Townsville and District Rugby Union

Junior Gold Cup 2016 results

Over the past weekend the North Queensland Junior Gold Cup teams travelled down to South East Queensland to play their final games of the competition.

Townsville Presidents XV hold on against fast finishing Stockman outfit.

It was a positive start for the Men from Townsville this year as they edged a hard fought win against the Australian Stockman under the lights at Mike Carney Toyota Park on Friday Night. It was the first game of the season for both outfits, with each team looking to gather some momentum for their games ahead.

Queensland Country Under 20 Game's Wrap up.

The Queensland Country Under 20 Team travelled to Adelaide over this past weekend to compete in the Southern States Championships. The team housed ten Townsville players in the 25 man squad providing a strong representation from the region. The team met in Brisbane on Thursday to have a training run before heading down to Adelaide that evening. On Friday morning the Country boys were up early for a morning yoga session and swim to freshen their body’s up for the game against South Australia that evening.

TDRU launches 'GAME ON' Program in local Schools

It’s ‘Game on’ as Townsville and District Rugby Union are now part of the Sporting Schools program. The GAME ON program is a curriculum-based five-week program developed by the Australian Rugby Union which teaches the fundamentals of Rugby Union to Primary School students.
As well as assisting schools to increase the number of students participating in Rugby, GAME ON is part of the Federal Government’s plan to get more children active and healthy through its Sporting Schools program. The TDRU is looking forward to launching this program in the local primary schools. GAME ON will be a continuation of the Development Programs that the TDRU already run, namely the Rugby Education Program (REP) which focuses on teaching students the basic understandings of Rugby Union.

2016 Northern Open Schoolboys named

The 2016 Open Northern Schoolboys trials were held at Mike Carney Toyota Park Today. More than 60 of the Northern Regions top players were on show for a chance at making the team to travel to Brisbane later this year to compete in the QRFSU State Championships. The boys played multiple games in testing conditions, raining on and off during the day, before a team was selected. Well done to all the players selected, click read more for the team list.

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