About Us

Established in 1968, the Townsville and District Rugby Union has been a reputable organization in the North Queensland community for over 50 years.
The Townsville and District Rugby Union comprises of over 2000 registered players in our local junior and senior competitions across 10 different clubs. The TDRU oversee the development of the game at a grassroots level through various programs as well as the implementation of Representative Rugby.

 Our Vision statement:
To provide a complete rugby umbrella for all persons from juniors to golden oldies, in a way that the community recognizes the Townsville & District Rugby Union as the leading sporting association in their region.”

Operations

Townsville & District Rugby Union Inc. is managed on a day to day basis by staff who work from Mike Carney Toyota Park, our home grounds. The operation of the organisation is overseen by the management committee, who are elected at the Annual General Meeting.

Staff

PositionWho
Director of RugbyTerry Shiells
Operations CoordinatorDaniel Withers
Administration OfficerDenise Dewhurst
Rugby Development ManagerBlair Morgan
Rugby Development OfficerJack Andreassen

Committee

PositionWho
PresidentPeter Cavallo
Vice President – SeniorsGary Lewis
Vice President – JuniorsCharles Papale
SecretaryJim Sullivan
TreasurerSonia Viero-Malone
Committee MemberAdrian Gabrielli
Committee MemberNathan Shepherd
Committee MemberCooper Lewis