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A successful League Tag gala day recently for Independent and Catholic Primary Schools was capped off with the presence of recently retired NRL Sydney Roosters star Anthony Minichiello!
With over 500 boys and girls from 43 teams and 9 Eastern Suburbs Schools involved, it was an extra thrill for the players to meet Minichiello who not only watched the games but also presented trophies and awards at the conclusion of the day.
There was a strong emphasis on fun throughout the day with a great deal of good sportsmanship and skilful play on display. With four divisions and some tough competition and close games in the finals, special mention goes to the winners:
Kincoppal Rose Bay coming up trumps in both the Junior and Senior girls divisions. They came close to another win in the Senior Boys division, however were narrowly defeated by Claremont Primary School.
St Charles Waverley who won the final for the Junior Boys division, defeating Coogee Prep in golden point extra time.
The gala day was a great way to finish off a fantastic year of Rugby League for students in the Eastern Suburbs area, well done to all Schools involved!
Rugby League officials were encouraged by the response to a 5 week Female Rugby League Summer Competition with 60 girls and ladies attending the first session at Jones Park in Cairns on Wednesday night.
The concept is a result of interest expressed from female players participating in school competitions and looking for a regular opportunity to play Rugby League.
The 5 week program is headed up by NRL Development Officers, Robbie Moore and Alby Anderson, with support from the QRL and local club staff.
Australian Jillaroos, Heather Ballinger and Jenni Sue Hoepper, were on hand to lend support and inspire players aiming to play at the highest level, with well- defined pathways for female Rugby League players in place.
Girls of all skills levels from 12yrs old, and women are welcome to join the skills and competition program which runs from 6.00pm each Wednesday evening at Jones Park until 10th December.
Entry price is $5.00 with children under 12 years FOC.
For further information contact NRL Game Development Officers
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NRL player George Rose took time out from a family vacation to visit students in Yarrabah and Kuranda last week and attend the annual Cathy Freeman Foundation Challenge which consists of a Game of Rugby League and Netball between Yarrabah High School and Palm Island High School.
George was joined by Cairns based Jillaroos player, Jenni-Sue Hoepper, and North Qld NRL Development staff talking to the students about the importance of eating and living well and attending school with of course time for some on field action. The children were excited as they received their awards from George at the conclusion of the day.
The Australian Jillaroos will meet the NZ Kiwi Ferns at WIN Stadium, Wollongong, this Sunday (November 9) – the first time the two sides have met since the Jillaroos won the north face sale World Cup final at Headingley Stadium in 2013.
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Female participation is the fastest growing area of Rugby League and the girls participating in the Titans challenge beats by dre uk sale showcased the development and high skill level in Girls Rugby League. Three age levels were involved in the day with U14, U16 and open divisions participating.
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Thursday 30th October was a great day for cheap louis vuitton bags Rugby League in South East Queensland. Primary schools from around the region louis vuitton bags uk were invited to come and play in the first NRL Primary School SEQ 9’s Carnival.
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The England Four Nations Squad took time out of their training schedule to visit Ashmore State School in Queensland.
Click on the video below to watch the interviews with Thomas Burgess and Dan Sarginson and the England Team in action with the Children.
The Australian Kangaroos took time out of their Four Nations campaign to participate in a skills clinic for 145 lucky youngsters at Brisbane Broncos Training Headquarters. The Kangaroos joined in alongside boys and girls aged 6 to 14 years in bump shield activities, touch, tackle bags and try scoring games.
Participants from Brisbane, Ipswich, Sunshine Coast and Darling Downs had to be fast to secure their spot by registering online at playnrl.com.au/seq within an hour of the opportunity being advertised. Participants received a t-shirt, football and certificate however the unexpected gift, accompanied by the biggest cheer of the day for all participants was 3 tickets to the Four Nations Double Header at Suncorp Stadium on October 25th.
Dylan Walker (South Sydney) took on the 8 and 9 year olds with a bump shield and a smile whilst Aaron Woods (Wests Tigers) practised his defensive skills against the 6 and 7 year olds. Ryan Hoffman (Melbourne Storm) and Aiden Guerra (Sydney Roosters) tested their skills playing opposed games against the 12 and 13 year olds. Cooper Cronk , Greg Inglis, Ben Hunt and Corey Parker may have had the most fun (even more than the kids) testing their passing on the Broncos inflatable in between meeting the participants and giving signatures.
The families in attendance have praised the Kangaroos for their interaction with the clinic participants with plenty of feedback rolling in. There was also plenty of media attention focused on the Kangaroos in the lead up to their opening match against New Zealand with the Courier Mail, QRL and the NRL in attendance to capture the action. The kids have been excited to feature in photos and video highlights alongside their Kangaroos heroes.