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Roll up for action packed weekend

Sunshine Coast Fire player Sam Knight (right) clashes in the air playing for the ball. The Fire will play in Gympie this weekend.
Sunshine Coast Fire player Sam Knight (right) clashes in the air playing for the ball. The Fire will play in Gympie this weekend. Nicholas Falconer

FOOTBALL Gympie doesn’t like being idle, explaining why the popular club has been busy applying the final touches to what is promising to be a hectic remainder of the season.

Club secretary Pam Tindall has been marking dates on the club calendar and this weekend is a particular highlight.

Football Gympie this Sunday will be hosting the Sunshine Coast Fire in their home game match against Bundaberg Spirit.

The Queensland State League (QSL) round match will be an exhibition of football at its elite level and Tindall is expecting a blockbuster.

“It should be a great day for spectators and players,” she said.

The Fire and Spirit will take to Field 1 at the One Mile Ovals at 4pm after reserve grade lifts the curtain earlier at 2pm.

Earlier in the day, a number of Gympie teams will be playing friendly matches against Football Wide Bay.

Tindall has encouraged Gympie football fans to pack the stands and take in the day’s action before the headline act between the two QSL sides.

A program for this Sunday is as follows:

Boys

10.30am Wide Bay U/12 v Gympie U/13, Field 2. Wide Bay U/13 v Gympie U/14, Field 5, Wide Bay U/16-17 v Golden City Div 1, Field 1.

11.45am Wide Bay U/14 v Wide Bay Development squad U/14-15, Field 2

1pm Wide Bay U/15 v Gympie U/16, Field 2

Girls

11.45am Wide Bay U/16 v Gympie ladies, Field 1. Wide Bay U/12 v Gympie U/13, Field 5.

1pm Wide Bay U/14 v Gympie U/15, Field 5.

2pm Sunshine Coast Fire reserve grade v Bundaberg Spirit reserve grade, Field 1

4.00pm Sunshine Coast Fire v Bundaberg Spirit, Field 1

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