Central Queensland visitors Ella Myers, Tracey and Jacob Betts, Connor Neil-Ballantine and Travis Betts at Morgan Park.
Central Queensland visitors Ella Myers, Tracey and Jacob Betts, Connor Neil-Ballantine and Travis Betts at Morgan Park. Gerard Walsh

Fields in perfect condition for day 1 of the World Cup

POLOCROSSE: All is in readiness for the Adina Polocrosse World Cup which kicks off at 9am Monday with the opening ceremony.

The Warwick Polocrosse Club was out in force on Sunday putting the finishing touches to the preparation for the cup opening by Federal Minister for Sport Bridget McKenzie and Federal Member for Maranoa David Littleproud.

After the opening ceremony in which all players and umpires will be involved, Australia will play Zimbabwe in the cup opener at 10.30am.

World Cup games will be played each day in the run-up to the championship final at 2pm next Sunday.

The support tournament, the Barastoc Interstate Series, starts on Tuesday and will go to next Sunday.

The fields used by the World Cup players for training have held up remarkably well in the dry conditions which points to the fields that have not been used yet being in excellent condition for the cup.

World Cup games will be played on a different field each day until the first games on the main field under lights on Thursday. The Barastoc games will be played on the fields used for the World Cup on the previous day.

The Clubhouse Cafe is open from early morning to late afternoon as are the trade displays.

Monday program

7am Gates open (tickets at gate)

9am World Cup opening

10.30am - Australia v Zimbabwe

Noon - United Kingdom v NZ

1.30pm - South Africa v Ireland

3pm: USA v Zambia



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