Red Ants play for a cause
RUGBY LEAGUE: It is set to be big weekend of rugby league in Kingaroy with the club hosting its annual Pink Day to raise money in support of breast cancer research on Saturday.
President of the club, Wayne Frohloff said the club has held the day for four years and is looking forward to playing for a good cause.
"It was an idea from some of the ladies that were in the club and it has flowed on from there,” he said.
"It is good to keep it going and there is always a lot of interest.”
Last year through a cupcake stall, raffles and selling pink merchandise the club raised over $2000 on game day and bumped it up to a total of $2500 to be donated to the charity.
The club is looking forward to the community getting involved and supporting their initiative again this year.
"It will be a good day and there will be a jumping castle for the kids , a fairy floss machine and a lot of people will be donating cupcakes to sell,” Frohloff said.
It is set to be an action packed day of footy on the field with.
Kingaroy teams from U12s and up will sport pink jerseys when they take on the Nanango Stags.
"It always good versing Nanango and it will be a good day with a big crowd,” Frohloff said.
"All the juniors will be playing again so they will be rip-roaring and ready to go.”
The Red Ants senior team had a BYE last week following their win over Wondai and the Stags are coming off the back of a confidence boosting 30 point to 12 win over Cherbourg in their first game of the year.
The South Burnett's womens U16 and open teams will play on the day as well as the South Burnett U18 side.
In other games the Wondai Wolves will play at Murgon with games starting with the U6s at 9.30am.
The U6, 8, 10 and 12 teams will play the Mustangs while Chinchilla's U14 and U16 sides will travel to take on the Wolves.
In A-grade Wondai will play Cherbourg in Murgon starting at 2pm.
Cherbourg's junior sides will host the Central Burnett Brumbies with games starting at 10am.