Round 8 - Sun 23rd Apr 2017
Round 7 - Sat 15th Apr 2017
Round 6 - Sat 8th Apr 2017
Round 5 - Sat 1st Apr 2017
Round 4 - Sat 25th Mar 2017
Round 3 - Sat 18th Mar 2017
Round 2 - Sun 12th Mar 2017
Round 1 - Sun 5th Mar 2017
Local lad Allan Petersen has a strong pedigree in rugby league having played the game from a very young age and moving into coaching in the past few years. Petersen was the coach of the
Cyril Connell Cup Champion Mendi Blackhawks side in 2016 and will begin 2017 at the helm of the Mendi Blackhawks Inaugural Under 20’s side.
Petersen played rugby league in the Townsville & Districts Rugby League competition for many years, and has also played in the Queensland Cup competition (which is now known as the Intrust Super Cup) so he has plenty of experience and knowledge to impart upon his young troops.
Petersen has coached the Under 16 Cyril Connell Cup side to three consecutive grand finals and came away with two premierships, one as the Townsville Stingers in 2015 and one as the Townsville Blackhawks in 2016.
Roy Baira is a name that is synonymous with rugby league in the region. Baira played in the Townsville & Districts Rugby League competition and captained the Townsville Stingers representative side for many a year prior to retiring and taking up the reigns as a coach.
Baira was the Assistant Coach of the Champion Mal Meninga side in 2015 whilst they were under the charge of Head Coach Dick Walsh and still known at the Townsville Stingers. During 2016 Baira continued as Assistance Coach as the team won the Premiership.
COACH – ROY BAIRA
COACH – ALLAN PETERSEN
Wed 26 October 2016