Sport

Bundy is nuts for Locky's rum

Bundaberg Rum Distillery
Bundaberg Rum Distillery Paul Donaldson

BUNDABERG rugby league fans have been showing their love for the sport and the local drop as dozens turn out to buy the limited edition Darren Lockyer six-year-old rum.

The rum, which was created in the football great's honour, went on sale at the Bundaberg Rum Bondstore and BWS stores yesterday after a launch in Brisbane on Saturday.

Just 37,200 bottles of the rum are for sale in Queensland and feature a sketch of Lockyer surrounded by his career highlights.

The rum has been crafted to signify his service to the number six jersey.

"We put a lot of thought into the design of the bottle, and I'm really happy with the final outcome and pleased to be able to offer fans something unique and special," Lockyer said.

Bundaberg Rum marketing manager Andy Oughton said the rum was the company's way of saying thanks to "Locky" for his career.

"The Bundaberg Distillers have ingeniously blended a fine rum with a great strength of character and richness balanced with a unique smoothness - characteristics that Darren is so well known for," he said.

Topics:  alcohol, bundaberg rum, darren lockyer, rugby league




Steam locomotive back on the rails

STEAM POWER: A Queensland Rail steam locomotive is set to arrive in Warwick tomorrow to replace the Southern Downs Steam Railway engine that is currently being repaired.

Qld Rail loco due in Warwick tomorrow

Stroll, swing and Sourced markets: Don't miss it

SOURCED FRESH: Mayor Tracy Dobie and Sourced spokeswoman Amy Walker get kitted up for the Stroll 'n' Swing markets today.

Don't miss tomorrow's Stroll n Swing in Palmerin St

Girl decapitated in crash - three times

LEARNER DRIVERS: Lily Maw, Alice (the dummy)and James King learnt the dangers of being distracted while driving.

Students learn lesson in road safety.

Latest deals and offers

Thy Art Is Murder are killing it

See Thy Art is Murder on their killer tour happening right now. Photo Contributed

We talk with Thy Art is Murder about touring, babies, and new music

Date announced for Prince tribute concert

A Prince tribute concert will take place later this year

Matt Damon is taking a break from acting

Matt Damon is taking a break to spend time with his family

Police foiled terrifying 1m plot to kidnap Katie Price

Police foiled a £1 million plot to kidnap Katie Price and her family

Kristen Bell's baby confession

Kristen Bell once pretended to be asleep when her baby woke up early

Babylon 5's Jerry Doyle has died

Jerry Doyle has died from unknown causes at the age of 60

You can own this Queensland town for just $1

Yelarbon

Unprecedented auction of town's business centre with no reserve

Work starts on $15M Caloundra apartment building

Turning the first sod at the Aqua View Apartments site in Kings Beach are (from left) husband-and-wife developers Alex Yuan and Stella Sun with construction company Tomkins director Mike Tomkins and Councillor Tim Dwyer.

Developers excited about addition to Kings Beach skyline

72-year-old Coast developer set to start new project

GREEN LIGHT: The Cosmopolitan has been approved for development at Cotton Tree.

Meet the Canberran set to deliver another chapter for Coast suburb

Plans revealed for 1500-lot 'master-planned community'

Precinct will be bounded by Boundary St and Shoesmith Rd

Ecco Ripley sales run sparks prime release

MOVING IN: Sekisui House has announced the release of more residential blocks at Ecco Ripley.

Sekisui House is preparing to unveil more land at Ecco Ripley

The climb is slow but property on the way up

Michael Matusik, director of Matusik Property Insights.Photo Allan Reinikka / The Morning Bulletin

The improvement would be mild when compared to past cycles