Welcome to THE Hills Junior Rugby Union Club

The Hills Junior Rugby Union Club has been active for sixty years and is located in the heart of the Hills District in North West Sydney.

"Hills Junior Rugby...developing kids, teams and community"

Mini's (u6-u9) boys & girls play 2 handed tag on Saturday mornings among Parramatta, Eastwood and Penrith District Clubs.

Juniors (u10-u16) boys & girls play in the Sydney wide SJRU graded competition on Sundays.

Girls 7s (U10 +) play in the Sydney wide SJRU Sizzling 7s & Frosty 7s competitions.

Sense Rugby for children with special needs who find it difficult to be part of a competitive sports team.

Hills Seniors (Sub-District) normally fields five grades including Colts. Find the seniors website at www.hillsrugbyclub.com


  • 08.10.19 - Coaching & Committee Nominations for 2020 closes
  • 08.10.19 - Committee Meeting
  • 22.10.19 - AGM
  • 19.11.19 - Rugby Mums Pinot & Picasso Afternoon

Coaching nominations - season 2020

Nominations for all Minis (U6-U9) and Juniors (U10-OPENS) Coaching positions are now being sought from those people who are interested in securing one of these roles for the 2020 Season. To be a Coach at Hills Junior Rugby you will need to have completed (or be on your way to completing by the start of the season) some certification requirements relevant to the Age Group you’re seeking to Coach. The Club can assist you to gain those certifications if necessary.

Before commencement of the 2020 Season, ALL Club Coaches must hold (and provide a current copy) to the Club of the required documentation:

  • Rugby Australia ‘SmartRugby’ certificate, by successfully completing the online course via the Rugby Australia Learning Centre Portal (https://rugby.force.com/rugbyportal/); and
  • NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian (OCG) ‘Working with Children Check’, by successfully completing the online application via the OCG Website. This is a mandatory requirement for all Hills Junior Rugby Coaches; and
  • U8-U12 Coaches must hold, at minimum, a current ‘Coaching Kids Rugby U8-U12’ certificate, by completing the online and face-to-face Program on offer via the Rugby Australia Learning Centre Portal.
  • U13+ Coaches must hold, at minimum, a current ‘Coach Level 1 - Foundation Coach Program’ certificate by completing the online and face-to-face Program on offer via the Rugby Australia Learning Centre Portal. Note: This Program has the Foundation Course as a pre-requisite.

If you currently hold the above, and or a willing to have these in place prior to the commencement of Season 2020, and if you’re interested in a coaching role, then you need to nominate yourself for consideration by the Club.

The nominations for U6/U7 Coaching positions will remain open into early 2020 to provide an opportunity for any new parents to step up and get involved. The nominations for ALL other Coaching positions (U8-OPENS) will close at 5pm on Tuesday 8 October 2019. The Club’s Committee will then review all nominations received and work with those candidates to make appointments for the 2020 Season in a timely manner before we then ramp up the player recruitment and retention activities in earnest.

Nominations are to be sent via email as per below indicating your name, the qualifications you currently hold and/or intend to obtain, your WWC details, contact number and Age Group that you’re interested in coaching, with any other relevant details/information that you would like to add:

U6 - U9: vp.minis@hillsrugby.com.au

U10 - OPENS: vp.juniors@hillsrugby.com.au

Any questions should be directed to the Club's President, Peter O'Farrell, on 0468 988 438.

2019 Annual general meeting

2019 AGM - Tuesday 22 October - Clubhouse Yattenden

The 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Hills Junior Rugby Union Club will be held on Tuesday 22 October 2019 in the Clubhouse at Yattenden Park. Registration of Attendance will commence from 6.30pm and the meeting itself will commence sharply at 7pm.

The Club has been, is currently, and will continue to be run by Volunteers. The Executive Committee is the engine room of the Club and comes together each month to review and discuss matters of importance to ensuring we can continue to operate and provide the sporting services we do for kids within the community. The Club needs people with energy, passion, initiative and enthusiasm. People who can roll the sleeves up and get hands on in assisting with the planning, development and delivery of our rugby program for Minis and Juniors. Strategic and/or tactical knowledge, skills and experience in specific areas of need within the Club are a bonus, but not absolutely necessary. Outside the commitment of regular monthly Meetings throughout the year, Executive Committee Members are actively involved in both off season and on season activities including gala days, recruitment/retention initiatives, local community engagement and District/State and National Union meetings from time to time.

Nominations are now open for ALL the Hills Junior Rugby Union Club Executive Committee positions:

o President

o Vice President – Recruitment & Retention

o Vice President – Juniors (U10+)

o Vice President – Minis (U6-U9)

o Secretary

o Treasurer

o Registrar

o Sponsorship & Fundraising Manager

In considering the above, if you’re interested in an Executive Committee role in Season 2020, then you must nominate yourself.

Nominations are to be sent via email to secretary.juniors@hillsrugby.com.au, indicating your name, contact number, the Position in which you are interested, and any other relevant details/information that you would like to add for consideration. A Position Description, detailing the role and responsibilities, is available for each role upon request from the Club’s President, Peter O’Farrell at president.juniors@hillsrugby.com.au, or on 0468 988 438.

Nominations for these Executive Committee positions close at 5pm on Tuesday 8 October 2019.

Nominations for Sub-Committee Positions will be sought once the Club's Commitee for Season 2020 has been confirmed.