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Wests Rugby


Wests Rugby - Youth Sports Partner in 2023

In 2023 Gift of Life Partnered with Wests Rugby to raise awareness for organ and tissue donation amongst the youth of Canberra.  

We thank Wests Rugby for their amazing support and look forward to continuing our partnership with Wests Rugby in 2024

About Wests Rugby

Wests Rugby is located at Jamison Oval, in the heart of Belconnen. Only a two minute drive from University of Canberra, the Lions welcome players of all abilities competing in Premier Division Competitions in the ACT. Our rugby program is over-seen by Level Three Head Coach, Marco Cecere and supported by a strong coaching staff across all grades. In recent years Wests have developed numerous players to Australian 20s, Australian 7s, NRC, Super Rugby, and the Wallabies. In what promises to be a big year for the Lions in 2023, Wests welcoming culture and atmosphere will make an easy transition for someone wanting to be involved in this great club. 

The Western District Rugby Union Football Club started with humble beginnings when, on the 13th March 1962, the Lyneham Rugby Union Football Club was formed. Wests pride themselves on the ability to sweat, grunt and toil towards greater achievements in an atmosphere of respect, encouragement and professionalism. There is no better example of this than the unprecedented 2005 season in which Wests became the first ACT Rugby club to achieve Grand Final victories in all five senior grades. As the current players continue to grow the Wests Rugby tradition through their on-field feats, it is important that we understand where we have come from and that we all have a role to play in the future of our great club maintaining its position as the premier Rugby club in the ACT. 

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