Junior players shine at club challenge
Teams from across Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast took part in a big day of junior rugby league earlier this week (September 20), with Albany Creek Crushers Junior Rugby League club hosting this year’s 2016 Brisbane Broncos Affiliated Clubs Challenge.
As well as Under 13, Under 14 and Under 15 Boys playing in the carnival, this year also saw Under 16 girls taking part.
The Under 16 Girls teams involved have were chosen from club competitions.
The teams were comprised of the Brisbane Broncos affiliate clubs, with the Sunshine Coast attending as an invitational into the carnival.
This development tournament sees Broncos affiliated-clubs play under the banner of SEQ-based Intrust Super Cup clubs.
Played across four fields, the first games kick off at 9.30am with the 1 v 2 playoffs in each division set to begin at 1pm.
The results from the Under 16 Girls division of the carnival are listed below:
Wynnum def Redcliffe: 22-8
Ipswich def Souths: 16-0
Wynnum def Souths: 12-0
Norths def Sunshine Coast: 28-0
Ipswich def Redcliffe: 22-0
Norths def Redcliffe: 36-0
Sunshine Coast def Souths: 28-0
Ipswich def Norths: 16-4
Sunshine Coast def Wynnum
Grand Final: Ipswich def Norths: 24-20
Redcliffe also entered a team in the Under 16 Girls division.
The winners in the Boys divisions are as follows:
Under 13 winners: Souths Logan
Under 14 winners: Souths Logan
Under 15 winners: Norths Devils
About the Broncos Challenge tournament
Each Boys game was 25 minutes long, with the Girls games taking 20 minutes.
Points were awarded according to the following basis:
Win = 2 points
Draw = 1 point
Loss = 0 points
All games will be played under the NRL Safeplay Code.