Vale – Keith Arcus

We are sad to report the sudden passing of Keith Arcus.

Keith Arcus was a regular sideline supporters of the Old Ignatians Rugby Club during the 1990s and 2000s. Keith was a great guy, a true gentleman and his big permanent smile and positive demeanor will be greatly missed.

Out thoughts and prayers go out to his children Steve, Jo & Alex, grandchildren and the extended Arcus family.


  • Palm Chapel, Macquarie Park Cemetery
    Corner Delphi & Plessey Roads, North Ryde
  • 11.15 am
  • Tuesday July 19
  • Afterwards at Mosman Rowers.

Play for Old Iggies in 2016

Red ExpressIn 2016 we will be entering 4 teams in 3rd Division.  We have a new committee and new coaches across the board. And that means new goals & a new commitment from our players.

If you are interested in joining the Red Express in 2016 put you name down to play for now.

If you are a new player and need more information, please complete the form below and we will contact you.

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Presentation Night

The Old Ignatian’s Rugby committee invite you to celebrate the year that was at the annual presentation night,

When: Friday the 23rd of October, 7pm
Where: The Union Hotel, North Sydney
Cost: $60 per single, $100 per couple*
Dress: Jacket and Tie

All and sundry are invited.Friends, Girlfriends, Partners, Wives, Parents

Looking forward to seeing you all there

* You can pay cash on the night or we will have the EFTPOS machine there to be able to pay with your credit cardlogo

Vale Drew Hall

It is with a sad heart we report the passing of Drew Hall (OR 87) on Wednesday 19th August 20156. Drew was fighting cancer for the past few years.Drew Hall

Drew was a classy 1st Grade 5/8th who represented Old Iggies in the early 1990’s. He was known for his soft hands, great passing game and deceptive footwork.

He leaves behind four great kids, Tom, Gidget, Tricksy and Evey who, along with us all, are devastated. He was truly one of life’s gentlemen.

A celebration of his life will be held
Monday 24th August – 3pm onwards
Hotel Canobolas Ballroom Orange

2015 Season Review Survey

We are doing a review of the season and have constructed a survey which is totally anonymous.

Please read below and give 5mins of your time to complete the survey.

Old Ignatians Rugby Review.
This is a new and exciting time for the club and we want your input to make sure

Could you please click on the following link and complete a small survey about the 2015 season and our future.

Please be as honest as possible


Agenda – Special General Meeting – Tonight at 7pm Union Hotel

An open invitation to all players & supporters of the Old Ignatians Rugby Club.

Old Ignatians Rugby Football Club
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13/08/2015 (tonight)
7pm Sharp
Union Hotel, Crows Nest


  1. Brief outline of the current situation
  2. Current strengths of the club
  3. Call to Arms
    a) Red Army of Volunteers & Coaches
    b) Recruitment of players
    c) Marketing Budget & Campaign
    d) Player Commitment
    e) Getting the culture back & right
  4. Open discussion & positive ideas

    A 2015 Season Review will be conducted later
    A review of the season has already begun however this will not be the forum to vent or rant.
    The club is conducting a review of the 2015 season by way of meetings and anonymous survey to anyone who wants to participate.

Outcomes & Objectives

  • Get Support and commitment
  • To change the culture of the club & develop a charter to promote this
  • Obtain suggestions, ideas and ways to improve
  • Remain Positive for the future

Robert Ward
Vice President OIRFC

Last Home Game

Please join us for the last home game of the year.cropped-sutherland-cup-jumper.jpg

Saturday 8th August
Ryde International Oval, Blaxland Rd
Opponents: Petersham Rugby Club
Family Friendly Day.

Jumping Castle Bring a chair, a picnic blanket and the kids.
And we will have a jumping castle and activities for the kids.



Please get down and support the club and enjoy some early Spring weather.

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