Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

It's the Age to Enjoy Yourselves

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

It's the Age to Enjoy Yourselves

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Byline: Dave Kirkpatrick sport@northernstar.com.au

THERE are 42 laws in cricket, but participants in Lismore's Masters Games tournament will be operating under rule No 43.

According to Masters Games cricket co-ordinator Geoff Gaggin, the unwritten rule No 43 is pretty simple.

"The 43rd law is the most important one, and that is to exercise some commonsense and to enjoy yourselves," Gaggin said.

"When some Masters people have come here in the past they have come here to take on the world and to walk away as champions.

"But what the Masters Games is all about is getting together with your mates and finding out you're not as good as you used to be."

Some of the legendary local crick-eters taking part in the the Masters Games this year can also be found at other times running around for an Over-40s team known as the Lismore Emerging Greys - or Legs XI.

Team members recently warmed up for the Masters Games tournament at the South-East Queensland Over-40s carnival. …

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