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The Magnificent Foley Shield
The Foley Shield, North Queensland Rugby League's symbol of supremecy has proved a breeding ground for Queensland and Australian players including Kerry Boustead, Gene Miles and Greg Dowling. Whatever is in the water at Sarina has helped the tiny but mighty Crocodiles to produce a string of top players including Dale Shearer, Martin Bella, Wendel Sailor and Kevin Campion.

The Foley Shield also produced legendary locals like Frank and Vern Daisy the who were at the heart of those mighty Mount Isa teams that swept all before them.

The Foley Shield is rich in legend and will always be talked about by players and supporters who willed their team to play in the final each September.

Cairns down Mackay in 2012 Foley Shield opener
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Townsville ends Mackay's 2012 Shield hopes at Bowen
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Cairns takes out 2012 Foley Shield
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UPDATED VERSION OF UP NORTH ...the FOLEY SHIELD STORY GETS CLOSER
An updated version of "Up North" will be available in the near future. It will be in e-book format and be able to be read ona PC,or Mac, or any e-reader. If you'd like to put on the contact list for when it's released contact me now!
The Official History of the Foley Shield WANTED: copies of Up North ...the Foley Shield Story
Do you have a spare copy of Up North ...the Foley Shield Story or know of someone who does??
If so, please contact me as I have a number of people who would be happy to pay you for your book. Let me know and I can put you in touch with them.

Celebrating 100 Years of The Greatest Game on Earth
During the Centenary of League celebrations a North Queensland Team of the Century was named. Here it is..
If you have a Foley Shield story that needs to be told or more information on north Queensland rugby league Contact Us






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