News

Lockyer lives on with rum release

Darren Lockyer.
Darren Lockyer. File

HE MAY have retired, but the legend of Darren Lockyer will live on in a new Bundaberg Rum set to be released this weekend.

In a rare location change, the Darren Lockyer Number 6 rum will be released away from the Bundaberg distillery, and will be in Brisbane instead.

The first 200 bottles sold on the day will be personally signed by Darren Lockyer.

All bottles are individually numbered from 4-999 and there is a limit of one bottle per adult customer.

Bottle numbers 1000 and above have a limit of 12 bottles per adult customer.

The six-year-old rum has been crafted by the Bundaberg Distillers to signify Lockyer's service to the number 6 jersey and is designed to taste rich and smooth.

For Bundy rum and league lovers who don't mind travelling, the event will be held at the Brisbane BWS store at the corner of the Nudgee Beach Approach and Nudgee Rd on Saturday from 11am-3pm.

There will be food available, live music, Brisbane Broncos cheerleaders, the chance to experience the Bundaberg Distillatorium and, of course, Darren Lockyer.

This release will also be available from the Bond Store and BWS stores throughout Queensland from May 21, and Queensland independents from May 24.

Topics:  bundaberg rum, darren lockyer, rugby league


Join the Community.

Get your local news, your way.

Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Only-child study seeking subjects for HSC work

ONLY CHILD: Mullumbimby High School student Kaitlyn McMurtry.

Share joys and challenges fo being only child

Hurry! Reserved seating selling fast for Pro Bull Riding

Luke Nichols riding Rap Dancer at the PBR Bullriding Rural Weekly Live Series held at the Grafton Showgrounds. Photo:Bruce Thomas / Daily Examiner March 28, 2015

Numbered seats still available for PBR Live Series finale

EDITORIAL: Homelessness- the conversation we have to have

STREET WISE: Robina Todd is typical of many sleeping on the streets around Byron Bay.

Homelessness in Byron Bay- the conversation we have to have.

Latest deals and offers

DA rejection wins council praise from residents

EWINGSDALE residents have welcomed last week’s Byron Shire Council decision to reject the overly dense Seniors Living and commercial precinct.

Only-child study seeking subjects for HSC work

ONLY CHILD: Mullumbimby High School student Kaitlyn McMurtry.

Share joys and challenges fo being only child

Hurry! Reserved seating selling fast for Pro Bull Riding

Luke Nichols riding Rap Dancer at the PBR Bullriding Rural Weekly Live Series held at the Grafton Showgrounds. Photo:Bruce Thomas / Daily Examiner March 28, 2015

Numbered seats still available for PBR Live Series finale

EDITORIAL: Homelessness- the conversation we have to have

STREET WISE: Robina Todd is typical of many sleeping on the streets around Byron Bay.

Homelessness in Byron Bay- the conversation we have to have.

Snag a stall for Brunswick’s Old and Gold

GOLDEN COUPLE: Will and Johanna White at last year’s Brunswick Heads Old and Gold Festival.

Brunswick's Old and Gold festival is on over the June long weekend.

Renewables on Greens agenda

ANOTHER GREEN WORLD: Byron Mayor Simon Richardson, Greens Richmond Candidate Dawn Walker, Greens leader Senator Richard Di Natale and CEO of Enova Energy, Steve Harris.

Greens leaders were in Byron to promote sustainable energy.

Spectacular Crash as Corvette Flips at Drag Races

Corvette flips at 350kmh.

Driver walks away from 350kmh crash in Texas.

Star Wars: Force Awakens told in Emojis

Disney has released an emoji version of The Force Awakens.

To commemorate Star Wars Day, Disney releases emoji version of film on a smart...

NYPD join dance challenge

New York Police respond to NZ dance challenge.

New York's finest accept Kiwi dance challenge.

How a sacked real estate agent made $725k in four months

Agent is now under investigation by the industry watchdog

VIDEO: Art Deco fan pays $835,000 for Imperial Hotel

No Caption

Iconic "Impy" sold at a bargan price to bidder who loves Art Deco.

RBA warns of future apartment oversupply

Toowoomba: Crest Apartments and Burke & Wills, Ruthven Street ( view from Neil Street) Photo Bev Lacey / The Chronicle

RBA says oversupply of apartments poses risk to household finances