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  • Registrations NOW OPEN
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     Welcome to the 2016 season.  You can now register online!It is my responsibility to assist you in registering your sons and daughters for the 2016 season.  If you have any questions or difficulties with following the directions in this article please contact me at registrar@lcjru.com.auThere are a number of important dates for the diary      Registration days in Lane Cove Plaza Saturday 6th and 13th February from 9 till 2pm      Try Rugby clinics for new participants – Sunday 7th 
  • Introduction to New Club Committee
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    At the AGM end of 2015 new Club Committee was elected. Roles and Members are listed below  RoleNameEmailMobilePresidentWayne Rigneypresident@lcjru.com.au0466 200 090Vice President (Rugby)Tim Reidtim.reid@lendlease.com 0409 543 463Vice President (Operations)Will Deanewdeane@extopartners.com0410 434 373SecretaryWill Deanesecretary@lcjru.com.au0410 434 373TreasurerDamon ColbertDamon.Colbert@EchoEnt.com.au0478 473 519RegistrarSimon Ellregistrar@lcjru.com.au0478 310 027Assistant RegistrarCath O
  • Trophy Day - Sunday Sept 13 at the Diddy
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    All players, parents, Sponsors and friends of Lane Cove Junior Rugby are invited to the annual trophy day to be held Sunday September 13 at 3pm at the Diddy (Longueville Sporting Club). we hope to see you there to celebrate what has been a wonderful season of rugby.
  • Unprecented number of Lane Cove Teams in the Grand Final
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    An unprecedented performance by our boys and girls from LCJRU in 2015!  Look below at how many of our teams have made it to their respective grand finals!!!!  CUP GRAND FINALISTSPLATE GRAND FINALISTSU10 BLUEU11 GOLDU10 WHITEU11 BLUEU12 GOLDU13 BLUEU12 WHITEU14 BLUE WON THEIR PLATE FINAL U14D3U13 GOLD U14 GOLD U15 GOLD U16 GOLD This is a phenomenal result! All teams, whether in the finals or not, should all be very proud. On behalf of the entire Lane Cove Junior Rugby Club we wish all teams
2016 Season Close to Kick Off

Welcome to the 2016 season

 

We’re looking forward to a great year ahead with new players and family events, merchandise for kids, exciting tours and more development opportunities for players and coaches.

 

There are a number of important dates for the diary

 

  •       Registration days in Lane Cove Plaza Saturday 6th and 13th February from 9 till 2pm
  •       Try Rugby clinics for new participants – Sunday 7th February 14th February - Blackman Oval 1pm to 3pm
  •       Trials Sunday 6th, 13th, and 20th March
  •       Jersey Day 20th March 2016 3pm-5pm at The Diddy
  •       Round 1 weekend of 2nd and 3rd April.

 

Registrations for 2016 are now open. We hope to discover a young Wallaby for a future Rugby World Cup final! To learn more about  Registration please click here.

 

This year we hope to build on the success and achievements of 2015. The club enjoyed record levels of membership and participation with more than 440 registrations last year. Our players had tremendous success last season with six teams advancing to grand finals and eight teams in championships. Our under 14s tour to New Zealand and under 8s and under 10s tour to Walcha were among the highlights of the year as well as our new coaching program.

 

Club activities such as the annual dinner, long lunch, march past and trophy day were all well attended by players, families and club supporters last year. We are working on a busy calendar of events for you to enjoy in 2016.

 

Another highlight of the year was the completion of the lighting upgrade at Tentallon Oval in Lane Cove. LCJRU partnered with Lane Cove Council to invest $68,000 in this project and we hope our players will enjoy the enhanced facilities this season at our home ground, Tentallon Oval.

  

LCJRU would like to thank our sponsors for their continuing support in 2016. The support of Ray White Lane Cove, Apple Dental and Lane Cove Orthodontics is greatly appreciated by club members and the local community.

 

Join us for a sensational 2016 season.

Wayne Rigney
LCJRU President

LANE COVE CELEBRATES ITS MOST SUCCESSFUL YEAR EVER

After what was a fantastic Sunday of rugby on September 6 2015, the Club is pleased to announce that we have 4 Champion Teams, 4 gallant runners-up and 2 plate winners.

2015Champions Collage 2

 

OUR CHAMPIONS:

U16 Gold - This barbarian team of Lane Cove and Drummoyne, affectionately known as “the Drovers“, came together earlier this year after some great recruitment effort from coaches parents and players. They had a had a brilliant season, losing 1 game all year and winning the grand final 26-19 in a nail bitter. For many of the boys this will be their last game for Lane Cove…..what a way to say farewell.Special mention must go to Jill Henry (manager) and assistant coach (Matt) for their work with the club over the years. 

20150906_134041_resized (700x603)Extra Special mention to Byron Kerr, who started coaching these boys 11 years ago in the under 6s and has stuck with them all the way through….a true club man and a brilliant coach. The boys paid him back with a trophy. Well played boys and Byron.

 

 

 

 

 

U16 Manager Byron Kerr

U13 Gold

Played in the B grade division where they were extremely competitive all year. Came up against a strong Chatswood team but were resounding winners 29-7. This is one impressive team whom we feature strongly for the next few years. There is talent right across the field and they were firing on all cylinders in the GF. Well done to Greg Easy and Steve Arcus for doing such a great job and congrats to all the boys..

U12 Gold

Had a fantastic season culminating in a huge 27-7 victory in the final of B Division.Forwards and backs worked really well all year to create a solid defensive unit coupled with plenty of razzle dazzle in the backs. Well done to Dave Best and his crew for  what turned out to be a brilliant season for the lads.

U10 Blue

What better way to kick start your journey through Junior rugby than to win a grand final in your first year out of minis. This was no easy feat.,…a grueling grand final where the boys triumphed 12-10 against a determined West team. These guys played with a style and passion that is beyond their years…the club is in a great position with young players like this coming through the ranks.

AND LETS NOT FORGET OUR RUNNERS UP.

We had 4 teams who played in grand finals and did not come away with a trophy. But they all played in a manner for which the club can be proud.

U15 GOLD –  the first LCJRC team in living memory to compete in the A DIVISION grand final …. an outstanding achievement in itself, and they came soooooo close. Playing against a Blacktown team which boasted a front row weighing in over 380kg and a number of fast and brutal loose forwards, these lads played out of their skin and almost won. There was only 1 try in it with 5 mins left and our boys threw everything at them. Alas the game finished 26-19…but they should be proud for what they achieved. Well done to Matt Glascott and Simon Gilles for putting one of the finest Lane Cove teams ever seen on the paddock.

U14 GOLD – played against a star studded Penrith side in the B Division grand final and lost 19-17.Having gone up 5-nil early, the Covies  struggled to containing a couple of powerful running backs from Penrith and soon found themselves down 3 tries to 1. But they did not give up….indeed they scored 2 tries in response and almost came away with the trophy. Every boy tried his heart out…..forwards tackled and drove like their lives depended on it. The backs ran and tackled all day, taking risks to get the meat they truly deserved. Thanks to Michael Clements, who after 12 years of coaching still manages to get revved up every week. What a legend of the club. See you next year fellas!

U12 White

Match report to follow

U10 White

Match report to follow

 

AND TO OUR PLATE WINNERS

U13 Blue 

Great win for which the boys should be really proud. The photo below says it all …they loved this win. Thanks to David Bowie for his tireless efforts in ensuring these lads play the game they love.

u13 blue plate winners