Three special State of Origin experiences will be auctioned to support communities affected by the bushfires, the Queensland Rugby League announced today.
In addition to the unique 2020 opportunities listed below, supporters can bid on a framed Queensland Maroons Captain’s Run jersey, signed by skipper Daly Cherry-Evans and coach Kevin Walters following last year’s series.
Fans can now register their bids via the Maroons Shop, with proceeds from the auction going to the Australian Red Cross Disaster Recovery and Relief appeal.
Today’s auction launch is a further show of support by the QRL, which is actively involved in rugby league’s consolidated whole-of-game response to help communities in need.
QRL managing director Robert Moore said he expected some strong bidding given the quality of the prizes.
“This is a great opportunity to not only secure yourself a memorable Origin experience, but support an extremely worthwhile cause at the same time,” Moore said.
“Every little bit is going to help Australians get back on their feet and we’re looking forward to announcing more fundraising initiatives in conjunction with our statewide competition clubs as we approach the start of the new season.”
Auction prizes available:
- Two tickets to Game III of the Holden State of Origin series at Suncorp Stadium (July 8), including a game-day dressing room tour followed by lunch with an Origin legend
- Queensland Maroons training session experience for you and three guests, including meet and greet with Maroons coaching staff on Friday, May 29, followed by four seats to the 2020 Queensland Maroons State of Origin Long Lunch
- Four tickets to the Holden Women’s State of Origin game at Sunshine Coast Stadium (June 19), including merchandise pack and meet and greet with coaching staff
- One framed Maroons Captain’s Run jersey; signed by skipper Daly Cherry-Evans and coach Kevin Walters
Auction closes January 26, 5pm.