Shane Webcke.
Shane Webcke.

Pair of legends visiting coast

TWO of Queensland's most popular sportsman will visit the Fraser Coast later this month.

Former State of Origin representative players Shane Webcke and Andrew Gee are holding a meet-and greet session at the Miners Arms Hotel on October 21, in support of the Burrum Miners Junior Rugby League Club.

Needless to say, the club is thrilled the two league greats are throwing their support behind grassroots league in the Fraser Coast area.

Both men played with the Brisbane Broncos, with Webcke playing with the club for his entire career.

He represented Queensland 21 times at Origin level and represented Australia 20 times between 1998 and 2004.

His final NRL match was in 2006, when the Broncos beat the Melbourne Storm to win the premiership.

Now the football operations manager at the Broncos, Gee also played his entire Australian career at the Brisbane club, with a brief stint playing with the Warrington Wolves in England towards the end of his career.

He played 17 matches for Queensland. At the time of his retirement in 2003, he held the record at the Broncos for the most appearance of any forward.

Tickets will be $15 for adults, $10 for children and $45 for families.