Local derbies between Murgon and Cherbourg often produce fireworks but last Saturday’s A Grade rugby league game in Murgon was more fiery than most.
Selwyn Cobbo has been picked on the wing again for Queensland for Game II of the State Of Origin.
Cherbourg Hornets, still on a high after Selwyn Cobbo’s debut in State of Origin 1, hosted a full round of junior and senior rugby league games last Saturday.
The big rugby league story this week, of course, was the sensational win by Queensland over NSW on Wednesday night … and Selwyn Cobbo’s stunning debut for the Maroons.
It was the turn of the Nanango Stags last weekend to host the South Burnett Rugby League’s junior and senior games.
Cherbourg’s Selwyn Cobbo has been selected in the Maroons’ side for Game 1 of the 2022 State of Origin series.
The Murgon Mustangs overcame the loss of the A Grade Nines competition and heavy rain to still host a successful Domestic Violence Awareness rugby league day last Saturday.
The South Burnett has played host for the past few days to retired rugby league superstar Johnathan Thurston AM.
After last week’s complete washout, rugby league is back in action this weekend with a special all-day Family Fun Day on Saturday at Murgon Showgrounds.
The South Burnett Eagles will be hosting the next Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry meet’n’greet – and there will be a very special guest for local businesspeople to meet!
South Burnett players put in a strong performance at the 47th Battalion rugby league carnival played in Gladstone at the weekend.
It must be rugby league season … it rained on and off all day, and as night fell the chill set in at Stags Oval for Round 1 of the South Burnett competition last Saturday.
Rugby league legend Johnathan Thurston will be coming to the South Burnett next month to talk to local schoolchildren, but there will also be an opportunity for everyone else to meet him!
It’s been a long build-up but the 2022 South Burnett Rugby League season will finally kick off on Saturday with a full day of junior and senior games at Kassulke Oval in Nanango.
The young bloods ran away with it in the end in the Under 30s v Over 30s Timbertowners rugby league game played at Blackbutt last Saturday.
A good crowd turned out at Wondai Sportsground on Saturday afternoon to cheer on the South Burnett Eagles Open Women’s team.
For the third year in a row, Queensland Police have teamed up with the NRL and QRL to put on a gala footy day in Kingaroy for local schoolkids.
Dolphins officials who dropped into help at junior rugby league skills training in Kingaroy at the weekend were impressed with the roll-up … more than 60 young players!
Kingaroy Red Ants had planned to host two local trial matches last Saturday, but the storms on the coast blew in a big bonus for the club … three Round 2 games from the Statewide QRL junior competitions.
It’s starting to feel a lot like league season, with players trying out for South Burnett schoolboy sides on Wednesday, and junior Eagles teams heading out to Charleville.