Any Queensland Primary School or Rugby Club can host a Rookies2Reds program. Queensland Rugby Union are responsible for delivering all aspects of the program with promotion support from the school or club.

Rookies2Reds programs run for one hour each week over a 5 week period with sessions before or after school. Our Development Officers and Rookies2Reds Community Coaches deliver the sessions and provide all required equipment.

Flyers are provided to distribute, directing participants to register online at

For further information on running a Rookies2Reds program please contact the Development Manager in your area.

Role Name Email
General Manager Community Rugby  Gaven Head gaven.he[email protected]
State Development Manager Grant Dwyer [email protected]
Regional Development Manager - North Queensland Michael Hooke [email protected]
Regional Development Manager - Metropolitan South, Gold Coast & Scenic Rim Kris Burton [email protected]
Regional Development Manager - Metropolitan North, Sunshine Coast & Wide Bay Expo Mejia [email protected]
Regional Development Manager - Metropolitan West & Darling Downs David Southwood [email protected]
Regional Rugby Manager - Indigenous Programs Mentor & Acting Regional Rugby Manager - Central Queensland Graham Leeson [email protected]
Regional Rugby Manager - Mackay, Whitsunday & Isaac Region Chloe Butler [email protected]