And the winners are…….

Update 22/4/14

We raised over $7000 – our best year yet!  And we are already planning on how we can make it better next year!!

Want to relive a little from the day?  Check out this cool vid – thanks Rose Darroch!

Cancer researchers!!!

They will be when we tally up the final amount raised from our annual day, played out on Saturday the 8th February, 2014.

The rains stayed away this year (thankfully) and the game was played out on a hot sunny day at Downey Park.

With the players having assembled and having had their team photos taken, it was straight into it with a touch football game warm up being played in the outfield of the Audrey McLaughlin International Diamond.  Interestingly enough, the Play for a Cure Legends knocked off the fancied Brisbane Broncos legends – a sign of things to come?

This year, as part of my welcoming speech, we did an Acknowledgement of Country by Aunty Valda Coolwell and had a presentation to the Australian Cancer Research Foundation where the cheque was accepted by ACRF board member, Mr Tim Crommelin.  It was a good feeling, knowing our hard work for the past year has paid off!

Mr Tim Crommelin accepts $1000 from us on behalf of ACRF
Mr Tim Crommelin accepts $10000 from us on behalf of ACRF

The game started with lots of hits and this year the introduction of the young players, kept those Broncos on their toes!  It looked like the Broncos were going to steal the game away, again, in the last inning but the P4AC legends held strong and took out the game 12-9 – finally I say 🙂

The raffle prizes were drawn with lots of happy folks claiming their prizes – special thanks to our supporters who donated – Bizzare Framing, Nudgee Golf Course, Allan Langer and the Broncos!

Final funds are being tallied so we will let you know the final outcome as soon as known.

Please find the links below for all of our supporters and I must thank the following people who did so much to make the day the success it was:  The teams – Play for a Cure Legends –  Brooke, Smacka, Haylea, Mel, Chelsea, Porter, Rissa, Paige, Georgia, Maggie and auction winner Toni.  Coach Frankie.

Broncos Legends – Gordy, Ben, Darren, Shane, Kevin, Alfie, Scott, Michael, Tilly and auction winner Brooke (via Scott and Bonita). Coach Jordy.

Amazing donations from Tim Crommelin, Saints softball club, Redsox softball club, Steve Walk Concreting and those on the day and online.

And the amazing helpers – too many to mention! But special shout out to Graham, Jeff, Wally, Tony, Alana, Geoff, Dave, Tanya, Corrie, Scott, Sheri, Rose, Ron, Scuff, Pinkie Shianne, Anne and those BSA players and officials.

And of course the spectators! And of course anybody I may have forgotten (sorry!).

From the bottom of my heart and on behalf of the P4AC and BSA (I’m wearing both hats) – THANK YOU!!


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