For the first time since 2010 the Townsville Brolgas will compete against the rest of the state in the revamped Queensland Country Championships. This year, the Conrad Gargett Under 19 Brolgas & the Zambrero A-Grade Brolga sides will battle it out against 4 other teams across the state. This year’s Country Championships will begin two weeks after the Grand Final, with the first game on September 1st.
Both teams will play 3 away games, 1 in Cairns against FNQ, before travelling to the home of Queensland Rugby, Ballymore, to take on Darling Downs and Sunshine Coast. The headline fixture of this REP season will be a blockbuster Home game for both sides against the Gold Coast on September 14th.
All players, coaches and management staff will need to be available for all games/travel and trainings. Please read all dates below when considering nominating. The total cost for all games/travel/accommodation/gear/some meals will be approximately $680.00 per player. To register, please go to this link.
FIXTURES & TRAINING:
SEPTEMBER 1ST –(SUNDAY)- VENUE – CAIRNS.
Conrad Gargett Under 19 Brolgas v Cairns
Zambrero A-Grade Brolgas v Cairns
Travel – Same day return bus.
September 6th – 8th (Friday -Sunday) – Venue – Ballymore – Brisbane.
Conrad Gargett Under 19 Brolgas v Darling Downs – Saturday
Zambrero A-Grade Brolgas v Darling Downs – Saturday
Conrad Garrett Under 19 Brolgas v Sunshine Coast – Sunday
Zambrero A-Grade Brolgas v Sunshine Coast – Sunday
Travel (airfare) and Accommodation- Oaks Mews
September 14th – (Saturday)- Venue – Mike Carney Toyota Park – Townsville
Conrad Gargett Under 19 Brolgas v Gold Coast
Zambrero A-Grade Brolgas v Gold Coast
Training sessions will be on the following days – training will be compulsory
August – Tuesday and Thursday – 20th/22nd/27th/29th
September- Tuesday and Thursday 3rd/5th/10th/12th