Southern Downs Regional Council staff teamed up on CEO Andrew Roach, who is a New South Wales supporter.
Southern Downs Regional Council staff teamed up on CEO Andrew Roach, who is a New South Wales supporter. Erin Smith

Blues CEO red faced

PULLING a prank on our bosses is something Queenslanders love to do - especially around State of Origin time when the boss is a Blues supporter.

And a remark something along the lines of Maroons being dirty players saw three Southern Downs Regional Council staff take some red and white ribbon to New South Wales supporter and CEO Andrew Roach's office on Tuesday night.

Rhonda Kraak, Anna Bowman and Jenny McConville stayed back late on Tuesday, covering Mr Roach's office door in red crepe paper, hanging maroon and white streamers and balloons, covering his desk in red paper and even dressing up a doll in Queensland supporter gear.

The transformation was finished with some cases of XXXX cans on the floor.

But Mr Roach was able to see the funny side of the prank.

"I love it," he said.

"It is great, absolutely fantastic."

Born in Tamworth and bred in Bathurst, Mr Roach said he would love to see New South Wales take home victory.

"But if Queensland turn up for the game we will be a in a lot of trouble," he said.



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