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The Sunshine Coast rugby union competition is now cancelled until 2nd May due to the Corona Virus outbreak. Please see the media release below from the QRU.

Queensland Rugby Union statement regarding community Rugby and COVID-19

Following the announcement by Rugby Australia this afternoon relating to COVID-19 and community rugby across Australia, Queensland Rugby Union (QRU) will suspend all affiliated and sanctioned community Rugby competitions - including training - until Saturday, 2 May 2020. 

The sanctioning of competitions is one of the QRU’s key responsibilities, along with full compliance with our public health responsibilities around grass-roots Rugby. 

During this time, the QRU is encouraging clubs and other affiliated bodies to follow public health information and procedures regarding containment of the spread of COVID-19, from the World Health Organisation, Australian Federal Government, Rugby Australia and Queensland Health. 

USC Barbarians Rugby Club invites all current senior players and all new potential players (Colts, Women & Men) to preseason training this Saturday 25th of Jan at Mooloolaba Surf Life Saving Club.

This is the second of three sessions (next squad session 01.02) before field training starts Tuesday 4th of Feb.

  • 7am start
  • Meet MSLSC near the coffee shop
  • Bring water bottle, towel & togs (budgie smugglers or speedos - no board shorts) USC Barbarians Rugby Club is an inclusive and diverse club that welcomes anyone to our family who wants to give Rugby Union a go, you do not need to be a student to play for us.

New Player Enquiries - Head Coach - Brad Tronc - 0429 107 791

We are proud to announce the coaches for our Men's teams this year.

A Grade

Head Coach Brad Tronc has retained valued 2019 assistant coaches - Jordan & Sean for the 2020 season. Coby Williams will also join us for another season as Strength & Conditioning Coach. We've also got Eugene & Keane joining us this year. A familiar face from the A Grade Squad in 2019 - Sam Muller will be taking on skills coaching.

Reserve Grade

Shane Te Huia will be coaching the reggies again with his trusty sidekick John Millington for yet another year. We have a new super coach in the mix with Doc Fleming moving on from Club/Team/Apparel/Registering Manager (he wore alot of hats!) into a co-coaching role with Shane.


We have an awesome colts coach for 2020! Gary Jones will be taking over the reigns for colts, where on the coast has coached stingrays. Big Gary keeps himself busy with the forwards and defence and he's brought his mate Chris along for the ride who loves the backs and attack and has interstate & stingrays experience.

2020 is looking like a good year to be a barbarian!

As Big Gary says "A storm is coming...."

Congratulations to our under 18s who came away as plate winners.

Our women’s team won their first game as a sevens squad against the Red Heavies and the men’s team had a stellar game against island nomads in their final game of the day.

A big thankyou to Sarah, the women’s manager who took to managing all three teams today and Doc, seniors manager who kept us hydrated, supplied cool packs after games and the shade for the day. Thanks to Robbo and Shaneo, club veterans for their support from the sidelines.

Thank you to Noosa Rugby Union Club for hosting an awesome day for Noosa Sevens

This signals the end of the sevens season for us here at usc barbarians we look forward to a well deserved break before we smash into 15s preseason in the new year.

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The USC Rugby Club 2020 sponsorship packages have now been finalised, and we'd love to have your business come on board as a sponsor. There are many levels of sponsorship, starting from a player sponsor of $500+gst, a team sponsor of $1000+gst through various levels to a Foundation sponsor $10,000+gst. These prices are per year and we are looking for a commitment of two year minimum. Why two years? Because your business logo is included on our team apparel and funding only permits new apparel every two years.

To read more about the Sponsorship packages for our rugby club, visit our sponsorship page.

Introducing you to our newest Senior Women Barbarians!

Having Womens rugby back on the Sunny Coast has been huge for the profile of Womens Rugby, and USC has been put at the for front due to an wonderful crew of young ladies who are simply awesome

Name: Jade Golchert

The master of the chip and chase, regather and score- Jade has shown not only is her defence possibly the best in the competition but she also is maturing into a "General of the Backline". Jades growing communication skills, decision making and try scoring abilities are proving to be an important part of this teams successes on the field

Position: Flyhalf- 10

How did you hear about USC Rugby: Via USC's Instagram posts

What is it that you truly like about playing at USC: The rugby spirit. Mateship and dedication to rugby.

Whats your game day ritual: Wake up, chuck up, try to eat some brekky, chuck up again

Goal for 2019: To improve even more as a player, and possibly bag a position in more representative teams.

Jade Golchert

Congratulations to our 8 boys who made the under 19 stingrays squad for 2019

  • Riley Hutchings
  • Jasper Mellish 
  • Francois Moorcroft 
  • Morehu Patu 
  • Tiaan Prinsloo
  • Kian Strong 
  • Nathan Thomson 
  • AJ Woulf

Do the bahbahs proud!


Introducing you to our newest Senior Women Barbarians!

Having Womens rugby back on the Sunny Coast has been huge for the profile of Womens Rugby, and USC has been put at the for front due to an wonderful crew of young ladies who are simply awesome

Name: Cheyenne "Chey" Tuson

Still a student at MCSHS Chey decided to move away from League to a new challenge of the greatest game of Rugby Union. At 17 Chey has shown she has an awesome future with skills and maturity of a future star

Position: Centres

How did you hear about USC Rugby: I wanted to play union instead of league and USC is my closest club- we saw the "Sign On" core flutes so came along to sign up day in February

What is it that you truly like about playing at USC: I love my team- having a real fun season

Whats your game day ritual: Wake up and wing it .

Goal for 2019: To be as fast or FASTER as I was last year.

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The 2019 major fundrasier has just launched! We are utilising the 'Play For Purpose' raffle, where $5 from the sale of each ticket comes straight back to our club. Check out the great prizes below...  the first draw closes in mid July, so don't miss out, buy your tickets TODAY, just $10 per ticket.

Please share the link with your friends, or in your own social media accounts and help raise funds for the club.

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