2017 Australia Cup for cadets, juniors and seniors

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Nominations are open for 2017 Australia Cup, Sunday 4th of June in Craigieburn Victoria.  Nominations will close Friday May 27th and must be made through Wrestling Queensland Inc.  

 

This is a Commonwealth selection event for senior Male and Female Freestyle. There will also be  Freestyle divisions for Males and Females in Cadet and Junior age category as well as Senior Male Greco-Roman.  All events will run on a single day (Sunday 4th June) with weighins Saturday 3rd June.

 

This is an open competition, Australian citizenship is not required, however nominees must be current financial members Wrestling Queensland Inc.

Nomination forms can be found here.

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2017 Down Under Sports Wrestling

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Downunder Sports Wrestling returns July 15th and 16th at Carrara Sports and Leisure Centre.

This is a Freestyle competition for male competitors aged between 14 and 19 years at the time of the competition. Australian competitors will need to be current financial members of Wrestling Queensland Inc or their respective state organisation.

Nomination forms and more details will be available soon.

Junior USA weight classes will apply (in kilos):

48.2, 51.4, 54.5, 57.3, 60, 62.7, 65.9, 69.1, 72.7, 77.3, 82.7, 88.6, 100, 129.5

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Wrestling Queensland News for 2017

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Congratulations to Jessica Lavers-McBain, Taylor Flatman-Bateman, Tom Cicchini and Liam Neyland for representing WQ at the 2017 Oceania Championship in Papeete, French Polynesia.
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WQ was part of the Sports and Recreation Industry Forum with Minister for Sport Hon. Michael de Brenni MP, held at Suncorp Stadium.
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WQ training jerseys are on their way. We will have samples available soon.
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WQ was featured on Evenings with David Curnow on 612ABC. Discussing the sport and the history of the Lang Park PCYC club.

March has Super Rugby, NRL, music and A-League events all running at Suncorp Stadium.  Evening sessions at Lang Park PCYC will not be running on event days.  Event calendar is available here.

 

 

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ABC News at Lang Park PCYC Wrestling

 

ABC News were in attendance for the Freestyle class at Lang Park PCYC filming a segment on aspiring 2018 Commonwealth Games athletes and Wrestling in the host state of Queensland.

 

There are no details at the time of writing on when the program will be featured or if it will be available online.  We will update when it is known.

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