ACT and Southern NSW Rugby Union

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ACT and Southern NSW Rugby Union
Sport Rugby union
Founded 1938
(A.C.T. Rugby Union)
ARU affiliation 1972
Brumbies and Southern Inland Rugby Union office in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales.

The ACT and Southern NSW Rugby Union is the governing body for rugby union in the Australian Capital Territory and southern regions of New South Wales. The union is represented by one team in the Super Rugby competition, the Brumbies. In 2007, the ACT was also home to the Canberra Vikings in the Australian Rugby Championship, the national union's short-lived attempt to establish a regional professional competition.

The union was founded in 1938 as the ACT Rugby Union. It received its current name after the 2004 Super 12 season, when the Far South Coast and Southern Inland unions of New South Wales joined the ACT and Monaro Rugby Unions.[1] This change also led to the former ACT Brumbies being renamed Brumbies Rugby.


  1. ^ "Historic change for South Coast rugby union". Batemans Bay Post. 10 November 2004. Archived from the original on 26 May 2014. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 

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