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A world-class training environment led by renowned and experienced rugby coaches and administrators. Bond University Rugby Club provides players with premier facilities and coaching and the tools to develop through National Pathways. At the heart of our rugby club is a commitment to fostering an #unbreakablebond. 

The club is a member of Queensland Rugby Union (QRU) and is the only Gold Coast-based club competing in the Queensland Premier Rugby competition. We boast many teams and programs while providing direct pathways to Super Rugby, Wallabies, Wallaroos, National 7s programs and professional rugby.

Bond University Rugby: Changing the Game in University Sport in Australia

Meet our coaches and mentors

  • This six -time Hospital Cup winner is the most successful coach in Queensland Premier Rugby history, and now he's in charge at the Bull Sharks.

    Mick Heenan - Premier Men Head Coach
  • As Bond's former Director of Rugby and First Grade Head Coach, Hedger has a strong connection to the club. He brings a wealth of experience from stints at Super Rugby franchises the Reds, Melbourne Rebels and Waratahs. 

    Sean Hedger - Premier Assistant Coach
  • Symon brings expertise from his time as a skills coach for the Wallaroos, and his prior experience as the Western Force Super W Head Coach.

    Shannon Symon - Premier Women Head Coach
  • Once a try-scoring machine for the All Blacks and in Super Rugby, Rico Gear brings a lifetime of knowledge to his role as Colts Coach.

    Rico Gear - Colts (u20s) Program Coordinator and Coach
  • Collins was the CEO of Super Rugby club the Chiefs and a former professional rugby player before he brought his expertise to Bond in 2022.

    Michael Collins - Director of Sport
  • Liussi has worn many hats for national Rugby teams across the world and spent almost a decade as Team Manager for Australia's Men’s 7s. His connection to Bond began well before he moved into Rugby administration, playing for us in his earlier years.

    Luca Liussi - Director of Rugby
  • Anderson has more than 15 years of top-level coaching experience. In addition to his management role with Bond Rugby, he is Queensland Reds Super Rugby Women’s head coach for 2024.

    Grant Anderson - Rugby Manager, Recruitment and Coach Development
  • Heath has decades of experience in Rugby management across Australia and Fiji, including stints with Rugby Australia, the Commonwealth Games and Fijian Drua.

    Tim Heath - Rugby Operations and Events
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Players spotlight

We've had a wealth of top-tier talent across all our teams — past and present. Here are just some of our impressive players who have called Bond their home club.

  • Maddison and Teagan Levi

    Gold Coast born and bred, the Levi sisters have gone on to play for the Australian women's sevens team. They won a gold medal with the Australian sevens team at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Both credit their time with the Bond University Bull Sharks for laying the foundations for their success.

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Full membership starts from $55 (GST inclusive) and includes a range of benefits.

Further membership details are coming soon. Contact us to find a membership deal that suits you.


In the news

  • Bull Sharks return to The Canal for Rd 3 blockbuster

    Rugby Rd 3 preview: A Wallaroo returns as the coaches ring the changes for big challenges across the grades against competition heavyweights.

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  • Gear change speeds up Colts' development

    A behind the scenes look at the Bull Sharks Colts program overseen by All Blacks legend Rico Gear.

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  • Bull Sharks launch premiership defence.

    Rd 1 rugby wrap: Wins for the Premier Women and Colts 1 while the Premier Men fall short against Sunnybank.

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  • More silverware for Bond Rugby as U18s win Grand Final

    It was the perfect start to the rugby season for the Bull Sharks when their newly formed U18s side defeated Souths in the Lightning Series Grand Final.

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  • Season preview: Rugby

    Mick Heenan's 2024 predictions and the reigning premier women's plans to go back-to-back.

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  • Swimmers out to make a splash at Aussie Titles

    Meet our 2024 Hancock Prospecting Swimming Excellence Scholarship recipients Hannah Casey and Jesse Coleman.

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  • Mackenzie finds perfect pitch at Bond

    As a schoolboy Mackenzie Martin performed in Opera Queensland's season of Tosca. These days the only pitch he's hitting is at The Canal for the Bond Rugby club.

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  • Undefeated U18s advance to Grand Final

    Rugby wrap: The U18s to play Souths in Lightning Series Grand Final, the men win big in Canberra and the women kick off their premiership defence with an intra-club match.

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  • Bull Sharks dominate Reds Super W line-up

    A debut for Baker as Anderson names eight Bull Sharks in his side for trip to Perth.

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  • Let's get physical

    Rugby Trials: Heenan applauds the aggression from Bull Sharks in their first trial against Souths.

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