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Movember is an annual fundraiser for the Prostate Cancer Foundation, which has hit heaps of sixers in Brunswick Heads over the past  three Friday evenings.

A 70s retro 20/20 bash organised by the Mullumbimby Brunswick Cricket Club has seen many white balls soar over the pickets to the delight of the crowd.

The initiative of the club in conjunction with Movember has attracted four community teams to Lofts Oval in Brunswick each Friday night through November to have a go at matching the excitement of the Indian Premier League.

Local businesses have sponsored the event in support of highlighting the importance of men’s health and should be congratulated and acknowledged.

In Movember men grow their lip hair to raise vital funds and awareness for prostate and testicular cancer and mental health.

In the local Mo Cricket, the Sydney 6ers have donated a signed full-size bat to the club to be raffled off to boost the fundraising.

Many current test players feature on the bat and this prize will be highly sought after by any cricket tragic or memorabilia fan.

After three rounds of competition, the ‘Bruns Hot Bread Shop Bayside Bulls’ have secured a finals berth after chasing down 183 runs with two balls to spare defeating the ‘O/Shores Taverners last Friday evening.

This Friday, the Bruns Pharmacy Phantoms take on the Byron Shire Real Estate Tonkers for the other finals spot.

Games start at 6pm sharp and finish under lights by 8.50pm.

Everyone is welcome to come along and see the spectacle that is Mo 20/20.

Bring a chair, a blanket, the kids, the neighbours, the mexican wave (yes we can, this is not the ‘G’), soak up the fun and community spirit generated by this event.

Co-ordinator of the bash Dan Racani said he is overwhelmed by the generosity of spirit, community camaraderie  and the mutual enthusiasm all players and supporters are experiencing since the concept was first proposed.  ‘Local businesses have been  tremendous with the Hotel Brunswick supporting the initiative as the major sponsor,’ said Dan.

The finals promised to be a wonderful family event. A canteen runs during the play as well as 70s tunes blasting from the PA. This is a lovely family outing.

If sponsors would like to donate cashola for each six hit during the finals, or for any other enquires, call Dan on 0410 683 701.

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