Intrust Super Cup pre-season has kicked off

Many Intrust Super Cup players have starred on the international stage during the past few weeks and now players are being put through their paces as clubs re-group for pre-season training. 

There has been more and more re-signings, player movements and exciting things happening since the Cup season concluded. 

Sunshine Coast Falcons have re-signed some talents, including Tom Rafter, Daniel Dole, Nathan Saumalu and Jye Ballinger. The Falcons have also picked up Easts Tigers star player Sam Lavea for the 2020 season. 

 

SAM LAVEA SIGNS!! 🦅🦅🦅 The Vantage Homes Falcons would like to welcome prop forward Sam Lavea to the Falcons Football...

Posted by SC Falcons on Tuesday, 22 October 2019

Burleigh Bears star Jesse Arthars has been signed by the Brisbane Broncos and begun pre-season training. 

 
 
 
 
 
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It’s all business today 🏉 in the new threads 🧵

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Bears skipper Luke Page also donned yellow and red for the PNG Kumuls at the weekend. He will be in action this weekend as well against the Great Britain Lions.

 

Rip in today Pagey against Fiji.

Posted by Burleigh Bears on Friday, 8 November 2019

Wynnum Manly Seagulls stars Edene Gebbie, who is off to the Rabbitohs in 2020, Edwin Ipape and Delouise Hoeter all lined up during the World Cup 9s. 

 

Edene Gebbie, Edwin Ipape (PNG) and Delouise Hoeter (Tonga) are set to light up the Downer World Cup 9s this weekend.

Posted by Wynnum Manly Seagulls on Friday, 18 October 2019

Norths Devils star Paul Ulberg starred for Cook Islands during the World Cup 9s and was named in the Team of the Tournament. 

Closer to home, the Devils have also returned to pre-season training under coach Rohan Smith. 

 
 
 
 
 
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We're back !! Day 1 of pre-season down 👊

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Tweed Seagulls gun Lamar Liolevave made his debut for Fiji Bati. 

 

Congratulations to Lamar Liolevave who has been selected to make his Test debut for Fiji in tomorrow's clash with Samoa...

Posted by Tweed Seagulls RLFC on Thursday, 31 October 2019

Redcliffe Dolphins signed Ben Shea and Marmin Barba, from Ipswich Jets, and Intrust Super Cup leading try scorer Jon Reuben, from Sunshine Coast Falcons. The Dolphins have also re-signed Dolphins junior Harry Smith and 2019 Players' Player Trai Fuller. 

 

Former Junior Dolphin Harry Smith is back in red and white in 2020 🐬

Posted by Redcliffe Dolphins (Official) on Sunday, 10 November 2019
 

Our 2019 Player's Player Trai Fuller will be back with the Village Motors Dolphins in 2020 🐬

Posted by Redcliffe Dolphins (Official) on Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Ipswich Jets, despite losing a few players, have re-signed skipper Nat Neale and Julian Christian.  

 

The Savige Pest Control Ipswich Jets is thrilled to announce Jet #585, Julian Christian is back for our 2020...

Posted by Ipswich Jets Rugby League Team on Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Souths Logan Magpies have been busy. The club has signed Tweed Seagulls ace Christian Hazard, former Redcliffe Dolphins star Darren Nicholls, re-signed Guy Hamilton, Mitchell Frei and Rory Ferguson, signed Warriors Canterbury Cup player Cole Waaka and signed former Warriors, Newcastle and Redcliffe enforcer James Taylor. 

 
 
 
 
 
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He's signed for season 2020 and we are excited..... St George Halfback Darren Nicholl's is in the NEST for 2020!! Nicholls is one of the most experienced halfbacks in the game today. ''I'm so excited to be joining the Magpies for next season, a club with such a great history, JB and the club have been great throughout the whole process. I had a few other offers, but my partner and I saw this as a great opportunity to play with a fantastic club as well as looking towards my future and working within the football development program at Marsden High School.'' Darren has played for various clubs having played for Wests Tigers' NYC team in 2009, before graduating to their New South Wales Cup team. He then spent two years playing in France before moving back to Canberra to play for the Mounties. In 2013, he moved to Sydney and played for the North Sydney Bears and captaining the side. He was named Captain and five-eighth of the 2013 New South Wales Cup Team of the Year. In May 2014, he joined the Brisbane Broncos mid-season on a contract until the end of 2015, playing with their Queensland Cup feeder side, Norths Devils. He joined the South Sydney Rabbitohs full-time squad mid-season on a contract until the end of 2016, and then rejoined the Broncos for 2016 pre-season and played for their other Queensland Cup feeder side, Redcliffe Dolphins and earning selection in the Queensland Residents team and finishing the season as the competition's leading point-scorer. Darren then signed a 1-year contract with the Penrith Panthers starting in 2017. He captained the Panthers' Intrust Super Premiership NSW side to an NRL State Championship victory over the Papua New Guinea Hunters, after a player of the match performance in the ISP NSW grand final the week prior. In November 2017, he signed a 2-year contract with the St. George Illawarra Dragons starting in 2018. He will be a key player and a great leader to the group of young players from the Magpies, WELCOME Darren can't wait to see you playing in the Black and White, the Home of Rugby League at Davies Park.

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NEW SIGNING FOR 2020 Former Warriors, Newcastle and Redcliffe Enforcer James Taylor has joined the Magpies for season...

Posted by Souths Logan Magpies on Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Star Magpies player Tesi Niu also enjoyed his Tonga debut.

 
 
 
 
 
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From the @slmagpies to the world-stage for the Tonga #rugbyleague9s squad 👊🏽 @tesiniu has been kicking goals in 2019! 📹:// @c4mdog

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Mackay Cutters, who began pre-season this week, have re-signed numerous star players including Cooper Bambling, Jayden Hodges, Rayden Burns, Jayden Batchelor, Yamba Bowie and Jye Anderson. 

 
 
 
 
 
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Jayden Hodges is making his return in the 2020 season!🎉

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The Cutters have also signed man mountain Jesse Dee. 

 
 
 
 
 
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We're happy to announce that we've just signed our first new ISC Player for the 2020 Season! Welcome aboard Jesse!!🤩

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Day 1 of pre-season done & dusted for our ISC squad. We have a great mix of new and familiar faces this year which we will be listing as the pre-season continues. 2020 is going to be huge! 💪

Posted by Mackay Cutters on Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Northern Pride - including new recruits Javid Bowen and Gideon Gela-Moseby, are back at it, ready to have a better 2020 than 2019. 

 

New recruits are in town and looking fresh in the new kit 😎 Javid Bowen // Gideon Gela Mosby . . . Shop It: https://northernpride.com.au/shop

Posted by Northern Pride on Friday, 1 November 2019
 

The boys are back!

Posted by Northern Pride on Monday, 4 November 2019

The Central Queensland Capras have signed some exciting local talent for the 2020 season. 

 
 
 
 
 
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Wonderful news for the club today with Blake Moore signing for the 2020 & 2021 seasons! #yourregionyourteam #localtalent #pathways

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Fantastic first club training night for the season! Great to have Blake Wallace from the Toronto Wolfpack come along for a run! #yourregionyourteam #U18s #U20s #ISC #2020season

Posted by Rockhampton Leagues Club Capras on Tuesday, 12 November 2019