Josh Maguire shared tips about life with the Broncos with Kingaroy State High School players in Nanango this afternoon
Looking more like Aussie Rules … Murgon and Gympie compete for the ball in their 18 Yrs match

July 25, 2012

Nanango hosted a visit today by Brisbane Broncos props Josh McGuire and Scott Anderson who travelled to the South Burnett for the semi-finals of the Anglo American Brisbane Broncos Wide Bay Rugby League Challenge.

High school students from Murgon, Nanango, Gympie, Kingaroy and Gayndah (Burnett State College) competed at Fred Kassulke Oval.

The Broncos chatted with the students in the dressing sheds and on the field, before presenting Man of the Match prizes.

The visit was part of a Regional Partnership Program, sponsored by international miner Anglo American, which has seen primary and secondary school students throughout southern and central Queensland treated to a visit by members of the Brisbane Broncos this week.

“Anglo American is delighted to join with the Brisbane Broncos and provide the regional areas of Queensland with the opportunity to meet and learn from members of the much respected Broncos,” company spokeswoman Jackie Noble said.

Brisbane Broncos Game Development Manager Paul Dyer said the team was also thrilled to partner with Anglo American and visit the club’s many fans throughout Queensland.

“The Brisbane Broncos value our partnership with Anglo American as it enables us to travel around regional Queensland, meet our many fans and share with them some of our skills,” he said.

Anglo American is the Broncos’ official Regional Partner and sponsors a number of Junior Rugby League carnivals across Queensland.

Broncos Scott Anderson and Josh McGuire shared insights about how they made it to the NRL


15 years

  • Kingaroy SHS defeated Burnett State College 44-8

Man of the Match – Matt Sanderson (Kingaroy), Andrew Seabrook (Burnett SC)

  • Gympie SHS defeated Nanango SHS 18-12

Man of the Match – Dan Robinson (Gympie), Jack Warden (Nanango)

13 years

  • Nanango SHS defeated Murgon SHS 16-4

Man of the match – Braydon Ballin (Nanango), Peter Langton (Murgon)

18 years

  • Gympie SHS defeated Murgon 36-22

Man of the match – Max Carlton (Gympie), Lehman Brunjes (Murgon)

  • Kingaroy SHS defeated Burnett State College 36-6

Man of the match – Chris Ostwald (Kingaroy), Michael Medew (Burnett SC)

Murgon scores against Gympie; the locals were outplayed in the first half but came home strongly to cut back Gympie’s winning margin
Murgon State High School
Kingaroy State High School
Nanango State High School – 15 Years
Nanango State High School – 13 Years

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