The North Queensland Toyota Cowboys are proud to invite members, fans and Defence community supporters to bid in our 2019 Cowboys Defence jersey auction.
Bidding will open at 9pm tonight in the online auction, featuring 17 player-signed jerseys worn in the Round 8 Cowboys v Titans ANZAC tribute match, a hard-fought 28-14 victory for North Queensland at home.
Proceeds will go to the Cowboys Community Foundation and Legacy.
As well as supporting two great causes, this is your chance to secure a piece of Cowboys history, including the rare No.20 jersey worn by Jason Taumalolo on his return from a knee injury.
The auction closes at 12pm, Monday 13 May.
The 2019 Cowboys Defence jersey is a unique design and will be worn just once, making it a must for collectors!
The jersey features the striking Cowboys bulls horn motif with blue camo base, bronze detail and the iconic Anzac poppy in the chest centre.
The jerseys will carry each number named in Cowboys coach Paul Green's victorious Round 8 team: 1. Jordan Kahu, 2. Justin O’Neill, 3. Tom Opacic, 4. Enari Tuala, 5. Ben Hampton, 20. Jason Taumalolo, 7. Michael Morgan (C), 8. Matt Scott, 9. Jake Granville, 10. Jordan McLean, 11. Gavin Cooper, 12. Josh McGuire, 13. John Asiata. Interchange: 14. Kurt Baptiste, 15. Coen Hess, 16. Scott Bolton, 17. Francis Molo.
Proceeds from the auction will go to the Cowboys Community Foundation, supporting NRL Cowboys House, and Legacy.
The Cowboys Community Foundation is a community-owned charity improving employment, health and social outcomes for young North Queenslanders through education-based programs, and the charity arm of the North Queensland Toyota Cowboys.
Managed by the Foundation, NRL Cowboys House is a joint initiative between the National Rugby League, North Queensland Cowboys, the Queensland Government and the Australian Government.
NRL Cowboys House is a purpose-designed, culturally respectful and supportive facility giving Indigenous students from remote and regional North Queensland communities the opportunity to access the school of their choice in Townsville.
Legacy is a charity providing services to Australian families suffering after the injury or death of a spouse or parent, during or after their Defence Force service.
Today Legacy's caring and compassionate service assists around 65,000 widow(er)s and 1,800 children and dependents with a disability.
Legacy is a voluntary organisation supported by veterans, servicemen and women, and volunteers drawn from all walks of life.