Penrith Emus Rugby

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Penrith Emus
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Full name Penrith Rugby Club
Nickname(s) The Emus
Founded 1965
Location Penrith, Sydney, Australia
Ground(s) Nepean Rugby Park, Penrith
Coach(es) Julian Huxley
League(s) Shute Shield, NSWRU
Official website

Penrith Rugby Club, known as the Emus, are an Australian rugby union club based in Penrith, a western suburb of Sydney, New South Wales. The club competes in the New South Wales Rugby Union competitions, the Shute Shield. The club was formed in 1965 as Nepean and renamed Penrith in 1981 and began playing in First Division in 1995.

Club information[edit]

Founded: 1965 (admitted to Shute Shield in 1995)


  • 1965: NSW Suburban Rugby Union
  • 1966-80: Sydney Rugby Union-2nd Division
  • 1981-83: Sydney Rugby Union-3rd Division
  • 1984-92: Sydney Rugby Union-2nd Division
  • 1993-94: NSW Suburban Rugby Union-1st Division
  • 1995-Present: NSWRU Shute Shield


Sydney Rugby Union-3rd Division

  • 1st Grade: 1981, 82, 83
  • 2nd Grade: 1981, 82
  • 3rd Grade: 1982
  • 4th Grade: NIL
  • Colts (U20): NIL
  • Club Championship: 1983

NSW Suburban Rugby Union-1st Division

  • 1st Grade (W.H. Kentwell Cup): NIL
  • 2nd Grade (George Burke Memorial Cup): NIL
  • 3rd Grade (H.W. Whiddon Cup): 1994
  • 4th Grade (H.A. Judd Cup): 1993
  • 5th Grade (Sutherland Cup): NIL
  • Colts (U21) (Barbour Cup): NIL
  • Club Championship (Bruce Graham Shield): NIL

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