Australian Cricketers support
The Foundation is very appreciative of the magnificent
support of the Australian Cricket Board, Women's Cricket NSW and the
Australian 'Southern Stars' team.
A gold coin collection at the gate of
the second Ashes Test held at Bankstown Oval was donated to the
Australian women's captain Belinda Clark, a former New
South Wales team-mate of Trish said the Australian team was pleased to
lend its support to the cause.
"Trish Langsford was a talented cricketer
for New South Wales and she also captained the Australian under-23 side
against New Zealand in 1993-94," said Clark. "With her skill and
determination, she could well have gone on to play for Australia at
senior level, but unfortunately she was struck down with the
"The Foundation does tremendous work in
continuing the fight to find a cure for MS and the team is proud to
support the Foundation during the Test match," said Clark.
Australia retained the Ashes after winning the first Test
in Brisbane and, with Australia in a commanding position, the second
Test ended in a draw.
The sizeable amount of $1,032.25 was raised which
was significant considering the inclement weather which was encountered.
Sincere gratitude to the Australian Cricket Board,
Women's Cricket NSW and the Australian team for their ongoing immense