What We Do.

Rugby 1st is a business-minded rugby network, created for the betterment of rugby in Australia. We exist to support the game and all the Clubs and NFP’s who are working hard to make a positive difference to our sport and community.” We are here to support the Game and all NFP’s who are working hard to make a difference to our sport and community. Our key activations include:

Strategic Connections

  • Connecting Australia’s top corporates, brands, executives and influencers to each other for the good of the Game.
  • Delivering superior opportunities for our members to achieve better results for their brands and businesses via new and targeted relationships.
  • For General Members:  As a paid member of our community, you can ask us for advice or connections anytime, just get in touch and we’ll do our best to help.
  • For Corporate Partners:  Our Corporate Partnership is a bespoke offering and we’ll work with you to see how our community can assist your business.

Career Transitioning and Mentoring

  • Cultivating and supporting Mentorship and Business Ambassador Programs for players and members.
  • In 2019 Rugby 1st developed and launched the Vet Friendly Club Program (VFC).  In 2020 it’s in full swing with a growing list of Clubs becoming involved in supporting Veterans on their journey post service.  If you’re a Club or a Vet who wants to know more, just get in touch and we’ll be happy to get you on board.

Partnering For Purpose

  • Sourcing and delivering meaningful opportunities to our partner NFP’s supporting Rugby
  • Creating new and unique fundraising and brand engagement activations to deliver results for Rugby charities
  • Our goal is to facilitate long term business outcomes and enduring corporate relationships for our members via our website, networking & bespoke business events and personal, results-driven introductions.
  • If you represent a Rugby NFP and need our help, get in touch. We always try and support you with promotion of your events via our social and member networks and provide solutions or contacts that could assist with sponsorship, auction items and event sales.

Want to get involved or know more?