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Introducing you to our newest Senior Women Barbarians!

Having Womens rugby back on the Sunny Coast has been huge for the profile of Womens Rugby, and USC has been put at the for front due to an wonderful crew of young ladies who are simply awesome

Name: Jade Golchert

The master of the chip and chase, regather and score- Jade has shown not only is her defence possibly the best in the competition but she also is maturing into a "General of the Backline". Jades growing communication skills, decision making and try scoring abilities are proving to be an important part of this teams successes on the field

Position: Flyhalf- 10

How did you hear about USC Rugby: Via USC's Instagram posts

What is it that you truly like about playing at USC: The rugby spirit. Mateship and dedication to rugby.

Whats your game day ritual: Wake up, chuck up, try to eat some brekky, chuck up again

Goal for 2019: To improve even more as a player, and possibly bag a position in more representative teams.

Jade Golchert

Congratulations to our 8 boys who made the under 19 stingrays squad for 2019

  • Riley Hutchings
  • Jasper Mellish 
  • Francois Moorcroft 
  • Morehu Patu 
  • Tiaan Prinsloo
  • Kian Strong 
  • Nathan Thomson 
  • AJ Woulf

Do the bahbahs proud!

 

Introducing you to our newest Senior Women Barbarians!

Having Womens rugby back on the Sunny Coast has been huge for the profile of Womens Rugby, and USC has been put at the for front due to an wonderful crew of young ladies who are simply awesome

Name: Cheyenne "Chey" Tuson

Still a student at MCSHS Chey decided to move away from League to a new challenge of the greatest game of Rugby Union. At 17 Chey has shown she has an awesome future with skills and maturity of a future star

Position: Centres

How did you hear about USC Rugby: I wanted to play union instead of league and USC is my closest club- we saw the "Sign On" core flutes so came along to sign up day in February

What is it that you truly like about playing at USC: I love my team- having a real fun season

Whats your game day ritual: Wake up and wing it .

Goal for 2019: To be as fast or FASTER as I was last year.

chey tuson

The 2019 major fundrasier has just launched! We are utilising the 'Play For Purpose' raffle, where $5 from the sale of each ticket comes straight back to our club. Check out the great prizes below...  the first draw closes in mid July, so don't miss out, buy your tickets TODAY, just $10 per ticket. https://playforpurpose.com.au/usc-rugby-union-club

Please share the link with your friends, or in your own social media accounts and help raise funds for the club.

play for purpose raffle

Some people don't need introductions but certainly are worthy of being splashed on our website - The man, The captain, The legend

Name: Mitch Porters

Nickname: Snitty

When the captaincy role became vacant at times last year due to injuries to Matt Leider, Mitch seamlessly filled the hole. In 2019 he was an obvious choice to lead the 2019 campaign. Rock solid, hard working and a wise head on wide shoulders is a proven combination.

Position: 8

Inspiration Rugby Union Player from your childhood: David Pocock

What two teams will contest the RWC final this year: Unless Michael Cheika gets sacked I see Wales and NZL battling out the final

Which super rugby team do you support: Qld Reds

How long have you been a USC Barbarian: Since 2006 when I joined the U14s, Uni is my second family.

Best Rugby Memory: Beating my school mates who played at the Swans in the U17 Grand Final in 2009.

Mitch Porters

Introducing you to our newest A Grade Barbarians! From those who have come interstate, to those who have transferred locally and those who have come up from our Colts team!

Name: Josh Seabrook - From Newark Upon Trent, Nottingham, UK- Josh played a big part in winning the 2018 Colts Championship. Having arrived from the UK mid last year as a exchange teacher at Matthew Flinders Anglican College, Josh is due to return to the UK in the coming weeks. Having made many friends and a big impact at the USC Barbarians it will be with regret to see this fine young man heading home.

Position: 15

Inspiration Rugby Union Player from your childhood: Johnny Wilkinson is my all time hero. Hard worker and a great leader.

What two teams will contest the RWC final this year: England (of course) and Wales. England win 22-18. Johnny May to score in the corner.

Which super rugby team do you support: The Reds- got to back the locals

Whats your game day Ritual: I get up early and go for brekkie with the boys. Get down to the club early to watch the Women's and Colts. Listen to some tunes and get focused for the upcoming game.

Goals for 2019: Keep enjoying my rugby and try and play as well as I can for the rest of my time here. Hopefully pushing towards an A grade starting jersey before going home.

Nickname: Seababy/Seabs

Josh Seabrook

Introducing you to our newest A Grade Barbarians! From those who have come interstate, to those who have transferred locally and those who have come up from our Colts team!

Name: Kendall Gemmell - Picking up the MVP for last Saturdays win over Caloundra, Kendall has made a big impact in the A grade competition. Straight from Sydney, he is one of the many genuinely good guys at USC in 2019.

Position: 12

Inspiration Rugby Union Player from your childhood: Ma'a Nonu & Richie McCaw

What two teams will contest the RWC final this year: All Blacks V South Africa

Which super rugby team do you support: Chiefs 

Whats your game day Ritual: My ritual is pretty simple and is the same every weekend like having a healthy dinner on Friday night with wifey, breakfast in the morning.... but then something out of the ordinary that I will do is grab the speaker, pump the sounds, jump in the shower AND SING/DANCE/RAP out loud. 
Once settled in the shower I'll finger write my goals for todays game on the misty glass door - then read them out aloud

Goals for 2019: Definitely win the premiership with the boys and club. Keep improving my game every week and push my limits.

Kendall Gemmell

Introducing you to our newest Senior Women Barbarians!

Having Womens rugby back on the Sunny Coast has been huge for the profile of Womens Rugby, and USC has been put at the for front due to an wonderful crew of young ladies who are simply awesome.

Name: Jett Fairfax- Jetty. A true athlete who has represented at the highest levels in several sports- Jett has played through our junior girls 7s, represented also at Stingrays and notably is the daughter of inspirational former USC Womens Legend Haera Fairfax.

Position: Prefers centre but quite enjoys mixing it up in the second row

How did you hear about USC Rugby: I have grown up with USC my whole life.

What is it that you truly like about playing at USC: Such a cool group of people, especially the girls. I love how passionate we all are.

Whats your game day ritual: Wake up early, eggs on toast, loud music and pre-game work out.

Goal for 2019: Become a better player and understand the game more.

Jett Fairfax

Congratulations to three of our USC senior colts boys for not only their selection to the Qld State School Boys squad but also being integral to the Sunshine Coast School Boys side which won the QLD State championships. 
Surely big things for these young Barbarians in the near future. 
Jasper Mellish, AJ Woulf and Connor Knight.

2019 qldstateboys

Introducing you to our newest A Grade Barbarians! From those who have come interstate, to those who have transferred locally and those who have come up from our Colts team!

Name: Ronin Struyf- Rhino- Having played an integral part in the 2018 Colts Grand Final win over Noosa, Ronin is one of seven 2018 colts who have continued their rugby legacy with USC Seniors into 2019. 6 foot 3 and 98kgs he is young man who thrives in the tight battles up front.

Position: 2018 Prop- 2019 Second Row

Inspiration Rugby Union player from your childhood: The Honey Badger

What two teams will contest the RWC final this year: All Blacks vs. Ireland

What super rugby team do you support: Hurricanes

Whats your game day ritual: A big old meaty breakfast with juice to fuel the tanks. Blaring my game day tunes up until my studs touch the green ready for action.

My rugby inspiration would have to be I intend to improve my skills and knowledge of rugby as I fill into my new position in the second row, and most importantly- have a jolly good time.

Ronin Struyf

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