Remy Siemsen and Cortnee Vine visit Townsville before our first-ever game kicks off in North Queensland

Sky Blue duo, Remy Siemsen and Cortnee Vine, visited Townsville on Tuesday and Wednesday to announce the CommBank Matildas squad that will take part in a historic first-ever match in North Queensland.

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The pair started their day of activity on the Strand in Townsville, talking with media and taking some pictures with aspiring fans that were present. 

It was then to sightseeing for Siemsen and Vine, they took a trip to Magentic Island, just off the coast of Townsville, where they did some Stand-up paddle boarding at Horseshoe Bay. 

The first day of activities was finished with a trip to Bungalow Bay Koala Village, where they players got to meet some native wildlife. 

A boat ride back to Townsville had a beautiful sunset to mark the end of Tuesday's events.

Wednesday morning saw the duo go to Southern Cross Catholic College for a school visit, meeting some fans coming to the game and handing out some awards.

The duo even got to say hello to Charli Grant's cousin, who filmed a quick hello message for Charli. 

Townsville Hospital Foundation was the last stop for Siemsen and Vine, finishing their short trip to Townsville, getting the chance to speak to some children at the hospital.

Images courtesy of Dan Robinson and Townsville North Queensland 

 Commonwealth Bank Matildas v New Zealand 
Friday, 8 April 2022  
Venue: QCB Stadium, Townsville, Queensland 
Kick Off: 7:45pm (AEST)  
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Commonwealth Bank Matildas v New Zealand 
Tuesday, 12 April 2022  
Venue: GIO Stadium, Canberra 
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