Many of the best rugby league stars started running amok in the backyard before joining their local club as a junior and progressing their way to the top through Intrust Super Cup.
With no football being played this weekend due to COVID-19, Queensland Rugby League will take a trip down memory lane to see some of the best Cup players doing their thing and some of the best in the game during their time playing Cup.
Two of the listed five games will get a run this weekend - one on Saturday at 2pm and one on Sunday at 2pm. Vote now for which games you want to see.
Round 18, 2019 - Sunshine Coast Falcons v Norths Devils
The Falcons, a side that included now Melbourne Storm stars Nicho Hynes and Harry Grant, beat the Devils in Nanango in Round 18, 2019. In the Devils line-up was Brisbane Broncos stars Herbie Farnworth, Ethan Bullemor and Jordan Riki, and New Zealand Warriors gun Jamayne Taunoa-Brown.
Match: Falcons v Devils
Round 18 -
Venue: Bernie & John Cronin Memorial, Nanango, Nanango
Round 17, 2018 - Tweed Heads Seagulls v Wynnum Manly Seagulls
This one was a tight contest, which included some of the best Cup players including Daniel Ogden, Mitch Cronin and Keenan Palasia, who is now at Brisbane Broncos, for Wynnum Manly and Kane Elgey for Tweed.
Match: Seagulls v Seagulls
Round 17 -
Venue: Ron Stark Oval
Round 23, 2018 - Easts Tigers v Souths Logan Magpies
There was only two points in this clash between the Tigers and Magpies. North Queensland Cowboys talent Scott Drinkwater and Canterbury Bulldogs and 2020 Queensland Maroons debutant Corey Allan were up against each other at fullback. Marion Seve and Tino Fa'asuamaleaui were also in the mix for the Tigers and Cup legend Phil Dennis for the Magpies.
Match: Tigers v Magpies
Round 23 -
Venue: Suzuki Stadium
Round 5, 2017 - Redcliffe Dolphins v Ipswich Jets
It is always a good contest between these two sides. Both have passionate players and passionate supporters. The Dolphins got up in this one with Benji Marshall, Jonus Pearson, Matt Lodge and Tyson Gamble in the side. The Jets has Cup legend Wes Conlon, Marion Seve and Luke Capewell.
Match: Dolphins v Jets
Round 5 -
Venue: Dolphin Oval
Semi, 2016 - Townsville Blackhawks v Easts Tigers
The Blackhawks had a field day against the Tigers on this day. Now Melbourne Storm star Jahrome Hughes was at fullback, North Queensland Cowboys forward Corey Jensen was in the mix and gun second rower Rhyse Martin. Wests Tigers' Billy Walters and Brisbane Broncos playmaker Brodie Croft lined up for the Tigers on this day.
Match: Blackhawks v Tigers
Round 26 -
Venue: Jack Manski Oval