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Townsville Brolgas Under 19 Team named

The Townsville Brolgas Under 19 team to face Cairns and Mackay over the May Day Long Weekend. The team features mostly new players to the team with a handful returning from last years Championship winning team. A promising squad, The Brolgas will look to muscle it up, especially in the Forward pack which features many players competing in the Holcim Senior A Grade Competition. Well done to all those selected, can those players please contact Darren Moody on 0405132291 to confirm your spot in the team. Click read more for Team List.

First 50 Sponsors breakfast

This morning saw the loyal TDRU sponsors gather at the Mercure Townsville for the annual "first 50" season launch breakfast. The sponsor raffle was drawn and the results are as follows.

The Senior Brolgas major sponsorship was won by Zinc 100.7 Townsville. The Senior Club Championship was won by Holcim. The Junior Club Championship was won by Castrol. A brand new Toyota Yaris was won by Gabrielli Constructions and a trip to the Bledisloe Cup was won by Australian Liqour Marketers.

The TDRU would like to extend their thanks to all sponsors for their continued support of local rugby.

Easter Holidays Brolga Academy

Last Wednesday and Thursday the TDRU ran our Easter Brolga Academy. Sixty 8-12 year olds participated with all Clubs in The Townsville and District Rugby competition represented. The Brolga Academy is designed to teach junior players new skills and games in an environment where they can meet new people from different clubs and compete against their friends. The Academy was a huge success and enjoyable for everyone involved. The next Brolga Academy will be held over the June/July School Holidays.

2016 Dudley Jones Cup Week 3

Last Weekend was Week 3 of the Townsville A Grade competition and with all teams coming off the back of the Easter Break they were eager to get stuck back in. All games were played at Mike Carney Toyota Park, which gave everyone a chance to check out all the teams at the same place. The first game of the day was between Burdekin and Western Suburbs, followed by Brothers taking on Ross River Redskins and finally North Ward Old Boys faced Teachers West.

Townsville Women's Brolgas Team Named

The Townsville Women's Brolgas team to face the Army and compete in the North Queensland Championships has been named. The squad features many familiar faces as well as a few new players making the step up. The team will compete for the first time in 15 a side competition which is exciting and a testament to the growth of the game up here in the North. For the full team list click read more.

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