Events

ARF Leadership Series Sydney

On the 5th November the ARF held its final Leadership Series event for the year in partnership with Google. Guests enjoyed a Q&A session featuring Raelene Castle, Chief Executive Rugby Australia and women's 7s co-captain, Shannon Parry as they discussed their leadership styles, the challenges they have faced being women in a traditionally male dominated arena and the people who have most influenced them throughout their careers.
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Japan Bledisloe Wallaby House & Bar

In week leading up to the 3rd Bledisloe in Japan, the Australian Rugby Foundation and Rugby Australia took over the ANA Intercontinental Tokyo as WALLABY HOUSE. Guests enjoyed a dedicated Wallaby Bar, regular happy hour and guest appearances from Classic Wallabies throughout the week. Wallaby House was the hub for everything Rugby in Japan.
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Buildcorp Wallaroos Fundraising Lunch

On Monday 10th September the ARF in partnership with KPMG held our annual women’s lunch in support of the Buildcorp Wallaroos as they start essential preparation leading up to the WRWC2021. Guests heard from the coach, captain and players of the Wallaroos as they shared their journey to date as well as Chairman of Carnival Australia Ann Sherry AO, National Chair of KPMG Alison Kitchen and President of Women's Rugby, Josephine Sukkar AM.
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ARF Bledisloe of Beer and Wine

On Friday August 17th guests enjoyed spectacular views of the harbour from the Rooftop Bar Holiday Inn Old Sydney and help decide the greatest rivalry off the pitch ahead of the Bledisloe Cup. Australian and New Zealand Wine and Beer makers went head to head, showcasing their products with VIP's Greg Cornelson, Tim Horan, Josh Kronfeld (former All Black) and MC Rod Kafer treating guests to their insights on the impending Bledisloe Cup match.
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ARF Leadership Series, Brisbane

On June 7th the Australian Rugby Foundation in partnership with St George Bank hosted our second leadership series event in Brisbane. Guests heard from David Croft (former Wallaby & Reds player) and former Wallaroo Mollie Gray as they discuss leadership styles and the similarities and differences between sport and business.
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Australian High Commission, London

On the 30th May guests were welcomed to Australia House in London to hear from the Australian Men’s 7s team as they detailed their upcoming London tournament.
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ANZCCJ presents Raelene Castle, Chief Executive Rugby Australia

ANZCCJ held a Q&A session on 24th April with Raelene Castle and two of Australia's top athletes, Olympic Gold Medalist and women's 7s co-captain, Shannon Parry and retired men's 7s captain, Ed Jenkins, to discuss diversity on and off the field.
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ARF Singapore 7s Cocktail Event

Before the commencement of the Singapore 7's tournament on 15th April, the ARF took the opportunity to treat guests to evening with Andy Friend, our Men's 7's Coach, Wallaby great Michael O’Connor and 7s team members Ed Jenkins, Tim Anstee, John Porch and Tom Lucas.
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Closed: ARF Leadership Series, Sydney

On the 23rd March the ARF held its first Leadership Series event for the year in partnership with EY Sydney. Guests enjoyed a Q&A session featuring Raelene Castle, Chief Executive Rugby Australia, Andy Friend, national men’s 7s coach; Tim Walsh, national women’s 7s coach as well as Australian women’s 7s co-captain Shannon Parry and retired men’s 7s captain Ed Jenkins as they shared insights into their leadership styles and what being a leader has meant to them.
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