GingerCloud Foundation’s Modified Rugby Program (MRP) Wins the 2018 Play By The Rules Award

We are thrilled to announce that GingerCloud Foundation’s Modified Rugby Program (MRP) was awarded the 2018 Play By The Rules Award on Thursday 11 October in Melbourne by Human Rights Commissioner Megan Mitchell.



Q&A Tuesday with Catherine Betcher

Catherine Betcher is not only super mum to PlayerMentor, Charlie, but Brothers Rugby Club Townsville's MRP Coordinator. Catherine, also known as 'Mum' amongst the Townsville PlayerMentors, is a driving force of the program since being hosted this 2018 season.

We spoke to Cath to gain an understanding of how Townsville has benefited as a community from the program.  

Q&A Tuesday with Tamara Madzika

Tamara Madzika is a proud MRP PlayerMentor, to say the least. Tamara joined the MRP Tribe this 2018 season in Townsville at Brothers Rugby Union Club and has since flourished within the program. She is an inspiring, passionate and conscientious young woman studying Speech Pathology and has provided us with an insight into how she incorporates her studies into MRP training sessions and games. 


Q&A Tuesday with Kitty Tooth

Despite Kitty Tooth joining the MRP just this year as a PlayerMentor at Brothers Rugby, she is a force to be reckoned with when it comes to advocating the Program. Kitty is most definitely the MRP's #1 fan!

We sat down with Kitty to discuss her thoughts on the Program and its impact. 

Q&A Tuesday with Jim Noble

Jim Noble, Head of Boarding at Toowoomba Grammar School (TGS) and also the father of Patrick, a USQ Saints PlayerMentor, has witnessed first-hand the impact the MRP has had on young men as PlayerMentors.

The 2018 season saw TGS well and truly taking the program in their stride with 80% of the PlayerMentors and ALL of the coaches being students. 

Jim has been a driving force at TGS of the program in Toowoomba and is an asset to the MRP Tribe. 

Suncorp Saturday - Yet Another Success!

It’s nearly everyone’s dream to play on the field where legends have once been and continue to be: Suncorp Stadium. But, it was the reality for some of our amazing MRP Tribe over the weekend!

Thank you for your incredible generosity in raising $60,900!

Another year and another success! The GingerCloud Foundation’s 2nd Annual Fundraising Lunch in support of The Modified Rugby Program (MRP) was yet again an amazing and awe-inspiring day filled with members of our MRP Community from near and far donating a staggering $60,900!

GingerCloud Foundation and Classic Wallabies Announce Collaboration

GingerCloud Foundation and Classic Wallabies Announce Collaboration

 Today the Gingercloud Foundation and Classic Wallabies team up with a goal to encourage more children and young adults with learning and perceptual disabilities to play Rugby.

The new collaboration will support GingerCloud’s world-first Modified Rugby Program (MRP) which is a touch-only format of Rugby growing huge momentum.

PlayerMentor Leadership Evening Highlights

What a way to kick off our PlayerMentor Alumni Project’s Event Calendar by celebrating the unwavering commitment of our PlayerMentors!

Click here to read the happenings and highlights of the nights! 

MRP 2018 End of Season carnival

What a wonderful 2018 MRP End of season carnival at Wests Bulldogs Rugby Club last Saturday.  A great day was had by the whole MRP community involving Players, PlayerMentors and the enormous support crew made up of Parents, Friends, Supporters and Sponsors who make the MRP possible. The day was full of smiles, lots of hugs and some great rugby demonstrating the bonds and skills learnt this season. This year we had 7 clubs participating across three different divisions with countless tries scored.

The days was full of highlights from the very start culminating in an exhibition match by our wonderful Coaches who provide so much joy throughout the season.