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Shield Champions Grove
Shield Champions Grove

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

The 12 Foxtail Palms honour the achievements of the 12 cricket players in Queensland`s first Sheffield Shield win in 1995 after trying for 69 years.

Location

Address:Bogan Street, Queensland Cricket Headquarters, Albion, 4010
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.4358
Long: 153.045825
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Trees
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Sport

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 8th October, 1997
Front Inscription
SHIELD CHAMPIONS' GROVE

This grove of Foxtail Palm was planted to honour the achievement of the 12 players in Queensland's first Sheffield Shield championship team.

The Foxtail Palm is native to Queensland and was chosen as a lasting tribute to the team's historic victory
Source: MA
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