The Randwick District Rugby Union Football Club (RDRUFC), established in 1882, is a proud club, with a rich history. Currently competing in the Intrust Super Shute Shield, Randwick has produced 101 Australian representative footballers and 195 New South Wales representatives, of which 11 Wallabies and 33 New South Wales players have made their first appearances since 1996. In addition to its 32 first grade premiership wins, Randwick has won the New South Wales club championship — awarded to the club which is most successful in all grades — on 28 occasions, has won 76 lower grade premierships and 23 colts’ premierships.
Rugby legends who played for Randwick include George Gregan, a long-standing Australian Captain, Ken Catchpole, Michael Cleary — who still shares the record for the most individual tries in a club game (7) — Russell Fairfax, the Ella brothers, Mark, Glen and Gary, Simon Poidevin – current Randwick Chairman, Phil Kearns, Ewen McKenzie, Warwick Waugh, Owen Finegan, David Knox, the greatest point scorer in Australian club rugby, and David Campese one of the most spectacular and talked about rugby players in history.
Randwick men who are prominent in Australia’s coaching ranks include Bob Dwyer – current Randwick President (Rugby World Cup winning coach, former Australian and NSW coach), Eddie Jones (England Coach 2016, RWC Coach Japan 2015, former Australian Capital Territory, Australian and later Queensland coach), Ian Kennedy – current board member (former NSW and Australian under 21 coach), Ewen McKenzie (former Wallaby coach, Queensland coach) and Gary Ella (former Assistant Coach NSW) and Glen Ella (Asst England Coach 2016, former Assistant Australian Coach and Australian 7s Coach). Other Randwick players to coach NSW include, Cyril Towers, 1948, Wally Meagher 1953, 1954, 1958, Mick Cremin 1968, 1969, Bob Outterside 1972 and Jeff Sayle 1981. Current Wallabies coach, Michael Cheika, coached Randwick to its 2004 first grade premiership, and to this day, continues to be the most recognised Rugby Club in Australia, if not the world.
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
An opportunity exists in a voluntary capacity for persons wishing to gain experience in a high performance environment, as part of their SMA certification. The role is to provide strapping to players on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursday afternoons from 5pm prior to the commencement of our field session, as well as water distribution and provide first aid during training sessions. This role can be shared by multiple people across the week and there is a degree of flexibility to make this work with multiple persons.
- Current Level 1 or Level 2 Sports Trainer
- Current First Aid and CPR
Email Anthony Cutrupi, High Performance Manager at email@example.com with your qualifications and a short cover letter which explains why you would like to gain work experience with Randwick Rugby.