Townsville and District Rugby Union

Zambrero's First Grade wrap up- Round 6

Round 6 proved to be another great weekend of 1st Grade rugby. Ross River Redskins brought in their 50th celebrations in style at home against North Ward. Brothers Travelled to Casalegno Park in Ayr to face the Burdekin with both teams fresh and eager for a win after a long break due to Easter and the NQ Country Champs. A Confident Teachers West faced off against a Charters Towers Bulls  team willing to improve on their 7-point loss to Redskins in round 5 at Mike Carney Toyota Park. 

Rookies2Reds at Ryan Catholic College

Townsville and District Rugby Union is now going to be running its next Rookies2Reds program in 2 weeks time. After the recent Term 1 Holiday Clinics, TDRU along with the QRU have teamed up with local Townsville School - Ryan Catholic College, to deliver their after school Rugby Union Program.


28 CASTROL Senior Brolgas players selected in North QLD Squads

The North Qld Country Squads have been named ahead of the QLD Country Championships being held in Bundaberg from the 2nd to the 4th of June this year. Following the dominant performance of the Brolgas Under 19s and Mens teams on the weekend, 28 Brolgas from five different Townsville clubs have been selected to play for North QLD and vie for selection in the QLD Country Heelers team to tour New Zealand later this year. Congratulations to all the players, their clubs and coaches on the selections. To see the full squads click read more below.

CASTROL Townsville Brolgas finish North Qld Country Championship campaign undefeated

The CASTROL Townsville Brolgas sides finished the weekends carnival on top of the North QLD Country Championship table with all three sides – Mens, Womens and Under 19s going undefeated against FNQ Thunder and Mackay Stingers/Central Highlands. The Brolgas Mens side winning their 3rd straight title against their rival North Qld Regions. Click read more for the full wrap up of games.

VALE Mike Carney

Last Friday the Townsville and District Rugby Union received the news that long term sponsor and Townsville icon Mike Carney had lost his battle with Prostate Cancer. Mikes passing on the eve of the TDRU’s 50th Anniversary Celebrations saw moving tributes to him with the Brolgas teams donning the black armbands at the North QLD Country Champs along with a minute’s silence prior to the Under 19s and Mens games kicking off. The TDRU had planned to present Mike with a Club Legend Award alongside fellow Major Sponsor and TDRU board member Adrian Gabrielli as a small token of appreciation for over 20 years of partnership with local Rugby.

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