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Clubs who wish to participate in the Jason Hetherington Cup Carnival are in luck – there are still a few positions left for teams to nominate.

The carnival will be staged by the Gladstone & District Junior Rugby League on Friday, July 8 to Sunday July 10.

Nominations close next week (Saturday, April 30) and there is a nomination fee of $280 per team.

Download the flyer and nomination form here

The Under 12s carnival will take place at the Gladstone and Districts Junior Rugby League Grounds (3 Harvey Road, Gladstone – opposite Clinton School).

The clubs who have already nominated to date are:

Bowen Seagulls
Brothers Bulldogs Mackay
Brothers Gladstone
Brothers Toowoomba
Brothers Townsville
Burrum Miners
Emerald Brothers
Highfields Eagles
Kawana Dolphins
Magpies Mackay
Noosa Pirates
Norths Devils Mackay
North Ipswich Cubs 
North Ipswich Tigers
Rochedale Tigers
Sarina Crocs
Tannum Seagulls
Valleys Gladstone
Wallabys Gladstone
West Suburbs Bundaberg
Western Lions Roar
Western Lions Pride

Some important information to note:

  • A maximum of 30 teams can be accepted into the carnival on a ‘first in’ basis
  • All teams must supply one League safe runner and one Level1 Sports Trainer (FAO) to run water to the players at any one time
  • Blue Card must be displayed at all times
  • Maximum of 19 players per team (no exceptions)
  • Players must be turning 12 or 11 in 2016 (born 2004 or 2005) to take the field
  • Only QRL registered Junior Rugby League players are eligible to compete
  • The draw will be conducted at Gladstone District Junior Rugby League premises
  • The completed draw will be emailed to the club contact person stated on the nomination form

Should your club have any queries, email

***Read more about the Jason Hetherington Cup and all the details you need to know here.

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