Pathway Overview

There are a number of ways to enter the Queensland Rugby Pathway and progress through your Rugby journey. View the Pathway Overview here.


The Emerging Reds Cup is a new Academy competition designed to provide a strong state-based pathway for QLD U15 players.


The Junior Rugby Championship is a weeklong national tournament for U16 players, focused on providing all players and staff with a high-level experience.


The Reds Academy select two Reds U18 teams to play against other Super Rugby U18 teams (matches are allocated by Rugby Australia).


The Reds Academy select one Reds U19 team to play in the Nationa U19 Championship.

Junior Academy

Reds Academy staff select the squad based on performances in ERC, JRC, School and Club rugby competitions.

Senior Academy

Reds Academy Staff will select players form the Junior Academy and Premier Club Rugby.

Reds Academy Staff contacts

Academy Staff Contacts

Click here for 2021 Academy Staff Contacts.