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Townsville's best Rugby Union talent to rival the Australian Stockmen

Townsville Brolgas Head coach Trent Johnston is expected to name a side loaded with youthful talent for the match against an experienced Australian Stockmen side next Friday night in Townsville. The Brolgas coaching staff including Fran Lando (Assistant Coach) and Marty Budai (Manager) are yet to lose a match in their 3-year reign at the helm of the rep team, and despite the match next week featuring an invitational Townsville team they will be looking to keep their record alive at home - Mike Carney Toyota Park.

The Townsville Presidents XV is expected to include a majority of the Townsville contingent of the Under 20s Queensland Country team currently away at the Southern States Tournament in Adelaide this week along with a number of those experienced in the Brolgas jersey from previous campaigns. Burdekin fullback Shane Kennedy who burst out of the Under 20s last year and into a Brolgas and Queensland Country Heelers jersey will be likely to feature in the team alongside 2015 QLD Country Under 20s teammate Daniel Carman (Openside Flanker) who had a breakout year in the Teachers West Jersey last year, playing an instrumental role in their Dudley Jones Cup 1st Grade Premiership.

Queensland Country Under 20’s prepped for Southern States Carnival.

The Queensland Country Under 20’s squad is in final preparations for the Southern States Carnival happening in Adelaide this Weekend. After a two-day camp at the end of last month the players have been training hard, increasing their fitness and conditioning to a representative level. 2nd Year Head Coach Terry Shiells is confident that a mobile pack mixed with good size in the second and back row will give the backs quality ball to play with.

2016 Townsville Brolgas Coaches and Management Named 

Following another successful year in 2015 where the Brolgas went undefeated, Brolgas Coaches Trent Johnstone and Fran Lando have been reinstated at the helm. The coaching staff have a proven track record with the team, having not lost a game in the three years they have been coaching Townsville's 1st Grade Representative team.

24 Townsville Players Selected in Junior Gold Cup Squads

A total of 24 Townsville Players have been selected in the North Queensland Under 15 and 17 teams to contest the Junior Gold Cup over February. The Nationwide competition will see the best young talent in Australia compete on the representative stage. The teams will have two games each based in North Queensland before flying down to South East Queensland to play in the Sunshine Coast and Ballymore Stadium. We wish the boys the best of luck in their games. To see the squads and schedule click read more.

Rugby Royalty Charity Lunch

Great opportunity for North Queensland Rugby Fans to help raise money for a good cause in Little Windmills whilst meeting some heroes.

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