Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)
Leadership Team Sets Strict Play Guidelines
Byline: RUGBY LEAGUE KRISTEN BURROWS
ST PETER Claver College (SPCC) students are taking control of the school's rugby league program.
In a bid to instil a defining league culture at the Riverview-based school, a leadership team has been appointed.
It comes after the school last year implemented the player criteria for selection (PCS) system, where students who didn't perform in the classroom weren't allowed to play.
Students now control each other's academic and playing destiny, as their effort and attitude are tracked by their peers.
The leadership group, consisting of three year 11 and four year 12 students, was hand picked by the students on a recent camp to Laidley.
They then came up with a set of rules and guidelines for rugby league players to follow for the year.
"They looked at things like turning up to training on time and wearing the right gear to training," SPCC senior co-ordinator Todd Riggs said.
"We give them the framework to sort of work to and its up to the leaders in the group to continue.
"It will be up to the boys to reprimand them and they will give their own consequences. …