After a pre-season that for some started in January, the Junior Unicorns will hit the pitch this week, with Round 1 across all Grades, from U6 to U18. This year the Club has welcomed more than 40 new Unicorns, with many in their first ever season of rugby. To the girls and boys of all ages, good luck this weekend, and welcome to you and your families as an important part of our Club. For some (hopefully all!) this is the start of a long relationship with our great game. Rugby holds an envied position as a conduit to creating long-lasting friendships, partnerships and links all over the globe between players and supporters.
April 19, 2016
Round four of the #DewarShield confirmed the Melbourne Unicorns as one of the teams to beat, whilst the Footscray Bulldogs showed they have room to improve. The game was well played by both teams and hung in the balance up until the last 15 minutes. Eventually, the visitors collapsed and the Unicorns ran away with a 37 – 21 victory. The Unicorns were able to use their reserves to good effect, whilst the Dogs showed their lack of depth and fitness.
April 12, 2016
Ladies’ day brings a touch of elegance to the Melbourne Rugby Club. Ladies and partners of players are invited to attend this beautiful Luncheon and High Tea at the Toorak Bowling Club. Club Captain, Steve Craven said “The day is about giving back to the Club’s volunteers, officials and partners that support us throughout the rugby season.”
April 5, 2016
Pride in Sport ‘Rainbow Round’ was all about how you perform on the field and the Unicorns and Broncos put on a fitting display at Orrong Romanis Reserve. Melbourne’s Premier 1 team had to fight until the last second to hold back a late attempt by Box Hill to steal a win.
It was the second game for the Unicorns and the first at home after enjoying a comfortable 40-point away win against Power House in the opening round of the 2016 Direct Connect #DewarShield. They carried their momentum through the Easter break against the visitors, who had a bye in Round One.