Tully and Innisfail junior rugby league teams advance to semi-finals

Jason Hallie, from the Tully Tigers Under 16 team has been nominated for the Silver Medal in the Coast junior rugby league competition.

AFTER a two-week hiatus due to the COVID-19 lockdown in Cairns, junior rugby league resumed with teams in action in Cairns, Tully, and Mareeba last Friday and Saturday, playing the final round of regular season games.

Tully Tigers’ junior teams had their final Super Saturday at Tully Showgrounds, before senior games between the Tully Tigers and Cairns Kangaroos.

The Tully Tigers Under 15 team finished the regular season on top of the ladder and minor premiers, whilst the Under 13 and Under 16 teams finished second overall and will feature in the semi-finals.

Innisfail Brothers Under 15 team finished fourth on the ladder and will also progress to the semi-finals.

At the finalisation of the junior regular season games, eight finalists (four each from the Eacham and Coast competitions), who are in contention for the Silver Medal, have been confirmed. 

Prop, Jason Hallie, from the Tully Tigers’ Under 16 team was named as one of the four finalists in the Coast competition for his impressive performance throughout the season.

The winners of both competitions will be announced at the Ken Frost Homes Gold Medal Dinner to be held in Cairns on Friday, September 17.

FNQ Rugby League Juniors – Round 13 results – August 28

Under 13

Tully won on forfeit by Ivanhoes

Innisfail Brothers – Bye

Under 14

Tully 54 defeated Ivanhoes 14

Innisfail Brothers – Bye

Under 15

Innisfail 28 defeated Redlynch 26

Tully 42 defeated Edmonton 8

Under 16

Tully 58 defeated Edmonton 14 

The first round of semi-finals in the Coast competition kicks off on this Saturday, at Jones Park, Cairns, which is also the end of season Gala Day for the Under 6s – 9s at Jones Park, Cairns.

Innisfail Brothers’ Under 15 team will clash with Cairns Brothers; the Tully Tigers’ Under 16 team go up against Kangaroos; and the Tully Tigers’ Under 13 team face Edmonton.

The Under 10s – 12s Gala Day will be held on Saturday, September 11, at Jones Park, in conjunction with the preliminary finals.

The Coast competition Grand Final day will take place on Saturday, September 18, at Jones Park.For up-to-date information on FNQ Rugby League games and venues, please visit the following link https://www.playrugbyleague.com/…/fnq-rugby-league-5074.

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