Baker-Gordon Charity Shield
The Baker-Gordon Charity Shield is part of a joint partnership between the Women’s & Children’s Hospital Foundation, Navy Headquarters - SA, RAAF Edinburgh (Air Force) and the 7 RAR (Army).
This inaugural T20 style cricket match will be played on Remembrance Day weekend on Sunday, 12 November 2017, in support of the Women & Children's Hospital Foundation.
Attended by our very special guest, His Excellency Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC, the Governor General of the Commonwealth of Australia, all funds raised on the day will go towards the WCH Foundation Beach House project.
Payneham Cricket Oval (John Street, Payneham)
Sunday, 12 November 2017
Gates open 11:00am | Exhibition Match 11:30am | Main Match 4:00pm
**Entry is via folded note donation at the gate**
Car parking on the day: Limited street parking plus additional car parking will be available at the local RSL Club (362 Payneham Road, Payneham) and the San Georgio La Molora Community Centre (11 Henry Street, Payneham).
Family activities are planned throughout the day with interactive displays from the Army, Air Force and Navy as well as games and activities for the whole family to enjoy in the Defence Health Family Area (supplied by Games4U) from 11am.
Performances throughout the day courtesy of the Navy Band (courtesy of Navy HQ - SA), plus food and beverages available for purchase courtesy of the Payneham Cricket Club.
So bring your family, a picnic and a rug and join the WCH Foundation at our inaugural Baker-Gordon Charity Shield.
For more information, you can download the event flyer here.
Baker-Gordon Charity Shield Media Launch
RAAF Edinburgh Base, October 10 2017.
History of Baker and Gordon
BAKER, Thomas Charles (1897 – 1918)
GORDON, John Rutherford (1895 – 1978)
For media enquiries please contact:
Sarah Fitzharris, Media & Communications Manager
08 8464 7951 or email here