Uni preseason games announced

University will open their rugby season against Wynnum on March 10.

The following week they’ll play Caboolture in Caboolture.

The season proper is expected to begin March 24.

There is talk that the Sunshine Coast Rugby Union clubs will be joining Queensland Suburban Rugby Union competition.

A decision is expected to be made at the QSRU Annual General Meeting.

What we’re covering in the coming months

Here’s what we’re planning to cover until September

February 10

Leongatha and District CA B Grade Div 1: MDU v Wonthaggi Workmens

February 17

Leongatha and District CA A Grade Div 2: MDU v Foster

February 25

Queensland Premier Grade Div 1: Sunshine Coast v Ipswich Logan

Sunshine Coast CA Div 2B: Maroochydore v Tewantin Noosa

Other grades might be done as well.

March 3

Sunshine Coast CA Div 2B: Maroochydore v Tewantin Noosa

Other grades might be done as well.

March 10 and 11

Sunshine Coast CA semi finals

March 17, 18 and 24

Sunshine Coast CA Grand Finals

April through September

Sunshine Coast Rugby Union A and Reserve grades. Dates to be confirmed.

We may also cover any of the AFL Gippsland leagues as well. We’ll confirm closer to the dates.

2018/19 Sunshine Coast CA Twenty20 to be confirmed.

University of the Sunshine Coast Barbarians appoint new head coach

The University of the Sunshine Coast Rugby union club have appointed a new A grade coach for the 2018 season.

Keith Davies joins the Barbarians after the departure of Rhys Roberts, who took up another position in the UK.