State Government ready to commit to Stadium after win

THE State Government have listened to Jonathon Thurston's call for a new stadium after last night's grand final.

Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland Coralee O'Rourke said the state government were ready to act.

MORE NRL>>> Cowboys arrive home after historic win

She said it would commit $100 million to a new Townsville stadium, and called on the federal government to match it.

This is after the Cowboys captain took last night's win as an opportunity to call for the new stadium in North Queensland.

Topics:  cowboys nrl nrl grand final queensland government sport townsville

Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Footy dad: I can hold my head high

Geoffrey Whittaker says it's 'awesome' to see justice served after enduring a trial this week. He was found not guilty of assault.

'I'm glad I'm not the one that looks like the idiot any more'

Footy fight: Coach accused of spiteful, 'vicious' act

Geoffrey James Whittaker, who has pleaded not guilty to assault charges at a football carnival.

'Sometimes it's appropriate to defend oneself by striking first'

Dad 'head-butted' footy coach during kids' rugby carnival

Geoffrey Whittaker has pleaded not guilty two assault charges. The offences are alleged to have occurred during a children's football carnival in 2016.

Geoffrey James Whittaker pleads not guilty to two assault charges

Local Partners