About QRU

Organisational Structure

Queensland Rugby is the governing body for the Code of Rugby Union in Queensland. The union has 27 affiliated members and represents the interests of more than 250,000 participants at over 200 clubs and 450 schools which incorporate around 20,000 officials, administrators and volunteers across the state. Secondly, Queensland Rugby is also responsible for the representative rugby pathways which culminate in the professional Super Rugby team, the Queensland Reds.

Mission Statement

Queensland Rugby’s mission is to increase participation and visibility of our game while fostering a winning culture and the pursuit of greatness in our professional rugby team - the Queensland Reds. We strive to govern the game for the prosperity of all Queensland Rugby stakeholders and effectively manage and deliver the many state-wide rugby competition structures. Queensland Rugby aims to lead and support Rugby Excellence throughout all areas of our business.

Board of Directors

QRU is governed by the Board of Directors which comprises:

  • Eight directors elected by the Union
  • One director who is a QRU contracted player nominated by the Queensland members of the Rugby Union Players' Association Inc

The Chair of the Board is Mr Brett Clark. The President of the QRU is Mr Roger Gould, a former Wallaby and Queensland representative. There are two Vice-Presidents, one is Mrs Libby Nankivell, the second is Kim Bending.