Meet our Development Team!

The RugbyWA Development Team are a hardworking group, who are passionate about sharing rugby throughout the state. Always in the community, our Development Officers work to increase participation in the sport, and strengthen the link between schools, program participants, our clubs and other stakeholders.

Development Diaries
School Programs - Jamie Loyd

For Term 2 we have introduced the Junior Force Experience competition. Schools can sign up and receive a free rugby clinic (non-contact and focus on skill games) along with a chance to win $2500 of rugby equipment. Applications close on 16th August BRING THE EXCITEMENT OF RUGBY TO YOUR SCHOOL!  

There are already 69 schools signed up for the competition which means 10,000 new students could be playing rugby by the end of this year!  

Looking for two more players for your Under 12's team? Need just one more forward to complete your squad? As always if you are a Junior Club and are keen to be involved in school rugby sessions, please reach out to Jamie Loyd ( find out about your nearest school engagement opportunities. 

We will also open applications for new casual Development Officers soon. Do you know someone who is a great junior coach and would be keen to help the next generation of Force players? Tag them or send them this article!  

School Competitions - Nephi Baker

Western Force Cup  

With both the north and south gala days now finished we have our top 10 schools finalised for the Grand final day on the 19th of June being held at UWA rugby club, A big shout out to both Wanneroo and Rockingham Rugby clubs for host these events they were great locations to have local school rugby hosted at. 

A big congratulations to the 10 schools that have qualified for the grand final day, the schools that qualified are: 

  • Aranmore CC 
  • Thornlie SHS 
  • Joseph Banks SC 
  • Churchlands SHS 
  • CBC 
  • Shenton College 
  • Ridgeview SC 
  • Coastal Lakes College 
  • Swan View SHS 
  • Mother Teresa CC 

We have upcoming gala days in term 3 and 4 if you would like your school to be apart of these or want any additional information, please contact me at 

Club Programs - Nick Cumings & Scott Hollins

Our focus has been introducing Tri-Tag Rugby to various clubs across the Perth Metro area. We are currently working behind the scenes to make Tri-Tag Rugby more accessible to our clubs across the whole of Western Australia. 

The following clubs have had the opportunity to learn Tri-Tag this month are: 

  • North Coast 
  • Nedlands 
  • Ellenbrook 
  • Esperance 



If you would like us to assist in the delivery of 1 or 2 evening sessions and/or just want to find out more about the benefits of Tri-Tag, please reach out to me at  

All Abilities - Ashley Munrowd-Harris

The All Abilities rugby season has begun!

Wanneroo Rugby Club hosted a come and try event on the 9th of May. Southern Lions and Perth Bayswater attended this session with 20 players attending. Mayor Linda Aitken kindly attended the event showing the support from the City of Wanneroo. 

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