P&F Rugby Committee

Throughout its history, TAS has been fortunate to be able to draw on the skills, interests, and time of parents, friends and Old Armidalians' who have helped contribute to sporting and other co-curricular programs.

2017 Rugby Supporters Activities

Below you will find a list of planned activities for the rugby season. If you have any questions or would like additional information please contact Ms Pip Benham on M: 0438 010 769 or E: [email protected]

All information regarding the 2017 season can be found on the TAS Rugby page on the TAS Website.


SCOTS (3 June 2017)

Supporters weekend.

  • Build a TAS supporter’s crew – invitation from age group liaison contacts to independently travel and support this fixture

Informal get together 3pm-6pm, Safari Room, The Royal Oak Double Bay to watch Waratahs vs Chiefs Super Rugby Clash- details communicated through liaison contacts and at to the fixture

No RSVP required


GRAMMAR (17 June)

Wallabies at TAS Function.  Wallabies Vs. Scotland test match.

  • Function from 2.30pm in Hoskins Centre
  • Bar open to purchase drinks 
  • Finger food served
  • Ex TAS Wallabies legend guest speaker, James Holbeck
  • Big screen broadcast of the Wallabies vs. Scotland match begins in the Hoskins Centre for families.

RSVP Monday 9 June 2017 –  CLICK HERE



KINGS (11-12 August) Please note changes from original plans

Facilitated supporters weekend and function.

  • Supporters’ bus departs Armidale on Friday afternoon, including organised pick-ups along the New England Highway (subject to interest received by 31 May 2017).  Cost to be advised.

    Accommodation at Holiday Inn Parramatta  

  • Block of rooms held under the name of TAS Rugby for the night of the 11 August 2017.
  • Rates $170 Standard Deluxe King Room (other rooms can be requested).  Buffet breakfast in hotel restaurant is $25 per person. 
  • Rooms will be released on 28 July 2017 which have not been booked.
  • To book to call the hotel on a Monday – Friday between the hours of 9am – 5pm and advise they would like to book for TAS Rugby.
  • The reservations direct line is 02 9689 9938 or they can also send them an email on:  [email protected] if they are unable to contact us on the above hours.   Please note calls made after hours are directed to central reservations and they don’t have access to the TAS Rugby rates for special blocks.

    TAS Rugby Function – moved to Friday night

    Due to start times of games at Kings on Saturday 12 August it has been decided to have a catch up from 8pm on Friday 11 August at Holiday Inn, Parramatta. We are still looking to have a rugby champion guest speaker, compliments of Australian Rugby Union, NSW Country Rugby and Fox Sports join us.  An area in the lobby bar at the Holiday Inn, Parramatta, will be reserved for our us.  Drinks and meals may be purchased. 

RSVP and Expressions of Interest – CLICK HERE