'Tizzle' and the Grizzly Stars Celebrate 15 Year Anniversary

‘Tizzle’ and the Grizzly Stars Celebrate 15 Year Anniversary

Dave Turner connects old and new UC Stars players, forming the team with ANU mates in 2009.

Canberra Region Rugby League

By Stuart McLennan

UC Stars club stalwart Dave "Tizzle" Turner is the bridge that links the old with the new in the short but eventful history of the University of Canberra (UC) Stars.

Back in 2009, Turner was playing rugby union in Canberra and not overly happy in the 'other code'. The timing was right to form a rugby league team with a few of his Australian National University (ANU) mates.

That year the ANU Grizzlies made their debut against the UC Cows reserve grade team after a bit of "social media banter" brought the two Canberra clubs together on the field. The...

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