Coolum turns on for finals day of the Woolworths Queensland Grommet Titles

Published on 31/05/2023

SUNSHINE COAST, QUEENSLAND (Sunday 28 May 2023) – The winners of the 2023 Woolworths Queensland Grommet Titles Event One were crowned today in clean, offshore, two-to-three foot waves at Coolum Beach. It was a spectacular day with an overnight increase in swell, making for an exciting final day of competition.

The Under 12 Girls Division was won by Evie Bawden (Noosa Heads) with a combined two wave score of 13.34 (out of a possible 20). She beat Navah HolmesBillie Berg and Evie Johnston.

The Under 12 Boys Division was taken out by Jaxxon Sands (Palm Beach), with a 17.26 two-wave total. Sands took an early lead which proved too strong against his competitors.

The Under 14 Girls Division was a family feud between the Richardson and Rielly sisters. It was a see-saw battle for the win with all girls posting excellent scores. Rosie Richardson (Sunshine Beach) played the patience game which payed off to claim the top spot ahead of, Eliza RichardsonSavannah Rielly and Charlotte Rielly

The under 14 boys were on fire all weekend. Kai Coleman (Peregian Springs) took the top honours with a 12.00. He overcame Cooper RiellyArchie Fergusson and Lucas Deffenti.

Competitors will now head to the Gold Coast on the 10-11 June, and their results from the two events added together will determine the overall series winners. 

The 2023 Woolworths QLD Grommet and Junior Titles are supported by Woolworths, DriTimes, We Are Feel Good Inc, Suzuki Queensland, QMS Media, The Point Coolum Beach, Queensland Government, Sunshine Coast Council and Surfing Australia. 


2023 Woolworths QLD Grommet Titles, Event One, Sunshine Coast: 27 – 28 May

2023 Woolworths QLD Junior Titles, Event One, Gold Coast: 3 – 4 June

2023 Woolworths QLD Grommet Titles, Event Two, Gold Coast 10 – 11 June

2023 Woolworths QLD Junior Titles, Event Two, Sunshine Coast: 17 – 18 June


U12 Girls

1st – Evie Bawden

2nd – Navah Holmes

3rd – Billie Berg

4th – Evie Johnston

U12 Boys

1st – Jaxxon Sands

2nd – Tully Crompton

3rd – Hosea Matthies

4th – Louis Taylor

U14 Girls

1st – Rosie Richardson

2nd – Eliza Richardson

3rd – Savannah Rielly

4th – Charlotte Rielly

U14 Boys

1st – Kai Coleman

2nd – Cooper Rielly

3rd – Archie Fergusson

4th – Lucas Deffenti


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