Once a year experience

Every year in January, the New England Mutual Rugby Camp is held at the University of New England in Armidale, NSW. It is the largest residential rugby camp in Australia and has the valuable support of Australian Rugby Union (ARU) and the NSW Waratahs.

Recent Waratah/Wallabies at our camp

Kurtley Beale

Paddy Ryan*

Pat McCutcheon

Benn Robinson

*Paddy attended the National Rugby Camp in the early 2000's.

Rugby camp packages

Experience the Camp with residential and non-residential options.

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Who we are

Learn more about our story and the history of the Camp over the last 15 years.

Our story

Number facts


Years running the Camp

Since we started providing this Camp in 2000, there have been thousands of young boys and girls attend, with over 98% satisfaction rating every year.


Coach to camper ratio

We have an amazing coach to camper ratio, which allows us to provide immediate and specific feedback to players during the Camp.


Campers every year

Our maximum number of campers we can take each year. We are grateful to have achieved this the majority of times in the last 14 years, including the last 3 years.


Scholarships are available

A scholarship is always a great help on the wallet. We have two to give away. You're welcome to apply for one.

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Heart of New England

The Camp is held at the University of New England, in Armidale, the heart of the beautiful Northern Tablelands. Right at the halfway point between Brisbane and Sydney, Armidale is known for its education, amazing gorge country, stunning autumns and comfortable summers.

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