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2012 Australian Schools 18 Years Rugby League Championships
The prestigious 2012 Australian Schools 18 Years Rugby League Championships will be hosted in Port Macquarie in July 2012, with over 120 players taking part in this event.
The 2012 Australian Schools Rugby League involves teams from every mainland State and Territory and encompass NSW Combined High Schools, NSW Combined Catholic Colleges, NSW Combined Independent Schools, Queensland Schools, ACT Schools and the Combined Affiliated States (players from WA, Victoria, SA and NT.) All players participating in this championship are full time school students, with teams vying for the Australian Secondary Schools 18 Years Championship Trophy, In addition to this, all players are seeking selection in the 2012 Australian Schools 18 Years Team to play England and France Under 18's in August 2012.
Current NRL players who are involved in the 2012 State of Origin Series who have participated in an ASSRL Championship include Greg Inglis, Darius Boyd, Brent Tate, Justin Hodges, Ashley Harrison, Sam Thaiday, Cameron Smith, David Taylor, Aquila Uate, Michael Jennings, Jarryd Hayne, Todd Carney, Mitchell Pierce, Paul Gallen, Greg Bird, Tony Williams and Ben Creigh.
Venue:Port Macquarie Regional Sports Stadium
Port Macquarie 2444
View Map: www.hastings.nsw.gov.au/resources/documents/Map14_.pdf
Phone: 02 6581 8111
Notes: The Port Macquarie Regional Sports Stadium is the premier sports facility in the Hastings.
The playing surface is considered by many to be the number one rugby league facility on the NSW North Coast. It boasts a newly constructed 1,000 seat grandstand which has transformed the area from a playing field to a genuine high-quality sports stadium.
Rugby league is the predominant sport played at this location, however, rugby union and soccer fixtures, at the elite level, have been played there.
For bookings of the Port Macquarie Regional Sports Stadium, please contact Council's Sportsfield Coordinator, Mr Liam Bulley on 0407 277 031.
Facilities: disabled access, parking available, public telephones, public toilets
Prices:This is a free event.
General Enquiries:David Whittock