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The Start of the MRP Program is fast approaching! This is a chance for your kids to be involved in a dynamic and inclusive environment! Read the information below and follow the links to become a player today! We Need You! GingerCloud Foundation Modified Rugby......

GingerCloud Foundation Modified Rugby Program (MRP) will be back in March 2022 and we need you! Vikings Rugby have positions available in their MRP Juniors Team for MRP Players and Player Mentors.   TO JOIN TODAY! Click here! The MRP Season runs from March to June......

Dear Vikings Rugby Family Compliments of the Season! As we get ready to draw the curtain on the challenges of 2021, I take this opportunity on behalf of the Vikings committee & staff to wish you and your family a fun and safe festive period......

Stan died at midday last Monday, 6 Dec 2021 at a local nursing home  near Merewether, Newcastle from a combination of Dementia and Parkinson’s Disease at the age of 81.  Sadly one of his sons was diagnosed with Covid on Saturday and the family have......

Notice is hereby given that the 50th Annual General Meeting of the Tuggeranong Valley Rugby Union Football Club Incorporated (TVRUFC) will be held at Vikings Erindale Sports Bar at 7:00pm on Thursday 18 November 2021. NB: Financial Members only will be admitted to the AGM and......

Named in honour of Wallaby and Brumbies great, George  Gregan, this prestigious sporting scholarship provides an  opportunity for outstanding rugby union players to pursue  their education at the University of Canberra while having  their tuition fees waived for subjects passed.  The goal of the scholarship......

We are pleased to announce Nick Scrivener current coaching director and head coach, has recommitted to the club for a further two season until the end of the 2023 season. Scrivener re-joined his old club in 2018, following an international coaching career including Assistant Coach......

Following yesterday’s announcement that the ACT lockdown would be extended for another 4 weeks, until Friday 15 October 2021, the ACT & SNSW Rugby Union has made the difficult but unavoidable decision to cancel the remainder of the 2021 seasons for all five senior competitions. ......

Seeking Rugby Administration Manager Would you love to work in a dynamic sports role?  Do you take pride in your strong relationship building?  Are you ready for a diverse and rewarding professional opportunity?   Vikings Rugby is one of the most progressive and successful Rugby......

Dear Vikings Rugby Family I hope that in this tough time, you are all staying safe and remaining hopeful. What can I tell you about our 2021 Rugby season? This period of lockdown/stay-at-home orders (for the ACT) will be reviewed daily but is due to......

The ACT has entered a 7-day lockdown commencing at 5pm Thursday 12 August. This means that all rugby activity has been postponed, including training and games until further notice. Viking Park – grounds & office – and the player gym is closed until further notice.  We’re......

Beautiful weather welcomed all grades, as they took on old foes Canberra Royals at Phillip. It marked the final regular season games for First Division (3rd & 4th Grades) and the second last regular season game before the final series begin. The competition was fierce. Take......

Thanks to our 2021 Sponsors for their support of Vikings Rugby!     Round 14 7th August 2021 Tuggeranong Vikings vs Royals Rugby Club Phillip Oval 1st Grade – 3:05pm ViQueens – 1:40pm 2nd Grade – 1:40pm Colts – 12:15pm 3rd Grade – 12:15pm 4th......

On Saturday the 31st of July, on Hagar’s Day no less, Richard Joyes played his 200th game for the Club. Joyesy joined the Vikings in 2005 after crossing the ditch. Since then, he has been involved in numerous premierships across the Grades, collected Player Clubman of......

  On Saturday the 31st of July when we took on Wests, we had three players make their 1st Grade debut. Faalelei Sione made his debut from starting Prop, while Bailey Goymer-Peak and Nick Wald made their debuts off the bench. Faalelei was a Vikings......

With a late forfeit and rescheduling, only our Premier Men’s teams took the field on Saturday to celebrate our annual Hagar’s Day. Both our U18 Boys Gen Red teams also played, both winning their respective matches. Although it wasn’t 1st Grade’s day, Colts and 2’s......

Thanks to our 2021 Sponsors for their support of Vikings Rugby!     Round 13 31st July 2021 Tuggeranong Vikings vs Wests Rugby Club Viking Park 1st Grade – 3:05pm 2nd Grade – 1:40pm Colts – 12:15pm Generation Red U18 Boys Viking Park Division 1......

With the rest of the competition washed out due to the rain, only the Vikings 3rd Grade side took the field on Saturday to face Easts Rugby Club, at Viking Park. The Vikings were slow out of the gate, allowing Easts to score two early......

On Saturday the 24th of July, 1st, 2nd, 4th Grade, ViQueens and Colts will NOT be playing, due to the ACT Government’s decision to close all public sports grounds in the ACT. 3rd Grade WILL be playing tomorrow. They will play against Easts Rugby Club,......

At our 2021 Hagar’s Day, we will celebrate our 15 year anniversary since the Vikings 1st Grade side won the John I Dent Cup in 2006. We asked former coach Baden Stephenson to recount the victory and the season that led to the Vikings claiming......

On Saturday the Premier Grades journeyed across the border to play the Queanbeyan Whites, while our 4th Grade boys played RMC at Portsea Oval. 3rd Grade had a Bye. It was a disappointing day for our Premier Men’s sides, who were swept by Queanbeyan at......

Thanks to our 2021 Sponsors for their support of Vikings Rugby!     Round 11 10th July 2021 Tuggeranong Vikings vs Queanbeyan Whites Campese Oval ViQueens – 4:45pm 1st Grade – 3:05pm 2nd Grade – 1:40pm Colts – 12:15pm Tuggeranong Vikings vs Royal Military College......

Hagar’s Day needs no introduction. It’s a day where we invite all the old boys of the club, those who have contributed to the Vikings long and rich history, down to Viking Park to celebrate and reflect on their time wearing the jersey. It is......

On Saturday we celebrated our annual Charity Day, in support of Lifeline Canberra. We are thrilled to announce that we raised over $1300 for Lifeline on the day – thanks to everyone who joined us at Viking Park and supported a worthy cause! It was......

Thanks to our 2021 Sponsors for their support of Vikings Rugby!     Round 10 3rd July 2021 Tuggeranong Vikings vs Gungahlin Eagles Charity Round Viking Park 1st Grade – 3:05pm (Roman Warcaba Cup & Bob Hitchcock Shield) 2nd Grade – 1:40pm Colts – 12:15pm......

Current as of 30th June 2021. With the recent changes in restrictions across ACT and NSW, the ACT & SNSW Rugby Union have outlined the key considerations for Vikings Rugby with navigating the new restrictions at Viking Park. All stipulations have been sourced directly from......

This weekend the Vikings 1st Grade side will play Gungahlin for the Roman Warcaba Cup, an annual fixture between the two teams that is now in its fourteenth year. The cup is named in memory of Roman “Wacca” Warcaba, who was a loyal servant of......

This Saturday the 3rd of July, we will be hosting our annual Charity Day. In 2021, Vikings Rugby have partnered with Lifeline Canberra for our Charity of the Year initiative. Lifeline Canberra exists to support people in crisis and save the lives of those experiencing......

Following the closure of all ACT Government sports grounds due to the weather, the Vikings had another full Club day at Viking Park, as we took on Royals Rugby Club. It was an excellent day for the Club against the old foe, as we took......

Thanks to our 2021 Sponsors for their support of Vikings Rugby!     Round 9 26th June 2021 Tuggeranong Vikings vs Royals Rugby Club Viking Park 1st Grade – 3:05pm 2nd Grade – 1:40pm ViQueens – 1:30pm Colts – 12:15pm 3rd Grade – 12:15pm 4th......

On Saturday afternoon, Lou Bush-Taliai played her 50th game for the Club when she ran out for the ViQueens. Lou has been a staple of the ViQueens program for several years, and is considered a favourite by ViQueens young and old. She has a rich......

On Saturday, Emily Sogal ran out for her 50th game for the Club, when the ViQueens played the Uni-North Owls. ‘Seabomb’, as she is more affectionately known as, is one of the Club’s great larrikins. Usually the first to arrive and last to leave the......

On Saturday against the Uni-North Owls, Andrew Robinson played his 100th game for the Club. Robbo is a one-club-player, having played his Rugby right through our Junior Vikings into the Senior Club. He had an earlier start to senior Rugby than most – given his......

It was a full Club day at Viking Park on Saturday, with the Vikings taking on the Uni-North Owls across the Grades. Some crucial wins saw us go 4 from 6, which included 1st Grade’s top of the table win and successful defense of the......

Thanks to our 2021 Sponsors for their support of Vikings Rugby!     Round 8 19th June 2021 Tuggeranong Vikings vs Uni-North Owls Viking Park 1st Grade – 3:05pm 2nd Grade – 1:40pm ViQueens – 1:30pm Colts – 12:15pm 3rd Grade – 12:15pm 4th Grade......

Vikings Rugby are proud to present the 2021 Annual Sport’s Luncheon, at Vikings Lanyon on the 16th of July. The Sport’s Luncheon is the highlight of our events calendar, providing an opportunity for everyone in our community to connect for a great spread of food,......

After some mid-season merch? We’ve got you covered! Grab yourself some exclusive Vikings Rugby Supporter merch and rep our colours as we head into the pointy end of the season. Online sale ends on the 22nd of June, with kit to arrive at Viking Park......

The Vikings were out at Jamison Oval on Saturday, playing Wests Rugby Club for their seventh match of the season. The Vikings enjoyed all the spoils on the day, going 5 from 5 in an excellent display of Rugby across the Grades. Notably, 3rd Grade......

Thanks to our 2021 Sponsors for their support of Vikings Rugby!     Round 7 5th June 2021 Tuggeranong Vikings vs Wests Rugby Club Jamison Oval 1st Grade – 3:15pm 2nd Grade – 1:50pm Colts – 12:25pm 3rd Grade – 11:05am 4th Grade – 9:45am......

Rockin’ Rods! A huge congratulations to Viking Rodney Iona, who has been selected for the Manu Samoa Rugby squad. It’s a huge honour to represent your country, and Rods is thoroughly deserving after playing almost a decade of high level senior Rugby. Go well, Rods!...

In 2021, Vikings Rugby are proud to launch our ‘Lean On Me’ program, a holistic initiative that will benefit all members of our Club and extended Vikings family.   Our Lean On Me program provides access to valuable resources on mental health, nutrition, strength &......

The Vikings were back at home on Saturday, every Grade taking on the Queanbeyan Whites. The Club celebrated it’s annual Sponsor’s Day, which was another great day. Thanks to all the Sponsors who joined us, and to all those who continue to support our Club,......

Thanks to our 2021 Sponsors for their support of Vikings Rugby!     Round 6 29th May 2021 Tuggeranong Vikings vs Queanbeyan Whites Viking Park 1st Grade – 3:05pm ViQueens – 1:30pm 2nd Grade – 1:30pm Colts – 12:15pm 3rd Grade – 12:15pm 4th Grade......

Congratulations to Kichie Navuso and Josh Southwell-Nobbs, who over the weekend made their 1st Grade debuts against the Gungahlin Eagles. Kichie made his 1st Grade debut proper in Round 1, but was given the nod for his starting debut at Fullback after some impressive performances......

The Vikings played across two locations on Saturday, the Premier Men’s facing the Gungahlin Eagles at Nicholls Oval, while our Premier Women’s and First Division boys went up the Hume to play the Goulburn Dirty Reds. The Club went 3 from 6 on the day,......

Thanks to our 2021 Sponsors for their support of Vikings Rugby!     Round 5 22nd May 2021 Tuggeranong Vikings vs Gungahlin Eagles Nicholls Oval 1st Grade – 3:05pm 2nd Grade – 1:40pm Colts – 12:15pm Tuggeranong Vikings vs Goulburn Dirty Reds Simon Poidevin Oval......

Congratulations to Tom Hooper, who over the weekend made his Super Rugby debut for the Brumbies when they played the Crusaders. Hoops has had a meteoric rise since joining the club – he started in our Colts program in 2019, where he came away with......

The ViQueens have solid representation in this year’s Brumbies Rugby Super W team! Tayla Stanford, Michaela Leonard, Emily Sogal, Zali Waihape-Andrews, Teliya Hetaraka and Makayla Morris have all been selected to represent the side in their 2021 campaign. All 6 girls have been in red......

It’s a competition Bye this weekend! No Vikings Grades will be playing, each taking a well-earned break following a testing start to the season. The Club will return to match play on the 22nd of May, when the Premier Grades face Gungahlin and the First......

Congratulations to Prop Liam Bilston, who on Saturday against Royals made his 1st Grade starting debut. Liam joined the Club at the start of 2021, and has been in fine form for 2nd Grade since. The tough front rower is well deserving of his selection......

All Vikings Grades had a game on Saturday, our Premier Grades playing at Phillip Oval against Royals, while our First Division boys took on ADFA at Dowsett Field. It was a largely positive day for the Club, as we went 3 from 6. Take a......

Thanks to our 2021 Sponsors for their support of Vikings Rugby!     Round 4 8th May 2021 Tuggeranong Vikings vs Royals Rugby Union Phillip Oval 1st Grade – 3:05pm ViQueens – 1:40pm 2nd Grade – 1:40pm Colts – 12:15pm Tuggeranong Vikings vs ADFA Dowsett......

All Vikings Grades barring 3rd Grade played some footy on the weekend, the Club going 4 from 5 as we celebrated our Canberra BMW Ladies Day. It was another excellent Saturday weather-wise, the Club welcoming over 150 women to Viking Park. It was a great......

Thanks to all of our 2021 Sponsors for their support of Vikings Rugby!     Round 3 1st May 2021 – Viking Park Tuggeranong Vikings vs Uni-North Owls Canberra BMW Ladies Day 1st Grade – 3:05pm (Bob Hitchcock Shield) ViQueens – 1:40pm 2nd Grade –......

On Saturday the 1st of May, a Club favourite will play his 100th Game for the Vikings. Siaosi (George) Fakalolo has been a staple of our 3rd & 4th Grade teams for several years now, but that’s no blight on the towering Lock’s ability as......

In our Round 2 clash against Wests, JD Lealiifano made his 1st Grade starting debut for the Club. JD continues a proud history of Lealiifano’s playing for the Vikings, and we’re certain that this will be one of many 1st Grade caps for the talented......

The Vikings Premier Men’s sides traveled out to Jamison Oval over the weekend, to take on Wests Rugby Club. We went 2 from 3 on the day, taking a tough loss in 1st Grade. 3rd/4th Grade combined once again for their final friendly match, before......

Thanks to all of our 2021 Sponsors for their support of Vikings Rugby!     Round 2 24th April 2021 – Jamison Oval Tuggeranong Vikings vs Wests Rugby Club 1st Grade – 3:15pm 2nd Grade – 1:50pm Colts – 12:25pm MRP – 9:00am (Viking Park)......

We had 6 (that’s right – 6!) Vikings players debut in 1st Grade for the Club over the weekend. Patty Maka and Remsy Lemisio both earned their first 1st Grade starting caps, Round 1 also serving as Patty’s true 1st Grade debut. Kieran Reilly, Brendan......

With winter fast approaching, we have two awesome merch packs for sale to keep you warm!   Pack 1 ($100.00) – comes with an exclusive Vikings Rugby Norton jacket and beanie. Pack 2 ($170.00) – comes with a long-style Galaxy jacket, Vikings Rugby beanie and......

We are seeking an Away Game Ground Marshal for 8 Vikings Rugby away games. The Away Ground Marshal will work alongside the home game ground marshal, and the role will include:   Assisting the home ground marshal by monitoring Vikings fans and players behaviour at......

And just like that, Round 1 has been and gone! It was a great start to the year for the Vikings, who went 4 from 4 in their first official games for the year against the Queanbeyan Whites. 3rd/4th Grade played out a friendly match......

Round 1 17th April 2021 Viking Park   Vikings vs Queanbeyan Whites ViQueens vs Queanbeyan Whites 1st Grade – 3:05pm (Live-streamed) 2nd Grade – 1:40pm ViQueens – 1:20pm Colts – 12:15pm   Friendly Match 3rd/4th Grade vs Queanbeyan Whites & Goulburn Dirty Reds 11:40pm  ...

Coaching Director and 1st Grade Coach Nick Scrivener has selected a senior leadership group for the 2021 Season. The group, consisting of 6 players from across the Grades, are the conduit between all players, the Rugby Office staff and the Vikings Rugby Committee. The group......

Dear Vikings Rugby Family After a busy off-season and pre-season, the 2021 competition is at last upon us with Round 1 starting off this Saturday 17 April when we welcome the Queanbeyan Whites (and Goulburn Dirty Reds in 1st Division) to Viking Park. We especially......

Vikings Rugby’s Annual Ladies Day returns on the 1st of May in 2021, proudly supported by our Platinum sponsor Canberra BMW. Our Ladies Day celebrates the Women of the Vikings Rugby family and their contribution to our Club and culture. It is a fantastic day......

The season draw for each Grade is finally available! 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, Colts and the ViQueens will officially get their season underway on the 17th of April against the Queanbeyan Whites, while 3rd & 4th Grade will play in a friendly match. The Vikings......

  Valedictory – Vikings lose a legend.   Anthony Lynch (Tony or Lynchy)   It is with great sadness but huge pride that the Tuggeranong Vikings Rugby Club acknowledge the life of Anthony ‘Tony’ Lynch (Lynchy). 19/04/1963 – 18/03/2021 (Aged 58). Passed peacefully after a......

  The John I Dent Cup draw has been released, with the Vikings scheduled to play 15 regular season rounds in an attempt to hoist the JID Cup once more. The Finals series returns to a 3-week fixture, with the Grand Final to be played......

We have always prided ourselves on our ability to give our Vikings players opportunities to progress to the next level of Rugby. We’re thrilled that the following players have been recognised for their talent in the past few weeks:   Tayla Stanford, Shellie Milward and......

The Vikings will be hosting Wests Rugby Club, for a trial match at Viking Park on Saturday the 27th of March. This will be the Club’s first hit out for the 2021 season. The players have been working hard this preseason, and now have the......

To our loyal Vikings fans.   It appears that somehow, your great little Rugby Club has become embroiled in Facebook’s Australian media ban, and our Facebook page is no longer accessible.   Though we do pride ourselves on delivering hot takes to you as they......

  Our ‘Gen Red’ program returns for its second season, after a hugely successful inaugural year. Approximately 100 players registered to play in the Boys and Girls U16 and U18 programs, making it one of the biggest in the ACT. Gen Red is a joint......

We have finalised our Team Coaches and Managers for the 2021 Season!   New inclusions/roles for our staff: Jerome Villegas – joins us as 1st Grade’s Assistant Coach. Steve Peak – joins 2nd Grade as an Assistant Manager. Michael Henry – promoted to Head Coach......

This season, one of the Club’s initiatives is a focus on recruiting 3rd Grade, 4th Grade and ViQueens players. Our Thirsty Thirds and 4th Grade sides have had tremendous success over the past decade. Having won several premierships, and numerous players graduating to Premier Grade......

Lock in these key dates for the Vikings Rugby Preseason! The Club will commence preseason training on Tuesday the 2nd of February, from 6:00pm at Viking Park. Training will continue every Tuesday and Thursday thereafter. All new and existing players and support staff are welcome......

Be a part of the one of the most successful Rugby Clubs of the past decade.   We are seeking players and support staff to join the Tuggeranong Vikings Rugby Cub in 2021. Our preseason commences on Tuesday the 2nd of February, from 6:00pm at......