Player Achievements

OUTSTANDING PLAYER ACHIEVEMENTS

Many Junior players have been selected in representative teams. From the records
available it was decided to publish those who have played for their state or country, those
who have had success in the NRL , achievements in other sports and noteworthy award
recipients.

Queensland Schoolboys

Under 12: Grant Boorman, Robbie James, Trent Jones, Michael Bond, Andrew Clayton, Joshua Fauid
Under 15: David Wotherspoon, Michael Hansen, David Boorman,Izaia Perese, Jack Paterson
Under -18: Craig McAlpine, Brendan Currie, Ashley Harrison, Joshua Fauid, Jack Paterson

Australian Schoolboys

Under 15: David Boorman,Jack Paterson
Under 18: Craig McAlpine,Ashley Harrison, Jack Paterson

Queensland Rugby League Age Teams

Under 13: Dunamis Lui
Under 14: David Longhurst, Aaron Whitchurch, Cory Barsby, Thomas Whyte
Under 16 Maroons: Joshua Fauid
Under 16: David Wotherspoon, Aaron Whitchurch, Izaia Perese,David Fauid, Harry Sullivan, Jack Paterson
Under 17: Jeffrey Pickering, David Boorman, Luke Williamson, Ben O’Callaghan, Chris Osborne, Nathan Mackenzie-Ross (dec’d), David Pickering, *Brendan Currie
* Brendan also played for NSW Under 18 whilst contracted to the Sydney Roosters
Under 18 Maroons: Byron Creighton, Dylan Napa
Under 18: P Kelly, P Graham, Len Dittmar, Trevor Bailey, John McGraw, Craig McAlpine, Shane McErlean, Robert Grogan, Andrew Clayton, Aaron Whitchurch,Bryce Hegarty, Lindsay Collins, Joshua Fauid, David Fauid, Jack Paterson

REPRESENTATIVE PLAYERS SENIOR LEVEL

Queensland Under 19: Luke Williamson, John McGraw, Terry O’Regan
Queensland Under 20: Aaron Whitchurch, Dylan Napa,Lindsay Collins
Queensland: Peter Gallagher, Noel Cavenagh, Mick Shannon, Reg Cannon, Wayne Abdy, Barry Dowling, Len Dittmar, *Ross Hendrick, Robert Grogan, Bob Cock (Cox) David Wright, *Ashley Harrison, *David Shillington, *Dylan Napa
* Played State of Origin

Junior Kangaroos

David Shillington, Dylan Napa

Australia

Peter Gallagher, Noel Cavanagh, David Wright, David Shillington, Peter Gallagher had the honour of being test captain of Australia v The Poms on a Kangaroo tour.

NSWRL

St George Dragons: Trevor Bailey
Penrith: Craig McAlpine
Gold Coast Seagulls: David Bouveng, Robert Grogan

NRL

Luke Williamson (Canberra and Manly)
Andrew Clayton (Cronulla Sharks)
Ashley Harrison (Broncos, South Sydney, Easts, Gold Coast)
David Bouveng (Gold Coast, Cowboys)
David Shillington (Easts, Canberra, Gold Coast)
Dumanis Lui (Broncos, Manly, St George, Canberra)
Aaron Whitchurch(Broncos)
Dylan Napa (Easts, Bulldogs)
Lindsay Collins (Broncos, Easts)

On Field Achievement Recognition

Players of the Year
Under 18 2009: Tyson Skyring
Under 17 2010: Lachlan Reilly

Te’e Levu Memorial Shield for Outstanding Leadership
Harry Sullivan Under 16 -2014

Brisbane Second Division Rugby League Players of the Year
Under 20 2012: Adam Crear
Under 20 2013: Jordan Woolcott
Northside 1 2013: Christian Kennedy
Premier Grade 2015: Adam Crear
Adam Crear also won the Ted Beaumont Medal for Player of the entire Competition in 2015


Special Mentions

John Alroe was the first ever Minor League player (U8 in 1966) to be selected to play A Grade for
Brothers in 1976 aged 17 years
The following Junior Players have gained recognition in other sports and callings.
Rugby Union: Rod McCall (Qld/Australia), Anthony Herbert (Qld/Australia), Tony Shaw (Captian
Qld/Australia), Rod Hauser (Qld/Australia).
Since the introduction of the Super Rugby: Campbell Magnay (Qld Reds, Melb Rebels), Izaia
Perese (Qld Reds), Bryce Hegarty ( Melb Rebels,NSW Waratahs,Qld Reds)
Swimming: Ned McKendry represented Australia Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in 2018.
Cricket: Jack Prestwidge became a contracted player with the Queensland Bulls Cricket and
Brisbane Heat in 2018.
Refereeing :Nick Pelgrave Qld Cup
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