Investing in hunter rugby

Aspiring to grow the grassroots game

EST. 1997

Over $1M Raised

a professional, supportive network

The Hawthorne Club was established in 1997 by Rugby enthusiasts to advance the game of Rugby in the Hunter. It has a diverse membership of rugby devoted, high profile businessmen and women who utilise their experience and connections to achieve our goals.

Our membership group meets regularly at a variety of events including our long luncheons, wine club, networking drinks and of course, at local rugby games.

About us

Supporting rugby in the Hunter

Through our memberships, corporate partnerships and strategic partnerships, our aim is to foster and grow rugby in the Hunter. The Hawthorne Club creates opportunities for members and partners to network, develop business relationships and gain exposure for their own businesses. If you’d like to find out more or get involved, please contact us.

Our History

Our Initiatives


Our Committee



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