Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Two CQ Teenagers to Join NRL Premiers Munster to Storm; CQ Capras Teenage Fullback Signs with Melbourne

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Two CQ Teenagers to Join NRL Premiers Munster to Storm; CQ Capras Teenage Fullback Signs with Melbourne

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Byline: Michelle Curran michelle.curran@capnews.com.au

TEAM:

1 Cameron Munster, 2 Anthony Flores, 3 Russell Webber, 4 Josh Benjamin, 5 Marco Delapena, 6 Brent Crisp, 7 Dean Blackman, 8 John Clayton, 9 Darcy Etrich, 10 Alan Rothery, 11 Simon Gregory, 12 Brent Williams, 13 Gavin Hiscox (c). Interchange: 14 Reggie Saunders, 15 Nathan Young, 16 Guy Williams, 17 Ian Webster, 18 Luke Guinane.

ISC LADDER:

(After round 13)

Team

P

W

L

D

Pts

Northern Pride

12

9

3

0

20

Ipswich Jets

12

9

3

0

20

Souths Logan Magpies

11

7

4

0

18

Mackay Cutters

12

7

4

0

17

Norths Devils

11

6

5

0

16

Wynnum Manly Seagulls

11

6

5

0

16

Easts Tigers

11

5

6

0

14

Tweed Heads Seagulls

12

5

6

1

13

Redcliffe Dolphins

12

4

6

2

12

Central Capras

11

3

7

1

11

Burleigh Bears

11

3

8

1

9

Sunshine Coast Sea Eagles

11

2

9

0

8

CAMERON Munster is a wanted man.

The ever-consistent fullback has impressed on the field week in and week out for the Central Queensland Capras during their Intrust Super Cup campaign, which led to one of the biggest decisions the 18-year-old has made. His performances caught the eye of talent scouts for three NRL clubs, and Munster was offered contracts with the Brisbane Broncos, Canterbury Bulldogs and Melbourne Storm.

C[pounds sterling]In the end I went with the Storm because it was the longer deal Co it was for two years, where the others were for one. ICOm pretty excited, itCOs not every day you get looked at by NRL clubs,C[yen] Munster said.

Having signed the two-year contract recently, Munster will kick off training with the StormCOs under-20s on November 4 in Melbourne where he will be joined by fellow 18-year-old Nathan Young, who was also picked up following the CaprasCO round eight clash with Easts Tigers. …

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