across all levels. The Cowper Shield was presented to Melbourne Rugby Club at the Weary Dunlop Lunch on Thursday, 16 October.
… we are very honoured to receive this award for the fifth year in a row. – Tyrone Landsman, President, Melbourne Rugby Union Football Club
Upon being advised of the success of his Club, Tyrone Landsman, President of Melbourne issued the following statement, “On behalf of our club we are very honoured to receive this award for the fifth year in a row. Firstly congratulations to all the other clubs and great to see the improvement in the competition over the last five years which is reflected by the points tally. Secondly I would to acknowledge the contribution of all our volunteers to ensure we can put out all of our senior and junior teams on the field every week. Their passionate enthusiasm has ensured the club’s continued success”.