Rugby Union

Melbourne University Rugby Football Club (MURFC) is a foundation Club of the Victorian Rugby Union.

It has participated in the Victorian Premier Division since 1909. Our coaching group provides players with a first-class rugby framework, offering all players a pathway to higher grades of rugby. If you demonstrate talent you will progress through the grades and be released for representative duties if selected.

Membership

How does it work?

Development of players off-the-field, academically and professionally, is an important part of the club's philosophy. The club's home is Bren's Pavilion, on MacArthur Road, just North of the University. The club offers a number of rugby scholarships to assist in the educational and career development of MURFC rugby players. Applicants must be studying at Melbourne University or any other post-secondary institutionDevelopment of players off-the-field, academically and professionally, is an important part of the club's philosophy. The club's home is Bren's Pavilion, on MacArthur Road, just North of the University. The club offers a number of rugby scholarships to assist in the educational and career development of MURFC rugby players. Applicants must be studying at Melbourne University or any other post-secondary institution

How do I join?

For further info go to the Rugby website or contact Club General Manager Jason Jones on 0488 047 786.


Interested in joining our club? Let us know!


Training times

The season runs from April to September. Pre-season training has commenced and is conducted on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6.30pm - 8.30 pm. For information on playing and training times please visit melbourneunirugby.com.au. All are welcome at training, including after the season is underway - just turn up with your boots.

Competition details

The club fields teams in the Victorian Rugby Unions Premier Division competitions (1st XV, 2nd XV, 3rd XV, Colts, and a "Gents" XV). Games are generally on Saturday afternoons. The season draw and results are available at vicrugby.com.au.
The club also sends a 7's team to the annual Australian University Games.

Club contacts

Sean O’Donnell
President
0409 720 787

Margaret Ng
Secretary
0426 510 968

Nick Derera
Treasurer & Vice President
0407 092 515

Peter Cusack
Director of Commercial Operations & Vice President
0418 371 716

General Manager
Winter Manager
0488 047 786

Further information