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Green & White Academy – WRC Junior Development Program

The Warringah Rugby Club (WRC) is relaunching the Green and White Academy for season 2018.

The Green & White Academy will give local juniors full access to the Warringah Rugby Club facilities while allowing players to be coached by the WRC strength and conditioning team.  The development program will run from January 30 to March 8.

All session will be held at the Rat Park on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 4:30pm – 5:40pm.. The WRC S&C staff will provide a program that targets gym training, basic core rugby skills, nutrition, running and speed. The session are aimed at giving young men/girls a base for there gym training while preparing for them 2018 rugby season.



January: 30   February: 6, 13, 20, 27     March: 6


February: 1, 8, 15, 22   March: 1, 8

To Join Click Here

2018-01-11T11:36:39+00:00 January 11th, 2018|0 Comments

Clive Tulloch Vale

Clive Tulloch was a member of the Warringah Rugby Club for many years. Clive passed away on Sunday and his funeral service will be conducted this Thursday at 1:30pm (Brisbane time) at East Chapel Mt Thompson Memorial Gardens.

Clive, in his time at Warringah Rugby Club played many roles;  Committee Member, Club Director, Manager of First Grade, Club Gear Manager and first Manager of the Rays. During Clive’s service to the Club, he was a recipient of numerous  well-deserving club awards.

On behalf of the Board, our players, both past and present and our staff, the RATS extend our deepest condolences to Clive’s family.

He will be greatly missed.

2017-12-05T11:56:55+00:00 December 5th, 2017|0 Comments

1st Grade Grand Final Documentary – RATS GRAND FINAL ASSAULT


This DVD is a behind scenes look at the 2017 Warringah Rats Grand Final assault; a memoir that captures the special moments that helped lead to the amazing victory for the Warringah Rugby Club on August 26 2017.

Included on disc two is a full match replay of the Channel 7 coverage of the 2017 Shute Shield Grand Final of Warringah Rats vs Norths.

To purchase now CLICK HERE..

This documentary was proudly funded by the Friends of Warringah (“FOW”). Further information on the FOW can be found at:

2017-11-22T05:03:48+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|0 Comments


The 2017 First Grade Premiers collector’s jersey is a special-edition commemorative jersey, available now, only for a limited time.

The traditional rugby jersey is true to its heritage carrying the same structure and designs of the jersey that was worn by the original Warringah players when the club originated back in 1964.

This jersey is a celebration of the Warringah Rats 2017 premiership; it pays homage to the past and the present. With amazing detail and quality, this is an item for the ultimate Rats supporter.

Also available is the 2018 Rats Flat Cap

The Rats flat cap is one of the most sought after merchandise items at the Warringah Rugby Club. The new 2018 design is available for pre-sale, all hats will land in early December. Purchase now and don’t miss out on being one of the first owners of this new design.

Available now –  for a delivery date of December 2017.

Don’t miss out purchase today.


2017-11-08T05:27:40+00:00 November 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Rats 2018 Membership Available NOW….

Becoming a member at the Warringah Rugby Club (WRC) gives you a host of benefits. Free entry for home games, parking privileges, Rats paraphernalia and exclusive invites to networking opportunities and events are just are few of entitlements.

Be sure to get in early to make the most of the perks you’ll get when you sign up!

2018 Memberships

  • Platinum Membership: $200.00 – WRC voting rights, allocated seat at all 2018 WRC home games, Rats season pass, Rats lanyard, Rats supporters pack, access to the Rats gym, special bar pricing and parking at all WRC home games.
  • Premium Membership: $160.00 – WRC voting rights, Rats season pass, Rats lanyard, Rats supporters pack, access to the Rats gym, special bar pricing and parking at all WRC home games.
  • Hillbillies Membership: $160.00 – WRC voting rights, Hillbillies season pass, Rats lanyard, Hillbillies ‘flanno’, Hillbillies hat, access to the Rats gym, exclusive sitting area on Rat Hill and parking at all WRC home games.


Click here and sign up today.



2017-11-06T22:56:24+00:00 November 6th, 2017|0 Comments

2018 Warringah Rugby Club – Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the fifty third (53rd) Annual General Meeting of the Warringah Rugby Club Limited will be held at Pittwater Rugby Park, Walsh Street, North Narrabeen on Sunday the 19th November, 2017 at 9:00am.

Please find below Notice of Annual General Meeting, Agenda and Nomination Directors Form.

For any questions please contact us at



Warringah Rugby Club Limited 2018


2017-10-20T00:20:56+00:00 October 19th, 2017|0 Comments


What a year it has been. Here is your chance to purchase your team and individual photo from the year that was. Purchase today and don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity to hold a part of Rats history.

Password is: Gorats


  1. Hit the link above
  2. Select the images they want, enter the quantiles and size (5’ x 7’ for $10 or 8’ x 10” for $20).
  3. They then proceed to the cart and pay for the images purchased.
  4. Orders will only be available to purchase up until midnight Saturday September 30th, with photos available for collection after Saturday October 7th at the Warringah Rugby Club.

If you would like any more information please contact Adrian Koch at

2017-09-14T01:22:03+00:00 September 14th, 2017|0 Comments


The Warringah Rugby Club is seeking to fill key coaching (including 1st grade assistant coaching roles) and managing roles within Grade and Women teams for the 2018 rugby season.

We are looking for experienced, accredited coaches who are interested in coaching in the Sydney Premiership Competition as well as being responsible for a wide range of rugby related activities.

The Warringah Rugby Club is based on the Northern Beaches of Sydney and has a rich culture and strong link with its local community. We are a thriving club, focussed on growing the game and continuing the success we’ve experienced in 2017.

We are hoping to fill these positions now, so please register your interest at no later than the 22nd September 2017.


2017-09-08T05:17:57+00:00 September 8th, 2017|0 Comments


Whilst the 2017 season may be over, our community engagement and support is an all-year round focus that we passionately keep chipping away at. This year so far we’ve raised more money for charity not to mention have spent countless hours sowing into the likes of sporting programs, school sports initiatives, community needs and breaking new ground in girls rugby.

Fortunately for us, it’s these endeavours alongside a thriving and successful cohort of players who’ve performed well this year, that have somewhat captured the hearts and the adoration of young and old alike within the community. They’re not looking up to the Super Rugby stars so much, but rather their local heroes who’ve shown them what hard work, discipline and team spirit can achieve.

This year we’ve been busy. Here’s just a snapshot of what our players and members have been up to:

–            Running rugby programs at both Wakehurst Primary School and Pittwater House on a week-to-week basis, which has proved to be a valuable and worthwhile cause. As we hit more schools in term 3 we are excited to be growing rugby

–            The Warringah Rugby Club has taken on dual funding of a Northern Beaches based development officer. Emily Robinson will lead this as we ensure all juniors get the opportunity to learn and grow at playing rugby. Emily has just returned from the Womens Rugby World Cup, but she won’t be wasting anytime as she will head straight into our local schools and lead Warringah initiative in growing rugby across the beaches.

–           The Warringah Rugby Charity Lunch hosted by The Newport was a resounding success. Just under 160 sponsors and community folk attended. The lovely Erin Molan once again MC’d the lunch which was a treat and the event itself is fast becoming quite the annual event everyone looks forward to. We were blessed with beautiful weather once again and a captive, generous audience who faithfully dug deep once again to give to causes much in need. This years’ beneficiaries included Bear Cottage, Man Up , Mums for Mums Newport and Gotcha for Life.

–           We started the “Dalton Green Cup”; a wonderful initiative for young girls wanting to play Rugby. It attracted a bunch of new recruits whose new found passion and love for Rugby will see them continue in the game!

–           We’ve had a lot of our grade stars aligning with village clubs to help out at training, gala days, presentations and events. What’s been a tremendous testament to our commitment in this area is the amount of players who’ve pursued involvement in these village clubs without being asked or expected to. This tells me ‘community’ is well and alive within our Club.

Getting amongst the action and giving back is fundamental to our success and ongoing plan to improve the Club. Yes, we’ve had a lot of success on the field this year, but we want to be a Club that is always growing, always getting better and never getting stagnant.  Striving to improve and go beyond expectations is one of the keys to ensure we’re not settling. Being focused on how we can give back is one of the many things we’re committed to doing.

For more information on our rugby programs or our coaches for coaches program please contact us at

2017-09-07T08:51:19+00:00 September 7th, 2017|0 Comments

2017 Presentation Night Winners

The Warringah Rugby Club would like to congratulate all award winners from the 2017 season.

Presentation Night Program


Here are all your winners:

Top Try Scorer – Colts = Ben Marr

Top Try Scorer – Women = Amy Tuner & Crystal Maguire

Top Try Scorer – Grade = Harry Jones

Top Point Scorer – Colts = Ben Marr

Women’s Top Point Scorer = Chloe Leaupepe

Top Point Scorer – Grade = Dave Smerdon

Most Improved Women’s – Crystal Maguire

Ben & Fairest Women – Amy Turner

Noddy Sawtell Trophy – Cobie – Jane Morgan

3rd Colts B&F – Jackson Maish

2nd Colts B&F – Conor Hickey

Mal Grey Trophy 1st Colts B&F – Andy Lloyd

Colts Most Improved – Daniel Chun

Colts Rookie of the Year – Jack Maguire

Colts Rats Rat Award – Andy Lloyd

Colts Clubman of the Year – Tom Gee

KJ Dickson Trophy 4th Grade B&F – Jack Wheatley

Bill Simpson Trophy 3rd Grade B&F – Mark Jackson

TJ Purcell Trophy 2nd Grade B&F – Jerry Lemalu

RJ Grier Memorial Trophy 1st Grade – Maclaen Jones

Col Fogden Memorial Trophy Rookie of the Year – Andrew Davies

Ron Manion Trophy – Colts Progression Award – Jerry Lemalu

RJ Grier Trophy Most Improved Player Grade – Jack Tomkins

Grade Rats Rat Award – Mark Jackson & Harley Attwater

Supporter of the Year = Matt Chapman & Todd Marks

Juniors Player of the Year = Euan Mawson

Juniors Coach of the Year = Todd Marks

Juniors Volunteer of the Year = Debbie Benefield

WRC Volunteer of the Year = Lindsay Gordan

Hillbillies Award = Cameron Treloar

Most Honour to the Club = Emily Robinson

B J Young Memorial Trophy  Best Club Person – Richard Harris

President’s Award = Stephen Rubie



Hamish Finch – 100 games – Round 6

Josh Gerrard – 100 games – Round 16

Sam Reid – 100 games – Round 3

Sebastian Wileman – 100 games – Round 13

Amanda Taylor – 100 games – 8th April

Natalie Maclarn – 100 games 1st July

Mark Jackson – 100 games Semi Final

Robert Kelly – 150 games – Rnd 4


Tim Dalecki – 200 games – Rnd 7

Sarah Laman – 200 games – 22nd July

Danielle Meskell – 200 games – 15th July

Ryan Trbojevich – 250 games – Rnd 2

Luke Holmes – 200 Grade and First Grade games – Grand Final

2017-09-04T09:48:22+00:00 September 4th, 2017|0 Comments