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Wellington Firebirds Squad Announced for Ford Trophy Game 7

Wellington Firebirds Squad Announced for Seventh Game of Ford Trophy

The Wellington Firebirds squad to play in their seventh game of the Ford Trophy against the Mondiale Auckland Aces at the Basin Reserve, Wellington on January 17, 2016 is:

Michael Papps (Captain)
Brent Arnel
Matt Bacon
Tom Blundell
Craig Cachopa
Alecz Day
Dane Hutchinson
Stephen Murdoch
Jeetan Patel
Michael Pollard
Anurag Verma
Luke Woodcock

·Matt Bacon comes in to replace Matt McEwan and will make his Firebirds debut if selected in the starting XI
· The Firebirds are currently fifth on the table, with a one win, one tie, three losses and one ‘no result’ record from six games.
·Ticket prices are $10 Adult, $5 Children and $30 for families (2 adults and 3 children)


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