Petersham Juniors RUFC

Fun, inclusive, all kids age 5+ welcome. Come and play!

Welcome to Petersham Juniors Rugby Season 2018

Registration for the Shammies 2018 rugby season is now open!!

If you want to claim the $100 NSW Government Active Kids Voucher for your Shammies registration, follow the steps below:

Step 1. Apply for the $100 Active kids voucher via Service NSW here

Step 2. Register online at

For returning families, your account details should be in the system if you log in using the same email address as last year or your child’s MyRugby ID. You will need to reset your password. During the registration process there is a field to input the Active Kids voucher if you have one so the discount will apply automatically to the registration fee.

For new Shammies families, you can create a new account in RugbyLink (

Fees for the 2018 Season are as follows;
Under 6 – 9 (Minis) – $170 per player
Under 10 and above (Juniors) – $210 per player
Less $100 Active Kids NSW Voucher where eligible

Family Discount – 2nd child less $35, 3rd child less $70, 4th child less $95. You will need to register one player at a time, after first registration is completed please click on Register Additional Player. Any issues, get in touch with SUper K

All registered players will receive Club Socks, Shorts and Training Shirt


Get in Touch!

To get in touch, please do so via our Facebook page, via email ( or call our president Adam Dunn on 0434 188 379.


About Petersham Juniors Rugby Club

Play Rugby Union at our friendly family oriented club. We are a rapidly growing club with great plans to grow further and teach kids all the great things that rugby has to offer.

Your kids will be well looked after, the best training, lots of advice, and just like the big boys, get their very own training shirt. We aim to field teams as per below; If your Son, or Daughter turn 5 in this calendar year they can become a Shammy.  As a club on the rise, with great support your kids will be well looked after and learn rugby on and off the pitch in the right way. The junior and senior clubs are one big team, Petersham has been playing rugby continuously since 1883.

To keep up to date with all the latest from the club, please visit our Facebook page here.

Inner West Mini Competition:

U6-U9’s play in the Inner West Minis Competition on Saturday mornings between 8.30am and 10.50am at St Luke’s Field, Concord. See Inner West Minis Competition website for additional information.

Sydney Junior Rugby Union Competition:

U10’s and beyond compete in the greater Sydney competition, organised by Sydney Junior Ruby Union (SJRU). These players also have the opportunity to be selected for the combined Sydney University District team and compete in the NSW State Championships.

Weekly Training Sessions

Where – Camperdown Oval

When – U6 – U11 Tuesdays, 5.30pm start and 6.30 finish, U12 – U14 Thursdays, 5.30pm start and 6.30 finish

Help wanted

There are plenty of manager and coaches roles available, as well as sub-committee efforts available. For only a small donation of time, you’ll reap large rewards and meet a stack of great people and help out this great club.

Weather & Communications

Now weather always plays a part in the season and games will occasionally be moved location or postponed. Parents, please like our Facebook page (PetershamJuniorsRUFC). You’ll also get emails from managers, but always best to check for yourselves.

Wet Weather:
Camperdown Oval
St Lukes’s Oval 2 & 3 (Canada Bay Council); call 02 9911 6375

U13 Tour of NZ:

Petersham RUFC, has a very proud overseas touring history. In 2017, our U13s team played in the NZ Junior Rugby Festival in Queenstown.

Upcoming Events:

  • First training U6 – U11, Tuesday 27th Feb
  • First training U12- U14, Thursday 1st March
  • Welcome Day BBQ, Sunday March 25th
  • First Game weekend, 6th / 7th April

Club Gear:

Petersham Rugby is known to have the best rugby off field kit going around, so much so we get asked to do other clubs gear…. but we don’t! This will be launched mid-April. Its one of the main sources of fund-raising and with our speaks for itself fund-raising motto of ‘we don’t do chocolates’, please think about making a purchase.


Wests Ashfield – In season 2015 we enjoyed the generosity of Wests Ashfield Leagues, located on the Hume Hwy at Ashfield, our main sponsor for this year. Its a great club the caters for the whole family and is well led by Simon Cook, CEO. He’s a keen rugby lover himself, an assistant coach, we thank him, the board and his team.
We welcome on board Platinum Direct Finance with the support of owner and Director Richard Kew and Dave Lenehan, who is also our first grade coach. When it comes to buying and financing a vehicle, there are none better. These guys are helping us keep kids on the paddock with their generous support, so please don’t hesitate to ask your team mange for more information.
Petersham has a long and proud association with PhysioGym, owned by Matt Squires. They have a great facility and provide a lot of valuable support to the club, its players and extended family.

Yours in Rugby,
Adam Dunn.
Petersham Rugby [est. 1883]
Patron & President, Junior Rugby
0434 188 379

Camperdown Park

Petersham RUFC