Sport

Capras on attack in Gladstone as Magpies swoop in

AFTER a 2000-plus strong crowd the last time they were in town, the CQ Capras will be hoping to have a similarly boisterous crowd Saturday night, when they take on Souths Logan Magpies at Marley Brown Oval.

With People Resourcing again fronting up the cash to help bring the region's top league team to Gladstone, it was hoped fans would flock down to see the Capras, with a raft of local lads set to run out.

QRL Gladstone Operations Manager Casey Bromilow said there was even the chance for locals to see a number of full-time NRL contracted players in action, with Souths naming players from the Canberra Raiders.

"Ideally that'd be fantastic if the community got out to support the Capras, with Tannum and Calliope playing the lead-up games too," he said.

"I had a look at the team sheet and there's a couple of Canberra Raiders in the Souths squad and it's a chance for locals to see a few full-time NRL guys."

With a number of Gladstone-based players, including skipper Gavin Hiscox due to tackle the fellow lowly-placed Magpies, the chance for a win in front of a home crowd should entice footy fans down on Saturday night.

Mr Bromilow thanked the team at People Resourcing for once again helping bring the Intrust Super Cup spectacle to rugby league heartland in Gladstone.

The Capras game starts at 7pm on Saturday night at Marley Brown Oval, with curtain-raisers between Tannum and Calliope getting underway from 2.15pm.

Topics:  cq capras, gladstone sport, marley brown oval, rugby league, whatson




Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

'My husband lasted 6 weeks as a stay at home dad'

APN Hey Mummy Feature for online - stock images. Katie Dykes being interviewed for the webisodes. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

FROM the outside, being a stay at home mum looks like a breeze.

THE EXPERT: Stop judging working mothers

SUPER MUMS: Being a working mums comes down to perfecting time management.

"WORKING for money is all right; so is working because you want to.”

OPINION: How to prepare your child for day care

Your kids will love childcare, but it may take some adjusting.

GETTING your child ready for day care is vital.

Health and nutrition with kids - how do you balance it?

HOW important is health and nutrition in your household?

Smack or no smack - where do you stand?

THE debate is reignited - is smacking acceptable?

Technology and kids: Do you ever cut their wi-fi?

Check out our new video series featuring mums having a chat

Cold morning for region with temps dropping to 8

Get set to freeze as temperatures plummet to eight degrees

'My husband lasted 6 weeks as a stay at home dad'

APN Hey Mummy Feature for online - stock images. Katie Dykes being interviewed for the webisodes. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

FROM the outside, being a stay at home mum looks like a breeze.

No-fuss Samsung tablet a winner for kids and commuters

Get this Samsung tablet for FREE with a local news subscription.

THIS is one handy addition to your device line-up.

Latest deals and offers

Kirkwood Rd car crash

A Suzuki van crashed on Kirkwood Rd today, flipping on its side. Gladstone Fire and...

Van flips on Kirkwood Rd

A van has flipped on Kirkwood Rd, and police are diverting traffic.

Vivid timelapse

Screenshot from timelapse of Sydney's Vivid Festival

This timelapse shows Sydney's Vivid Festival

Three bedroom, 1100sqm block: Is this Qld's cheapest home?

BARGAIN BUY: Is this North Bundaberg property the cheapest home in Queensland?

Becoming a real estate mogul is all about risk and reward

PROPERTY BOOM: Coast prices set to skyrocket

Like other areas in south-east Queensland, the Sunshine Coast is at the start of the upturn on the property clock.

Values predicted to rise 25-33%