Queensland Rugby Union

Not to be confused with Queensland Rugby League.

Queensland Rugby Union
Sport Rugby union


(Northern R.U.)
ARU affiliation


(founding member)
Website www.qru.com.au

The Queensland Rugby Union, or QRU, is the governing body for the sport of rugby union within the state of Queensland in Australia. It is a member and founding union of the Australian Rugby Union.

The QRU was founded in Brisbane in 1883 as the Northern Rugby Union,[1] before being formally constituted in 1893 when the name was changed to the Queensland Rugby Football Union.[2]

See also


  1. "Football.". The Week. Brisbane. 10 November 1883. p.6, col. 3. Retrieved 21 August 2016.
  2. "Queensland News". Morning Bulletin. Rockhampton. 19 April 1893. p.5, col. 6. Retrieved 21 August 2016.
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