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Gladstone ready for Jason Hetherington Cup

The Gladstone and District Junior Rugby League will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Jason Hetherington Cup this weekend.

The three-day tournament will kick off tomorrow (July 13) and run until Sunday; with Under 12 teams from across the area taking part in the fun carnival.

 Some teams come from further afield; with last year’s title holders being the Mackay Magpies who secured the Cup with a 12-8 win over Cap Coast Brothers set to return.

(See the wrap up of last year’s Jason Hetherington Cup here --> Fun at Jason Hetherington Cup

The carnival will be held at Gladstone & Districts Junior Rugby League Grounds, 3 Harvey Road, Gladstone (opposite Clinton School).

Find out more about the tournament at the Jason Hetherington Cup Facebook page

About Jason Hetherington

Jason Hetherington played his junior football for Baralaba Panthers and made his NRL debut in 1993, playing 15 games for the Gold Coast as five-eighth; before establishing himself as a hooker at the Canterbury Bulldogs club.

FOG #106, Hetherington played for Queensland in eight games between 1998 and 2000.

He is the current coach of the Harvey Norman Queensland Women’s State of Origin team.