Juniors gather for Capras trials
2014 Capricorn Capra Trials – Emerald June 7 & 8
THE Capricorn Capra trials were conducted at Emerald’s Alan McIndoe Ovals for the Under 13, Under 14 and Under 16 age groups, with players vying for selection into the 2014 Capricorn Capras sides to play at the Junior State Carnival in Cairns from July 2-6.
Rockhampton fielded strong sides in each of the age groups, as well as allocating players to the Central West sides for the carnival.
This proved to be a get opportunity for all players from Rocky and Central West with the teams going into a camp at St Pats School in Emerald, after only one training run together.
After the completion of the carnival the following awards were given out thanks to the CQ NRL Bid/Central Queensland Capras and the QRL Central Division.
Players of the Carnival presented by QRL Central Chairman Danny McGuire
Under 13 Caleb Baker Gladstone
Under 14 Sam Barass Rockhampton player playing for Central West
Under 16 Sam Murphy Rockhampton player playing for Central West
Encouragement Awards presented by Ian Webster CQ BRL Bid Development
Central Highlands Jarred Grant
Central West Sam Curr
Rockhampton Aaron Moore
Gladstone Col Crawford
Central Highlands Ethan Bullemore
Central West Sam Barass
Rockhampton Lachlan Hubner
Gladstone Cooper Felgendrejeris
Central Highlands Michael Dyson
Central West Jack Pattie
Rockhampton Daley Doyle
Gladstone Cassius Paitai
The Under 16 players will kick off their campaign against North Queensland, followed by South West Mustangs. Depending on the results, they will then play for positions 3-6 on Saturday or 1 v 2 on Sunday.
The Under 16 Queensland Maroon squad will be announced on Sunday with the side going straight into camp with a game against a NSW Country side in Rockhampton on the following Saturday at Browne Park.
*Keep an eye on www.qrl.com.au for more information about the upcoming Junior State Carnival – with team lists and draws to be featured.