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This week is a very special game for the Vikings as all grades are playing against the Gungahlin Eagles at home. But 1st grade will be playing for the Roman Wacarba Cup. Roman “Wacca” Warcaba joined Vikings Rugby in the very early 90s as a......

3s and 4s relished their early starts at Jamison, getting the ball rolling for the red men with big wins in both games. 4s remain unbeaten, and look to be going from strength to strength as a number of familiar faces start to return and......

This week the Redmen will take on Wests at Jamison Oval in both the Premier and 1st division grades while the Vi-Queens get the week off. Tim Sampson has made a few change to the first-grade side that defeated uni-norths last weekend. Liam McGrath comes back into......

Big thanks to Grant Lukins for providing the lower grade report from Goulburn. Saturday saw Threes and Fours head to Goulburn for their one long(ish) distance road trip for this year. With a forecast high of 9 degrees for the day it was never going......

4th Grade kicked off Hagar’s day with a star studded line-up taking the field against traditional rivals Royals. Whilst the most notable inclusion has been covered in depth by the mainstream media, I think it’s fair to say that there were plenty of people heartened......

Local Junior to 200 Game Legend Andrew Dickson was a star player all the way through Vikings juniors in the late 1990s and emerged to the senior club in 2001. 16 years later he reaches his 200 senior game milestone! His senior debut aged 18......

This week we welcome all our old boys back to Viking Park to celebrate Hagar’s Day. And as if it was pre-planned we play against our old foe Royals in every grade. Tim Sampson has made a number of changes to the 1st-grade side. Sione......

This week the red men Take on QBN out at Campese Oval. Time Sampson has made a few changes to his side that put 79 points on Easts last weekend. Most notable of which is Len Ikitau in the 13 jumper who will be making......

4th Grade started the day with big numbers looking to get some game time against the Hall Bushrangers. With a couple of key starters heroically fronting up on the back of questionable preparations the side was a little slow out of the blocks, with the......

This week the red men take on Easts in the Premier grade for the third time this season,  while 1st division take on Hall and the Vi-Queens look to continue their winning form against ADFA. Coaching director Tim Sampson has made a few changes to......

With Joe Powell becoming Wallaby number 906 last week, it looks like the trend will continue this week. Phil Kite has been named on the bench for Tonga and will look to have a big impact if his number gets called. Phil played for the......

Calling all ex-players, old boys, club members, sponsors and supporters. Please join us for the annual Hagar’s Day at the Rugby to celebrate our club’s proud history and in particular the 20-year anniversary of the 1997 1st Grade Premiership V Royals. 1st Grade will wear......

Thanks again to our sponsor Manteena. This week we catch up with current Colts coach and committee member Duane Petersen and, boy does he do some serious name dropping. Check it out below....

Congratulations to former Vikings coaches Dan McKellar and Baden Stephenson who were in the news over the weekend. Many would be aware that Dan, Vikings 1st Grade Coach and Coaching Director at the club in 2011 and 2012, was appointed Head Coach of the Brumbies......

By Michael Henry The club enjoyed another successful day out on Saturday, winning all grades over Royals and Uni and entertaining the Polynesian Day crowd with some free flowing rugby. The Viqueens knew their away match against Royals was going to be grueling and it......

By Michael Henry and Stef Stewart-Jones. A double for Jake Knight in his 100th first grade game capped a successful day out for the red men who were successful in all grades over Wests, with the Viqueens making it a perfect day for the club......

This week we welcome all our sponsors along to Viking Park as the redmen take on Wests. Tim Sampson has made 3 changes to the 1st grade side that went down 46-14 to Royals. He’s named an unchanged forward pack while Ryne Bowden comes back......

Jake Knight will play his 100th 1st Grade game this Saturday 20 May against Wests, joining less than 12 others in club history to achieve this major milestone. The most recent inductee was Jake’s long-standing 1st Grade teammate Sione Taula. Jake has scored at the......

Whilst the story of the day from Saturday is undoubtedly the calamitous first half endured by first grade, the club can be pleased on balance with success in all of the earlier games and consoled by a second half showing in the main game that......

This week all grades are taking on Royals at Phillip Oval, with the Women having a bye. Tim Sampson has made 5 Changes to the first-grade side that put 50 points on Easts last weekend. Liam McGrath moves into the number 1 jersey, Angus Wagner......

This week thanks to our friends Manteena we caught up with Isaac Thompson. Isaac has been with the club since 2013, he tells us about his new rugby home and talks about some of his favorite moments during his time at the club. See below for......

Each year Vikings players and supporters put their hand up to help the community by spending a couple hours on a Sunday morning helping out the Salvos with the Red Shield Appeal door knock. We encourage as many Vikings as possible to come along as......

                              By Michael Henry, Simone Tate, and Stef Stewart-Jones Saturday saw Sam Barlow confirm his long (self) proclaimed status as a Vikings immortal, appearing in all grades across two venues in......

This week the fixtures are a little all over the place. Premier Grade will be taking on Easts at Griffith Oval, 1st Division will be playing RMC at Portsea oval and, the Vi-Queens will be taking on Royals at Griffith Oval. Coaching director Tim Sampson has......

By Michael Henry Vikings headed to Nicholls keen to build on a mixed day out against Queanbeyan the week before and make the most of a rare sunny day in Gungahlin. Unfortunately, I’d forgotten how far away Nicholls is and arrived at fourth grade with......

Once again thanks to our good friends at Manteena, this week we were able to catch up with Tuggeranong Vikings Coaching Director Tim Sampson. He talks about how the team is travelling so far in 2017, who’s been impressive and gives us a bit of an......

This week the Redmen will take on the Gungahlin Eagles. The Vikings will look to build on a good performance against the whites last week which saw them put 59 points on the board. There are four changes to the 1st-grade side this week. Sam......

Simon Cron has named his side to take on Samoa on Friday night. The side will feature all four Canberra-based players including Ryan Lonergan, Lenny Ikitau and Darcy Swain. It will be a good first hit out for the under 20’s with the main match-up Australia......

This week the redmen will take on their old foe Queanbeyan in the club lime match of the round at Viking Park.  Head coach Tim Sampson has made a number of changes to the team that beat uni-norths 28-14. Michael Oakman-Hunt returns after a 12 month injury recovery,......

On Tuesday at training, we caught up with current club president and colts coach. He gave us an insight into his time at the club and provided us with an update on the 2017 colts and gave us a few players to look out for......

The Tuggeranong Rugby Club sadly notes the passing of one of its founding fathers last Monday morning 17 April at Claire Holland House after a brief illness. Dick mostly recalled as ‘Pubes’ by the irreverent Canberra Rugby community was the leading force behind the formation......

This morning Simon Cron announced a 29 man squad to take part in the Oceania Championships which kick off April 28 at Bond University against Samoa. The squad features 11 players from QLD, 9 from NSW, 5 from the ACT, 3 from Victoria and one......

Round 3 will see all grades play against Uni-Norths for the first time this year all men’s grade will compete on the same ground (North Oval) against the same opponent. 4 changes have been made to the first grade side that played against Easts. Antonio......

The Brumbies have named a strong Women’s team who will start their campaign this weekend at the Southern States Championship in Wagga Wagga. The competition will see the girls take on teams from Victoria and NSW Country. The tournament will act as an audition for the......

Kick-Off Times Vi-Queens – 9.55am 3rd Grade – 11.15am Colts – 12.45pm 2nd Grade – 2.05pm 1st Grade – 3.25pm    ...

The announcement of the Australian 20’s training this morning squad has seen 8 players from the ACT named in the initial squad. ACT captain Darcy Swain, Angus Wagner, Len Ikitau and Ryan Lonergan all Viking’s colts were named in the squad. Each of these players......

With the season fast approaching the club has organised a camp and two trial games in March. The camp will be held on March 4th and 5th at a venue to be announced. The first of the two trial games will be held on Thursday......

17 October 1960 – 18 January 2017 The Vikings Rugby club mourns the recent loss of club stalwart Phil Burrell. Phil was an active member of the club from the mid 80’s joining from the St. George rugby club in Sydney and continued that service......