THE Queanbeyan Blues may have been hampered with no less than eight injuries to senior players this season, but last week they steam-rolled the Tuggeranong Bushrangers to claim the Canberra Raiders Cup minor premiership.
ADAM Fahey labelled his Queanbeyan Whites John I Dent Cup grand final loss to the Tuggeranong Vikings as "disappointing", but admitted his men would take their grand final experience to new heights in the future.
WHILE they may have lost three grand finals last Saturday and missed out on the prestigious John I Dent Cup, the Queanbeyan Whites fourth graders gave their club something to smile about in winning their division.
IT was an emotional day and a tough result to take for Queanbeyan Whites skipper Dan Penca, but a Herculean effort saw him become just the second man to claim the John I Dent Cup man-of-the-match award in a losing team.
SHE was denied the opportunity to represent the NSW/ACT side to injury, but Jerrabomberra resident Jess Stramandinoli has beaten this set-back in being named in the All-Australian under 16s girls team.