General Public tickets are now on sale for the 2014 AAMI Country v City Origin with the match officially launched today at Apex Oval in Dubbo, with family friendly tickets starting at just $8 for a child and $40 a family.
“The reception we have received here in Dubbo today has been wonderful,” CRL Chief Executive, Mr Terry Quinn said.
“We have received strong support from Dubbo City Council and the local community we look forward to celebrating our 80th anniversary in here Dubbo with the AAMI Country v City Origin.”
Present at today’s reception was Councillor Mathew Dickerson, Country Coach Trent Barrett, City Coach Brad Fittler and NRL Head of Football Mr Todd Greenberg. “We are proud the game will be played in Dubbo in May,” Greenberg said.
“We would be delighted to see a crowd of 15,000 for the game and I hope it will act as an inspiration for young bush players.”
The match will be held on Sunday, 4 May 2013. “The AAMI Country v City is a great way to get spotted as a young talent,” Brad Fittler, AAMI City Team Coach said.
“I think it’s great that we play the match in the country and I look forward to seeing more of Dubbo and meeting the locals.”
Event organisers also paid tribute to CRL Chairman, Jock Colley who recently passed away.
This is the 80 year anniversary of the CRL, with celebrations and events planned in the lead up to the AAMI Country v City.
Tickets can be purchased at ticketek.com or through Dubbo RSL 178 Brisbane St, Dubbo NSW 2830 - (02) 6882 4411