Qld boss applauds FB centre


FOOTBALL Queensland president Dennis O'Brien is impressed by all that is happening in the Football Bundaberg (FB) Competition Management Centre.

O'Brien, who has been involved in football administration for two decades but took on the top state job last year, visited Martens Oval last week during Football Bundaberg fixtures, together with Wide Bay Zone chairman Tony Jakeman, and he was delighted with what he saw.

"The Wide Bay Zone and Bundaberg are doing really well, as evidenced by what we see around us today - there are over 1000 players running around, and there is now a much better structure inside the organisation,'' O'Brien said.

"What has impressed me most is just the feel of the place - you can sense the buzz around the grounds - they talk about Active Australia and competition like this is what it is all about and places like Bundaberg and Gympie are leading the way.

"I'm also impressed by so many young girls playing.''

Queensland Primary Schools star of last year, Josh Brillante, was the most prolific scorer in junior fixtures on the weekend, racking up six goals as Across The Waves Hammers downed North 13-nil in under-13.

U-16: ATW Saints 4 (Fynn Preuss 2, Paul McWilliams, Ravin Andrew) d Alloway 0; Moore Park 3 (Karl Rann, Nathan Jones, Kris Anderson) d BAV Villains 2 (Jed McCormack, Matthew Hindmarch).U-14: Bingera Fire 4 (Jayson Blackwell 2, Luke Childs, Alex Rehbein) d BAV Roos 2 (Michael Buckley, Jack Bartholdt); Bingera Cutters d Diggers on forfeit.

U-13: ATW United 7 (Michael Coleman 2, Miles Donovan, Michael Stephens, Warren Metz, Lachlan Ward, Tim Sexton) d Bingera 0; ATW Hammers 13 (Brillante 6, Joel Fagan 4, Jay Cooper 2, Mel Doyle) d North 0; Moore Park 16 (Aidan Montero 5, Jake Ivory 4, James Walker 2, Luke Ansell 2, Tom Lindeman, Brandon Wake, own) d Isis 0; ATW Gunners 15 (Shaun Spokes 5, Nicolas Boisen 2, Jamie Wright 2, Grady Martyn, Dominic Zanon, Jake Young, Brent Loeskow, Luke Leggett, Ben Lanskey) d Alloway 0

U-12: BHU 5 (Dylan Streets 3, Jack Lloyd, Jessica Stark) d Bingera Fire 0; Moore Park 3 (Cam Moore, Luke Hull, Brayden Schulte) d BAV Astros 1 (Stuart Munckton); ATW United 2 (Jacob Brillante, Rohan Killer) d ATW Rangers 0; BAV Villains 13 (Daniel Bassett 4, Sam Penny 2, Jordan Coonan 2, Josh Apap, Ashley Dunn, Harrison Gray) d Bingera 0; Diggers 4 (James Hackett 2, Hayden Minter, Hayden Sharpe) d BAV Mites 0.

U-11: Bargara 4 (Andrew Alderton, Zachary Hrelja, Michael Duncan, Callum Hillier) d North 2 (Hayden Scarborough, Dylan-James Cairney); Moore Park 14 (Brayden Schulte 4, Ricky Taylor 3, Hayden Mann 3, Daniel Walker 2, Zac May, Dan Dempsey) d Bargara 0; ATW Hammers 10 (Clayton McGreevy 2, Alex Bennett 2, Ben Barone, Lindsay Scott, Zac Templeman, Patrick Snow) d Isis 1 (Connor Gordon); Bingera 6 (Matthew Schuler 3, Nathan Brown, Brayden Cox, Samuel Schuler) d Diggers 1 (Matt Twyford); ATW 5 (Jacob Trudgian 5, Cody Schmidt) d Diggers Gold 2 (Jacob Kettle 2).

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