All things Rugby rule this weekend
While all Rugby fans’ eyes may be on the Wallabies when they take on Wales at the 2019 World Cup in Tokyo this weekend, Gladstone’s Marley Brown Oval will be the centre of local attention for the NRC
On Saturday from 1pm, spectators will be able to see young local talent from Gladstone Rugby Union Football Club (GRUFC), Frenchville and Brothers in action in preliminary matches, before some of Queensland Rugby’s best up and coming players go head to head for the Andy Purcell Cup at 4pm on the main oval. Current team line-up listed below.
This week marks Round Five of the 2019 National Rugby Championship with Bond University Queensland Country hosting Brisbane City in the annual all Queensland NRC derby.
All canteen and bar proceeds will go back to local sporting clubs in the Gladstone Region.
Grandstand tickets ($20) and General Admission ($15) are available from www.gladstoneentertainment.com/nrc-union-game/ or can be purchased at the gate with EFTPOS available.
Gates will open at 12.30pm with local preliminary games from 1pm.
Senior’s Team List
Jayden Page – GRUFC, Jaylyn Tanoitiaola – GRUFC, Jairus Kofoa – GRUFC, Dylan Stimpson – GRUFC, David West – GRUFC, Trinity Tea – GRUFC, Mills Tea – GRUFC, William Doig – GRUFC, LJ Mariner – GRUFC, Tarrant Mariner – GRUFC, Samson Mariner – GRUFC, Matiu Hemana – GRUFC, Matt Neill – GRUFC
Aarre Hirsimaki (U18) – Frenchville, Caleb Parish (U18) – Frenchville, Hayden Widt (U18) – Frenchville, Dan O’Donnell (U18) – Frenchville, Beau Rosin (18) – Frenchville, Liam Fletcher – Brothers, Dainel Widt (U18) – Frenchville, Ben Wiltshire – Brothers
Women’s Sevens Team List
Jubilee Bennett – GRUFC, Karaa Benjamin – GRUFC, Kayla French – GRUFC, Kayla Hemana – GRUFC, Rachel Post – GRUFC, Sarah Morey – GRUFC, Scooby Wharewera – GRUFC, Shakeera Ututalonga – GRUFC, Sharnee Werahiko – GRUFC, Ashleigh Docherty – GRUFC, Jasmin Jones – GRUFC, Nakita Rhind – GRUFC, Prue Hair – GRUFC, Ruby Costigan – GRUFC
Mackenzie Bean – Cap Coast. Maisha Giles – Cap Coast. Taryn Comiskey – Cap Coast, Lindsay Stafford – Cap Coast, Jess Powell – Brothers. Tanesha Redburn – Biloela, Elly May – Biloela, Rowen Nimmo – Biloela. Holly Zischke – Biloela, Kate Muller – Biloela, Tess Joiner-Stewart – Cap Coast
Under 14’s Team List
Trevor King – GRUFC, Rhys Chadburn – GRUFC, Malachi Tuakura – GRUFC, Heath Lindenmayer – GRUFC, Diesel Costigan – GRUFC, Jacob Harris – GRUFC, Brosnan Noble – GRUFC, Koby Tanoitiaola – GRUFC, Jack Ngan Woo – GRUFC, Will Lenz – GRUFC, Kyle Wittingham – GRUFC, Kidney Tappin – GRUFC, Nyasha Mhuki – GRUFC, Kain Radburn – Biloela, Tevita Tanauwai - Biloela
Hoani Harris – GRUFC, Solomon Watene - Brothers, Bryce Pipe – Colts, Braith Smith – GRUFC, Shoebe Abdul – GRUFC, Deece Morehu – GRUFC, Arama Fox – GRUFC, Flynn Alexander – GRUFC.