The Central Highlands Rugby League has announced the playing squads for both the Under 20’s and A-Grade Divisions to represent the Central Highlands at the 47th Battalion Rugby League Carnival.
The carnival, to be played in Gladstone on Saturday, May 10 and Sunday, May 11, will include teams from Rockhampton, Gladstone, Wide Bay, Bundaberg, Sunshine Coast and Toowoomba, as well as the Central Highlands.
The squad is one of the strongest the region has sent to the carnival and surely hopes to deliver some long awaited success for the region.
Below are the listed squads for both the Under 20’s and A-Grade Divisions.
Coach: Kurt Sullivan
Emerald Tigers: Isaiah Huet, Sebastien Stiegler, Josh Johnston, Koby Scott
Emerald Cowboys: Willem Kehl, Jordan Milburn, Kieren Pratt, Corey Baumann, Max Harvey, Jason King, Ben Kerswell
Blackwater Crushers: Ronald Francis, Shae Cox, Cody King, Branden Ferguson, Ryan Palmer
Clermont Bears: Jack Britt, Astin Nunan
Springsure M/Men: Mitchell Donohoe, Benjamin Kerl
Coaches: Steven Bell and RJ Stewart
Emerald Tigers: Ray Ebsworth, Brendan O’Neill, Gavin Power, Joshua Binnie, Brendon Kelly, Darcy Darby, Matthew Langby, Griffin Freeman
Clermont Bears: Clayton Reynolds, Sean Haufe, Blake Crannage, Logan Sullivan, Nicholas Deaves, Brendon Finger, Allan Shannon
Emreald Cowboys: Alastair Gall
Bluff Rabbitohs: Mitchell Wyatte, Mitchell Power, Christopher Conway
Springsure M/Men: Christopher Kerle
Two Central Highlands Ladies players, Elle Stitt (Clermont Bears Ladies) and Casey Watkins (Emerald Tigers Ladies), will also play at the carnival in the CQ Capras Women’s side after being selected at the recent trials.