The Sunshine Coast’s brightest young rugby union stars will show their skills after being selected to represent South East Queensland at the Queensland U19 Rugby Union Country Championships.

The players traveled to Cairns on Saturday. The SEQ team consists of 25 players from the Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast and Darling Downs regions.

Eleven of the players were selected from the Sunshine Coast Stingrays team after participating in the South East Queensland Championships in Toowoomba last April .

Ryan Frisby, who was the head coach of the Sunshine Coast Stingrays, said he was proud of his teams. Efforts.

We won the competition after a convincing win against Darling Downs (45-7) and a hard-fought win against Gold Coast (7-0).

“It’s really a great honor for them local coach to bring their players to this high level. “

Frisby has been appointed assistant coach of the SEQ team and will join colleagues Cameron Littleton (head coach) and Stanley McDowell (manager) from Darling Downs.

Sunshine Coast Stingrays captain and now SEQ player Leo Langbridge said it was a great experience and I’m looking forward to this weekend.

“Representing my region is a big deal and it’s a real step forward up in terms of level of competition and skill, “he said. Langbridge said.

“A lot of us have been playing since juniors so we’re all very keen to play in high-level, competitive games and see how we measure up.”

SEQ will play against North Queensland and Central Queensland are contesting to end the tournament and have a chance of the Queensland Country team being selected. “With the team we have, we want to end the tournament and our players give the best chance of being selected for the next level. “

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