Coogee Randwick Wombats

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Coogee Randwick Wombats
Club information
Full name Coogee Randwick Wombats Rugby League Football Club
Nickname(s) CRW, Wombats. The A grade side was often called 'cats', which in rhyming slang became wombats. An early A grader was said to have stolen a wombat from Taronga Zoo. After some years the Wombat was officially adopted and the club colours changed to green and white
Colours      Green

1953 The club stopped operating and in the mid 1960s principals at Souths Juniors like Ron Ellison asked Pat Hennessy, Syd Payne and

others to reform the club because they were concerned about the strength of Rugby Union in the area. The club shared Coogee Oval with Randwick Rugby Union, who trained on Tuesday and Thursdays and the Wombats on Wednesday and Friday.
Readmitted Mid 1960s
Current details
  • Marcellin Fields
Competition Sydney Combined Competition
South Sydney District Junior Rugby Football League
Rugby football current event.png Current season

The Coogee Randwick Wombats are an Australian rugby league football team based in Coogee, New South Wales and Randwick, New South Wales a suburb of south-central Sydney and play in the South Sydney District Junior Rugby Football League.[1]

Notable Juniors[edit]

Notable First Grade Players that have played at Coogee Randwick Wombats include:


  1. ^ "About Us - Coogee Randwick". SportingPulse. Retrieved 2013-10-08. 
  2. ^ "Peter Betham". Ultimate Rugby. Archived from the original on 10 September 2014. Retrieved 10 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "Junior teammats Ayshford Ross face off". 10 June 2016. Retrieved 15 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Junior teammats Ayshford Ross face off". 10 June 2016. Retrieved 15 June 2016. 

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