Fire re­sus­ci­tated

Townsville Bulletin - - Sport - by Antony Ste­wart antony. ste­wart@ townsville­bul­letin. com. au

A NIGHT of fes­tiv­ity turned into full-blown cel­e­bra­tion when the Fire tri­umphantly de­clared they are here to stay in the WNBL last night.

Seem­ingly on their last legs just a few weeks ago, Townsv i l l e Ba s k e t b a l l d i r e c t o r Trevor Roberts ad­dressed play­ers and staff at the club’s awards night to an­nounce the club had been saved.

It sparked mass ex­cite­ment and cheers at the Greek Com­mu­nity Cen­tre in the city.

‘‘ Yes, we’re here and yes we’re go­ing on,’’ Roberts de­clared.

While fi­nal pa­per­work still re­quires com­ple­tion, Roberts said the lo­cal com­mu­nity had

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