Rugby - Senior

The popularity of Rugby within the College sees the largest number of boys representing the College in any sport, with 43 teams competing each weekend during the autumn season.

Marist College Ashgrove has a proud history in rugby union.  As a founding member of the AIC, Marist College Ashgrove has many Old Boys who have had esteemed careers as professional players. The popularity of rugby within the College sees the largest number of boys representing the College in any sport, with over forty teams competing each weekend during the Autumn season. 

What are the benefits?

Rugby at Ashgrove is not just about the elite players. The culture of Ashgrove’s rugby is one that encourages all boys, no matter their playing ability, to compete with fierce determination and commitment, whilst still honouring the traditions of fair play and sportsmanship.

Who can participate?

Rugby union is available to all students from Years 7 to 12.

When is it held?

The rugby union competition is played each year in Term 2 against the other AIC schools. All teams train twice per week with competition games being played on Saturdays in a home and away format.

Uniform requirements

All students who represent the College in rugby union are required to wear the College sports shorts, College bumble bee rugby jersey, a mouthguard and appropriate footwear.

Who are our coaches?

A team of dedicated coaches comprised of teaching staff and Old Boys facilitate the process of development under the guidance of the Head of Sports. For more information, please contact our Rugby Union Coordinator: Tim Sedgwick at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.