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 Campbell Fisher

Campbell FisherChairman

Campbell Fisher was elected as RUPA Chairman in December 2019. Campbell is the Managing Partner & Solicitor Director of FCB Group, who have served as RUPA's Legal Partner since 2010, when he began serving as General Counsel for the Rugby Union Players Association. Campbell is an Accredited Specialist in Employment and Industrial Law in both NSW and VIC with over 20 years experience. He is an experienced advocate and expert litigator in all Tribunals and Courts. Campbell is also a Non-Executive Director of Youth Challenge Australia, a not-for-profit organisation that engages young people to volunteer for development programs in developing countries and Indigenous communities in Australia. FCB Group is Australia’s leading workplace relations specialist firm providing strategic, legal, HR and HR Technology solutions to ASX 100, private companies and public sector clients.
Matt To'omua Rebels

Matt To'omuaPresident

Matt To'omua was elected by his peers as RUPA's tenth President in June 2020. Born in Melbourne, Matt relocated to Brisbane in his youth and is a product of Brisbane State High School, playing for Australian Schools in 2007. Matt made his Super Rugby debut for the ACT Brumbies in 2008, and returned to Australia in 2019 with the Melbourne Rebels after spending three seasons in with Leicester in the UK Premiership. Matt made his test debut in 2013 against New Zealand and was a member of the 2015 and 2019 Wallaby RWC squads.
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Cadeyrn NevilleACT Brumbies' Player Director

Cadeyrn is currently playing at the Brumbies but is originally from Sydney having played his club rugby with the Manly Marlins. He made his Super Rugby debut with the Rebels in 2012 and has played for the Reds and Toyota Shokki in Japan before joining the Brumbies for the 2020 season. In all, he has played 9 Super Rugby seasons. He was initially selected for the Wallabies in 2012 and again in 2022. Prior to his Super Rugby career, he was a talented rower and spent some time in Canberra on a rowing scholarship at the Australian Institute of Sport. Outside of sport he has completed diplomas in management, financial planning and construction management and is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Construction Management at the University of Newcastle. Cadeyrn started playing rugby at 20.
Ross Haylett-Petty

Ross Haylett-PettyMelbourne Rebels Player Director

Melbourne Rebels Player Director Ross Haylett-Petty was elected in June 2020. Born in South Africa, Ross relocated to Perth in his youth and is a product of Hale School and Cottesloe Rugby Union Club, where he represented Western Australia at Under 16 and Schoolboy levels. Ross made his Super Rugby debut for the Western Force in 2016, after playing for the Australian Under 20s in 2014. In 2018, Ross relocated to the Melbourne Rebels. Away from rugby, Ross holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia and is currently completing his Masters of Finance at Deakin University.
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David PoreckiNSW Waratahs Player Director

NSW Waratah’s Player Director David Porecki was elected by his peers in 2022. Born in Sydney, David is a product of Redlands School and Manly Rugby Union Club. Porecki made his debut for the NSW Waratahs in 2015 before signing in the UK Premiership with clubs Saracens and London Irish (2015 - 2020). He was also London Irish's Player Director for the Rugby Players Association (RPA); before returning in 2020 to the NSW Waratahs. Away from rugby, David holds a Bachelor of Sport & Exercise Management from the University of Technology, Sydney, and has also completed a Level 5 Diploma in Advanced Financial Trading at the London Academy of Trading. He is currently studying to become a Chartered Financial Analyst.
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Fraser McReightQueensland Reds Player Director

Fraser was born in Buderim and schooled at Brisbane Grammar. Fraser’s junior representative career included QLD schools in 2016 and Australian schools including captaining in 2016. Junior wallabies 2018/19 where he captained the 2019 team which lost to France in the final by a point. Fraser made his Reds debut in 2019 (#1338) against the Brumbies at Suncorp, his Wallabies debut in 2020 against New Zealand at ANZ stadium (#937). Fraser is currently studying a Bachelor of Business Majoring in Accounting.
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Izack RoddaWestern Force Player Director

Izack has forged a reputation as one of Australia’s most talented locks after selection in the Australian Schoolboys and Junior Wallabies sides. With 34 Wallabies caps now to his name at the age of 25, Rodda has a bright future ahead of him with one World Cup campaign to his name already (2019). Having begun his career with the Queensland Reds, Izack moved to France in 2020 to play for Lyon in the Top 14 league. He returned to Australia in 2021 signing with the Western Force ahead of the 2022 season. Izack has become one of the stars of the Western Force and a Test regular with consistent performances during the 2022 Super Rugby Pacific season.
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Henry HutchisonMen's Rugby Sevens Player Director

Men’s Sevens Rugby Player Director Henry Hutchison was elected to the RUPA Board in 2022. Henry made his Australian Sevens debut in December 2015, after his pathway through NSW Shute Shield Club Randwick. After many successful years in schoolboy rugby, Hutchison joined the Sevens program in August 2015 as a youth, he was very quick to impress selectors and promoted into the main squad. Henry was instrumental as part of the 12-man squad during the November 2015 Oceania Sevens Tournament, which helped secure Australia’s qualification into the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. He went on to be nominated for Rookie of the Year 2015/16 World Rugby Sevens. Henry has 40 World Series Caps and competed in two Summer Olympic Games. As well as winning the 2015/16 Rookie of the Year, he is also credited with Representative Honours in Australian Under 20’s and Australian Schoolboys, and most recently the Shawn McKay 7’s Player Award 2020/21. He is quoted as saying, “I love what I do and Rugby 7s is my passion. It is an unforgiving sport, which magnifies all skills needed to be a rugby player. I hope to continue to play for many years and represent this great country!!” In his spare time Henry is undertaking study in Finance at UNSW, of which he is near completion and is therefore looking to gain some working experience in the Finance Sector to further enhance his knowledge. Henry’s first club was the Melbourne Unicorns.
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Charlotte CaslickWomen's Rugby Sevens Player Director

Women’s Rugby Sevens Player Director was elected to the RUPA Board in 2022. In 2013 Charlotte debuted for the Australian Women’s Sevens. By December 2015 had a record, 13 Caps, scoring 31 tries in her two-year period in the program. Charlotte’s Representative Honours extend from the, Australian Youth Olympics, to the 2013 Rugby Sevens World Cup. In 2014/15 she was named in the World Rugby’s Team of the Season and was also nominated for World Sevens Player of the Year, after another year of high success. In 2016 Charlotte was part of the Gold Medal winning team at the Rio Olympics, and later that year was named 2016 Australian Women’s Player of the Year. Her Olympic standard performance preparation carried through to the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics squad. Most recently on the World Series Sevens Tournaments, Charlotte and the Women’s Team are currently ranked first. Outside of Charlottes hugely successful Rugby career, she is also enjoying a successful cattle breeding program at her home in Queensland. Charlotte’s first club is Tribe 7’s and West Bulldogs.
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Grace HamiltonWomen's XI's Player Director

Grace Hamilton is an Australian Rugby Union and NSW Women’s Waratahs player. Currently playing for the Wallaroos, NSW Waratahs and The University of Sydney Hamilton juggles rugby whilst working full-time in Sport at The Scots College, Sydney. Hailing from a farm in Panuara (Orange) in Country NSW, Grace Hamilton started playing Rugby on a University exchange in the USA. Growing up around Rugby with her family, Hamilton was always on the sidelines cheering her father and brother yet playing netball and doing all types of athletics. Although never thinking she would play rugby debut for the Brumbies in 2014 and joined the Sydney team later that year. In 2016 she was selected in the Wallaroos squad to tour New Zealand, bringing some country toughness with Sydney experience to the team and he went on to play in the 2017 Rugby World Cup. Hamilton has now been involved in the Buildcorp Wallaroos for 7 years, played in the 2017 rugby World Cup, has won four Super W titles for the NSW Waratahs and played in all formats of NSW 7's, 10s and AON 7's competitions. Grace’s first club was Emus Rugby Club in Orange and East Carolina Uni in the USA.
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Penny RansomDirector

Penny Ransom is the Group Head of Investments at Lendlease. Lendlease is a globally integrated real estate and investment group with core expertise in shaping cities and creating strong connected communities. Lendlease has a strong history spanning over 60 years and has A$42bn of real estate funds under management. Penny was previously Chief Investment Officer and a Group Executive at Investa. Prior to this role, Penny led Investa’s Investment Management function, was Fund Manager of the ASX listed Investa Office Fund (IOF), Fund Manager of the diversified Dexus Wholesale Property Fund (DWPF), Head of Capital at Dexus in Sydney and Head of Equity UK/Europe at Lendlease in London. Penny has 29 years of institutional real estate, transactional and investment management experience, and was previously at Lendlease for over 13 years. Penny has a Bachelor of Business (Land Economics), a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment and undertook the Said Business School, University of Oxford Advanced Management and Leadership Program in 2019. Along with being on the Board of the Rugby Union Players Association (RUPA) in Australia, Penny is Chair of the Property Industry Foundation (PIF), a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), and a member of Chief Executive Women (CEW) in Australia. Penny is a member of Sydney University Rugby Union Club and part of the Friends of Sydney University Football Club (mentoring programme). Her first mentoring ‘student’ is about to begin with her.
Dean Mumm

Dean MummDirector

A former RUPA President who is a long-standing Director on the RUPA Board, Dean Mumm retired from professional Rugby at the end of the 2017 season. Wallaby No. 823, and Wallaby Captain No. 88, Dean made over 100 Super Rugby appearances for the NSW Waratahs during a playing career which included time in England with the Exeter Chiefs from 2012-2015 before transitioning back to Australia to finish his playing career with the Waratahs in 2015-2017. Dean has transitioned into working in the Insurance sector with Marsh and is a passionate advocate of Wellbeing and Support services for professional players. Dean’s first junior rugby club was Beecroft Cherrybrook JRUFC, now the Northern Barbarians.