Services take field
By GREGOR MACTAGGARTmactaggartg@gladstoneobserver.dyndns.org
USUALLY they are full of heart and goodwill, but that gets thrown out the window tomorrow as members from Gladstone's police, ambulance, fire and health services battle it out in the Emergency Services Cricket Day.
On what is expected to be a day full of fun and games, bragging rights are on the line with members of all four teams believing they have the talent to win the bronze trophy donated by Chris Trevor.
Event organiser Russell Thomas, who will also don the whites for the Ambulance team, is preparing for a great day out.
"Saturday should be a cracker of a day out, I know everyone is looking forward to it,'' Thomas said.
"The day is all about having a bit of fun and anyone around Gladstone is welcome to come on down and say G'day to the guys.''
And Thomas added he was willing to do anything to make sure of victory.
"Mate, if we have to we will cheat,'' he joked.
The day is being held at the Leagues Club ground located behind Marley Brown Oval.
Action starts from midday.