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Win tickets to see The Longest Minute

A play about a family's connection to the 2015 NRL grand final

One football club, one family, and one unforgettable NRL grand final.

Where were you the night of the 2015 NRL Grand Final? The night when long-time underdogs the North Queensland Cowboys won in an all-Queensland nail-biter that changed the game, and the state, forever. For one family of Cowboys diehards, their whole lives have led up to this moment.

It’s captured in the play on October 22, The Longest Minute, to which Ipswich First has a double pass to giveaway.

To enter, simply answer the following question: Which team won the 2015 NRL Grand Final?

Send your answer to ipswichfirst@ipswich.qld.gov.au and you’ll be in the draw to win tickets. When submitting your entry, be sure to:

  • Include your name in the email
  • Include your best contact number
  • Register to receive Ipswich First news alerts. Alerts will appear in your inbox three times a week, offering great local news, events and local attractions.
  • Entries close 12pm, Friday October 4, and winners will be notified via email and phone. Late entries will be ineligible. Entries without a correct answer, your name and contact number will be ineligible. Winners will be chosen randomly, but must be registered to receive Ipswich First news alerts. See the terms and conditions.

Jessica Wright has footy in her blood. She was born into a family of rugby league fanatics. Living in Townsville, her dad, mum and brother all barrack for underdogs, the North Queensland Cowboys. Determined to pursue her passion for playing league, we watch Jess grow up, in parallel with the trials and tribulations of the NQ Cowboys until their (21 years in the waiting) win of the 2015 NRL Grand Final.

The Longest Minute is the story of how this game, and the teams that played, affected the lives of one family. It tells the story of a girl who wants to make her dad proud and succeed in the male-dominated sport of Rugby League.

Tickets are $37 each and can be bought directly from the Ipswich Civic Centre website.

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