Cowboys calling for nominations for Laurie Spina shield

PLAYING on Dairy Farmers Stadium prior to the North Queensland Toyota Cowboys' NRL clash with the NZ Warriors will be one of the big thrills awaiting the teams who will play in the final of the Laurie Spina Shield on June 18.

Less than two weeks remain to nominate for the two-day carnival named after the North Queensland Toyota Cowboys' inaugural captain.

Still involved with league as a commentator for ABC Grandstand, Laurie Spina will be at Dairy Farmers to present the shield to the winning captain.

The QRL-sanctioned tournament is open to players under 11 years of age and has a history of producing future Cowboys, including current NRL five-eighth Ray Thompson.

With a focus on participation, sportsmanship and enjoying the