The last Rugby Union game of the season will be an epic display of multicultural pride.
The Clash of the Titans, Tri Nation 10s will be held on Saturday December 8 at 6.30pm.
One of three teams, Pacific Isles, New Zealand and Australia, will be awarded a handsome loot of $1500 and the runner up will receive $500, kindly sponsored by Isa four wheel drive.
Who will you pledge your allegiance too?
Mount Isa Rugby Union president Kurt McGregor said they had begun to revamp their international scene.
“We have the Bledisloe Shield which is typically between Australia and New Zealand, but this year we want to cater for the many Pacific Island players we have in the club too.
“Rather than having 15 players a side, we have made it 10 for a more fast-paced entertaining game.
The Mount Isa Rugby Union Rugby Cup is the new trophy up for grabs.
Rather than having 15 players a side, we have made it 10 for more fast-paced entertaining games.Rugby Union president Kurt McGregor
“It’s a big cup, the teams will most likely have a few drinks out of it after the match,” McGregor said.
“Ten aside tournaments are quicker, with shorter halfs – 15 minutes.”
“Each team will play against the other teams just one time each and then the top two teams will play in the final for the new trophy Cup,” McGregor said.
The award ceremony and presentations will be held straight after the final game of the night.
The annual multi-cultural event offers more than gripping games of rugby union.
A jumping castle will keep the little tykes entertained and a mouth-watering hungi will be available to feed the spectators.
Rodeo Queen Quest entrant Kate Lovell will be raising funds for the North West Queensland Mental Health Network.
There will be on the spot prizes and raffles at this colossal family fun day.
Fans can enjoy a cold beer or rum and coke at the clubhouse’s newly renovated bar, The Ruck and Maul, while taking in the history of the club through framed pictures.
Rugby Union will return to Mount Isa in February, kicking off with a summer sevens competition.