The Dewar Shield is the premier competition in Victoria. The Dewar Shield has a rich history spanning over 100 years. Eight clubs participate in the Dewar Shield competition, Box Hill, Endeavour Hills, Footscray, Harlequins, Melbourne, Melbourne University, Moorabbin and Power House. Each club has three senior grades that participate in the following divisions:
i. Dewar Shield,
ii. Dewar Shield Reserves (Penwill Cup); and
iii. 3rd Grade (Mawhinney Cup)
The newly formed Premiership competition will launch in season and 2018. Participating clubs will be confirmed in January 2018. Clubs who participate in the Premiership competition will field two.
i. Premiership (Ward Shield); and
ii. Premiership Reserves
The Championship competition is a competition for one team clubs and Dewar Shield Club’s fourth grade teams. The Championship competition has a greater focus on social Rugby and participation whilst providing a competitive environment for clubs to enjoy their Rugby.
The Colts Competition within Victoria is played at a high level for those who fall within the U20 Age Group.
This competition also provides a platform for talented players to be selected for state and national U20 teams.
For those looking to join any of these competitions, please contact your closest club