Megan Woolley reporting
Springfield United Football club players sported the colour pink over the weekend of August 19 – 21 to celebrate and raise money for the National Breast Cancer Foundation Pink Round.
The home grounds of the club were peppered with players in pink jerseys and socks to raise awareness for Pink Round in a men\’s game against Pine Rivers and women\’s match with the Caboolture Sports FC.
“A massive thank you to all of the canteen staff, BBQ volunteers and raffle ticket sellers that made this figure achievable,” the club said on Facebook.
“It was great to see so many teams and supporters get behind this great cause and don the Pink colours for the weekend.”
The games were round 21 of the Football Queensland Premier League soccer season and saw the Springfield men\’s team win against Pine Rivers 6 – nil.
Nine Australians lose their lives every day to breast cancer. The National Breast Cancer Foundation is Australia’s leading national body funding world-class, game-changing breast cancer research.
The week after Pink Round the club celebrated their annual Springfield Hyundai and Springfield Mo-Men \’Men’s Mental Health Round\’ which aims to raise awareness around the mental health issues men face.
On Saturday August 27, Studio Pilates Springfield hosted free Reformer Pilates workouts to help raise funds and awareness for The Kids Cancer Project and to give hope to Children with cancer.
The Springfield United Football Club (SUFC) is a community-based sporting organisation set up in 2008 by Ryan Ginard, located at the Springfield Central Sports Complex.