MOvember Charity Cricket Match a Success
The 2nd Annual Scorchers Movember T20 Charity Match between the Beyond Blues & Pro-State Warriors has been pronounced a resounding success.
With the help of major sponsors North West Mining & Civil, CADDS Group, Pinjarra Crane Hire and Veolia along with the local community of Tom Price, the match drew a large crowd of 200-300 people who converged on Clem Thompson Oval to cheer on their teams and enjoy the days many activities.
The Charity itself is all in the name of the men’s health movement. The MOvember Foundation focus’s on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, poor mental health and physical inactivity among men globally.
This initiative by the Tom Price Scorchers Cricket Club continues to grow. After raising $4000 in its inaugural year, 2015 saw an impressive $30,300 raised, making it the 15th highest fundraising team in Australia, 1st highest raising team in Rio Tinto WA and also 1st highest raising team throughout RIO Tinto Australia.
NWMC were well represented by Leading Hand Ben Williams for the Beyond Blues and Accounts & Administrations Kirsty O’Neill for the Pro-State Warriors. It was a well fought out match with the Blues just going down to the Warriors by 5 runs. Individual honours were taken out by Kirsty when she was announce best on ground for her team and Ben was awarded a prize for his fielding prowess (dropping three big outfield catches in front of the grandstand).
North West Mining and Civil Managing Director (Brian Lee) said he was proud to sponsor such a worthwhile event and praised organisers for their efforts, pledging to support the match again in 2016.