Toowoomba Rugby League launched their 2016 season with plenty of fanfare last Friday night (March 4).

Chairman Brian Gilroy was excited about the upcoming season especially the newly-structured Under 18 competition which sees teams from South Burnett and Border league joining the competition.

He also announced that the Toowoomba Rugby League was back on the airwaves with PowerFM Toowoomba coming on board to broadcast the Hutchies Game of the Round throughout the season.

Gilroy went on to say the League has embraced technology and will be streaming via www.powerfmradio.com.au and Toowoomba Rugby League Facebook site as well as www.spreaker.com.

Toowoomba Clydesdale Chairman Paul Ready was also in attendance and was excited about their season with Eugene Seddon and Dean Bosnich heading up the coaching of their teams.

Patron Paul Antonio came to the function and spoke about his rugby league days and said he was honoured to be patron these last few years.

Councillor Geoff McDonald emceed the event which was also attended by Clydesdale legends Dick Rose and Barry Davidson. 

The season starts this weekend with Warwick at home to Gatton and Brothers hosting Valleys on Saturday night, while the Hutchies “Game of the Round” will be at Pittsworth. The home side will play last year’s grand finalist Dalby on Sunday.

Highfields play Oakey at Oakey and Souths take on Goondiwindi at Clive Berghofer Stadium.

PowerFM will broadcast the Pittsworth v Dalby match with the Brothers v Valleys also being streamed just on Facebook on Saturday night.