19 January 2015
North Queensland residents will be treated to an exclusive summer experience this week, when former cricket legends travel through Townsville and Charters Towers for the Queensland Bulls Masters Tour, supported by Suncorp Bank.
From 22 to 25 January, Jimmy Maher, Andrew Symonds and Ken Healy will deliver an extensive calendar of free community events in both regions including coaching clinics, autograph sessions and a charity golf day.
Suncorp Bank Regional Manager for North Queensland, Brad Steele, said he was thrilled to have the Bulls Masters players back in Townsville.
“Cricket is one of Australia’s favourite pastimes, and the Bulls Masters’ tours provide Queensland communities with an invaluable opportunity to engage with some of Australia’s premier athletes,” Mr Steele said.
“As Australia’s leading regional bank, we are proud to support a not-for-profit initiative that contributes long lasting benefits to regional Queensland and promotes the importance of healthy and active living.
“The Suncorp Bank Willows Shopping Centre Branch will host an autograph session with Bulls Masters players on Friday, 23 January, and I encourage Townsville’s cricket fans to come along. The players will also be available to answer questions and share their tips for the Suncorp Bank Bulls Master Community Cricket Champion competition.”
As part of the tour, Suncorp Bank and the Bulls Masters will donate a signed Queensland Bulls Masters bat to Camp Quality, a not-for-profit organisation aimed at supporting children and families affected by cancer.
Media are invited to attend the autograph session as follows:
When: Friday, 23 January
Time: 10am – 11am
Where: Suncorp Bank Branch, Shop 79A Willows Shopping Centre, Thuringowa Drive, Kirwan
Interview Opps: Interviews are available with Suncorp Bank Regional Manager for North Queensland Brad Steele and Queensland Bulls Masters players Jimmy Maher, Andrew Symonds and Ken Healy
For more information on the Suncorp Bank Bulls Masters Community Cricket Champion visit: www.suncorpbankbullsmasters.com.au.
Media Inquiries: Ashleigh Paterson 07 3135 2562 or 0407 925 665
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