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Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Ashes Retrospective Coming To Mackay With Cricket Icons

One of Australia’s most iconic sporting series is back, the Ashes, and you can join Star FM’s Scott van der Linden alongside four of Queensland’s greatest ever cricketers for the big day at Harrup Park in June.

Ian Healy, Michael Kasprowicz, Andy Bichel, and Wade Seccombe will spend the evening celebrating the history of the Ashes, sharing their thoughts on this year’s series on the eve of the first test match.

At 6.00pm, aired live from the Lancaster Rooms, guests will receive a two-course dinner, beer, wine, and soft drink while enjoying the company of these cricketers on Friday, June 16.

The panel includes cricket icon Ian Healy, who played 119 test’s and 168 One Day Internationals for Australia and is now beloved commentator for many years and he current sits on the Board of QLD cricket.  

He’s joined by Michael Kasprowicz – still the leading wicket taker ever to play for QLD.

Backing up Michael is Andy Bichel, one of the state’s greatest ever fast bowlers with 19 tests and 67 one day internationals to his name. He is currently the assistant coach of the QLD Bulls and Brisbane Heat.

And the final member, Wade Seccombe is one of Queensland’s best wicketkeepers and batsmen. He is currently the Coach of the QLD Bulls and Brisbane Heat.

Limited tickets (which include a two-course dinner, beer, wine, and soft drink) are available now - you won't want to miss it! Book today at

What: It’s The Ashes with Heals, Kaspa, Andy, & Wade

When: Friday, June 16, from 6.00pm to 10.00pm

Where: Harrup Park - Lancaster Rooms

Tickets: $170 per ticket or $1600 for a table of 10

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