The Rockhampton Leagues Club Central Qld Capras have today announced an exciting new Major Sponsorship Agreement with mining giant Yancoal. Yancoal’s commitment of $100 000 per year for three years is a major boost for the new look Central QLD Capras.

 Capras CEO Mr Peter White stated, “today’s announcement is without doubt the most exciting new sponsorship announcement our club has made in decades.” “Our sponsorship agreement with Yancoal is wonderful news, not just for our club, but for our rugby league communities in numerous ways.”

“We are very grateful and privileged that Yancoal have come on board as a major sponsor and look forward to a long and successful association. Yancoal’s support is focused on providing coaching and development pathway opportunities for over 8,000 rugby league players from the grass roots level through to the Intrust Super Cup,” White said.

Yancoal Australia Brendon Pambid, Yancoal Australia Brad Neven & CQ Capras CEO Peter White holding the HDC U20’s & MM U18’s 2018 Jersey

Brad Neven, Yancoal Australia Group Manager, Human Resources, Health and Safety expressed his excitement about the sponsorship.

“We are proud to be signing a three-year deal with the CQ Capras.  Central Queensland is an important region for Yancoal, with our Yarrabee and Cameby Downs operations employing from across the area and many of our employees and their families avid Capras supporters.

“Our investment will help establish regional Coaching Academies and create pathways for the youth of Central Queensland to get involved, compete and be a part of regional sport. We are thrilled to be a part of the CQ Capras future,” said Mr Neven.

“Prior to Christmas I alluded to the fact that our club had a very exciting announcement to make in the New Year, and without doubt our agreement with Yancoal is just that,” said Mr White.