Queensland's National Schoolboy Cup contenders have been decided after an exciting day of boys and girls finals at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on Wednesday.
Palm Beach Currumbin and St Patrick's College Mackay battled for the Phil Hall Cup in the schoolboys competition, with the Gold Coast side coming out on top 28-0, going on with taking a 10-0 lead after a tight first half.
Bailey McConnell scored two tries, while Jett Jackson, Baylen Donald and Sam Stephenson also crossed. Zane Harrison converted four of the five tries.
In the Queensland Schoolgirl Cup final, Slacks Creek's Mabel Park State High School was just too good, beating Kirwan State High School 38-0 in front of a strong local crowd in Townsville.
Queensland Under 19 star and Australian Schoolgirls selection Malaela Su'a was a standout playing at five-eighth, scoring two tries and kicking two goals.
NRL general manager of school participation, Andrew Peach, said it was a great day and wonderful to see the support of North Queensland Cowboys NRL and NRLW players, including Queensland Maroons second rower Jeremiah Nanai.
"It was a great display of school football in that both games were of a of a high standard and played in a great spirit by four really proud schools who had done exceptionally well to get to a state final.
"They should all be proud of the performances throughout the year that that got them to that level.
"There's a great amount of support from the school community, the parent group and the staff group to enable the kids to be able to get to that that final stage.
"It's not just a celebration of the kids on the field on the day, but it's the whole school community that gets behind the team.
"It was really good to be able to see that it was four different schools were able to enjoy the fact they were there as a state grand finalists and, and obviously now Mabel Park and Palm Beach Currumbin go on to the national final."
The national finals will be played at Allianz Stadium in Sydney on Wednesday, September 13.
Palm Beach Currumbin will take on a Westfields Sports High School side boasting two Australian Schoolboys selections, while Mabel Park will face The Hills Sports High.