Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Tickets on Sale

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Tickets on Sale

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IF you've driven past the Junior League grounds you would have noticed the scaffolding going up for the Cowboys/Cronulla clash on February 14.

The scaffolding has made 3000 seats available on the western side of the ground and more corporate boxes available. If anyone would like a corporate box at the game please contact Carolyn Craig on 49577250 or (

* Tickets for the NRL trial are now on sale at the Mackay Entertainment Centre and online at ( Adults $25; pensioners, high school students and wheelchair patrons $15; primary school students $5; childen under 5 free.

Seniors to juniors

THE front page article of Mercury this week in relation to Mackay being the cardiac capital could have at first thought seemed to be having a dig at all the Masters who are in training for the ARL Masters Championship, being held at Runaway Bay from March 11 to 13.

Paul Galea's Mackay Masters and Garry Craig's QR Crocs (Crocks) boast a powerful line-up with Steve Jackson, Dale Shearer, Martin Bella and Kevin Campion strapping on the boots for the weekend.

Under 18 Cutters coach Wayne Thompson is thinking outside the square with regards to training his young charges. He is inviting former players, coaches and officials to talk to the team about the history of Foley Shield, rep teams and pride for the Mackay district.

Meanwhile, the junior league season is set to kick off with a one-day Suncrest carnival on March 14 and the season proper commences on March 28. The junior league grand final is scheduled for September 5 and the numbers and interest in the juniors suggest a big year ahead. There are coaching and league safe courses planned for February and March, with Barry Blanchfield and clubs the contact points.

There is a sign-on tomorrow at Sportspower between 9am and 3pm for Souths, Brothers and Norths. …

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