Tasmanian Rugby Union

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Not to be confused with Tasmanian Rugby League.
Tasmanian Rugby Union
TRU
Association crest
Sport Rugby union
Founded 1933
ARU affiliation 1949
(founding member)
Official website www.tasrugbyunion.com.au

The Tasmanian Rugby Union, or TRU, is the governing body for the sport of rugby union within the state of Tasmania in Australia. It is a member and founding union of the Australian Rugby Union.

Currently, the Tasmanian Rugby Union holds a variety of competitions for males and females in several age groups and divisions.

The headquarters for the Tasmanian Rugby Union are at Rugby Park, Cornelian Bay, Tasmania. The TRU was established in 1933.


Men's competition[edit]

Tasmanian Rugby Union
Current season or competition:
2014 Tasmanian Statewide Mens Competition
Sport Rugby union
Number of teams 10
Holders Devonport Rugby Club Est. 1964 "The Bulls" (2014: 1st title)
Most titles

Western Suburbs colours.svg Glenorchy Rugby Union Football Club Est.1935 "The Black Stags"

(10+ titles)

There are several teams competing in the club rugby divisions These are:

Defunct clubs[edit]

  • Associates
  • West Coast
  • Georgetown
  • Wellington
  • Port Dalrymple
  • Glen Dhu
  • Riverview
  • Williamsford

Current Grounds[edit]

Premierships[edit]

Season Grand Final
Premiers
2014 Devonport Rugby Club
2013 Quinscolours.svg Hobart Harlequins Rugby Union Club
2012 Canterbury colours.svg Taroona Rugby Club
2011

Western Suburbs colours.svg Glenorchy Rugby Union Football Club

2010 Canterbury colours.svg Taroona Rugby Club
2008

Western Suburbs colours.svg Glenorchy Rugby Union Football Club

2007 Canterbury colours.svg Taroona Rugby Club
2006 North Queensland colours.svg Launceston Rugby Union Football Club
1995

Western Suburbs colours.svg Glenorchy Rugby Union Football Club

1994

Western Suburbs colours.svg Glenorchy Rugby Union Football Club

1993

Western Suburbs colours.svg Glenorchy Rugby Union Football Club

1992

Western Suburbs colours.svg Glenorchy Rugby Union Football Club

1991

Western Suburbs colours.svg Glenorchy Rugby Union Football Club

1988 Quinscolours.svg Hobart Harlequins Rugby Union Club
1987 Canterbury colours.svg Taroona Rugby Club
1986 Canterbury colours.svg Taroona Rugby Club
1985

Western Suburbs colours.svg Glenorchy Rugby Union Football Club

1983 Canterbury colours.svg Taroona Rugby Club
1982 Canterbury colours.svg Taroona Rugby Club
1981 Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg Eastern Suburbs Rugby Union Football Club Inc.
1979 Canterbury colours.svg Taroona Rugby Club
1976

Western Suburbs colours.svg Glenorchy Rugby Union Football Club

1975

Western Suburbs colours.svg Glenorchy Rugby Union Football Club

1974 Quinscolours.svg Hobart Harlequins Rugby Union Club
1973

Western Suburbs colours.svg Glenorchy Rugby Union Football Club

1968 Canterbury colours.svg Taroona Rugby Club

Divisions[edit]

Rugby Union in Tasmania consists of the following divisions : Men's Seniors, Men's Reserves, Women's, Junior Under 18, Junior Under 16, Juniors Under 14. For more on Juniors Under 16s and 14 see Tasmanian Rugby Union Juniors

Women's Rugby[edit]

Women's Rugby in Tasmania is only a few teams, but the women are very passionate about the game of rugby. These teams consist of the following clubs:

Representative teams[edit]

Jack Jumpers colours

The senior men's state representative side for the Tasmanian Rugby Union is the Tasmanian Jack Jumpers.

Junior representative sides exist for each of the Junior divisions.

External links[edit]

Notable Players[edit]