We are hosting the Dewar Shield Pre season cup. This will give all clubs participating in the 2018 Dewar Shield an opportunity to test themselves against various Dewar Shield opposition prior to the official start of the 2018 Dewar Shield.

The tournament will offer all clubs the opportunity to play meaningful pre season matches with a winner of the pre season cup being determiend after a set of pool rounds and final.

The tournament will take place over the course of 2 weekends. The pool rounds will be played on Saturday 7th of April The Finals will be played as curtain raisers for the Melbourne Rebels Home game on Saturday 14th April.

Who is involved? All Dewar Shield Teams and Dewar Shield Reserve Teams.

Location: Melbourne Uni Club grounds, Brens Pavillion, Parkville

4 Clubs, 2 pools.
30 minute games, no half time
15 aside
unlimited subs
Top of each pool to play final on Saturday 14th April
Final – 50 minute game, 2 x 25 minute halves.

Order of Play
Pool A:

Field 1
Reserves Harlequins v Endeavour Hills
Dewar Harlequins v Endeavour Hills
Reserves Harlequins v Melbourne Uni
Dewar Harlequins v Melbourne Uni
Reserves Box Hill v Harlequins
Dewar Box Hill v Harlequins

Field 2:
Reserves Box Hill v Melbourne Uni
Dewar Box Hill v Melbourne Uni
Reserves Box Hill v Endeavour Hills
Dewar Box Hill v Endeavour Hills
Reserves Melbourne Uni v Endeavour Hills
Dewar Melbourne Uni v Endeavour Hills

Pool B

Field 1:
Reserves Melbourne v Power House
Dewar Melbourne v Power House
Reserves Melbourne v Moorabbin
Dewar Melbourne v Moorabbin
Reserves Footscray v Melbourne
Dewar Footscray v Melbourne

Field 2:
Reserves Footscray v Moorabbin
Dewar Footscray v Moorabbin
Reserves Power house v Footscray
Dewar Power House v Footscray
Reserves Moorabbin v Power House
Dewar Moorabbin v Power House

4 points for a win
0 points for a loss
2 points for a draw
1 point bonus point for scoring 4 tries
(no bonus point for losing by less than 7)