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Second Sandhill Ashes on 3 April 2022 at Sarsfield Cricket Ground - funniest match of cricket in Gippsland

The greatly anticipated second instalment of the Sandhill Ashes event is fast approaching.

By news@gippsland - 28th March 2022 - Back to News

The "social" cricket match between the two neighbouring fire-impacted communities of Clifton Creek and Sarsfield is scheduled for Sunday 3rd of April at the Sarsfield Recreation Reserve. Last year's thrilling one run victory to Sarsfield has the Clifton Creeker's eager to turn the tables. They have organized

Bring your eskys and chairs for a great afternoon out! to the SANDHILL ASHES, THE FUNNIEST MATCH OF CRICKET IN GIPPSLAND!

Bring your eskys and chairs for a great afternoon out! to the SANDHILL ASHES, THE FUNNIEST MATCH OF CRICKET IN GIPPSLAND!

Encouraging everyone to join

ABC Radio broadcaster Craig Bush will again MC and commentate on the day and member clubs of the Bairnsdale Cricket Association will support with equipment and expertise. Many of last year's Sarsfield team will participate again and they hope to add a few new faces to their line up. A great crowd enjoyed last year's fun community day and organisers are hopeful of another big crowd.

Food, coffee and kids activities will be set up on the day. Any prospective players living in or with connections to Sarsfield are encouraged to contact Phil on 0439411914. Female players are encouraged to have a go too.

Sandhill ashes urn

The Sandhill Ashes Urn was crafted from burnt timber after the 2019/2020 Summer Bushfires and is currently housed at the Sarsfield Hall. It is the symbolic prize presented to the winning team but based on last year's event both communities came out winners. We hope to see you there for another great match!

The Sandhill Ashes Urn was made from a piece of tea tree salvaged from a peat paddock fire that burned for weeks on a nearby farm

The Sandhill Ashes Urn was made from a piece of tea tree salvaged from a peat paddock fire that burned for weeks on a nearby farm

Pictures from Sarsfield Community Association website.


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