Things to do: Sporting activities around the region

CRICKET

When: 12.30pm Saturday

Where: Urangan and Maryborough cricket grounds.

What: Local players take to the field for Fraser Coast Cricket.

Cost: Free

Cricket: 12.30pm Saturday at Urangan and Maryborough cricket grounds
Cricket: 12.30pm Saturday at Urangan and Maryborough cricket grounds

SPEEDWAY

When: 4pm Saturday

Where: Maryborough Speedway.

What: Modified Sedans Summer Slam main event a packed card.

Cost: $25 adult, $20 pensioner/student, free for kids under 12.

SOFTBALL

When: From 8am Saturday

Where: Maryborough Softball grounds.

What: Maryborough Softball's first round is underway. Junior march past at 9.40am is a highlight..

Cost: Free

 Softball: From 8am Saturday at Maryborough Softball grounds
Softball: From 8am Saturday at Maryborough Softball grounds Contributed

FISHING

When: 9.30am and 11.30am and 3.18pm and 5.18pm Saturday

Where: western side of Fraser Island.

What: Moderate easterly winds will mean the sheltered spot to fish will be on the western side of Fraser Island.

When: 10am Sunday

Where: local creeks and rivers .

What: Winds will hit 17 knots on Sunday afternoon, making it difficult for smaller boats to head out of the harbour.

Cost: Free

RUGBY

When: 5pm tonight

Where: Walkers Rd, Urangan.

What: See the next generation of rugby stars in action.

Cost: Free



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