Sport

State school victorious in CH junior rugby grand final

TOO GOOD: The Emerald State School Green defeated St Patrick’s A side in the Central Highlands junior rugby union grand final.
TOO GOOD: The Emerald State School Green defeated St Patrick’s A side in the Central Highlands junior rugby union grand final. Rebekah Polley Emesport

THE Emerald State School under-12 Green team proved unstoppable against St Patrick's A side in the Central Highlands junior rugby union grand final.

Though competition was fierce, the Emerald State School was hungry for the win and took it in convincing style, beating St Patrick's 35-21.

The grand final day was held at the Australian Agricultural College Emerald campus as the U6 to U12 age groups concluded the season.

"The season has been really good, we've had really good numbers," Central Highlands Junior Rugby Union president Dave Glover said.

From the region's junior rugby union ranks, Glover said 28 kids made it into the Outback Queensland Country Bushrangers side and four more players were chosen for higher representative honours.

"The increase of competitiveness with the development of junior pathways is starting to see kids make opportunities," he said. "Also pleasing is the efforts of the Central Highlands committee and the volunteers, schools and teachers' efforts to the competition."


Join the Community.

Get your local news, your way.

Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Mung bean prices staying high despite record yield

Damien White with his Jade variety mung bean crop outside Biloela. Photo Andrew Thorpe / Central Telegraph

Demand locks in pulse profits for Callide Dawson farmers.

Police say assets best kept unfrozen

Expert reveals which items thieves are most likely to take.

Recovery funds kickstart Men's Shed projects

Rick Piddick works on a gas canister wombat at the Callide Valley Men's Shed. Photo Andrew Thorpe / Central Telegraph

Workshop still hoping for permanent headquarters.

Latest deals and offers

Banana Shire gets no Federal Budget benefits

THE Federal Budget is just a carrot in front of a stick for the Banana Shire.

Mung bean prices staying high despite record yield

Damien White with his Jade variety mung bean crop outside Biloela. Photo Andrew Thorpe / Central Telegraph

Demand locks in pulse profits for Callide Dawson farmers.

Police say assets best kept unfrozen

Expert reveals which items thieves are most likely to take.

Recovery funds kickstart Men's Shed projects

Rick Piddick works on a gas canister wombat at the Callide Valley Men's Shed. Photo Andrew Thorpe / Central Telegraph

Workshop still hoping for permanent headquarters.

Domestic violence support services to continue in Biloela

From left: Gladstone Women's Health Centre manager Tash Fee, Banana Shire Support Centre housing officer Betty Brennan and Support Centre manager Mark Warnick. Photo Andrew Thorpe / Central Telegraph

Partnership sees Support Centre retain counselling, court support.

Tyler Seagrott scores four silver medals at Qld championship

Biloela local Tyler Seagrott took home four silver medals at the state swimming championships last month. Photo Andrew Thorpe / Central Telegraph

Biloela swimmer records five personal bests at Brisbane meet.

NSW Police join Dance Challenge

NSW Police show their moves at Manly Wharf.

Manly Wharf is the backdrop to NSW Police running-man dance entry.

Scotland Police accept Dance Challenge

NZ Police doing the running man dance.

Australian Federal Police say watch this space but NT Police feel ignored.

Gwen Stefani, George Clooney and Julia Roberts sing Queen

Gwen Stefani, George Clooney and Julia Roberts.

James Corden from The Late Late Show sings Carpool Karaoke with Gwen Stefani and...

Demand for acreage lots pushes up property prices

Property values in Cooroy have increased 25%

Property values jump in Cooroy and Peachester.

How a sacked real estate agent made $725k in four months

Agent is now under investigation by the industry watchdog

RBA warns of future apartment oversupply

Toowoomba: Crest Apartments and Burke & Wills, Ruthven Street ( view from Neil Street) Photo Bev Lacey / The Chronicle

RBA says oversupply of apartments poses risk to household finances