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For more than 20 years, boys and girls from across the country have been taking part in Milo in2CRICKET.

The Milo program is an entry level participation program for five to eight year olds and involves fun, safe activities that teach kids the basic skills to play cricket, in a supportive, non-competitive environment.

The active, inclusive program allows kids to make friends, develop social skills and team work. It’s about fun, fitness and being a good sport!

The program is run by trained volunteers. Each participant in the program receives a pack containing a special backpack, a Milo, Aussie Cricket Crew membership, as well as a bat, hat, shirt, ball and other giveaways so kids can practise their skills during the program and at home with family and friends.

Milo in2CRICKET is Australian Cricket’s teaches boys and girls the basic skills of cricket. The program promotes a fun, safe environment where kids develop social skills and make new friends.

The Milo in2CRICKET program has been run for kids from across the country taking part and developing a love for Australia’s favourite sport.

From the Milo squad four-year-old Jaeger, to second grade player and club president Dan Raccani, Mullum Brunswick Cricket Club caters for all. In between we have FNC female rep cricketer Jordan and male rep player Evan along with other valuable players who all have fun.

‘Keep your eye on the ball’ will be the call when action begins on October 11 for senior and junior players.

Milo sign-up is on at the Bruns grounds on October 15 at 4pm for 4-10-year-olds. This year a Friday evening  Super 8s U10s comp will run at  Bruns with four teams including a girls side.

Interested cricketers and parents are invited to contact club [email protected] or ring pres Dan  0410 683 701.

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