Rugby league fans enjoyed a feast of football in Kingaroy on Saturday with a representative game and two top-class A Grade matches to watch at T.J. O’Neill Oval.
Moves to establish a Clontarf Foundation football academy in the South Burnett are being further explored with a delegation from Cherbourg, Murgon and Kingaroy schools visiting NSW this week to see an academy in action.
The Wondai Wolves ran away in the second half to overcome Nanango in the A Grade rugby league match of the round played on Saturday afternoon.
Three Broncos players will be visiting the South Burnett this weekend to talk to fans and watch junior matches.
Under 13s and Under 14s South Burnett rugby league teams are playing this weekend in a 47th Battalion carnival at Maryborough.
Eight South Burnett rugby league players have been selected for the Wide Bay Country team which will play the South West Mustangs in Kingaroy next month.
Murgon Sportsground hosted a full-round of junior games on Saturday plus a Round 2 match from the Bundaberg Rugby League’s Under 18s competition.
Wondai Wolves have firmed as early favourites in the 2013 South Burnett Rugby League competition, after taking back-to-back wins in the first two rounds
The South Burnett representative rugby league squad – which will play trial games at Monto this weekend – has been named, along with the U13 and U14 South Burnett representative teams for 47th Battalion matches:
UPDATE May 9, 2013: Petero Civoniceva will now be visiting from June 17-21 for Blackbutt, Yarraman, Nanango and Kingaroy and July 22-26 for Murgon, Wondai, Cherbourg. Exact dates and times to be confirmed.
Following last week’s shock withdrawal of the Kingaroy Red Ants from the South Burnett Rugby League competition, the league has released a revised draw for the 2013 season.
The South Burnett A Grade rugby league season kicked off on Saturday with games re-scheduled for Wondai following the surprise withdrawal of Kingaroy from the competition earlier in the week.
Cherbourg’s Amber Saltner has been selected as a shadow for the 2013 Australian Jillaroos squad – the Australian Women’s Rugby League squad – after scoring a try and kicking three goals for Queensland in today’s victory over NSW.
There’s a big weekend of sport coming up with all four senior footy codes now back up and running for 2013.
Cherbourg Brothers United has taken out the $3000 Plate Final with an emphatic win at the annual CQID Reconciliation rugby league carnival played in Rockhampton
Cherbourg’s Amber Saltner has been named in the Queensland rugby league team to take on NSW
The best young rugby league players in the Wide Bay area turned out in Kingaroy on Sunday to play two representative games in front of a good crowd at TJ O’Neill Oval.
All junior rugby league games scheduled to be played between Kingaroy and Murgon this weekend at TJ O’Neill Oval have been scheduled for Sunday.
Rugby League returned to the South Burnett at the weekend with a full round of junior matches being played as well as an A Grade trial match.
The 2013 South Burnett rugby league season will be getting under way this weekend with the first round of junior games being played at grounds throughout the region.