ACTRU Premier Division
The ACTRU Premier Division is a rugby union club competition based in Canberra, Australia, and conducted by the region's governing body, the ACT and Southern NSW Rugby Union. It contains four Senior Grades of competition plus Colts, and is competed by the seven ACT Premier Division clubs, plus ADFA, which fields teams in Colts and 3rd Grade only. First Grade teams compete for the John I Dent Cup. The silver cup, which was first played for in 1938, was a gift to the union by the pastoralist John I Dent. The competition finals are now held at Viking Park.
|No. of teams||7|
|Most titles||Canberra Royals|
Premier Division clubsEdit
John I Dent Cup winnersEdit
|1950||RMC No. 2|
|1948||RMC & Northern Suburbs|
|1941||Eastern Suburbs & RMC|
|1939||Royal Military College (RMC)|
|1938||Royal Military College (RMC)|
The Monaro first division is made up of 6 clubs from Canberra and its surrounding regions, with each club fielding both first and second grade teams. The Monaro second division has 5 clubs, all from the surrounding ACT & Southern NSW area, and competing in one grade.
First Division clubsEdit
- "Club Control – Rugby Union By-Laws". The Canberra Times. 23 March 1938. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
- "Norths' Annual Meeting". The Canberra Times. 27 January 1939. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
- "John I Dent Cup". Vikings Rugby. 2014. Archived from the original on 28 December 2014. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
- "Dent Cup prepares to move yet again". The Canberra Times. 17 September 1993. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
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