Murri Rugby League Carnival

The annual Arthur Beetson Foundation Queensland Murri Rugby League Carnival will kick-off at Redcliffe’s Dolphin Oval from Wednesday, 20th to Saturday, 23rd September 2017 promising footy fans a day of rugby and cultural events with a focus on health and education.

The carnival is renowned for showcasing outstanding Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander rugby league talent with Under 15 Boys, Open Men’s and Open Women’s teams participating from all over Queensland – from Badu Island in the Torres Strait to the Gold Coast and across to Mt Isa.

Held over 4 days, involving over 1,300 players, 53 teams competing, and 20,000 spectators hailing from all across Queensland cheering on from the grandstands – this is one massive, family friendly, rugby celebration you won’t want to miss!

What to Expect

  • 3 competitions take place over 4 days, including Under 15 Boys, Open Women’s and Open Men’s.
  • New to the Murri Carnival 2017 – The Legends Match: Arthur Beetson All Stars versus Brisbane Broncos Legends.  
  • Results will be posted on the Murri Rugby League Facebook page after each day of play.
  • Streamed live on Foxtel from Thursday 21st September to (and including) the Finals on Saturday 23rd. A 3-hour highlights package will be available on Fox League during the NRL Grand Final weekend.

Murri Rugby League Carnival Details

When: Wednesday, 20th to Saturday, 23rd September 2017

Where: Dolphin Oval,  Klinger Road, Redcliffe

Who: All ages

Tickets: $10 Adults

$5 with concession under 50

FREE entry with concession for people over 50 and under 18s

4 Day Pass $30

3 Day Pass $25

2 Day Pass $15

Complete a health check prior to the carnival in order to gain free entry.

Parking: Onsite

More information: Please email Event Manager Francis Renouf at or direct your enquiry to

Volunteer enquiries: Please register your interest via (expenses will be covered, excluding travel and accommodation)

Junior, adult & team player expressions of interest & enquiries: Please email Event Manager Francis Renouf at and check out the team registration page. Team nomination fees apply.

In order to participate: Players must be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent. Players must complete a ‘Health Check’ as a requirement to participate. Junior players must have achieved a 90% school attendance rate in the three months prior to the carnival to be eligible to play. Adult players must be enrolled to vote and enrolement details must be accurate and up-to-date. 

The Murri Rugby League Carnival is a smoking and alcohol free event

Stay up to date by keeping tabs on event developments via the Murri Rugby League Facebook page.

Program and Event Times Subject to Change

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Dolphins Oval
Klinger Road
Redcliffe 4020

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