Pirates to take centre stage at Intrust Super Cup match

first_imgParticipants from the Cairns Pirates Touch Football Association will take centre stage before this Sunday’s Queensland Rugby League Intrust Super Cup match between ladder leaders Northern Pride and Norths Devils. As part of the pre-match entertainment, some of the district’s best players will take to the field in a Mixed Open Touch Football game.The game will feature Australian representative players Theo Majid and Lawrence Oberleuter, as well as a host of other local, regional and state representative players.Cairns Pirates President, Kym Finlay said the match was a great opportunity to promote the alliance between Touch Football Australia and the National Rugby League.“We’ve been working with the Northern Pride on promoting Touch Football to the community and they are very keen to be involved.”“Touch Football is a great way to keep fit and they (the Northern Pride) are very excited about getting their players into Touch Football after the Rugby League season finishes.”Also featuring as part of the pre-match program will be a 14-minute junior Mixed Touch Football game.“Sunday’s games are a great opportunity for the Cairns district to see what Touch Football is all about and with our new senior and junior seasons starting soon it has come at a great time.”As well as the senior and junior matches, Cairns Pirates will have a marquee set up beside the main gate, providing information on the upcoming senior and junior Touch Football seasons.Gates will open at 12.30pm this Sunday, and tickets can be bought now at – www.ticketscairns.com.au.Related LinksCairns Pirates on show!last_img read more