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Interview with Rod Macqueen November 2013

Rat and former Australian Wallaby Head Coach Rod Macqueen talks about the history of the Warringah Rugby Club and how the team became known at “The RATS”, a name synonymous with the mateship and camaraderie shown by Australian WW1 heroes known as the “Rats of Tobruk”(interviewed Nov 2013).

FOX SPORTS Interview with Ellia Green Sep 2013

FOX SPORTS caught up with Ellia Green to chat about her aspirations for Rio 2016 and how she made the switch from sprint champion to Australian 7s representative (interviewed Sep 2013).

ABC Grandstand “The Clubhouse” Interview Womens & Hong Kong 7s 2013
(Shontelle Stowers)

ABC Grandstand Digital’s Pat Foulkes welcomes Shontelle Stowers to “The Clubhouse” to chat about the upcoming Hong Kong 7s tournament and the bright future for Women’s Rugby (interviewed Mar 2013).

ABC Grandstand “The Clubhouse” Tour Interview Cuba 2013
(Cook-Tomkins)

ABC Grandstand Digital’s Pat Foulkes chats to Jack Tomkins and Phil Cook in “The Clubhouse” about the RATS latest humanitarian tour to CUBA in February 2013 and their impressions of the country, the people, the rugby and the 900kgs of donated items the team took with them to Cuba which they distributed among local orphanages, charities and local rugby clubs (interviewed Feb 2013).

ABC Grandstand “The Clubhouse” Interview Cuba 2013
(Doyle-Trbojevich)

ABC Grandstand Digital’s Pat Foulkes welcomes Edward Doyle and Ryan Trbojevich to “The Clubhouse” to chat about the RATS humanitarian tours to developing countries and the Club’s upcoming humanitarian tour to CUBA in February 2013. (interviewed Nov 2012)

RATS Kenya 2011 (Full Version)

:::WARNING SOME CONTENT MAY CAUSE DISTRESS:::

In February 2011 the RATS visited Kenya as part of an humanitarian rugby tour, where they spent time in Kibera, sub-sahara’s largest urban slum. Through fundraising efforts the RATS funded the introduction of a feeding program for the orphans of Kibera as well as the construction of a library at the Oasis Africa Australia (OAA) school in Kibera and a permanent access bridge for the wider Kibera community. The team took over 500kgs of donated items such as much needed equipment, clothing, books, toys and stationery for the children cared for by the OAA school. This is the boys story – told in their own words.