2017 QLD Country Opens and U19s teams announced

The 2017 Queensland Country Heelers Opens and Under 19 squads have been named, following the Queensland Country Championships in Bundaberg last week. In the opens, South Queensland had a successful tournament in Bundaberg and will have 17 representatives in the 25-man Heelers squad. “It’s a reflection of their last few years where they’ve put back-to-back titles together. With a short program we look for combinations and obviously with their success there’s a couple of good combinations there," coach Rob Johnson said. “We’ve named hooker Jack Cook and two locks Lachlan Cullick and Sam Tweedy who play club football together in Goondiwindi so that will help at lineout time. “We’ve had a huge turnover from previous years so it’s a very new squad. There were numerous people who we hadn’t seen a great deal of but have played out of their skin.” The Heelers will kick off their three-match tour with a match against the Queensland Premier Rugby’s Presiden
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