Cricket for blind hits off

VICTORIA'S Blind Cricket Association has teamed up with Sandhurst Cricket Club to run a come and try day this Sunday.

The session starts at 1pm at J.L. King Weeroona Oval in Napier Street, Bendigo.

Players and officials from the Blind Cricket Association will bring the necessary blindfolds, balls and other equipment. 

Among those taking to the field will be Bendigo's Zac Sheehan who is blind and regularly plays in the Melbourne-based competitions at the weekend.

Zac's father, Andrew is a key all-rounder at Sandhurst Cricket Club.

Meanwhile, Heathcote Golf Club is hosting an Ambrose Pairs on the Australia Day holiday weekend.

A 27-hole men’s event and 18-hole event for women will be contested next Monday at the picturesque course.

Entry for the men’s event is $40 per team.

Assembly at 9.30am for a 10am hit-off.

The women’s fee is $30 per team.

Assembly at noon for a 12.30pm start.

Barbecue lunch is included and great prizes will be up for grabs.

To enter Monday's event, or for more details, contact Kel Hall on 5433 3161.

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