Petersham Juniors RUFC

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

2016 registration is now open online!

Just click for further instructions:
Registration form for new players – NEW
Registration form for returning players – RETURNING
Bring a “new” mate to PJRU and win a cap!
See our flyer.

First Training 1st March

5pm – 6.30pm (5pm to welcome you to the club)

Welcome Day 20th March 2.30pm – 5.30pm

We would be very happy if you can come down and meet the parents over a BBQ and a couple of quiet ones at our home ground Camperdown Oval aka Shammiesbrook. Welcome Day includes:

  • welcome new and returning players to the club
  • introduce and thank our sponsors, we really impress upon the parents how much you do for us, and are always working on ways to raise your profile.
  • hand out the kids kit, complete with our Shammies colours and sponsor logos.

First Game Day 1st-3rd April

Details closer to time. Why do we do it? The short videos produced by Hugh Clark interviewing 2015 coaches is a must watch.

Welcome to Petersham Junior Rugby 2016

Play Rugby Union at our friendly family oriented club. You cannot have enough players!  We are a rapidly growing club with great plans to grow further and teach kids all the great things that rugby has to offer. If they have any questions, direct them to send an email to

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. Why not register today?

Inner West Mini Competition:

U6-U9’s play in the Inner West Minis Competition on Saturday mornings between 8am and 1.10pm at St Luke’s Field, Concord (Under 6’s starting first). See for additional information.

U10’s and beyond compete in the greater Sydney competition., and from age 11, players have the opportunity to be selected for the combined Sydney University District team and compete in the NSW State Championships.


2016 fees are as shown.  Fees include uniform, club membership, insurance, referees and grounds fees.

*$180 for U10’s and up
*$140 for U6-U9’s
*less $35 for 2nd child (any age)
*less $70 for 3rd child (any age)
*less $100 for 4th child (any age).

Proudly sponsored by:

Wests Ashfield Leagues Club

Keep up to date

Weekly Training Sessions

Where – Camperdown Oval When – Tuesday, 5.15pm start and 6.40 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 (petershamshammies). We will share this with seniors, with some great stories on there last year, have a flick through. Please keep an eye on this website ( for updates on Friday afternoons. 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

u/12 Tour of NZ:

Petersham RUFC, has a very proud overseas touring history, in 2013, we sent a team to NZ with generous club support. We plan to do this again this year and there is more to come on this great opportunity.

Other Events:

Other big events planned for this year include, but wont be limited to;

  • The Annual Rugby Luncheon, cly in June, a day not to be missed. We rely on the Seniors for financial support, they’ve been great as we establish the Juniors, so getting a seat to this will be just a small way to say thank-you. Its also the best money you’ll spend all year.
  • Trivia night and/ or Karaoke night TB

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

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