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North Queensland Toyota Cowboys co-captain Johnathan Thurston gives an insight into the origins of the Australian team's new war cry, the first for the Kangaroos in 50 years.

JT will lead the Kangaroos through a historic pre-game performance at Friday night's Rugby League World Cup opener against England in a tribute to the nation's Indigenous heritage.


2017 RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP OPENER
Australia v England

Friday 27 October, Melbourne Rectangular Stadium
Opening ceremony: 7.30pm AEDT
Kick off: 8pm AEDT

Tickets: ticketek.com.au

Acknowledgement of Country

North Queensland Cowboys respect and honour the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.

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