League showdown to bring in crowd
RUGBY LEAGUE: Mundubbera Tigers President Cameron MacDonald said the Intrust Super Cup would provide a great opportunity for the North Burnett to showcase itself.
“The Intrust Super Cup Country Week game is massive for not only our club but also our local community and the North Burnett region,” MacDonald said.
“The Intrust Super Cup is the next best thing to the NRL and it’s great that we get the chance to host a game of this calibre it gives people the opportunity to see some top grade footy up close. It’s going to be a great day of rugby league which will be broadcast live on WIN television.”
This year is the first time the region will host such an event and it is set to bring hundreds of footy fans to Mundubbera’s Archer Park on July 22-23.
The Intrust Super Cup is a massive event in rugby league and will be hosted in Mundubbera.
Four towns including Mundubbera will host the premiership matches as part of the Get in the Game Country Week initiative.
The match, between the East Tigers and North Devils will be televised to the entire region.
Sports Minister Michael de Brenni said he was pleased to see it held in the Burnett.
“Nothing brings us as Queenslanders together like footy, and this is especially true in regional Queensland,” de Brenni said.
“I’m proud that our government will continue to support the Queensland Rugby League’s Intrust Super Cup Country Week initiative with a three-year sponsorship commitment.
“Sport is a lifeblood of many country towns. We want to show you how keen we are to get behind your local community.”
Queensland Rugby League managing director Robert Moore was pleased with the news.
“Last year’s round generated $104,000 for the clubs and local leagues who hosted matches,” Moore said.
“Country Week is a wonderful initiative, and we’re extremely grateful to the Queensland Government for extending their commitment to this rewarding program.”
❝ The Intrust Super Cup Country Week game is massive for not only our club but also our local community and the North Burnett region. — Cameron MacDonald
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