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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 12:00noon | Main Match 4:00pm

Entry is via folded note donation at the gate.


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 and a community bbq provided by the Defence Forces.

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.

 

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).


History of Baker and Gordon


BAKER, Thomas Charles (1897 – 1918)


GORDON, John Rutherford (1895 – 1978)


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