World Cup historic display

With World Cup fever hitting Brisbane, supporters from interstate and overseas are converging on the city.

The Suncorp Stadium precinct has a lot to offer visitors, with restaurants, cafes and pubs, as well as the historic precinct at the northern end of the stadium, which features statues of Wally Lewis, Arthur Beetson, Darren Lockyer and current Australian coach Mal Meninga.

There are also plaques honouring Queensland's State of Origin representatives, as well as a commemorative wall, with the names of those men who represented their state in the pre-Origin era.

The 'Rugby League Central Queensland' building in Castlemaine Street features an historic display, which recently has been revamped to give a greater emphasis to the World Cup.

The Queensland Rugby League's History Committee has taken possession of a number of items in recent times, including Lew Platz's 1975 World Cup jersey and blazer; Kevin Walters' 1992 World Cup jersey and the 1968 tracksuit top worn by French captain, Francis de Nadai.

They are all on display at QRL Central, and entry is free. Just check in at the reception desk during normal office hours, for a look at this snap shot of history.