125th year celebration of proud Maryborough cricket club
CRICKET: Past Grammars young and old will meet tonight at the Maryborough Cricket Club to celebrate 125 years of the proud Fraser Coast club.
Last Sunday the club won the A grade premiership in the Fraser Coast 40 over competition.
The organising committee have been planning for this evening's event since November last year.
Past Grammars players from years past are coming from as far away as Darwin to join the festivities.
The clubs four living life members will be in attendance along with the 92/93 and 83/84 A grade premiership teams.
The last celebration of this size held by the club was held at William House in their centenary year.
Organising committee member Dan Beatty acknowledged what the celebration means for him.
"This club is a big part of a lot of people's lives,” Beatty said.
"We have generations from families that have and are still playing for the club,” he said.
The club will also name a commemorative team as part of the celebrations.
The celebration starts at 5.30pm with formalities commencing from 6.30pm.
Tickets for the evening are still available and can be purchased on the night from the Maryborough Cricket Club.
Cost of tickets are $35 a single or $65 per couple.
A full wrap up of the evening and photos will appear in the Fraser Coast Chronicle next week.