Canberra Sports Stars unite for Flood Relief

Canberra United trio Ellie Brush, Sally Shipard and Lydia Williams will join with players from the Brumbies, Raiders, ACT Cricket and Canberra Cavalry to support Flood Relief as Manuka Oval hosts a flood fundraising Twenty20 cricket match.

Canberra United trio Ellie Brush, Sally Shipard and Lydia Williams will join with players from the Brumbies, Raiders, ACT Cricket and Canberra Cavalry to support Flood Relief as Manuka Oval hosts a flood fundraising Twenty20 cricket match.

Both male and female sports stars will try and their best to knock over each other on the hallow turf of Manuka Oval to assist raising funds for all people affected by the floods in eastern Australia.

Sparks are expected to fly as big names from both the Canberra Raiders and ACT Brumbies try to smash each other over the pickets at Manuka.

Former representative cricketers Sally Shipard and Ellie Brush will help represent Canberra United, while Former Australian cricket representatives Mark Higgs and Kris Britt will provide some handy tactical advice to their fellow team mates. The Canberra Cavalry will also be represented via a trio of athletes.

Julia Gillard-s partner Tim Mathieson has agreed to wear the gloves for one team, after meeting Australia-s Tim Paine at the recent Prime Ministers XI cricket match

TEAM A: Andrew Barr MLA (c), Kris Britt (ACT Cricket), Sally Shipard (Canberra United), Stephen Moore (Brumbies), Ben Hand (Brumbies), Andrew Smith (Brumbies), Adam Ashley-Cooper (Brumbies), Andrew Schmidt (Canberra Cavalry), Jarrod Croker (Raiders), Shaun Fensom (Raiders), Daniel Vidot (Raiders), Stephen Hoiles (Brumbies)

TEAM B: The Honourable Mark Arbib (c), Tim Mathieson, Mark Higgs (ACT Cricket), Ellie Brush (Canberra United), Lydia Williams (Canberra United), Matt Giteau (Brumbies), Pat Phibbs (Brumbies), Pat McCabe (Brumbies), Josh McCrone (Raiders), Phil Brassington (Canberra Cavalry), Glenn Buttriss (Raiders), Kyle Perkins (Canberra Cavalry), Michael Picker (Raiders)

Match Details

What: Canberra Sporting Family Flood Relief T20 Cricket match Who: Canberra-s most famous sporting stars try cricket Where: Manuka Oval When: Tuesday 8th February, 4:30pm Start

Entry Details: Gold coin donation