. The QRU Management Committee had suspended Senior Grade football from 1916-18, so in an attempt to keep its members and supporter base together during these dark times the Brothers Club Committee decided to field a team in the QRL Competition. . . There have been over 200 rugby league footballers who have played for Queensland in …

Prior to 1996, they were a representative team selected from the rugby union club competitions in Queensland.

And the player depth continued with the emergence of Tony Shaw, Mark and Shane Nightingale, Danny Tighe, Peter Lavin, Paul Costello, Paul Mills, Brendan Moon, Ross Hanley, Tony D’Arcy and the mercurial Paul McLean. . . From 1999 onwards, due to insufficient teams for a stand-alone colts competition, the Subbies clubs began to play their colts sides in the Brisbane or Gold Coast competitions. After three trial games the clubs first competition match was against North Brisbane (the previous seasons premiers) and resulted in an 8 – 0 loss to the Brothers team. Jump on the forums.


In Australia, more men die of prostate cancer than women die from breast cancer. .

Many clubs were playing players twice in “A” and “B” Grade and some clubs were playing games with less than fifteen players. New clubs, including the Black Rhinos and Brisbane Irish, were added in 2001 and the QSRU competition was restructured into five grades, with the Barber, Pegg, Scotney, Wyatt, and Normanby Cups being contested.

Rugby continued to be played for three seasons, when the clubs reverted to ‘Victorian rules’ (formerly ‘Melbourne rules’) for the 1879 season, together with periodic Rugby games.

Promotion and relegation between the divisions was introduced in 2007. . .

The Queensland Suburban Rugby is made up of three divisions with five grades of competition, structured as follows: Copyright 2016 Queensland Suburban Rugby Union, QSRU 2017 Affiliation Application & Competition Nomination Form, Barber, Pegg, Women’s 12s and Normanby Cups, 1st Grade- Scotney Cup – not contested in 2016.

The effect of league developing, compounded with the First World War, was immediate and strong with major clubs and the GPS …

In 1913 nine Brothers players represented Queensland in the interstate clash in Sydney and helped the team to a 22 – 21 victory. Club treasurer at the time, Kevin Hodda, who after his career as a player went on to be a coach and administrator, remembers prior to the move to Crosby Park training under street lights in New Farm Park. Pages in category "Queensland Reds players" The following 180 pages are in this category, out of 180 total. Both sides were strong and contained internationals and interstate representative players. The resurgence of Brothers in this period contributed greatly to the Queensland Rugby revival. . . .


The early 1990’s also saw Illie Tabua play a prominent role in Brothers and Queensland teams as well as national duty for his adopted Australia.

They were defeated easily by a team of Sydney University players labelled 'New South Wales'.

The late 1980’s heralded the emergence on the representative scene of Dominic Maguire and Rod McCall, the latter going on to a long-term international career for Australia. rather than new clubs joining. During the year the Management Committee studied the overall situation of the Q.S.D.R.U. These players were Jeff McLean in the backs and forwards David L’Estrange, Mick Flynn and David Dunworth.

. . Previous therapeutic vaccine studies have shown very minimal side effects. Of these both, Tony Shaw and Paul McLean would go on to captain Australia. The Sub-District team played its first ever game in Townsville with a 12-all draw against a combined Townsville side, as a prelude to the “Centenary Qld… The long tradition of clashes with University first began in senior competition on June 8 1912, with Brothers running out victors 24 – 0. Ron Price was the coach of Brothers for much of this period including the five consecutive grand finals. .

. Brothers only other success in the 1980’s came in 1987, the Club would not taste premiership success until 2009.

During these pre war years Brothers also won the inaugural “College” grade competition in 1911.

. Brothers’ only Senior Premiership success was the 1926 “A” grade premiership by defeating Coorparoo by 6 points to 5.

Summary; Coaches; Competitions; Head To Head; Players; Records; Referees; Results; Venues; See also: Teams; Players. .

. In addition to Pat Murphy and Jimmy Flynn these players were M J McMahon, R McManus, Hugh Flynn, Vin Carmichael, Tom Ryan, Bill Morrissey and Joe Russell.

St.George Queensland Reds announce Grand Final team against …

People like Tom Sweeney who was heavily involved in the establishment of the “Junior” (referring to Colts or U19 level) Rugby Union in the early 1960’s.

. For example, Jonny Wilkinson made his Test debut off the bench as a wing, but is more famous as a fly-half. This cancer does not produce symptoms until it is advanced, so early diagnosis is currently made indirectly through the PSA blood test. . Brumbies and W.A.

Brothers continued to produce international players with sixteen players coming from the club to the Queensland side in 1972 and four touring France with the 1971 Wallabies. Queensland Reds confirm 2020 squad 1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby. Two Brothers stalwarts in Jack Ross and J P Flynn were heavily involved in the activities that saw the return of club Rugby Union to the state in the late 1920’s. The club has also produced many fine coaches at state and national level, extending from Joe French in the 1940’s to Des Connor and Jim Kenny in the 1960’s and 70’s, to Ron Price in the 1980’s and John Connelly and Mark McBain in the 1990’s and 2000’s. It was the start of a bright period for the club, a “second golden era” that saw premiership wins in 1946, 1949, 1950, 1951 and 1953. BROTHERS IN ARMS – A History of Queensland’s Greatest Rugby Club. A more comprehensive build-up for the representative team was arranged with hard fought clashes with Gold Coast and Qld Country, only to see Qld soundly defeated by Sydney in a curtain-raiser to the Australia v N.Z. The management committee comprised T Gaffney, F Ahern, T J Lehane, P Dwyer, J Bolton, D J O’Connell, V Meaham and C O’Sullivan. . . The first captain for the 1905 season was Tom Gaffney.

Membership of the Subbies competition grew in the 1990s with an increase in corporate and university sides as well as teams formed by ex-students of schools. .

Super Rugby AU. History of the Queensland Reds. . Jim Kenny came onto the scene as “A” grade coach in 1965 and took the side to the premiership in 1966.