Following last week’s break for the 47th Battalion carnival in Rockhampton, senior rugby league will return to the South Burnett this weekend.
Former Red Ant player Alex Dunemann will be facing the biggest game of his short rugby league career this weekend when he runs out with the Western Mustangs in the Grand Final of the Mal Meninga Cup.
There was no senior rugby league played in the South Burnett at the weekend as the 47th Battalion carnival was being played at Rockhampton.
The Wondai Wolves ran out of time to run down the Cherbourg Hornets in their opening game of the 2017 South Burnett Rugby League competition last weekend.
South Burnett rugby league fans’ wait for the start of the 2017 season is over … there will be a full round of matches played in the region on Saturday, from Under 6s through to Seniors.
Former Kingaroy Red Ant Chris McQueen, who signed a two-year deal with the Gold Coast Titans in December 2015, will be heading to Wests Tigers at the end of this NRL season.
The South Burnett Rugby League has announced the squads for 47th Battalion representative duties this year.
Fortunately Cyclone Debbie doesn’t appear to have damaged much local infrastructure, but she has definitely tossed a spanner into local sports competitions.
Cooler weather must be coming … local football players are beginning to gear up for another big season.
Former South Sydney and Parramatta NRL player Chris Sandow was the Cherbourg Hornets’ “secret weapon” when they played for the honour of Queensland against a NSW side in Newcastle on Thursday night.
The Central Crows’ squad for the Under 18 Mal Meninga Cup was selected earlier this month after rugby league trials in Kingaroy, Roma and Bundaberg.
Former Kingaroy Red Ant Lane Ferling has signed a contract to play for the Cronulla Sharks in the Holden Cup
The Western Mustangs rugby league club – formerly known as the Toowoomba Clydesdales – have confirmed they will be bidding to join the Intrust Super Cup competition in 2018
Former top local sports administrator Bill Oliver is being remembered as a man ahead of his time who fought passionately for the success of his constituents during the halcyon days of South Burnett sport.
Football legend Allan “Alfie” Langer will be coming to Murgon for dinner on Thursday, October 20
Two South Burnett players have taken out awards during the wrap-up of the Toowoomba Rugby League season.
South Burnett’s rugby league season finally wrapped up at the weekend with three exciting junior Grand Finals played in Kingaroy, and local teams in sudden-death games in Toowoomba.
Former Kingaroy Red Ant Lane Ferling was named FOGS Colts Challenge Player of the Year at the 2016 QRL Awards on Wednesday night
The combined Wondai / Nanango team will face Central Burnett in the Grand Final of the U16s South Burnett Rugby League competition after downing the Cherbourg Hornets 26-20 in a tight game played at Wondai
Kingaroy Red – the Red Ants U16 team playing in the Toowoomba Junior Rugby League competition – has earned a spot in the finals.
Former Kingaroy Red Ant Marcus Jensen has signed a two-year rugby league deal with the North Queensland Cowboys.
South Burnett premiers Cherbourg Hornets had a runaway win over Mundubbera on Saturday
The Major and Minor Semi-Finals for the junior grades in the South Burnett Rugby League will be played on Saturday at Nanango, as well as the A Grade clash between South Burnett premiers Cherbourg and North Burnett premiers Mundubbera.
A busload of supporters will be heading from the South Burnett to Kawana on Sunday to support the first all-girl rugby league team from Kingaroy to make it through to a Grand Final.