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The Lord’s Taverners Oval at Fairbridge Village
Fairbridge - in partnership with the WACA, Lord's Taverners WA, Lord's Taverners Peel and the Shire of Murray - has developed the oval at Fairbridge Village to a standard where a residential cricket program for underpriveleged young people is possible. The partnership group has established an annuual fundraising event called the Brass 'n' Stumps Charity Cricket Event to fund the project.
The inaugral Brass 'n' Stumps will take place at Fairbridge Village on Saturday 2nd April and will include 20/20 cricket, music and entertainment.
 
All Lord's Taverners are invited . Click on the appropriate document for further information:
 
 

Back row:  Mike Snell (Chairman, Lords Taverners WA), Graeme Wood (CEO Western Australian Cricket Association), Terry Waldron (Minister for Sport and Recreation) and Barrie Hudson (President, Lords Taverners Australia, Peel Region).
Front row:  Charles Stephens (Fairbridge apprentice), Chris Thompson (Murray Shire Councillor), John Collett (former Fairbridge Chair of Board) and Josh Billing (Fairbridge tradesman).

Lord’s Taverners WA is engaged in a number of outreach activities designed to further its aim of "giving disadvantaged children a sporting chance”. The link with Fairbridge is one such activity.

Fairbridge is a major youth charitable organisation in Western Australia which focuses on working with young people in need to bring about a positive, sustainable difference in their lives. It is the only charity in Australia that owns a whole, nationally heritage-listed, town site – Fairbridge Village.

The development of the oval at Fairbridge has become Lord’s Taverners key outreach project. On April 23, 2008, Lord’s Taverners WA and the Peel Branch, the WACA, the Shire of Murray and Fairbridge, signed a Memorandum of Understanding. Together they plan to work towards:

  • Developing the Oval at Fairbridge Village to be a multi-use sports ground to be accessed and utilized by disadvantaged young people to encourage and promote the playing of cricket and other sports;
  • Establishing cricket sporting camps that utilise the Oval;
  • Running a major fundraising event at Fairbridge Village.

At the signing ceremony, the Minister for Sport and Recreation, Hon Terry Waldron MLA, officially named the sporting ground The Lord’s Taverners Oval. The traditional-style scoreboard, pictured above, was officially handed over as part of the ceremony.

The Peel and Western Australian Branches of Lord’s Taverners have already contributed $33,000 to the oval development project which has also benefited from significant Federal and State Government funding.