Round 4 - 20/05/2017 - Quirindi Lions v Pirates

Pirates take on Quirindi Lions at Quirindi Rugby Park. 


With the day being Ladies Day the home side will certainly have support from the local crowd. 


Make a day of it and travel to Quirindi to support Pirates and local rugby.


Save the Date - 27th May 2017 - Ladies Day

Pirates would like to welcome aboard Wests Entertainment Group as our 2017 Major Sponsor.

With Pirates and Wests sharing such a strong sense of community engagement, it will allow both organisations to continue the growth and development of Rugby throughout the region.


The Buccaneer Newsletter


Come and join the newest club in Tamworth – Westview Pirates! A joint-venture partnership between Westview Netball and Pirates Rugby, we’re here to help you play netball, all the way from NetSetGo to Opens.




More Information


Are looking for an Apprentice, Trainee or Labourer?


Pirates Rugby Club have a number of young men that are seeking employment


You know that if they are a young Pirate then they know how

To work as a team

They have great work ethics

Are willing to get in and have a go.


We would like to keep our up and coming talent in the local area if possible.

So, if we can help you with any positions vacant that you may have for 1st year apprentice or traineeship


Please email with details

or contact

President Stuart Prowse

Ph. 0429 664 135

Find us on Team App

Pirates Rugby Club now has our own Smartphone App. It'll keep you up-to-date with your favourite team's news, events, schedules and much more.

To get the full features of our team's App you need to download Team App onto your smartphone by visiting AppStore or PlayStore.

Launch Team App.
1. Sign-up to Team App. You'll be sent an email to confirm your registration.
2. Log in. Then search for Pirates Rugby Club and request access to group(s) that apply to you.


If you don't have a smartphone click on the above icon and sign up to get receive email notifications.


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2016 Armidale Knockout Winners


Defeating Albies 39-24.  

A great effort by everyone and thanks to everyone who came to support.  It was a very strong performance all weekend with a tournament for and against of 159-31.

Thinking about playing rugby for Pirates in 2017 - read Q&A

From the UK -  love playing rugby but hate the cold - read this & come to Tamworth Australia in 2016

2016 Overseas Player - New Recruit Jason - Prime 7 Video - view Video

Pirates Homeground - Photo Dr Andy Verrell
Pirates Homeground - Photo Dr Andy Verrell

NSW Country Rugby Union
NSW Country Rugby Union






NSW Country Rubgy Union

Attention Colts Players, Parents and Guardians

Pirates Rugby Club is committed to promoting a positive image of rugby for all age groups and has recently adopted a Charter of Colts Player Management to ensure the highest standards of behaviour are maintained for our Colts both on and off the field.

Click here to read the Charter of Colts Player Management


"Respect Rugby" is an initiative of the NSW Rugby Union in conjunction with "Play by the Rules" and the ARU "Code of Conduct by laws"

- "to uphold the values, behaviours and mandatory practices of Rugby Union"

Download Respect Rugby to learn your responsibilities whether as a player, coach, official, spectator, or referee.


Club Traditions


The club song was introduced to the club by legendary prop Joe Hynes in 1984. 

The Club Poem - by TC McMahon

Life members

Honour Board

100 Games

New No Smoking Laws in NSW

From 7th January 2013 new smoking laws came into effect in NSW that will impact Pirates Rugby Club and spectators. Smoking is now banned in spectator areas at Chillingworth Oval whenever an organized sporting event is being held.. The smoking ban applies to all spectator areas both covered and uncovered and whether there is seating or not. The ban also applies for the entire duration of the event including pre and post match and during half time. For more information you can contact the NSW Government Tobacco Information Line on 1800 357 412 or visit

Please assist Pirates Rugby Club by cooperating with the new law.

Click blue balloons in map for directions to our home ground. 

New players welcome. 

Come along and get fit and get involved..

Training Tuesday and Thursday 6.30pm

Click here for list of phone numbers to call if you would like more info on the club.

Or for more info about playing for Pirates in 2015 please send an email to and we will put you in contact with coaches and introduce you to the club.


View Pirates Rugby Club Inc Tamworth in a larger map

Are you an overseass player interested in playing rugby in a relaxed & friendly town in rural NSW?

Click here for more information on how to contact the club.

Historical Page

Read history check photos. Or type a name into the search engine at top right of home page. 


Click here to read Pirate History

Calendar of Events - don't miss a thing this coming year. Click here to view Pirates' Calendar for game dates, training dates, & social events. School Terms.  If you wish to add events to the calendar please email

For Registered Financial Players Only.  Click teamspace button and use your individual username and password that you received by SMS to access full replays of 2012 Pirate 1st XV home games. Click PDF link to read instructions. Live viewing not available to players.

Email to for more info or help.

DownloadVteam Pirate TV access instructions (1.4 MB)


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