South’s would like to congratulate our very own Mick Tierney, as he received the great honour of an ‘Order of Australia Medal’ in the Australia day honours list.

Mick receives this medal for his service to rugby leagues, and to dairy and beef cattle production.

Services includes:

Rugby League. Chairman, Brisbane Second Division Local League. Queensland Rugby League, 2000-2014 and Inaugural Secretary, 1979-1999 and life Member.

Member, Board of Directors, Queensland Rugby League, 2003-2006.

Secretary, Brothers St Brendan Football Club, 1975-1987 and Life Member. 

Primary Industry. Livestock Geneticist, Department of Primary Industries, Queensland, 1972-2002.

Federal Secretary, Australian Society of Animal Production, 2006-2008 and Queensland Branch Secretary, since 1999 and Member, since 1972 and Honorary Membership, 2010. Member, Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, since 1979.

Honorary Steward, Dairy and Beef Cattle Sections, Royal Queensland Show, since 1986.

Mick would like to thank those who have assisted in reaching his achievements and, of course, to whoever it was to nominate Mick for the award.