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Round 10, 2019 NRL Telstra Premiership

Cowboys v Eels, Saturday 18 May, 1300SMILES Stadium

Celebrate milestones made by Michael Morgan, with 150 club games, and Kyle Feldt, who marks 100 club games.


Remember, members save 10% on home game tickets! Maximum of four tickets per member per game.

Call: 132 849
Book: ticketek.com.au
In person: 1300SMILES Stadium, Cowboys Leagues Club, Stockland Townsville

*WARNING – tickets not secured through Ticketek Australia, our official ticketing agency, are not valid for entry to 1300SMILES Stadium for Cowboys home games. To avoid disappointment at the gates, please do not book tickets through non-official vendors, platforms or individuals.

Venue entry: Please note that prams and chairs cannot be brought into 1300SMILES Stadium – refer to stadium FAQs.


3pm: Gates open 

  • Cultural activities for the family before the game (Northern gate), 3pm - 5.30pm
  • Summer Members Bar (Western forecourt), 3pm-7.30pm
  • LGIAsuper Fan Zone (Summer Members Bar), 3pm-5.30pm
  • Garden Bar (north-east corner), 3pm-6.30pm
  • Free kids amusements (south-east corner) from 3pm
  • Free Park & Ride shuttle bus starts at 3pm (Kirwan Health Campus, Thuringowa Drive)

3.20pm: Community Invitational v Indigenous All Stars 

4:30pm: Pre-game show

  • Toyota Mini Mods
  • Welcome to Country
  • North Queensland Stadium trivia
  • Macca's Minute family dinner box comp
  • Cameron Cusack performance 
  • BMD Team Talk
  • Cowboys Spirit cheersquad perform, thanks to Tropic Petroleum

5.30pm: NRL kick off – Cowboys v Eels

6.10pm: NRL half time

  • Toyota Hilux Kick
  • BMD Team Talk
  • Powerade Power Moment
  • QCCU's 'Bring home the bacon' comp
  • Townsville Bulletin Fan Cam

7.30pm: Summer Members Bar closes

Post-match venue: Cowboys Leagues Club 

Official match-day sponsor: McDonald's 

  • Ronald McDonald will be making a special appearance!
  • Get your McDonald's voucher at the gates.
  • Watch the pre-game show to see an exciting ball kicking competition take place - someone could win free coffee for a year!
  • Listen for details on how you could redeem a freebie from McDonald's (conditions apply).

Special offers

Game day special: Check the big screen to find out what's on offer and head to the Team Shop Merch stands around the stadium! (Available only at the merch stands; no further discounts apply; while stocks last.)

Fun & games

Garden Bar: Relax pre-game with live music by Chris Baker at the Garden Bar, north-east corner – open 3pm-6.30pm.

Cowboys Corner: Free FUN in our Cowboys interactive zone – photo booth, activities and game day comp (win a 2019 Indigenous jersey) – Western forecourt, 3pm-5.30pm. 

Free amusements: Fun and games located in the south-east corner from 3pm, thanks to Amusements Plus!

Meet the Cowboys Spirit! Pick up your 2019 Cowboys Spirit cheerleader poster and snap your pic on the photo wall – inside the Northern gate, 3pm-5.30pm, thanks to Tropic Petroleum!

Mascots: Say hello to Ronald McDonald, Bluey, Miss Moo, Ziggy, Tavi, Swordy and Crackles!

Your chance to win!

Macca's Minute family dinner box comp: One lucky member or fan from the Macca's Hill (northern) will have the chance to pass the ball on-field to win a family dinner box (for participating McDonald's restaurants in Townsville, Ayr, Charters Towers and Ingham).

Game day comp: Thanks to the Cowboys Leagues Club – win a 2019 Indigenous jersey. Enter at Cowboys Corner (Western forecourt) or the membership tent for your chance to WIN!

50-50 Charity Raffle: Get your 50-50 Charity Raffle tickets on game day – available online at 5050charityraffle.com.au/cowboys or at the stadium from 3pm around the grounds and inside the Northern gate. It's your chance to take home 50% of the proceeds in a random draw, with 50% going to the Cowboys Community Foundation! Winner announced during NRL second half. More info

Game day doubles: Get your doubles tickets from the Cowboys Supporters Team inside the gates.

For our members

Summer Members Bar: Open 3pm-7.30pm with live entertainment by Tammy Moxon, face painting thanks to Amusements Plus, LGIAsuper Fan Zone, great prizes, game day comp and free WiFi. Show your 2019 membership card for entry (south-west corner). 

LGIAsuper Fan Zone: Located inside Summer Members Bar, 3pm-5.30pm. 

Membership enquiries: Visit the membership team at the northern ticket box or membership tent (outside Summer Members Bar, 3pm-5.30pm) for any enquiries.


Community Corner: The Queensland Police Service is looking for people with a keen desire and passion to serve the community - find out about career opportunities. More info

Field of Dreams: Giving North Queenslanders the chance to see their heroes live in action - welcome to the Pyjama Foundation, thanks to the Cowboys Leagues Club, and to the Leukaemia Foundation thanks to Tropic. More info


Official post-match venue: Kick on after the game at the Cowboys Leagues Club, venue for the Cowboys' official post-match function!