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]

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

Premierships[edit]

Season Grand Final
Premiers
2013 Quinscolours.svg Hobart Harlequins
2012 Canterbury colours.svg Taroona Penguins
2011

Western Suburbs colours.svg Glenorchy Stags

2010 Canterbury colours.svg Taroona Penguins
2008

Western Suburbs colours.svg Glenorchy Stags

2007 Canterbury colours.svg Taroona Penguins
2006 North Queensland colours.svg Launceston Tigers
1995

Western Suburbs colours.svg Glenorchy Stags

1994

Western Suburbs colours.svg Glenorchy Stags

1993

Western Suburbs colours.svg Glenorchy Stags

1992

Western Suburbs colours.svg Glenorchy Stags

1991

Western Suburbs colours.svg Glenorchy Stags

1988 Quinscolours.svg Hobart Harlequins
1987 Canterbury colours.svg Taroona Penguins
1986 Canterbury colours.svg Taroona Penguins
1985

Western Suburbs colours.svg Glenorchy Stags

1983 Canterbury colours.svg Taroona Penguins
1982 Canterbury colours.svg Taroona Penguins
1981 Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg Eastern Suburbs Roosters
1979 Canterbury colours.svg Taroona Penguins
1976

Western Suburbs colours.svg Glenorchy Stags

1975

Western Suburbs colours.svg Glenorchy Stags

1974 Quinscolours.svg Hobart Harlequins
1973

Western Suburbs colours.svg Glenorchy Stags

1968 Canterbury colours.svg Taroona Penguins

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.


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]