About Jack Manski Oval

Townsville & Districts Mendi Blackhawks Home Base is Jack Manski Oval in Kirwan.  The Traditional Owners of the land are the Wulgurukaba and Bindal peoples, and we pay our respect to all of the traditional owners of our land. The field is located at Brothers Leagues Club and is home to not only the Mendi Blackhawks but also Townsville Brothers Junior and Senior Rugby League Clubs. In 2018 almost 7000 people accessed this well equipped facility as members, program and event participants. Conveniently located alongside 1300 SMILES Stadium with bus stop directly outside on Golf Links Drive (Sunbus Route 203).

Some of the groups include:

  • Laurie Spina Shield
  • Police Carnival
  • All Blackhawks Carnival
  • Queensland Rugby League Mod Camp
  • North Queensland Secondary School Trials
  • Secondary Schools Touch Carnival
  • North Queensland Junior Championships
  • Women’s Rugby League Games
  • North Queensland Primary Schoolgirl Trials
  • NRL Under 8 Clinic
  • Police V Army
  • Foley Shield Fixtures
  • Blackhawks U/10 Challenge
  • Queensland Rugby League U15 State Carnival and Selections

Grandstand and Ground Capacity

  • Garden Bar – standing
  • Allan West Grandstand – 210 seated
  • Hervey’s Range Road Hill – existing seating as well as hill space
  • Cowboys Hill – existing seating as well as hill space
  • VIP Corporate Deck – for sponsors and corporate partners
  • Scoreboard Hill – hill space

Ground Capacity – approximately 4000


  • 14 Golflinks Drive, Kirwan QLD 4817

Postal Address: 

  • PO Box 1326, Thuringowa Central QLD 4817


  • Dining/Food : YES
  • Toilets: YES including Disabled Access Toilet
  • ATM/EFTPOS : YES located within Brothers Leagues Club foyer
  • Transport : Bus Stop on Golf Links Drive (Route 203); Taxi Drop off & Pick up
  • Accessibility: Parking in Brothers Leagues Club Car Park or via Public Transport (on non-Cowboys Game Days there may be access to Cowboys Eastern Car Park)
  • Ticket Purchase: To be advised, entry points will be dependent on game schedule