Laurie Spina Shield

Sporting Events

1 Apr 2022 to 2 Apr 2022 Annual Event

The 2022 Laurie Spina Shield is a 2-day rugby league carnival coordinated by the North Queensland Toyota Cowboys and open to players under 11 years of age, with a focus on participation, fair play and enjoying the ‘greatest game of all.’

The shield was established in 1997 and is named after the Cowboys inaugural captain Laurie Spina. Laurie played his junior rugby league in the Herbert River district, playing 169 NRL games for North Sydney Bears (1983-84), Sydney Roosters (1985-89), Cronulla Sharks (1990) and North Queensland Cowboys (1995).

Laurie has also been a tireless contributor to the development of the junior rugby league in North Queensland. In recognition of his efforts and achievements, a shield is presented in his honour.

Event Dates

Annual Event

1 Apr 2022 to 2 Apr 2022

Nearby Accommodation

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Mercure Townsville Twilight

Mercure Townsville

Currajong, Townsville

Coconut Glen Van Park

Coconut Glen Van Park

Bohle, Townsville

Pool and barbecue area

Townsville Tourist and Lifestyle Village

Bohle Plains, Townsville

Tents at Night

Footy Basecamp

Annandale, Townsville

Sparkling salt water pool at Coral Coast Tourist Park Townsville

Coral Coast Tourist Park Townsville

Mount St John, Townsville

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