The Royal Hotel was built in 1856 and has evolved and become an integral part of the local Tumut community. Tumut has a rich sporting history that boasts some of the most talented athletes and sporting clubs in the Riverina.

Just to name a few

Ray Beavan – Rugby League Player

Allan Butler – Paralympian 

Tom Kirk - Rugby League Player

Timothy Myers – Professional Skier 

Tony Quirk - Rugby League Player

Sally Shipard – Former International Soccer Player 

And we want to continue to produce more! 

The aim of our annual sponsorship of local sporting clubs is to assist, develop, promote, and encourage all sporting and community activities in and around the Tumut region. 

We sponsor local teams each year including the Tumut Bulls Rugby Club and Tumut Plains Cricket Club. 

We are proud to contribute significant sponsorship funds to assist local sporting organisations and are constantly looking at new ways to engage and support.

It’s important to give something back to our community. 

If you have a sporting club looking for sponsorship, drop in and see the team. We are more than happy to discuss!

Tumut Bulls
Rugby Club

We are major sponsors of the Tumut Bulls Rugby Club and have been since 1999! That’s 24 years of commitment, dedication, and friendship to each other.

This year, the Tumut Bulls Rugby Club are celebrating their 40 year anniversary with the opening of a brand new amenities centre at Jarrah Oval. 
Many celebrations will be happening on and off the field this year, and we are excited to share every experience and be a part of the Tumut Bulls fmaily. 

The Tumut Bulls are a 4-grade club consisting of 3 men’s and 1 women grade. They have a strong culture based around family, community, and love of rugby. 

The Bulls host a range of games throughout the year and are dedicated to making their home games fun and enjoyable for all! 

And don't forget, during footy season the Tumut Bulls host Jag the Joker, every Friday night with 8 meat trays, a Royal Hotel voucher and a chance for a cash prize. With profits for the ticket sales go directly to the Bulls. This assist the club with expenses throughout the year. 
Show your support by purchasing your weekley tickets from 6pm at the Royal Hotel.  

The Bulls are a dedicated, motivated, and committed group of players that show exceptional sportsmanship! If you want to be part of their team for 2023 shoot them a email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Meet the committee

Meet Your Coaches

As we all know it’s our 40th Year anniversary of the Tumut Bulls and it’s going to be a big year for the club, so let introduce the coaches!

Second Grade Coach, Will Reynolds.
Will doesn't need much of an introduction, he has been around the club for what feels like forever, and he brings great knowledge and skills to our second grade team. You will see Will teamed up with Dan Dowson who also brings a bucket load of knowledge and skills to the scenes! The bulls are excited to see what these two have install for the second grade team. 

Chris Bowles, women's coach.
Many people may know Chris off the field, being involved with his kids sports and fixing all if the Bulls injuries. The Girls group will be lead lead out on the field by an Australian great! Chris had the opportunity of representing Australia in the Rugby Union at a young age. These girls will excel under Chris’s leadership this year.

JR/ Ray Wells, First Grade
Lastly the Bulls first grade coach, JR/ Ray Wells. JR is on his third year with the Tumut Bulls, and brings a bucket load of knowledge and jokes, helping out all grades wherever he can. Next time you see JR down town make sure you ask him to tell you a joke, you will not be disappointed!

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