Ian Syson notes these brief but important notes:
Sport is not overlooked at Mt. Isa. In football the Rugby and Soccer games are played, and there is tennis and cricket.
Barrier Miner 4 April 1932, p2.
1400 MILES FOR SOCCER MATCH. MT. ISA.
August 15. The Mount Isa Representative Soccer team has returned to town after travelling 1400 miles to play a representative Ingham team, which was defeated by 4 to 2. The Ingham team comprised nine Italians, a Spaniard, and one Chinese [person].
Queensland Times 16 August 1939, p10.