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Justin Harrison Joins Classic Wallabies as General Manager

This week the Classic Wallabies welcomed Justin Harrison to the team as their new General Manager, replacing Stephen Hoiles who was appointed to the Australian Men’s Sevens program as a Coaching Consultant.Harrison will report to the Australian Rugby...

Memorial service to be held for John Thornett, MBE

The family of John Edward Thornett MBE invite relatives, friends and Rugby supporters to attend a Memorial Service in the Noble Stand Dining Room in the Noble Stand at the Sydney Cricket Ground beginning at 11am on Thursday 17th January.It wishes to commemorate a...

Vale Former Wallabies captain John “Thorn” Thornett, MBE

Article by Beth Newman. Originally published on Rugby.com.au. The Australian rugby community is mourning the loss of Wallabies captain John Thornett, 83, who passed away on Friday. Thornett, considered one of the greats of Australian rugby, fought a long battle with...

Classics head to Cairns for Macquarie Sports Clinic

The Classic Wallabies travelled to Far North Queensland this week as part of the Macquarie Sports Kids Skills Clinic program. Visiting Woree State High School in Cairns, Classics Sam Cordingley, Sean Hardman, Radike Samo & Morgan Turinui held skills clinics for...

GALLERY – Yenda Yarns LIVE in Orange

After the Classics match against the Central West Barbarians, the first Yenda Yarns LIVE was held at the Hotel Canobolas for an evening of laughs and stories with the Classic Wallabies. Hosted by Fox Sports' Sean Maloney, the evening featured a panel with Stephen...

Grassroots rugby gets a boost in Orange

Before the Classic Wallabies took on the Central West Barbarians at Endeavour Oval, Orange on Saturday, over 200 youngsters were treated to a free skills clinic with the Classic Wallabies, courtesy of Macquarie Sports. An integral part of the Classics Regional Tours,...

Vale Wallaby #544 Bob Thompson

The Australian Rugby community is mourning the loss of the first Wallabies representative ever selected from Western Australia, Bob “Tommo” Thompson who passed away at his home in Rotorua, New Zealand on Sunday. The Rotorua born and bred hooker has the rare...