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Townsville: The Premier Hub for Elite Sports in Northern Australia

Townsville: The Premier Hub for Elite Sports in Northern Australia
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Securing Rights to Women’s State of Origin Game Three Elevates Townsville’s Sporting Prowess

Townsville continues to solidify its standing as the paramount destination for elite sporting events in Northern Australia. The city’s recent confirmation as the host for game three of next year’s Women’s State of Origin reflects its burgeoning reputation as an epicentre for major sports.

Acting Mayor Molachino Applauds the town’s Sporting Triumphs

Mark Molachino, the Acting Mayor, extolled Townsville’s prowess in hosting major sporting events, citing the overwhelming success of the previous Women’s State of Origin game that drew over 18,200 attendees to Queensland Country Bank Stadium, shattering attendance records.

This announcement adds to our impressive lineup of elite sports events,” Mayor Molachino remarked. “From the unparalleled support witnessed during the PBR Grand Finals, drawing crowds exceeding 9,500 over two nights, to the international coverage of the Super W Grand Final earlier this year, Townsville has consistently showcased its capability in hosting top-tier sporting competitions.

Local Teams Flourish in Townsville’s Sports Culture

The city’s love for sports resonates in its unwavering support for local teams like the Townsville Fire, four-time WNBL champions, and the North Queensland Cowboys.

Notably, Queensland Country Bank Stadium has been the vibrant backdrop for various events, welcoming a spectrum of sports from rugby union, cricket, and rugby league finals to exhilarating motorsports spectacles.

Building a Legacy as the Sporting Epicentre

Mayor Molachino affirmed the council’s commitment to furthering Townsville’s status as an all-encompassing hub for arts, sports, and recreational activities.

This return of the Women’s State of Origin to Townsville reinforces our city’s reputation as the premier sporting and events capital of Northern Australia.

The city’s enthusiasm and fervour for sports promise an exhilarating future for both athletes and spectators alike.