Trial Date: Sunday 16 May

  • Under 12 – 8:00am arrival time for registration
  • Under 13 – 9:30am arrival time for registration
  • Under 14 – 11:00am arrival time for registration
  • Under 16 – 12:30pm arrival time for registration

Team Announcement: Wednesday 19 May 2021

All player announcements are to be made via email from the Rugby Manager. And shared the next day on social media via the GCDRU Facebook Page.

Training Dates:

  • Sunday 23 May – venue Nerang Bulls
  • Sunday 30 May – venue Bond University
  • Sunday 6 June –venue Bond University
  • Sunday 13 June – venue Bond University
  • Sunday 20 June – venue Bond University
  • Saturday 26 June – venue TBC
  • Sunday 27 June – venue TBC


Gold Coast District Rugby Union is hosting trials for players who wish to be selected in the 2021 Junior Cyclones Representative Squads for ages U12 Development, U13, U14 and U16 for participation in the 2021 Queensland State Championships on Sunday 16th May 2021 at Coomera Crushers Rugby Union Club, 53 Beattie Road Coomera QLD 4209.

Rugby Officials from the Gold Coast Rugby Union will select one (1) representative team from each age grade within the Gold Coast District club competition. Any registered player in the Gold Coast competition, is eligible for selection in the training squad and ultimately, the Gold Coast Cyclones Representative team.

The 2021 Queensland Junior Rugby Union State Championship to be held at Downlands College, Toowoomba on Friday 2nd July to Sunday 4th July (inclusive). Players will be transported from Gold Coast to Toowoomba to ensure their readiness for the first game of the Championships on the 1st July 2021. Players must be available for ALL consecutive days.

Player Nominations are opened as of today 6th May 2021 and will close on Tuesday 11th May at 5:00pm. All nominations are to be made via the GCDRU Jot Form.

Please download supporting information below:

Expression of Interest 2021 GCDRU Cyclones Junior QRC

Gold Coast Cyclones Eligibility Criteria 2021

Should you require any further information or assistance regarding GC Cyclones Junior Player nominations please contact the Rugby Manager via email at

Cyclones Training Squads Announced!

Well done to all that attended the GCDRU Gold Coast Cyclones try outs on Sunday. Competition was of the highest standard! Congratulations to the players named in the 30 Player Training Squads in the U12 (Development), U13, U14 and U16 age groups! The Selectors were very impressed with the quality of talent on the Gold Coast and asked us to pass on their congratulations to the successful attendees.

For those that were unsuccessful, the Gold Coast District Rugby Union would like to thank you for your attendance at the trials and ask that you try again in 2022.