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

Under 13

Central Highlands             Jarred Grant

Central West                      Sam Curr

Rockhampton                    Aaron Moore

Gladstone                           Col Crawford

Under 14

Central Highlands             Ethan Bullemore

Central West                      Sam Barass

Rockhampton                    Lachlan Hubner

Gladstone                           Cooper Felgendrejeris

Under 16

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.