'Major International Sporting Coup' For Newcastle

Big announcement tomorrow

4 July 2017

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Newcastle Council is promising a 'major international sporting coup' for the city, with an announcement tomorrow.

In a statement council says it's "partnered with Venues NSW to help bring the September match to Newcastle - an event which will help cement the city's reputation for hosting top-level sports fixtures."

It's widely tipped to be a Matildas soccer match.

Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes will make the announcement alongside Sports Minister Stuart Ayres at McDonald Jones Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

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