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Location: Holmesglen ▸

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Country: Australia
State: Victoria
Suburb: Holmesglen
Post Code: 3148
Street: Power Avenue
Phone: Juniors: 0401 071 944
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Information

Website: http://www.quinsrugby.com Visits 187
Email: info@quins.com.au
Bio: One of Melbourne's largest and oldest clubs, Quins offers a complete rugby club environment with a mix of local and international members creating an enjoyable atmosphere to play and support rugby in Victoria. A highly qualified rugby department ensure players receive the best preparation for maximum performance and enjoyment that has seen our 1st Grade team play in finals in 9 of the last 10 seasons and the club win 8 senior premierships in the last decade. Harlequin Rugby Union Football Club, or "Quins", is the complete rugby club catering for the social and dedicated rugby player at Melbourne's premier playing and social facilities.

The club was formed in 1928 and is one of Melbourne's leading rugby union clubs which offers a complete rugby club environment for Juniors from U7 to U18, Seniors who field five teams in the 'Premier' Division and a team of dedicated over 35 year old Veterans. Coupled with excellent facilities, the club provides highly qualified coaches and a focus on team success via individual player development with a strong club culture. All teams are supported by a dedicated support staff of managers, physiotherapists, medicos and masseuse. The club boasts a number of past players with Test honours including Wallabies David Shepherd, Ewen McKenzie and Andrew Heath along with Test players for USA, Tonga, Samoa and Fiji.

HARLEQUIN CLUBHOUSE AND GROUNDS:
Melbourne’s premier facilities, Quins is home to the states provincial team the Melbourne ‘Axemen’, hosts finals each season and is the only top flight club with match standard lighting for night rugby. Facilities include;

*Large social club rooms adjacent to the main playing field with committee room, licensed bar, open fireplace and big screen TV with all the rugby action.
*Dedicated main rugby field with match standard lights (Phil Gyles Memorial Lights) for night rugby and excellent training facilities.
*Floodlit second rugby field and adjacent training area.
*Four modern spacious change rooms.
*Modern training equipment including scrum machine and sled.
*Car parking for over 100 vehicles.
*Very close to public transport – rail and bus.
*Away game sponsor hotel in the heart of Melbourne’s nightlife district.

HARLEQUIN SENIORS RUGBY:
Premier Senior rugby, the club caters to both the social and dedicated rugby players. Coupled with the excellent facilities, the club provides highly qualified coaches and a focus on team success via individual player development with a strong club culture. All teams are supported by a dedicated support staff of managers, physiotherapists, medicos and masseuse.

The club boasts a number of past players with Test honours including Wallabies Ewen McKenzie and Andrew Heath along with Test players for USA, Tonga, Samoa and Fiji. In 2009, the club had two Colts selected in the Australian Schoolboys UK & Ireland Touring team in Angus Hamilton and Jack De Guingand.

-Senior teams in 'Premier' Division 1st, 2nd and 3rd Grade along with Colts (Under 20).

JUNIOR RUGBY:
Harlequin Junior Rugby operates teams in all age groups from Under 7 to Under 18 with all teams playing finals rugby in 2010 with the Under 16 team winning the premiership. With over 150 players and a team of dedicated and experienced coaches, the Harlequins provide a great environment in which juniors can enjoy and learn the game of rugby.

The club encourages excellence through good sportsmanship and teamwork in an atmosphere of fun and enjoyment. A strong social environment for the parents is also prevalent. New players are welcome at any stage of the season and first time players are especially welcome. For further details contact Mike Bull (Chair of Junior Rugby) on 0401 071 944. Facebook Juniors: http://www.facebook.com/harlequinrugby

TRAINING TIMES:

Training sessions are Monday and Wednesday nights for U14, U16 & U18's & Wednesday evenings only for U8, U10 & U12's during the season. Games are played on Saturday mornings:
•09.00am - U8, U10 and U12 year olds
•09.45am - U14 year olds
•10.30am - U16 year olds
•10.45am - U18 year olds

Training Tues & Thurs nights at 6.45pm SENIORS:
Quins Senior club pre-season training is on Tuesday and Thursday nights starting at 6.45pm. Runners only - no boots.

Please contact club for further information.
Telephone Number: (03) 9807 5770
Facebook link: http://www.facebook.com/quinsrugby



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