Season 2020 kicked off with a big change in the leadership at Shammies Juniors.  After 5 years at the helm, the Club President baton was passed from Adam Dunn to John Kilkenny.  Adam’s leadership saw our fledgling club grow to 250+ kids, ensuring the ethos of 1883 is implanted in the veins of the youngsters…

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Great news we have now been given directions from the NSW Office of Sport and the SJRU that we can resume rugby training with strict limitations. The key limitations are illustrated in the blog image. We are aiming as a club to return to training at Camperdown Oval on Tuesday 2 June. If this date…

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On 16 March Rugby Australia along with the State and Territory Member Unions have unanimously agreed to postpone all Community Rugby until the first week of May, effective immediately. This means all Petersham Juniors Rugby activities including training, social events, trial matches, Minis, Sizzling 7’s, and SJRU Competition matches are postponed until at least the first…

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Mark this date into your diaries…Sunday, 22 March 2020, from 12pm at Camperdown Oval. On the day we will be welcoming our 2020 registered members. There will be a free BBQ, drinks, bouncy castle, and friends to keep everyone amused! While you are marking in diary dates make sure you also lock in the following…

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The 1883 honour is proudly awarded to the players that the coaches deem to have epitomised the spirit of Shammies Rugby (Inner West Rugby Union Club). They play and train their hardest each and every week and always put the team ahead of themselves. This week we profile u11s Samuel Rudd from the 2019 season:…

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Is your child interested in playing Rugby Union in 2020? Come down and meet three local inner west rugby clubs (and maybe some Wallabies and Wallaroos), play some games, and see if this sport is for you. Date: Sunday, 16 February 2020Time: 9am to 12pmLocation: Leichhardt Oval number 2, Glover Street, Lilyfield NSW This event…

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Congratulations to Shammies 13’s who won their second premiership in a row! A huge achievement from the boys who were promoted, not one, but TWO divisions after their title win last year.  This took them from D to B division which is a big step up.  The rise in quality opposition took a while to…

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In 2019 we are excited to be awarding a ‘Shammy of the month’ thanks to our generous sponsors the White Cockatoo Hotel. The Shammy of the month award goes to the club member who epitomises the spirit of club and community rugby. This month we are excited to announce that our Shammy of the Month…

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This month we are excited to announce that our Shammy of the Month is TJ. TJ joins Petersham in our Petersham /Canterbury U12 joint venture. Not only is TJ a powerhouse in the U12 team, she is also an active member of the girls 7s program, selected to play for Sydney Uni U12 reps but…

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THREE PETERSHAM SHAMMIES SUPPORTERS GROUP (PSSG) HARBOUR CRUISES – UP FOR GRABS! The PSSG raises funds to purchase much needed gear to support the Senior and the Junior Shammies. For a limtied time there are three fantastic personalised harbour cruises available for $2,500. All Inclusive for up to 12 people. Four Hours on beautiful Sydney HarbourFully…

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In 2019 we are excited to be awarding a ‘Shammy of the month’ thanks to our generous sponsors The White Cockatoo Hotel. The Shammy of the month award goes to the club member who epitomises the spirit of club and community rugby. The inaugural winner of the Shammy of the month award is Conor Dunn…

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A new 2019 initiative for the Shammies – we are opening the Camperdown Canteen at Tuesday Night practices! The aims behind this to hold off the kids hunger pains until before they get home and create a social atmosphere at the training ground amongst parents. We are starting off with a simple menu and will…

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During school holidays our new Club Sponsor (Snap Fitness Petersham) be running a dedicated rugby strength and conditioning program led by Personal Trainer Adam Noyce. The program will consist of four 90 minute sessions running on April 16th, 18th, 24th and 26th. On each of these days the 15’s will run 10:00am to 11.30am. The…

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Shammies who do we support today (17 March)! The Waratahs with Sydney Uni player, Grace Hamilton wearing the #8 jersey, or Rugby WA Trilleen Pomare #10, niece of our very own Girls 7s coach from 2018, Ivan Pomare! The Waratahs vs Rugby WA at 630pm AEST at Curtin University. Watch it live at RUGBY.com.au Petersham…

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A replay of the 2014 Super Rugby final. Waratahs vs Crusaders. Will the Waratahs get up again? They might with the mighty Shammies support. Lets get down there in Shammies Junior gear to cheer the Waratahs on. Sydney Cricket Ground, Saturday, 23 March, 7:45 pm kick off. All 2019 registered players can get in free…

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