- List of Australian rugby union teams
The highest level of provincial
rugby unionin Australia is the Super 14. There are four Australian teams in this competition which also features teams from New Zealandand South Africa.
At present, Australia has no national club competition. The
Australian Rugby Championship, which was launched in 2007with eight teams, only lasted one season before the nation's governing body, the Australian Rugby Union, pulled the plug on the league due to financial losses. The two strongest club competitions are the Sydneyand Brisbaneclub competitions. These are governed by the New South Wales Rugby Unionand Queensland Rugby Union.
Each state has a rugby competition, run by the local state rugby union. Competitions are also run by the
New South Wales Country Rugby Union, Queensland Country Rugby Unionand New South Wales Suburban Rugby Union.
New South Wales Waratahs
Australian Rugby Championship (defunct)
Central Coast Rays
East Coast Aces
Western Sydney Rams
New South Wales Rugby Union
Queensland Rugby Union
New South Wales Country Rugby Union
*CSU - Bathurst
*Geurie Goats Rugby Club
*USO - Orange
Far North Coast
*Southern Cross Union
Far South Coast
This union is officially affiliated with the
ACT and Southern NSW Rugby Unioninstead of the NSW union.
*Tech Waratahs http://www.techwaratahs.rugbynet.com.au
* [University http://www.malleebulls.org]
Mid North Coast
*Old Bar Beach
*Robb Rugby Club
*St Alberts College
*The Armidale Rugby Club
Newcastle & Hunter Rugby Union
This union is also affiliated with the ACT union instead of a NSW body.
Queensland Country Rugby Union
New South Wales Suburban Rugby Union
As of 2006 season clubs compete in the following divisions
*Knox Old Boys
*Barker Old Boys
*King's Old Boys
*The Vikings club, from Dundas Valley, withdrew form Division One in 2005. Their division for 2006 is as yet unknown.
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