Out to Bathurst for the day to see CSU Bathurst take on Cowra in Round 1 of Central West comp.
As per last year CSU commenced with a lightweight forward pack, however with a fair bit of tiger in the tank. Game was tight for 1st half with the hgeavier Cowra team leading 12-10 at lemons.
Calendar is now up on www.austschools.rugbynet.com.au and highlights are:
*Div 11 Championships in Melbourne 23 June -29 June
*Div 1 Championships @ Ballymore 03 July - 10 July
*England vs Australia U19 in Sydney(ground not disclosed) on 21 August
*Australia `A' vs England @ Oakhill.
Season Calendar is now up on www.nswschoolsrugby.rugbynet.com.au and highlights appear to be:
*CHS 1s vs CCC,CHS 11 vs AICES @ SDC Penrith on Sunday June 5
*CAS 1s vs CHS 1s @ Cranbrook on Thursday June 9
*CAS 1s vs GPS 1s + 2nds etc @ Knox Grammar on Tuesday June 21
*All Teams @ Knox.
Browsing thru Tuggeranong Vikings website & noted following trials for the Brumby Runners:
05/02/11 vs Western Force `A' @ Knox Grammar School(Sydney)
19/02/11 vs Samoa `A' @ Canberra Stadium
23/02/11 vs Tonga `A' @ Vikings Park
28/02/11 vs Fiji `A'.
Well here we go again:
Trials matches as listed in NSW Referees Appointments for Saturday 24/04(home team is first named)
*Barker vs Stannies
*Knox vs Oakhill
*Waverley vs Riverview
*Trinity vs St.Pats
*Grammar vs Cranbrook
Australian Schools kicked off their tour with a solid 31-14 win aghainst Irish Schools @ University College, Dublin.
In freezing but dry conditions, Australia trailed 12-14 at half time but powered away with it in 2nd half.
Tries were wscored by Stirzacker,Sitauti,Alo_emile,Gill & Feuai.
As previously noted the CAS Premiership will this year move to a 10 Round `Home & Away' schedule- the first round commences next Saturday.
All CAS Schools participated in trials today- no details yet,excepting:
* Knox 43 Oakhill 0
The Australian Schools Rugby Union has released the bulk of their calendar for the current year.
The Australian Schools Championships will return to Sydney, to be hosted by Knox Grammar School between 08/07 and 13/07/09. Knox has successfully hosted the NSW Schools Champuionships for past 3-4.