17 May 2018

FUTURE Bowen footy stars have the chance to learn from a Cowboys legend thanks to North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP).

Players 6 to 16 years can train with former Cowboys, Queensland and Australian great Brent Tate, as well as gifted young Cowboys five-eight Kyle Laybutt.

The free session is on Monday 28 May at the Bowen Seagulls Junior Rugby League Club from 4pm to 5pm.

NQBP Acting Chief Executive Officer Dr Rochelle Macdonald said the event is part of a two-day Bowen Bulk Ports Blitz (May 28-29).

“Brent and Kyle will visit Queens Beach, Bowen, Merinda and St Mary’s primary schools as well as Bowen State High School,” Dr Macdonald said.

"The Blitz is part of our community partnership with the North Queensland Cowboys.

“It’s about using the personality power of the Cowboys to encourage local students to make the right choices for success.

"We want to inspire and educate young people in our port communities to make positive life choices.

“The partnership builds on both organisations’ shared values of leadership, engagement and integrity. This includes a focus on indigenous communities and children.”

NQBP has also partnered with the Mackay Hospital Foundation to raise much-needed funds for Bowen Hospital.

Donate $25 or more during May to help raise funds for televisions on the wards and automatically enter the draw to win a signed 2018 Cowboys jersey.

The winner will be announced on Monday 28 May 2018.

All donations over $2.00 are tax deductible.


North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation contact:
Emilie Pershouse | Regional Stakeholder Engagement Advisor
07 4969 0773 | epershouse@nqbp.com.au