Townsville and District Rugby Union

2018 Post Season Academies 


2018 saw the re-introduction of the Junior Brolga Academies across Townsville and its surrounding regions. The academy is run as a professional training program and is held by accredited local coaches from level 1-4. The aim of the academy is to improve all participants core rugby skills that include: Catch, Pass, Tackle, Breakdown, Position Specific.

The program begun in Townsville as a Monday and Wednesday night program run for five weeks with close to 50 participants participating from all clubs in the TDRU competition. With interest shown from Charters Towers and the Burdekin, two additional academies were established. One in Charters Towers on Tuesday nights and one in the Burdekin on Thursday nights. There was a total of 42 registered in Charters Towers and 33 in the Burdekin.

A pre-season Academy is now planned for February 2019 that will focus on helping junior players physically prepare for the new season. Keep an eye out on our website and Facebook page for all the details. 


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