Posted by hanoiswans on February 11, 2009
As Victoria’s bushfires continue to rage and the death toll continues to climb, the AFL and the Australian Cricket Board have launched bushfire appeals.
All monies raised at yesterday’s limited overs match between Australia and New Zealand will be donated to the . All players will also donate their match payments. . Two of the Australians, Peter Siddle and Cameron White were both born in Gippsland where many of the fires have occurred.
Meanwhile, on Monday, the AFL announced that Friday’s NAB Cup match between the Western Bulldogs and Essendon will be transferred to Telstra Dome in Melbourne to support the . It will be a fund raiser for communities devastated by the Victorian bushfires.