Academy

Age: U15
Competition: Emerging Reds Cup (ERC)

The Emerging Reds Cup is a new Academy competition designed to provide a strong state-based pathway for QLD U15 players.
The Emerging Reds Cup (ERC) is administered by the Reds Academy and will be contested by 6 teams from around Queensland + 1 Victorian representative side.
The ERC will consist of 3 rounds, followed by 1 round of finals, commencing on Monday the 20th of September.
The ERC aim is to attract the best U15 talent across Queensland by providing a high-level competition experience
The ERC culminates with the selection of the Reds U15 team, who will play NSW U15.

Participating teams and selection process:

South East Queensland x 4 (Grey, White, Green and Orange)

The Reds Academy will invite approx. 120 players to attend the SEQ trial on Sunday the 8th of August. The Reds Academy Talent ID team will invite players based off their performances in school or club competitions.

North Queensland
TBC

Central Queensland
TBC

Reds U15 Team
The Reds U15 will be selected from the participating teams. The team will be announced at the conclusion of the ERC.

ERC Dates

Teams announced: Monday the 16th of August via the Queensland Reds Website.

Competition dates:
ERC: Monday 20th September – Saturday 25th of September
Reds U15 vs NSW: Sunday 3rd of October at Nudgee College Brisbane
ERC Location: TBC