CAN QUEENSLAND TEAMS WIN? YOU BET
Battle-weary Broncos and Cowboys stare down glory Our Far Northern talent prove stars of the league in 2017 Fans prepare to face off for battle on and off the field
Cairns reps include Cowboys’ flyer Javid Bowen, Parramatta coach Brad Arthur, Storm assistant coach Adam O’Brien and Broncos assistant coach Jason Demetriou.
Mareeba product and Cowboys’ playmaker, Ben Hampton, will fly the flag for the Atherton Tablelands.
His parents Murray and Megan run the Country Caravan Park, about 10km out of town.
Mr Hampton said there was plenty of interest in town.
“Especially at the park, a lot of them are from Victoria and they don’t really get into a lot of rugby league, but they know when Ben plays they all switch on the telly,” he said. “Someone always makes a comment when you’re downtown.” FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 15 2017 CAIRNSPOST.COM.AU
LEGEND: Billy Slater.