18
AUG
2018

Reserves go back to back

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Whites reserve grade are the 2018 premiers with the colts faltering at the last hurdle. Both teams were defending their 2017 grand final titles against Tuggeranong. Sean Debenham’s seconds won convincingly 37-8 while Daniel Hawke’s colts were beaten by 12-29. Five eighth Josh White was named...
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16
AUG
2018

Premiership defences

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Reserve grade and colts are seeking back to back premierships on Saturday with both sides facing Tuggeranong at Erindale. The colts won in 2017 defeating Gungahlin 17-11 and seconds won the title with a 26-15 against the home side. Key players from those premierships will be there with Benny...
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11
AUG
2018

Colts charge, fourths falter

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Whites’ colts will join reserve grade in the grand finals next week after accounting for Gungahlin 20-17 in the preliminary final while fourth grade fell just short going down 24-28 to the home side at Erindale. Both colts and reserves are the 2017 reigning premiers.   The Whites’ eight...
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09
AUG
2018

Prelims

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Fourth grade (9.35) and colts (11.35) play in the preliminary finals on Saturday with the fourths up against Tuggeranong and colts facing Gungahlin. Both games will be a huge test for the Whites with Tuggers boasting plenty of smart footballers and the Eagles running hot at the right end. Colts...
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04
AUG
2018

One up and two to go

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Fourths advance to the preliminary final against Tuggeranong after accounting for ADFA 62-14. It was a completely dominate display with No. 8 Tim MacNamara, centre Tom G. Darmody and five eighth Daniel Hawke putting on a master class. Darmody and MacNamara each scored a double as did D...
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02
AUG
2018

Three in

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With Gungahlin found guilty but with no consequences, three teams remain in the semi-finals-reserve grade, colts and fourths. Playing of fresh reserves by the Eagles is against the rules but apparently the decision was based on that it “had no influence on the final outcome of the game”. Maybe...
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31
JUL
2018

Firsts out?

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First grade is out of the 2018 final series after Gungahlin defeated Uni-Norths with a bonus point. Reserves, colts and fourths will contest the semi-finals this weekend at Erindale. The question mark over first grade is whether or not a protest is heard and is successful after it is alleged...
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27
JUL
2018

Hope and prayer

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All Queanbeyan can do is hope and pray that Gungahlin does not win with a bonus point against University-Norths at Nicholls on Saturday. If they do then the first grade is in Monday madness mood. To make things a little more interesting and to generate conspiracy theories-the Owls’ coaches Doc...
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21
JUL
2018

Best beaten

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    The equation: If Gungahlin beat University-Owls next Saturday and earn a bonus point then they will be equal with the Whites. It would then come down to the for and against. Qbn are minus 49, Eagles are -39. Two bonus points and the Eagles will be in and the Whites out. ...
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20
JUL
2018

Anything can happen

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  In the tightest finish of the John I Dent Cup in decades, three teams are fighting for survival over the last two rounds. Throw into the mix the return of Brumby players then anything can happen. Tuggers are safe on 58 as are Royals on 51 with both sides benefiting most from Brumby...
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15
JUL
2018

Campese classic

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Fifteen tries were scored in a classic match between Easts and the Whites at Campese Oval which ended in 46-all draw and Queanbeyan retaining the Peter Morton Shield. At the low point Queanbeyan was down 17-43 well into the second half and then produced the high points with five tries in just...
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13
JUL
2018

Playing for a place

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Queanbeyan and Easts are locked in a battle to stay in the four with Saturday’s game critical. The Whites hosts the Beasties with the Peter Morton Shield up and importantly a play-off chance. University-Norths are sitting third on 41 with Queanbeyan on 39 and Easts on 37. The Owls play Royals,...
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09
JUL
2018

A point of separation

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  Queanbeyan has played Gungahlin three times this season winning the first two and losing the third on Saturday 24-27. Over the three games the Whites have scored 94 point and the Eagles 93. The game against Easts this week is now all-important after Uni-Norths put Easts down 41-17 and...
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05
JUL
2018

Crunch time

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  It is crunch time for the Whites’ first grade playing Gungahlin at Nicholls. The ladder tells the story with Erindale on 54, Royals on 48, Qbn on 37, Uni-Norths on 36, Gungahlin on 30 and Wests on 29. In the last three rounds after Eagles, the Whites meet Easts and Royals before enjoying...
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01
JUL
2018

Coomatosis

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More than one of the thirds and fourths players suffered on Sunday from Coomatosis picked up at the Alpine and then the Bredbo Hotel on the way home. Imagine a pub with sauvignon blanc on tap. Popping back to prop, barman Don James, was seen crossing the bridge at 3am. He missed church. Apart...
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27
JUN
2018

Unchanged lineup

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  Coach Paul Dillon has been able to announce an unchanged lineup from last week’s side that defeated the Owls to face the competition leaders Tuggeranong at Erindale. The boarders at Tuggeranong beat Gungahlin last week 31-21 and, it is their Old Boys Day, to give them an opportunity to...
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24
JUN
2018

Lessons learnt

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Whites’ first grade bounced back from last week’s loss to defeat Uni-Norths 24-17. Dressed in blue and wearing pink socks for Ladies Day, the side looked the goods and delivered. Lessons have been learnt with a more dominant scrum, more venom in attack and smarter field play. The Whites hold...
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20
JUN
2018

Student trouble

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The Whites can expect trouble from Uni-Norths on Saturday as they try to win back the Pat Matthews Cup won by the Owls last year 36-35. The students are coming off a win over Tuggeranong 31-28 while Queanbeyan were humiliated by Wests 30-10 in round 11. Saturday’s game is crucial for the Whites...
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17
JUN
2018

Barrie Gillman

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Pictured: Barrie Gillman on the typewriter, editor/owner Jim Woods and journalist Frank Nash in the Age office. (Courtesy of the Woods family) Long serving Queanbeyan Age journalist Barrie Gillman has died at the age of 84. He was the husband of Diana (nee Woodger) and father of three. Barrie...
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17
JUN
2018

Penetration problem

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The Whites went down to Wests 30-10, Royals were beaten by Gungahlin and Tuggeranong beaten by Uni-Norths in round 11. Each game from here on in is up for grabs with no win assured. Queanbeyan’s other grades fared better with fourths winning 34-22, thirds 40-24, colts 67-7 and seconds 39-5....
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16
JUN
2018

Just the results

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Results from the games against Wests and ADFA at Campese in round 11: First grade lost 10-30 Reserves won 39-5 Colts won 67-7 Thirds won 40-24 Fourths won 34-22 (full story tomorrow)
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14
JUN
2018

Ringing in the changes

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  The two teams that played in round 3 and the two teams that meet on Saturday at Campese are far different through injuries and form. Wests had eight changes last week and the Whites have seven for Saturday’s clash. The Whites won the April game thanks to the miskicking of Dan Matthews...
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07
JUN
2018

Seven to go

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With no football this long weekend, there are seven rounds to go the Whites are in the race in all grades with first grade sitting in fourth spot, reserve grade at the top of the ladder, colts in second, thirds and fourths sitting fourth. This is a great effort considering the number of...
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04
JUN
2018

Passing of patron

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Long serving Queanbeyan GP and patron of the Queanbeyan Rugby club , Dr. Peter Carter, has passed away at the age of 95. His funeral will be held on Tuesday June 5 at St. Paul’s Anglican Church Manuka commencing at 11am. Born on August 21 1923 he died on May 29 2018. Dr. Carter had been...
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02
JUN
2018

Sok it to them

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          Ten years ago Sokai Tai won the Macdougall Medal for the best and fairest player in the John I. Dent Cup. Against Tuggeranong he showed yet again why is still amongst the best. The Whites went down 15-22 in a classic against Tuggeranong. The only time the...
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31
MAY
2018

Hands up a problem

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Billy’s back The 2018 curse of hand injuries has struck again with both first grade inside backs, Mitch Douch and Will Goddard, suffering last Saturday. Goddard’s ligament damage will likely see him out for the rest of the season. A huge loss for the Whites. Douch will miss at least a few...
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27
MAY
2018

Grade A

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The Whites scored on “A” for their performance against Gungahlin winning 31-28. Playing with 14 men for nearly all of the second half the Whites were out on their feet but standing tall at full time. Colts won 31-17 and reserves 32-24 to make it a good day out at sunny Nicholls. Thirds and...
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24
MAY
2018

The test

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Queanbeyan faces a huge test this week with the trip to Nicholls (note the change of venue) against the Eagles. It may not seem like a test when Gungahlin sit on the bottom of the competition ladder with just one win and the Whites are hanging onto a top four spot. Easts beat Gungahlin last...
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21
MAY
2018

Sponsor support

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Whites sponsors and development fund members attended a luncheon at the White House before the first grade game against Royals. Major sponsors The Royal Hotel, Tony Innaimo Transport,Gallagher, Neeta Homes,KPMG, TSD Surveying,ActewAGL, Monaro Workwear and Promotional, Darmody Tiling and...
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19
MAY
2018

Whites wobble

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  The Whites were defeated 28-20 at Campese Oval even though they scored four tries to three it was the kicking game of Royals half Pedro Rolando that took the match. Rolando kicked two conversion, three penalties and scored a try to seal a win. Queanbeyan kicker Riley Ahern missed all...
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17
MAY
2018

Entertaining Royalty

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  Pictured: Captain Ryan Jones with the Bob Hitchcock Shield won from Easts last Saturday. Bob’s son Robert and daughter Lara enjoy the moment. The Royals are coming to Queanbeyan on Saturday to challenge the Whites for the Bob Hitchcock Territory Shield in the presence of the club...
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17
MAY
2018

Back to 2008

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The Whites Old Boys Day is on June 2 with a special invitation to the premiership team of 2008.  Only Dan Penca and Jamie Marmont are still playing first grade-a remarkable achievement by those two players. In 2007, the Whites won both the first grade and colts premierships with the club on a...
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13
MAY
2018

Mixed day

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It was a mixed day of results against a mixture of team in round 6 of the John I. Dent Cup. First grade beat Easts 29-20 to take hold of the Bob Hitchcock Territory Shield for the home game against Royals, reserves stormed home 48-0, colts had a shock loss 5-6 to Easts and thirds lost to Hall...
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06
MAY
2018

Two of our best

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  Whites Isiah Latu and Justin Sikimeti played for the Wallaby Under 20’s against their NZ counterparts. Latu started on the wing while Sikimeti came off the bench. Latu went into the Wallaby camp recovering from an ankle injury but his display in the Oceania games led to his...
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06
MAY
2018

Old and Young

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An experienced Whites’ third grade was too good for the Young Yabbies at Young winning 41-24. Some of the old are slower (e.g. Dan Hawke) some never get any slower (e.g. Luke Cochrane), some still have their dance (e.g. Dynamite Dom Finau) and some put it in week in week out without fuss (e.g....
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29
APR
2018

Back to earth

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Up until Saturday, Queanbeyan had dropped only game in three rounds. In round four against Tuggeranong, Queanbeyan only won one game bringing the club back to earth. First lost 10-29, reserves won 38-24, colts lost 22-28, thirds 29-31 and fourths 7-29. Whites lacked patience in first grade...
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27
APR
2018

Les a winner

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Brumby and Whites prop Les Leula’ ial’ i-makin effort against Wests last week has won him the Vodafone man of the match and a set of Samsung Level On headphones as well as set for a Whites’ junior. For the Whites the news is even better with Les fronting up against Tuggeranong in the clash at...
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25
APR
2018

OJ not guilty

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“If it doesn’t fit, you must acquit.”-OJ Noa has been found not guilty of a shoulder charge after being red carded late in the game against Wests. The judicial committee found that there was an accidental clash of heads and the tackle was not a “shoulder charging tackle”. OJ was the man-of-the...
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21
APR
2018

Perfect score in an imperfect game

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  The Whites won their third game in a row with a 26-20 score against Wests at Jamison. The 2620 score line could easily have been a defeat had the Lions’ kicker, Danny Matthews, converted tries and penalties. More injuries and carded players did not help to raise the spirits. Queanbeyan...
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19
APR
2018

Go Whites young man

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The Whites head off to Jamison Enclosed Oval on Saturday facing the Lions who had a draw last week against Easts. One thing is for sure the Wests forward pack will put it to Queanbeyan. But Les is back for a run, Les Leulua’iali’ i-makin is correct, and we now have Caleb Malisauskas...
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14
APR
2018

All wins showing grit

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Queanbeyan won all round two games against University-Norths Owls with fourths winning 14-10 ,thirds 36-12, colts 21-17,reserves 38-14 and firsts 24-15. No Whites team has been beaten after two rounds but there are some dark clouds with several serious injuries taking the shine out of the...
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12
APR
2018

Students smart

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University-Norths students will be still smarting after Easts scored their first win for two years against the Owls last week. With ex-Whites’ coaches Doc Doherty and Sam French in charge of the academics there will be a fired up reception at North Oval on Saturday. Add to that a few injury...
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07
APR
2018

Smith and Jones

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Smith and Jones is not a restaurant but that did not stop them dining out on Gungahlin at Campese winning 39-38 in a gripping game. Captain Ryan Jones led his team to the win and Andrew Smith at fullback was simply at Brumby level. His incisive running gave players like Jamie Marmont and Petau...
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06
APR
2018

Keeping up with the Joneses

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In what is a first for the Queanbeyan Whites and probably every club in Canberra, Ryan Jones has been named as the 2018 first grade captain after his father David held the position in the early 1980’s. Fittingly, father Jones will present the jumpers to the players tomorrow before the...
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05
APR
2018

A new look

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There are plenty of old faces in the Whites line-up for the round game against Gungahlin at Campese but the team has a new look on the playing field under coach Paul Dillon. Back rower Ryan Jones takes over the captaincy with one of Queanbeyan’s greats,Dan Penca,just wanting to...
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30
MAR
2018

Competition start

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The 2018 John I. Dent Cup competition starts on April 7 with the Whites at home to Gungahlin. This will be a major test for Queanbeyan with the Eagles spending every effort to build an unbeatable side backed by the biggest growth area in the region. On the other hand, the Whites are showing...
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25
MAR
2018

Trial wreck

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The University-North Owls versus the Whites trial lost much with the Owls opting for uncontested scrums from the start of the game. The Owls then opted for the friendly cuddles at penalty time and would not chance their arm at the lineout. The consequence was a game which went no where and...
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18
MAR
2018

In for a hoot

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The Whites play University-North Owls in the last preseason trial on Saturday at Campese Oval in what should be a hoot. Thirds are at 1.45pm, colts at 3pm, reserves at 4.15 and first grade at 5.30pm The new generation of Whites’ players will be on show including Wallaby Under 20 hopeful...
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11
MAR
2018

Good mix

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In with the new and stick to some of the old and you have a good mix for the 2018 season with the Whites successfully trialing against Illawarriors. Warriors like Jamie Marmont, Dan Penca and Toby Wilson had to keep up with the young guns like Fred Kaihea, Will Goddard and Petau Lefau who...
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04
MAR
2018

Top Tens

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The Whites’ colts matched the men at the Cowra Tens advancing undefeated to the grand final to be beaten by Greylands 24-10. Greylands won last year but by beating the Whites’ shakers and movers, so the colts’ effort in 2018 was gutsy. Queanbeyan’s player of the day was Matt Taylor just pipping...
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24
FEB
2018

Full house of laughs

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About 130 people enjoyed the Whites’ lunch at The Royal Hotel with Raiders coach Ricky Stuart and Wallaby coach Michael Cheika keeping the crowd entertained with their straight talking and humour. Commentator Tim Gavel asked the right questions and there was plenty of banter from the...
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10
FEB
2018

Heart and humour

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Hearts: They both wear their hearts on their sleeves so expect emotions to run high at the Whites’ gentlemen’s luncheon as Wallaby coach Michael Cheika and Raiders coach Ricky Stuart tell it how it is. Tickets are limited and at $140 per head which includes food, drink guest...
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04
FEB
2018

Seiffert Success

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A crowd of 3,000 enthusiastic supporters and a free-flowing game of rugby between the Brumbies and the Rebels at Seiffert Oval was the icing on the cake for the Queanbeyan Whites who helped stage the match with the Queanbeyan Palerang Regional Council. The Council promotion was a great success...
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25
JAN
2018

Accommodation?

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The Whites are looking for a flat, unit, self-contained bedroom or a yurt to accommodate a young player coming to the club. The accommodation will be paid for by the player. If you have something suitable please contact Phill asap 0647985770 or qbnwhites260@gmail.com
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16
JAN
2018

Aileen Margaret Maxwell

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The funeral of Aileen Maxwell took place on Monday at St. Raphael’s Catholic Church. Aileen was the wife of Colin Maxwell and the mother of David and Kerri.Colin passed away in November 2015. Aileen was born on the 30th of September 1938 and died on the 30th of December 2017. The Maxwells have...
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06
JAN
2018

Pre-season all set

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Whites pre-season Weight sessions from January 16th followed by club training starting on January 30th will form the build up to the 2018 season. Head coach Paul Dillon has put together a comprehensive pre-season program with contenders having five weight sessions at Dynamic starting at 6pm...
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10
DEC
2017

Coaching career

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Interested in a coaching position with the Queanbeyan Whites? With the promotion of reserve grade premiership coach Darren Bulley to first grade assistant coach, Queanbeyan Rugby is looking for a second grade coach and a third grade coach for the 2018 season. The club has a number of people...
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09
DEC
2017

Raffle winners

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Kerrie Hill has won first prize in the Queanbeyan Whites Rugby major raffle draw which was carried out at The Royal Hotel. First prize was two night’s accommodation at Sapphire Waters Merimbula and two vouchers for whale watching with Eden Whale Watchers. Second prize went to Kel which was...
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02
DEC
2017

Team of the year

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The ACT Schoolboys rugby union side coached by Daniel Hawke has won the ACT Sports Awards team of the year. It tops off a stellar year for the colts’ coach who won the Brumbies coach of the year, the colt’s grand final and the Waratah Cup with Erindale College In other news, incoming head coach...
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23
NOV
2017

Vote of confidence

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The Whites’ annual general meeting was a vote of confidence with president Ian Darmody and the executive being re-elected unopposed. The committee number was reduced to seven matching the number of office-holders with Jake Gordon and Daniel Naef representing the players, Paul Darmody...
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16
NOV
2017

Enrol to vote

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The ABS will not be involved with the QRUFC AGM but if you want to be then: As advised the Club AGM will held on 22 November 2017 at 6pm at the Club Rooms Yass Road. Club membership application forms are available from the Club Secretary by contacting Gavin Kemp on gavin.kemp3@bigpond.com Forms...
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01
NOV
2017

2018 trials shaping up

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Incoming head coach Paul Dillon has not bee idle spending time to organise the 2018 pre-season. Paul hopes to be in Queanbeyan later this month to meet with players, officials, coaches and managers. At this stage the Whites will play in the Cowra Tens on March 3, trial games in Wollongong on...
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21
OCT
2017

Annual general meeting

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Queanbeyan Rugby Union Football Club (QRUFC) Agenda Annual General Meeting Wednesday, 22nd November, 2017 at 6pm White House 1. Welcome and apologies-President Ian Darmody 2. Apologies: 3. Present: 4. Acceptance of minutes of 2016 AGM 5. Matters arising 6. 2016-2017 reports: • President’s...
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10
OCT
2017

Whites new coach

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A former St. Edmund’s student Paul Dillon has been appointed head coach and first grade coach of the Whites for 2018. The club’s committee unanimously supported the appointment of Dillon to succeed Adam Fahey after his five years in the top job. Dillon believes in getting the players’ rugby IQ...
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09
SEP
2017

Singing at the Sevens

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The ACT Fijians played the NSW Fijians in the cup final of the Queanbeyan Sevens with the ACT side winning 3-1. It was a game of excitement-the big hits, the goose steps and the unbelievable support play. The moment in the memory was the two teams singing together at the end of the game. If you...
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27
AUG
2017

Year of the Hawke

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Colts coach Daniel Hawke was awarded the prestigious President’s Trophy at the Whites presentation night at the Woden Hellenic Club. President Ian Darmody with the assistance of The Royal Hotel’s Anthony McDonald announced the major trophy winners to the audience of 175. Hawke won the award for...
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19
AUG
2017

Two up

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The Whites have won two 2017 premierships with the colts getting home 17-11 against Gungahlin and the seconds 26-15 over Tuggeranong. Fourths were overpowered by Tuggers 0-38. Colts flanker Justin Sikimeti and second grade half Josh White were named as man-of-the-match in their respective...
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18
AUG
2017

Premiership hunt

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Fourths, colts and seconds will play for the premiership trophies tomorrow at Erindale with games against Tuggeranong, Gungahlin and Tugerranong. All three teams are the under-dogs with the two Tugerranong teams finishing as minor premiers while Gungahlin the colts finished second. Fourths have...
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17
AUG
2017

Hawke coach of the year

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Colts coach Daniel Hawke has been named the ACTRU coach of the year for his efforts with the ACT Schoolboys in winning the national championships. He shares the award with his assistant coach Ben McGee. The schoolboys championship win came 28 years after their only other title. Hawke is heavily...
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14
AUG
2017

Try time

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The Whites are fortunate to have Chris Kerr as the club’s photographer. Chris captures the action throughout the grades. Here is a smaple of the tries in the preliminary finals.
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12
AUG
2017

Hat trick

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Not any would have given the Whites a chance to take all three preliminary finals and advance to the grand finals but that is just what they did with a hat trick of wins. Fourths led by one point at the Go Troppo break and were one point ahead at full time against RMC 19-18, the most unexpected...
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09
AUG
2017

Survivors

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The three surviving Whites’ teams face sudden death on Saturday with the club hoping that at least one, two or three make the grand finals. From the five Whites’ sides that made the semi-finals three teams second grade, colts and fourths have survived to compete in the preliminary finals....
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07
AUG
2017

Three standing

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From the five Whites’ sides that made the semi-finals three teams second grade, colts and fourths have survived to compete in the preliminary finals next weekend. Wests beat Queanbeyan 24-8 in first grade, seconds defeated Uni-Norths 17-13, colts defeated the Owls 31-17, thirds lost to...
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03
AUG
2017

All five in finals

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Queanbeyan’s fourth grade will start the semi-finals with the major on Saturday against Tuggeranong at 9.35am at Erindale. On Sunday, the thirds play at 11.40 also against the Valley, colts play Uni-Norths at 11.35, seconds play Uni-Norths at 1.25pm and the firsts finish the weekend against...
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30
JUL
2017

Colts step up

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Four colts started first grade against Easts, on debut Petau Lefau, five eighth Liam Moseley, prop Ben Gordon and at No 8 Justin Sikimeti. Another two were added during the game lock, Harri Dahl and five eighth Brad Winchester. It was a look into the future. Firsts won 36-12, seconds 50-0,...
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27
JUL
2017

Lime man to miss match

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Last week’s Club Lime man of the match Soakai Tai will miss the last round game against Easts resting a minor injury. Captain Dan Penca is also out which give the Whites a backrow of Ryan Jones, Lewis Bozzato and colt Justin Sikimeti at Number 8. Sikimeti is a first grader but there has been no...
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26
JUL
2017

Bruise brothers

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Queanbeyan centre pairing are both former flankers bent on destruction. The bruise brothers, David Kerr and Jake Holland, have great delight in putting fancied rivals on their backsides. Neither could be described as classic centres but both have added plenty of venom to the backline with the...
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22
JUL
2017

Perfect Combo

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No 8 Soakai Tai and flanker Ryan Jones proved to be the perfect combination against Wests taking the Whites to an 18-4 win. Queanbeyan won all grades beating Cooma in the thirds 20-18 after the bell, fourths again against Cooma 33-5, colts 60-0 and seconds 47-0 both against Wests. Given that...
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19
JUL
2017

Must win

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The Whites face an in-form Wests at Campese Oval on Saturday with the Lions accounting for Tuggeranong last Saturday 35-31 while Queanbeyan had the bye. It is a must win for the Whites with the battle for third and fourth spot and only two rounds remaining. Wests are on 50 point, the Whites on...
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17
JUL
2017

Two wins and a boat race loss

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Thirds and fourths had a day in the country with games against Young Yabbies on Saturday. Thirds won 46-7 and fourths 36-14 but a loss in the boat race was disappointing. Thirds scored eight tries and fourths scored six with the pies shared amongst eleven players. Michael Edwards attempt to...
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12
JUL
2017

Presentation night

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The 2017 presentation night will be held on Saturday August 26th from 6.30pm at the Hellenic Club Woden. Three course meal, drinks on arrival, music by The Advocates and a the ever popular photo booth. Price is $85 per person. RSVP and payments by August the 18th. Pay by direct deposit:...
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08
JUL
2017

Credit to coaches

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Royals defeated Queanbeyan 31-24 at Campese Oval which was more of a win for the Whites. The unheralded home side just stuck it to the undefeated leaders and came away knowing they are a chance. Where Royals have averaged a differential of 35 points with three or more Brumbies playing week in...
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07
JUL
2017

Title fight

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The ACT Schoolboys will play Queensland Two on Saturday at Riverview at 11.30am. Whites coach Dan Hawke has guided the side to the first final appearance in 29 years. The ACT beat Queensland 1, NSW Two and then Western Australia in a bonus point five try win to qualify for the national title....
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05
JUL
2017

Facing the favourite

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The Whites face competition favourite Royals at Campese on Saturday. Royals remain undefeated after accounting for Tuggeranong again last Saturday while Queanbeyan had a day out against Easts. Locked in a three-way battle with Wests and Gungahlin to make up the four, the Whites need to show...
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02
JUL
2017

Plenty of tries

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The Whites scored plenty of tries in round 13 games against Easts and RMC in fourth grade. Eleven tries were scored in first grade, ten in second grade, four in colts, five in thirds and four in fourths. First grade won 65-3, seconds 60-7, colts 22-5, thirds 49-33 and fourths 26-14. Leading the...
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28
JUN
2017

Easts not easy

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Although Easts have yet to win a game in the John I. Dent Cup they do always present a challenge for the Whites. Many have memories of being hijacked at Griffith Oval by the Beasties. The Whites are in a precarious position sitting fifth just behind Wests and Gungahlin and need to win at least...
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28
JUN
2017

Five to go

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With just five rounds remaining there is a real battle going on for third and fourth spots on the first grade ladder and qualification for the final series. The Whites have slipped to fifth spot on 33 points but only just behind fourth placed Gungahlin on 34 and third placed Wests on 36. Royals...
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24
JUN
2017

Sin bin costly

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The sin binning of Whites’ hooker Carl Elliott cost Queanbeyan dearly as Tuggeranong scored twice in the last 10 minutes to win 20-34. Elliott was involved in a bit of push and shove which was hardly yellow card material and the decision ruined the game. The visitors got off to a flying start...
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22
JUN
2017

Match of the round

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For the third week in a row the Whites feature in the match of the round this time against Tuggeranong. The last time the sides met back in round 5 is best forgotten with Queanbeyan dusted. The Whites have good form beating Gungahlin and then Uni Norths while Tuggers are coming off an easy win...
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19
JUN
2017

Premiership reunion

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Saturday is Old Boys Day and is a special day for the two premiership teams on 2007-first grade and colts. First grade led by Josh Hastings defeated Gungahlin 33-12 in the first premiership win since 1983 when David Jones lifted the John I. Dent Cup. It was the year of the greatest comeback...
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18
JUN
2017

Terrific Tai

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Very few players can totally influence a game like backrower Soakai Tai. Fresh from a month’s break he was the dominant factor in Queanbeyan’s win over Uni Norths at North Oval,33-23. Sok scored one try, stood out in defence and just kept going forward in attack. The rest of the forwards lifted...
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15
JUN
2017

Owl attack

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The Whites face a confident Uni Norths at University on Saturday. The Owls beat Queanbeyan earlier in the year and pushed the competition favourites, Royals, at their last outing. The home side is sitting at sixth spot but only a win away from the four with the Whites hanging on to the fourth...
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03
JUN
2017

A different day

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The last time Queanbeyan played Gungahlin they lost all grades but Saturday was a different day with the Whites winning first grade 29-14, second grade 47-14 and fourths 21-10. Colts just lost 12-19 and thirds were pipped 33-40. Three Danny Matthews penalties had the home side up 9-0 at Campese...
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31
MAY
2017

Eagles have to be grounded

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With three teams battling it out for third and fourth spots on the first grade ladder, the Whites have to step up and knock off Gungahlin at Campese Oval on Saturday. Royals and Tuggeranong are safe at the top while Wests and Gungahlin are just ahead of Queanbeyan on the table. After a...
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27
MAY
2017

Royal beating

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The Whites had no answer to a hot Royals being well beaten 17-42 at Phillip District. Seconds lost their second game of the season 12-29, colts won 35-22, thirds won 36-17 and fourths retired at the end of the innings 81-31. Flanker OJ Noa led the firsts onto the paddock to mark his last game...
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24
MAY
2017

Testing time

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The Whites face a huge test when they meet Royals at Phillip District on Saturday. Royals remain undefeated and sit on top of the ladder with 38 points with an impressive 348 points scored to just 77 against. Tuggeranong are second on 34 points and then there is a gap to 24 points with...
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21
MAY
2017

Fourths featured

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Due to a mix up in times, only fourth grade played Hall on Saturday recording a convincing win 35-7. Playing at No 8 this week, Michael Edwards scored a try and converted all tries for a personal tally of 15 points. Player of the day was Erene Apineru who scored a try but damaged the opposition...
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18
MAY
2017

Spotlight on thirds and fourths

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With Queanbeyan’s premier division teams having a bye the spotlight is on the first division thirds and fourths meeting Hall at Campese Oval at 1.30 and 3pm on Saturday. A gala day of girls rugby will be held during the morning. Hall’s third grade side is sitting near the top of the ladder and...
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13
MAY
2017

Colts had to work

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The Colts had to work hard to beat Easts 24-5 after scores were tied at the break five-all. Thirds and fourths received forfeits, second grade won 54-0 with the game called off just after the start of the second half due to an injury, and first grade won 105-10. Winger Riley Hughes scored the...
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10
MAY
2017

Shake up

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First grade has been shaken up with Colt’s five eighth Liam Moseley moving into first grade, Danny Matthews moving to fullback, centre Billy Chalker replaced by his house mate David Kerr and Angus Le Lievre moving to the seconds. Kerr and Isaiah Latu will not take any prisoners. The forward...
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