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Where Rugby & Business meet.


Grassroots Rugby

Giving Back

Welcome to Rugby 1st.

Rugby 1st is a Not-For-Profit business activation community facilitating connections between Australia’s top corporates, brands, executives and influencers. One of our core missions is to encourage and celebrate the application of Rugby’s unique values – tribalism, teamwork, passion and trusted networks – into the practice of business.

We facilitate strategic business connections for brands and individuals and partner for purpose with Rugby’s most compelling causes, charities and those giving back to the Game.

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Partnering For Purpose.

Rugby 1st endeavours to support as many NFP Rugby organisations as possible including the purchase of tables at events, providing auction items and engaging its social community and corporate contacts to support you.  If you need to promote your event or require ad hoc assistance with sponsorship for your cause supporting our Game, please get in touch.  Rugby 1st is also committed to supporting its Partner organisations:

Richard Tombs
Guns Out Spinal Foundation

10% of Membership Fees go directly to Tombsy’s rehabilitation and future spinal research.

Veteran Sport Australia

2020 Rugby 1st development and launch of the Vet Friendly Club (VFC) Program

NSW Junior
Rugby Union


2019 & 2020 Rugby 1st NSWJRU Girls State Championships

2019 & 2020 NSWJRU
Rep Teams

Ongoing support from R1 major events

Hearts in Union
Golf Day


2019 & 2020 HIU Golf Day Drink Cart Sponsors

Ongoing support from R1 major events

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Strategic Partnerships.

The Corporate Game Plan

Local & International Sporting Events

Rhino Rugby

Equipment & Travel Partner

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