New South Wales Country Rugby Union

New South Wales Country
Sport Rugby Union
Jurisdiction New South Wales Regions,
except Sydney & Southern NSW
Abbreviation NSWCRU
Founded 1947 (1947)
Affiliation New South Wales Rugby Union
President Barry Ruddy
Official website

The New South Wales Country Rugby Union, or NSWCRU, is the governing body for the sport of rugby union within most of the state of New South Wales in Australia.

The New South Wales Country Rugby Union is affiliated with the New South Wales Rugby Union. It is also a non-voting affiliate with the Australian Rugby Union. The NSWCRU administers game in the majority of non-metropolitan areas of NSW. The union is split into nine zones with 100 clubs and over 16,000 players. NSW Country is represented by the New South Wales Country Cockatoos team.[1]

Central Coast Rugby Union

Central Northern Rugby Union

Central West Rugby Union

Far North Coast Rugby Union

Far South Coast Rugby Union

This union is officially affiliated with the ACT and Southern NSW Rugby Union instead of the NSW union.

Illawarra Rugby Union

Mid North Coast Rugby Union

New England Rugby Union

Newcastle and Hunter Rugby Union

Southern Inland

This union is also affiliated with the ACT union instead of a NSW body.

Western Plains Rugby Union

See also


  1. "All About Us". New South Wales Country Rugby Union. Archived from the original on 26 May 2014.
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