Cups - Division 3

Suburban Rugby Cups

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CUP

YEAR

PRESENTED

BRIEF HISTORY

Clark

1972

Bob Clark (Briars)

In 1972 the Clark Cup was presented to the union by Bob Clark, a foundation member of the Briars Club and also a past secretary and life member of the MSDRU. Originally contested by teams in the "B" group of third division, then in 1975, the "B" group of fourth division. Since 1995, after restructurring the various divisions, the Clark Cup has been the premier award in third division.

Farrant

1974

Don Farrant (Hunters Hill) A long time supporter of sub-district rugby, Hunters Hill club stalwart Don Farrant presented the Farrant Cup to the MSDRU in 1974. Initially included in an expanded fourth division, it became the award for the Division Three second grade premiership in 1995.
Campbell

1995

Colin Campbell (Killara West Pymble)

Added to the Clark and Farrant Cups in the 1995 restructuring of third division, this cup was presented in memory of Colin Campbell for the third grade premiership.
Nicholson

1995

John Nicholson (Ku-ring-gai)

This cup, named after former Ku-ring-gai President John Nicholson, is awarded to the third division fourth grade premiers.
Harris Shield

1995

Keith "Doc" Harris (Kings Old Boys) Presented to the Division Three Club Champions since 1995 and named after Kings' Old Boys stalwart Keith "Doc" Harris.

*Cup histories courtesy of "The Game for the Game Itself - The History of Sub-District Rugby in Sydney".

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