Tocumwal children who participated in the MILO in2CRICKET program played at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 3.January 9, 2013 4:34am
during day one of the Third Test match between Australia and Sri Lanka at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 3, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.
Tocumwal’s youngest cricketers last week had the chance to play on the hallowed Sydney Cricket Ground pitch.
First year Tocumwal MILO coordinator Sheree Craig said the group had been chosen to provide on ground entertainment at the third test between Australia and Sri Lanka in Sydney on January 3.
‘‘This is a once in a life time opportunity,’’ she said.
‘‘We are the first club in the MVCA to be given this opportunity.’’
Before the group left, they received funds from the MVCA who donated $500 while also holding a raffle.
Raffle prizes included a signed bat from NSW Speedblitz Blues stars Michael Clarke, Shane Watson, Phillip Hughes, Brad Haddin, Usman Khawaja and many more.
Local businesses including Tocumwal Golf Club, Matt & Trish Wooden, Foodworks and IGA Tocumwal lended a hand to get the children to the SCG.
During the Vodafone Pink Test, the MILO in2CRICKET kids kept fans entertained during the lunch break with a range of activities and games on the SCG, Cricket NSW game development general manager Cameron French said.
‘‘The feedback we have received from previous years tells us that this in an experience the children won’t forget as they continue their cricket journey.’’
Budding Kyabram actor Taylor Smith Morvell is one of 20 Victorian students chosen to perform his Year 12 theatre studies monologue in Melbourne next week.
The Yarrawonga and District Cemetery Trust has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Department of Health to undertake development work at the Yarrawonga cemetery.
Members of Murchison Book Club are hosting a literary lunch with Vivien Achia, author of Marrying Italian — When Love is Not Enough.
A man has been taken to Echuca hospital after being trapped for several minutes in his vehicle.
Steve Glassborow has returned for a twentieth year, bringing a range of his bronze sculptures.
Tongala family hopes for transplant call for six-year-old.
Family of former Seymour man killed in a road crash in Los Angeles before Christmas set up a Melbourne University scholarship in his honour.
Tocumwal's Don Elgin is aiming to compete at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Scotland
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Huge crowds turned out for Cobram Barooga's River Beaches Festival, which featured a special splash for 2000 rubber ducks.
South West Arts ArtOut will be held again in 2015 after last weekend's inaugural success.
Murray Goulburn has lifted its milk prices to about $6.66 kg milk solids.
Benalla's Kevin Harper will be honoured in the motorcade lap of honour at Melbourne Cricket Ground tomorrow for his service during the Korean War.
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