Dakota Collins carrying the ball for Tansey against at the Stanley Rivers carnival.
Dakota Collins carrying the ball for Tansey against at the Stanley Rivers carnival. Caroline Line

Junior players impress at carnival

POLOCROSSE: With the talent of junior players coming through the ranks the future of polocrosse in Queensland is bright.

Junior players took centre stage at the Stanley Rivers 41st annual carnival held over the weekend.

In the lead up to their carnival the Stanley Rivers club hosted Queensland Polocrosse Association's two day Southeast zone youth development clinic to give juniors more confidence in their playing ability, rules of the games and strategies for the playing field.

Tansey and Australian representative player Trent Collins headed the clinic, aimed at giving players coaching to help them improve.

The players new skills were put to the test over two days of play on the weekend.

Home Club Stanley Rivers rose to the top, taking out the A Grade Junior Competition with Tansey Juniors named Runners Up.

In the Open Competition, 30 teams took to the field to battle for Club pride with Tansey 1 taking out the Champagne Cup from Runners Up Chinchilla 1.

The Best Section of the A Grade competiton was awarded to Tansey's Gehrke, Sam Allen and Tom O'Neill.

In B Grade, World Cup 2019 hosts, Warwick Polocrosse Club went head to head with Warwick 1 taking on Warwick 2. Warwick 1 came out the victors and in C Grade, Stanley Rivers went down to Chinchilla 2.