18 Years Championships, Cairns

The Australian Secondary Schools Rugby League 18 Years Championships will be held in Cairns, Queensland, commencing Sunday 7th July and ending on Friday 12th July with Finals day, and the announcement of the Australian Schoolboys team to tour New Zealand in late September and early October. Already, by mid May 2013, two boys from last year's Australian Schoolboys team who defeated the England Academy have made their NRL debuts, with signs that there are more to come. This is again indicative of the standard of play at this event, and exemplifies the role that ASSRL plays in NRL Pathways.

The organisation of teams into pools for establishing the draw has changed in 2013, after decisions made by the ASSRL Council at the biennial conference last November, and thus the draw will have a different look, for those who are regular followers of our Championships.The draw is below.


Draw – 2013 18 Years Championships


          Pool A                                                                                                Pool B


NSW Combined Catholic Colleges                                                   NSW Combined High Schools

Queensland State Secondary Schools                                             Australian Capital Territory

Combined Affiliated States                                                            NSW Combined Independent Schools



12.00pm - NSW CHS v ACT

1.45pm - Opening Ceremony

3.00pm - Qld v NSW CCC

CAS, NSW CIS – bye



1.00pm - Qld v CAS

2.15pm - NSW CHS v NSW CIS

NSW CCC, ACT – bye

PLAYERS DINNER 6.30pm for 7.00pm



1.00pm - NSW CIS v ACT

2.15pm- NSW CCC v CAS

NSW CHS, Qld – bye



1.00pm - 3rd Pool A v 3rd Pool B – Game X

2.15pm - 1st Pool A v 2nd Pool B – Semi 1

3.30pm - 2nd Pool A v 1st Pool B – Semi 2

OFFICIAL’S DINNER 7.00pm for 7.30pm



         Rest Day



9.30am - Loser Semi 1 v Loser game X

10.50am - Loser Semi 2 v Winner game X

12.00pm - Championship Final: Winner Semi 1 v Winner Semi 2

1.30pm Presentations and Announcement of Australian Schoolboys Team, 2013



  1. Thursday is a rest day for all teams.
  2. The make-up of the curtain raisers on Friday is flexible and will be finalised by the Executive after the completion of Wednesday’s games. The intention is that as far as possible, the games will be between teams that haven’t played each other.



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