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National U/16 Championships 2011

Discussion in 'Schoolboy Rugby' started by Lee Grant, Aug 22, 2011.

  1. Lee Grant John Eales (66)

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    Please post discussion of the teams, and the games themselves, in this thread.

    Could somebody post a team if they know it and if possible list 1 to 15 and reserves, but if this is not known at the minute the 23 will do.

    Thank you.

    Name - School - Club
    Daniel Anae Nudgee College
    Wilson Bennett St Edmund's College
    Sam Clifton TSS
    Brannagh Corcoran Iona College
    Mikey Dyring BBC Ashgrove GPS
    Netinili Fielea TSS
    Henry Fitzgerald Nudgee College
    Rory Humphries St Edmund's College
    Pat Ivey TGS
    Adam Korzyck BSHS Taylor Bridge
    Alex Mafi Nudgee College
    Andrew Manu St Edmund's College
    Mack Mason Downlands College
    Douglas McMillan ACGS
    Duncan Paai'aua Emmaus College
    Jonah Placid TGS
    Aaron Pleash IGS
    Phillip Potgieter TGS
    Jayden Rodwell Nudgee College
    Dylan Sikimeti Nudgee College
    Junior Taefu Sunnybank SHS
    Jack Tuttle Nudgee College
    Brad Wilkins Iona College Wynnum Bugs

    Name - School - Club
    Stuart Bougoure TGS Goondiwindi
    Riley Brennan Nudgee College
    James Dalgleash GT Taylor Bridge
    Nic Fordyce Nudgee College
    Adam Gauder TSS
    Michael Gunn ACGS Easts
    Evandr Guttenbiel Keebra Park SHS
    Luke Harlow GT Easts
    Landon Hayes IGS
    Braedon Hood BBC Wests
    Robert Lawless BBC
    Paulo Leleisiuao Nudgee College
    Dimitri Loukaras BSHS Taylor Bridge
    Harry Masters Sunshine Coast Grammar Sunshine Coast Grammar
    Connor Mulheron IGS
    Daniel Preen IGS
    Conrad Quick Cairns SHS
    Lachlan Roe St Edmund's College
    Benroy Sala BSHS
    Mitch Third TSS Gold Coast Eagles
    Brayden Tourpie Villanova College
    James Tuttle Nudgee College
    Alex West ACGS Easts
  2. dermo Larry Dwyer (12)

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    Anyone want to pick a winner? I dont have a lot of info on the teams outside NSW but I think NSW Schools will be had to beat, especially with the quality in there backline.
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  3. SmarterChild12

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    Anyone know how Queensland are shaping up?
  4. Leicester Tiger Herbert Moran (7)

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    Of course this is all speculation given that I know nothing of the other teams in the competitions from the other states. I do wonder if the extra games that Sydney and Country have had in preparation will play a part in their success. NSW Schools will have just one game in preparation for the tournament against Sydney.
  5. Malcsy Sydney Middleton (9)

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    Tigs, I'm hearing that the SJRU preparations are something of a shambles with cancelled training sessions, players not turning up and 'senior' players calling the plays. On the flip side I hear schools have been religiously training 3 times a week. Schools will absolutely thrash them in their trial.
  6. dermo Larry Dwyer (12)

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    Schools first training session is this friday
  7. Dingdong Ward Prentice (10)

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    2nd session.
  8. Casnovian Sydney Middleton (9)

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    One training session cancelled this week due to the finals for the village competition does not make a "shambles". As there are no CAS players considered good enough for the "Schools team" even though a lot of these guys have just played 15 first XV games with their school as well as actually play for their village teams on the Sunday. We will see what happens in the next few weeks at Newington. It's all too early to make any rash predictions.
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  9. dermo Larry Dwyer (12)

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    When and where is the Schools v Sydney trial game?
  10. CTPE Nev Cottrell (35)

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    Schools by 10+ (17+ if Tullloch was playing for them)
  11. dermo Larry Dwyer (12)

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    Where would you have Tulloch in this team?
  12. CTPE Nev Cottrell (35)

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    As Jones is in the Sydney team I'd have Kellaway at 15 and Tulloch at 12. He played there in the Presidents (GPS) U16s in the Schools Championships with Deegan (10) and Davis (9) inside him and was in my view the oustanding back at the Carnival. He'd have Tepai outside him at 13 running into some amazing holes.
  13. Newbie Bill McLean (32)

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    With all due respect CTPE (and you of all people know that I'm a Tulloch fan) but you shouldn't dismiss Milne or Morgan so easily for the 12 spot.

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  14. latersfrank Bob McCowan (2)

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    the team from north of the nsw border is shaping up very well. with many players playing there second year they will be a very hard team to beat. been training for 2 months already, very well prepared
  15. Dingdong Ward Prentice (10)

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    Do you mean Northern Territory? I believe the 2 QLD teams haven't been finalised yet. Started with 120, now down to about 65 for 46 postions.
  16. latersfrank Bob McCowan (2)

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    yep northen territory
  17. rockon Peter Burge (5)

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    sydney preparation is a whole different level compared to schools who went and played LAWN BOWLS today?
  18. Man on the hill Alex Ross (28)

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    So, unless these boys are doing even more hours per week of demanding training (before some I expect play GFs at club) it's just not to your standard?

    They also need time to relax and "bond" and have fun as a squad, before they hook into the hard stuff. Besides, they are all very experienced & talented footballers - just what extra fitness or individual skill do you want to impart to them, or perhaps burnout is a more attractive option for you - please have a think about how much rugby ALL the boys about to do nationals have done & the standard & intensity - week on week.
  19. rockon Peter Burge (5)

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    I understand that they need time to bond and relax, but how in anyway shape or form will that help their team on-field based cohesion? answer me that
  20. Man on the hill Alex Ross (28)

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    Just love the selective quote - teamwork is sometimes best developed in non standard environments

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