Goldf ield Ashes

Jan­uary 26–28, Char­ters Tow­ers, QLD

Australian Geographic - - The List -

THE GOLDFIELD ASHES in the Char­ters Tow­ers area is the South­ern Hemi­sphere’s largest ama­teur cricket car­ni­val and was re­cently as­signed Queens­land Iconic Event sta­tus. Matches are played on 58 dif­fer­ent fields, in­clud­ing some that are pri­vately owned. Hosted by the Char­ters Tow­ers Cricket As­so­ci­a­tion, the event has grown well be­yond Pres­i­dent Jack Mee­son’s orig­i­nal con­cept, but re­tains its friendly rep­u­ta­tion. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit: gold­fiel­d­

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