Mudgee Rugby Club is seeking applications from players from outside the district and overseas who would like to spend a season playing in the beautiful town of Mudgee. The Mudgee Club has entered the premier competition in the Central West (Blowes Cup) in 2014. Successful applicants would be assisted by the club to find employment. Mudgee is a progressive club with its own clubhouse and great community support. Contact club President Greg Bartrim (0438723858).
The 2014 coaches were selected at the AGM: 1st grade – Justin Sutherland; 2nd grade – Angus Rae & George Hamilton; Colts – Tim Burgess and Tom Flynn; 17′s – vacant; 15′s Stu Thomas, Jon Chapman and Mick Sutherland; 13′s – Chris McColl. Eric Brown is co-ordinating the sub junior coaches – anyone interested should contact Eric (0428313755). Any nominations for 17′s coach to Greg Bartrim (0438723858).
Almost the entire Mudgee Rugby Club committee was returned to office for 2014 at the AGM on 4th November. Greg Bartrim will once again lead the group. The rest of the committee is: Ross Smith (VP), Cheryl Maxwell (Sec.), Geoff Cheetham (Treas.), Brett Cooper (Registrar), Jono Shields and Geoff Hands (Sen. Co-ord.), Jon Chapman and Mick Sutherland (Jun. Co-ord.), Eric Brown and Luke Humphries (Sub-Jun. Co-ord.); Russell Maxwell (Golden Oldies).
The Manly Marlins scored on the bell to draw even 29 – 29 with Chargers Rugby but as first try scorers, the Marlins won the Oriental Cup and the $5,000 first prize at the 25th Mudgee Sevens with the Chargers picking up $2,000 and the trophy for the best dressed team. The weather was kind and the venue spectacular and with the standard as high as its ever been, the day was hailed as a great success. Deadwood Presidents took …
Mudgee Rugby Club will host the NSW Senior Country Championships on 29th & 30th March 2014. Mudgee was successful in tendering for the event thanks to assistance provided by the MWRC. This is a huge honour for the Mudgee Rugby Club and will bring many benefits to the town. The Championships will be held at the Glen Willow sporting complex and will include a senior tournament and a colts tournament.
Calendar of Events
Sevens Referees 2013
2013 Oriental Cup Winners Manly Marlins
Barto, Manly Captain, Ken, Swordsy
Barto presents Oriental Cup to the Manly Captain
Plate winners Ferg and the Fergettes with runners up Bristle Brothers
Ken with Chargers (Cup runners up and best dressed) Captain
Great artwork Toby Lewis!
Junior Clubman of the Year - Bill Dalton
Best and Fairest Under 15´s - Billy Carberry
Best and Fairest Under 17´s - Ben Wisse
Best and Fairest Under 13´s - Oli Andronicus
Clubman of the Year - Brett Cooper
Senior Clubman of the year - Jonno Shields
Supporters Trophy - Cheryl (and Russell) Maxwell
Rookie of the Year, Top Pointscorer, Best Back 1sts - Brad James
Best and Fairest 2nds - Brent Bartrim