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August 11, 1998
City of Toronto and St. George's Society Ready to Rumble at Annual Cricket Match
The annual cricket match between the City of Toronto and the St. George's
Society of Toronto will take place at Lord's Pitch, Upper Canada College, 200
Lonsdale Road, on Saturday, August 15 beginning at 1:00 p.m.

In case of rain, the match will be played on Sunday, August 16 at the same time
and location.

This marks the 14th match in the series, which began as a Sesquicentennial
event in the former City of Toronto. Last year was the first time that St.
George's defeated the city team to win the trophy, an engraved cup donated by
St. George's.

The City should have an even stronger team this year with the addition of
players from the former municipalities of Scarborough, York, East York,
Etobicoke and North York. Mayor Mel Lastman is the team's Honorary Patron.

Tea will be served at approximately 3:30 p.m. City employees and their
families are welcome to attend.

The St. George's Society has been an active philanthropic group for many years
and is one of the city's four loyal societies. Their programs include cricket,
croquet, rugby and the Red Rose Ball.

This year, proceeds from the sale of programs will go to support youth cricket
at both Regent Park and St. James Town.

Media Contact
Wazir Khuller
Revenue Division
City of Toronto
(416) 392-7391



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