A vibrant North Queensland Toyota Cowboys side have celebrated their home-ground Women in League match with a victory, their hot-pink jerseys burning up the field for the second-last time at 1300SMILES Stadium.
Cheering them on at kick-off were students from NRL Cowboys House Girls Campus, who made the most of their experience as the NRL guard of honour.
These 30 young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women from some of the most remote communities in the country are pursuing their secondary education at Townsville schools, supported by NRL Cowboys House, a culturally-sensitive, purpose-built boarding facility.
The Cowboys are proud to auction their player-signed, match-worn jerseys from their Round 23 match against the Panthers to create opportunities and inspire futures for these young women, through the Cowboys Community Foundation.
All proceeds from the auction will go towards support services, including tutoring, tutoring, health and wellbeing, and extracurricular activities.
- 17 player-signed, match-worn Cowboys jerseys
- Includes Murray Taulagi's jersey worn for his first-ever NRL try
The auction closes at 12pm on Monday 2 September.