Media Release: Legends of League 2017
4th July 2017
In partnership with Paladin Sports and charity partner the Mark Hughes Foundation (MHF), the Legends of League (LOL) are bringing back all the big names from yesteryear for one action packed day of ‘old school’ Rugby League. The inaugural LOL Tournament will be held at Central Coast Stadium on Saturday November 18th, 2017.
The Central Coast region was chosen for its passionate Rugby League fan base, its close proximity to Sydney and for being the gateway to the Hunter region, which has a massive Rugby League following.
Some of the biggest names in Rugby League have been recruited as Team Ambassadors to promote the event;
Mark ‘Piggy’ Riddell
It’s 9 v 9 on a modified field size with a game duration of only 20 minutes. It’s a one day Rugby League festival, with $75,000 prizemoney to be awarded to the winning team.
% of the gate takings will be donated to the MHF to directly support Beanies for Brain Cancer.
Other notable Rugby League legends to sign on thus far include; Robbie O’Davis, Michael Buettner, Nathan Blacklock, Solomon Haumono, John Hopoate, Steven Bell, Tim Brasher & Georgie Rose.
Legends of League Official Launch
When - Tuesday July 4th at 1030am
Where - Central Coast Stadium
Hosted by - Andrew Voss
* Interviews and photo opportunities on field with all 8 Ambassadors to follow the launch
For any further media enquiries please contact Matthew Hill on either 0402 136 593 or firstname.lastname@example.org