World Cup legends to lunch at Royal ICC

By Royal International Convention Centre, 4 September, 2017

Kangaroo and World Cup winning captain Mal Meninga and dual world netball champion Laura Geitz are among a line-up of World Cup sporting legends converging on the Royal International Convention Centre (Royal ICC) tomorrow, for the Men of League Foundation Queensland Annual Lunch.

Joining them as guest speakers at the event – to be attended by more than 850 people – will be two time Cricket World Cup champion Andrew Symonds and Women’s Rugby League World Cup winner Ruan Sims.

Sticking to the World Cup theme, the iconic Rugby League World Cup trophy will even be making an appearance, featuring as a centrepiece of the event.

The annual lunch raises funds for the Men of League Foundation which offers a range of services to those in the rugby league community, including support with medical expenses, rehabilitation and nursing home equipment.

Brisbane Showgrounds General Manager of Venue Sales and Marketing Jago Coyle said they were thrilled to be hosting the lunch and those attending would be treated to a three course menu.

“This event raises funds for a great cause and we’re looking forward to welcoming World Cup sporting celebrities and the business community to the world-class Royal ICC,” he said.

“Our chefs will be preparing an impressive three course lunch menu featuring Royal Queensland Food and Wine Show (RQFWS) Gold medal-winning lamb and award-winning cheeses.”

The charity lunch gets underway at 11.30am.


The 22 hectare Brisbane Showgrounds precinct is located just 1.5km from Brisbane’s CBD and is Queensland’s largest indoor / outdoor events site.

Source: Royal International Convention Centre