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Cricket carnival in Lismore

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Join Clarkes Beach paddle out this weekend to stop massive oil and gas field project

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Yesterday the week-long 40th Australasian Marist Cricket Carnival began at Lismore Park.

The competition will involve six Marist schools from around Australia: St Joseph’s College, Sydney; Bendigo Catholic College; Assumption College, Kilmore; Marcellin College, Melbourne; Newman College, Perth; and Trinity Catholic College, Lismore, who are the host school.

The event is a very strong senior schoolboys’ level cricket competition, played over five rounds of 50-overs-a-side matches. The teams include a number of state and regional representative players.

The 40th Australasian Marist Cricket Carnival concludes on Monday, December 17.


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