Brisbane North took out the Under-16 State Academy Championships.
Brisbane North claimed the Under-16 KooGa State Academy Championships , with a 17.7(108) – 6.2. (38) win over North Queensland.
Jordan Maynard kicked three in Brisbane North’s win, which completed the side’s championship clean sweep.
After the match, Brisbane North coach, John Taylorm paid tribute to the Kookaburras, whose players came from all over North Queensland.
“We, like most teams, had about 8-10 weeks of preparation. You guys only had about three weeks to put together a team,” he said.
“It’s a super effort for you to have made the grand final.”
Kookaburras coach, Jamie Fuhrmann, said the championships were a great learning opportunity for his side.
“We talked all week about how the education process of this would be the most important thing for us,” he said.
“I’m really proud of all the boys. After a couple more years of development, I look forward to seeing their names up in lights.”
Kookaburras captain Didymus Blanket won the annual Country Kookaburra medal, for his leadership and performance throughout the championships.
Brisbane North captain, Corey Wagner, picked up the coaches’ award for his side, while Joel Karwan was the Kookaburras winner.
Gold Coast North finished in third place, with a final round victory over Gold Coast South on Monday afternoon.
Brisbane South-East wound up their campaign on a high, defeating the under-15 Kickstart side.
Brisbane North vs. North Queensland
1st BN 4.2.26 NQ 2.1.13
2nd BN 9.4.58 NQ 3.1.19
3rd BN 13.5.83 NQ 4.1 .25
4th BN 17.7.108 NQ 6.2.38
Goal kickers: Jordan Maynard 3,Jayden McDonald 3Joshua Butter 1, Mitchell Crawley 2, Alex Barnes 3,Callum Royle 2, Corey Wagner 1, Josh Elmslie 1, Charlie Driffield 1
Best: Charlie Driffield, Joshua Elmslie, Alex Barnes, Jordan Maynard, Hayden Jeffries, Jayden McDonald
Goal kickers Sean Nicholson 1, Jack Growden 1, Josh Brown 1, Jordan Harding 2 , Cody Filewood 1
Best: Joel Newman, Heath Molloy, Connor West , Didymus Blanket, Sean Nicholson.
Gold Coast North v Gold Coast South (3rd vs. 4th)
1st GCN 2.3.15 GCS 2.0.12
2nd GCS3.6.24 GCN 4.1.25
3rd GCN 6.8.44 GCS 5.1.31
4th GCN 8.8. 56 GCS 6.3.39
Gold Coast North:
Goal kickers Luke Reynolds 3, Kieran Le Jeune 2, Dyson Budarick 1, Joseph Bax 2,
Best : Clay Cox, Domenic McEwan, Dyson Budarick, Hayden Shaw, Matthew Dickenson, Kieran Le Jeune.
Gold Coast South:
Goal kickers: Samuel Stubbs 2, Dylan Lancaster 2, David King 1,Jesse Joyce 1,
Best: Isaac Hay, Max Spencer, Ethan Reeves, Connor Riley, Sam Stubbs,
Sunshine Coast (5th vs. 6th)
1st SC 4.2.26 BW 1.2.8
2nd SC 8.3.51 BW2.2.14
3rd SC 11.5.71 BW 5.2.32
4th SC 14.6.90 BW 7.6.48
Goalkickers Nat Dennis 3, Ben Glover 6, Kelly Sidebottom 1,Baiden Howard 2, Callum Volker 1, Soul Cormick 1
Best: Ben Glover, Soul Cormick, Nat Dennis, Ben Meehan, Rhys Jackson,
Goal kickers: Oliver Ritchie 2, Zac Stone 1, John Mason 1, Nathan Sharp1,
Matt Mazorelle 1,Wylie Buzza 1,
Best: Oliver Ritchie, Johnathon Macanawi, John Mason, Dan Mauch, Luke Penberthy,
Brisbane South-East vs. Under-15 Kickstart (7 vs.8)
1st BSE 4.1.25 K 2.1.13
2nd BSE 8.2.50 K 2.1.13
3rd BSE 8.7.55 K 2.5.17
4th BSE 9.7.61 K 5.9.39
Goalkickers Josh Hickie 1, Jordan Bacic 1, Dan Valetic 4, Cam Wearne 1,
Brae Skillern 1, Lachlan McKean 1,
Best: Dan Valetic, Jordan Bacic, Tom Rolls, Callum Eddy, Josh Hickie
Goalkickers: Lennyn Christie 1, Roy Yeatman 1, Nicholas Munkley 1, Kobe Broome 1, Ezra Charlie 1,
Best Kevin Clarke, Philip Stumer, Ezra Charlie, Gavin Greenoff Junior
North Queensland- Joel Karwan
Gold Coast North – Clay Cox
Gold Coast south – Ethan reeves
Brisbane North -Corey Wagner
Kickstart U15 – Kevin Clark
Brisbane South East- Ben Keays
Sunshine Coast – Soul Cormick
Brisbane West – Oliver Ritchie