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Local Desi community hosts Super Sports Day

1/October/2021
The champion soccer team was Dasmesh Club Innisfail.

KARTAR Singh Srabah Youth Sports & Welfare Club Innisfail (KSS) recently hosted their third annual Tropicana Super Sports and Cultural Activities event at Goondi Sports Reserve, which included a full day of cricket, soccer, and Seep (a classical Indian card game).

 

There was plenty for everyone to enjoy, with musical chairs and races for the youngsters, as well as lemon and spoon and pot games for the ladies.

 

The teams were from Cairns, Townsville, Brisbane, Atherton Tablelands, Innisfail, and Tully, with six soccer teams, 10 in A-grade cricket, six in social grade, and 10 Seep teams.

 

Punjabi Rebels were crowned Super Sixers A-grade cricket champions and presented with the KSS Cup, whilst KSS Club finished as runners up.

 

In social grade, Mulgrave Punjabi C were the overall winners after they defeated SBS Tully in the grand final.

 

Dashmesh Club Innisfail took out the 7-a-side soccer title, Five Rivers finished as runners up, and Don won the Golden Boot award.

 

Romana Group won the Seep, Maan Plantation were runners up, whilst SBS Tully were crowned the Tug ‘o’ War champions.

 

Mandeep Kaur from Innisfail won the Musical Chairs, with Amanjot Kaur in second. 

 

The winner of the lemon and spoon game was Jaspreet Kaur, with Aman in second place, whilst Kuljit Kaur won the pot race, followed by Manjit Kaur in second place.

 

Cricket Awards

 

A-Grade

Man of the Match: Aman (Punjabi Rebels)

Player of the Series: Sahil (Punjabi Rebels)

Best Batsman: Sukh (Punjabi Rebels)

Best Bowler: Sahil (Punjabi Rebels)

KSS Club Player of the Team: Clint Ratatagia 

 

Social Grade

Player of the Series: Bobby (Mulgrave Punjabi)

Best Batsman: Bobby (Mulgrave Punjabi)

Best Bowler: Toji (Mulgrave Punjabi)

 

The family friendly community sports event, which attracted 700 people, was run under COVID Safe Plan regulations.

 

In 2017, KSS Club first started out as a group of friends who were spectators at Super Sixers cricket tournaments.

 

A year later, they held their first tournament, where all the Punjabi youth chipped in to make it possible and received a fantastic response from players.

 

The club came to the realisation that there was a lack of connectivity between Indians living in the local region.

 

So, Cairns Punjabi News was started to connect their people and their sole purpose was to support the tournament. 

 

All year, they work for sponsors through their Facebook page, and in return these sponsors donate generously for the tournament, which has made it such a successful event today.

 

KSS Club especially wanted to thank all their sponsors, Five Rivers Construction Group, Integrity New Homes, Singh Plantation, Beeba Boys Cairns, Sandhu Farm Australia, Saabi Kular Australia, Maan Plantation Innisfail, The Great Flavour of India Innisfail, Arcella Bananas Tropicana, Punjabi Boys, Dyal Bananas, Spicy Bite Bar and Restaurant, Sran Agro, Sundown, Golewala Boys, Sidhu Banana Farm Innisfail, Garradunga Bananas, Marinades Indian Cuisine, Grewal Bananas, Sandhu & Bajwa Farms, Gajni Bananas Silkwood, Dhother Bananas, Sahota Farms, Indian Brothers Restaurant, and Tax Planet.

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