The next 4 weeks will see the BMD Wynnum Manly Seagulls embark on trips to Rockhampton, Stradbroke Island and Hervey Bay in a jam-packed schedule.
Firstly, our BMD Premiership team travel to Rockhampton to take on the Central QLD Capras in their semi-final of the BMD Premiership this Saturday.
The game will be streamed on QPlus at 3pm for everyone looking to cheer on the Gulls!
Sunday 5 June – Dunwich, North Stradbroke Island / Minjerribah (Straddie Sharks rugby league club)
Our Hostplus Cup and Hastings Deering Colts teams will travel to North Stradbroke Island to take on the Central QLD Capras in an Indigenous recognition match. This event is proudly supported by Deadly Choices and Redland City Council and it expected to draw a significant crowd after three years away from the island.
In a bonus for the community, the event will be free to attend, with extra Sealink ferry services delivering people to and from the island. There will be local market stalls and activations throughout the day and the this event aims to provide something for the whole family. There will also be local junior matches played as a curtain-raiser to the Seagulls games. At 1:30pm, a Traditional Welcome to Country and Dance Ceremony will take place. The Seagulls would love to see as many people as possible make the trip over the North Stradbroke Island to cheer on our teams and support the local community in this Indigenous recognition match.
Details for Sunday 5 June on North Stradbroke Island / Minjerribah
8:30am – U6
8:30am – U8
9:05am – U12
9:50am – U15
11:20am – Hastings Deering Colts
1:30pm – Traditional Welcome to Country and Dance Ceremony
2:10pm – Hostplus Cup
Sunday 12 June – BMD Kougari Oval
On Sunday 12 June, we take on our closest geographical rival, the Brisbane Tigers at 2:10pm. This will be a cracking game, as it always is, with both teams positioned near the top of the ladder. This will be one not to miss as it will kickstart out push towards the finals in the second half of the season.
Saturday 18 June – Ralph Stafford Park, Hervey Bay
In a second Indigenous match for the Seagulls, our Colts and Hostplus Cup teams will make the trip to Hervey Bay to take on the Sunshine Coast Falcons. With incredible support from Deadly Choices and Fraser Coast Regional Council, this match is set to be a sell out at Ralph Stafford Park, home of the Hervey Bay Seagulls.
This match will be the third time the Seagulls have tried to host a game in the Fraser Coast region, with the first two cancelled due to covid. With the Falcons at the top of the ladder, this event will not only provide entertainment for the whole family on the day, but high-quality rugby league is guaranteed. Colts will kick off at 12:30pm and Hostplus Cup will kick off at 3pm.
The Seagulls would like to thank our great supporters for cheering us on from wherever they are situated. Whilst we are playing home games away from BMD Kougari Oval, the Seagulls teams will no doubt feel your support throughout this tough month, and return to Wynnum to put on a show in our remaining home games.
If you would like any information about these upcoming games, or if you are planning to attend at Stradbroke Island or Hervey Bay, please let us know through our social channels or at firstname.lastname@example.org. We appreciate your support!