Melbourne Chargers Rugby Club


The Melbourne Chargers is an inclusive rugby union club competing in the Victorian Rugby Union and internationally as part of the International Gay Rugby movement.

We aim to contribute to the promotion and development of the sport of Rugby Union in Victoria and to provide a new and diverse social opportunity for same-sex attracted people and their allies.

The Melbourne Chargers was formed in 2009, with the purpose of creating a rugby team where new players could learn the game in an accepting environment, and returning players who had left the sport because of their sexuality could play openly. The team has competed internationally in five Bingham Cups, and won the world championship of gay and inclusive rugby, the Bingham Cup, in 2016.

Get in touch with us if you’d like to know how you can get involved in the team or come watch a match. We’re very friendly and welcoming.

We are registered as: Incorporated Association.

More details

LGBTIQ Owned and Operated: Yes

Cost: $$
Opening Times: Rugby training: Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm.
Rugby matches: Saturday afternoons at 1:30 pm (various locations).
Social and supporter events: Contact us for specific information, we're very friendly!

How to contact us

Contact Name: Melbourne Chargers
Email Address:

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Orrong Romanis Reserve
Orrong Road
Vic 3181
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