QUEENSLANDERS
AT THE
AUSTRALIAN COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS

Year Venue

Winners

Queensland
Result

Queensland
Captain

Queensland
Manager/Coach

Australian Selections
1984-85 Beenleigh (Qld)

NSW

3rd

Colin Page Dennis O'Shea Paul Ryan, Sam Scuderi,
Russell Staff
1985-86 Riverlands (SA)

NSW

2nd

Colin Page Clyde Vievers Mick Polzin, Paul Teys,
Sam Scuderi
1986-87 Dubbo (NSW)

ACT

3rd

Lou Schulte Clyde Vievers Sam Scuderi, Peter Drinnen,
Warwick London, Brian Drinkwater
1987-88 Canberra (ACT)

Qld

1st

Lou Schulte Ray Haylock Sam Scuderi (vc), Lindsay Mason,
Russell Staff, Eddie Marriner
1988-89 Bunbury (WA)

NSW

6th

Lou Schulte Clyde Vievers
& Gary Madsen
Lindsay Mason
1989-90 Bendigo (Vic)

NSW

5th

Lou Schulte Clyde Vievers
& Fred Jacobsen
Sam Scuderi, Terry Oliver
1990-91 Townsville (Qld)

Vic

4th

Sam Scuderi

Clyde Vievers
& Fred Jacobsen

Brad Inwood (c), Troy Dixon,
Michael Verrenkamp, Michael Warden
1991-92 Riverlands (SA)

NSW

4th

Brad Spanner Clyde Vievers
& Gary Madsen
Eddie Marriner
1992-93 Newcastle (NSW)

NSW

2nd

Brad Spanner Gary Madsen
& Bill Matheson
Brad Spanner, Terry Oliver,
Dean Temple, Paul Hoffman
1993-94 Canberra (ACT)

ACT

2nd

Brad Inwood Dave Williams
& Bill Matheson
Dean Temple, Matt Thornhill,
Mark Walsh, Rod Peterson, Michael Warden
1994-95 Albany (WA)

Qld

1st

Brad Inwood Dave Williams
& Ian Black
Brian May, Matt Thornhill,
Michael Warden
1995-96 Sale (Vic)

NSW

2nd

Dean Temple John Beu
& Glenn Howell
Brad Smith, Michael Warden
1996-97 Toowoomba (Qld)

Qld

1st

Brad Spanner John Beu
& Glen Howell
Dean Spanner, Chris Adams,
Michael Warden
1997-98 Mt.Gambier (SA)

WA

2nd

Craig Jesberg Terry Oliver * Graeme Locastro, Michael Warden
1998-99 Barooga (NSW)

Qld

1st

Craig Jesberg Terry Oliver Craig Jesberg (captain), Brian May,
Brad Smith
1999-2000 Canberra (ACT)

Qld

1st

Craig Jesberg Terry Oliver Brian May, Michael Warden,
Terry Oliver (coach)
2000-01 Albany (WA)

NSW

5th

Craig Jesberg Bob Dieckmann Brian May, David Todd
2001-02 Warrnambool (Vic)

Qld

1st

David Else Richard McInnes Brian May, David Else,
Brett Ambrose. (Emerg: Cameron Glass, Nathan Stains)
2002-03 Bundaberg (Qld)

WA

2nd

David Else Vic Williams David Else (captain), Geoff Paulsen, Darren Frakes, Cameron Glass.
2003-04 Mt.Gambier (SA)

Vic

4th

David Else Vic Williams Scott Allen, Jason Stein
2004-05 Lismore (NSW)

Qld

1st

Brian May Vic Williams Brian May (captain), Wade Frazer,
David Else, Steven Baker, Ben Cust, Jason Stein
2005-06 Mandurah (WA)

Qld

1st

Brian May Vic Williams Brian May (captain), Wade Frazer,
Sean Fitzsimmons, Vic Williams (coach)
2006-07 Mildura (Vic)

Vic

2nd

Brian May Vic Williams Darren Frakes (captain), Todd Wells, Sean Fitzsimmons, Matthew James
2007-08 Mackay (Qld)

NSW

2nd

Brian May Vic Williams Brian May (captain), Darren Frakes, Luke Feldman, Ryan Dowson, Vic Williams (coach)
2008-09 Barossa Valley (SA)

Qld

1st

Darren Frakes Steve Baker Ryan Dowson, Luke Feldman, Nathan Staines, Troy Gurski
2009-10 Albury-Wodonga (NSW)

NT

3rd

Todd Wells Steve Baker Peter Reimers, Sean Fitzsimmons
2010-11 Bunbury (WA)

WA

5th

Darren Frakes Steve Baker Darren Frakes
2011-12 Geelong (Vic)

NSW

3rd

Ben O'Connell Len Martin Sean Fitzsimmons, Josh McLean, Trent Sorohan

* It wasn't until 1997-98 that Queensland first sent a coach - Terry Oliver - away with the Queensland side. Until then a manager was responsible for the team.

+ Brian May, Sam Scuderi, Mick Warden and Vic Williams (coach) were honoured in January 2009 with selection in the 25th Anniversary All-Stars, celebrating 25 years of the Australian Country Championships.