Jake Gehrmann playing on the Gladstone Junior Rugby League grand final day at Marley Brown Oval. 
He could be one of many in contention for the Yaralla Junior Sports Star of the week. Nominations are now open for any young stars under 16 years.
Jake Gehrmann playing on the Gladstone Junior Rugby League grand final day at Marley Brown Oval. He could be one of many in contention for the Yaralla Junior Sports Star of the week. Nominations are now open for any young stars under 16 years. Jake Jones

Chance for juniors to shine

JUNIOR athletes have the chance to enter the Yaralla Junior Sports Star competition with nominations now open.

With an abundance of talented juniors taking to the many various sporting fields over the week and weekend; the opportunity is there for a youngster to be recognised for the next 20 weeks.

Cooper McKenzie Marketing account manager Sarah Mitchell-Anyon said winners, selected from a panel at the Yaralla Club, will be announced as from April 9 and each week for 20 weeks thereafter.

"We want as many entries as possible and there has been a lot of interest in the competition," Mitchell-Anyon said.

"The winner will receive $500 and will have a write-up about him or her in the Observer."

Athletes will have to be aged up to 16 years and reside within the Gladstone region.

Nominations are open online at http://www.yaralla.com.au



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