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What type of cancer did Jane McGrath have?

August 1997 Jane McGrath is diagnosed with breast cancer aged 31. She has a mastectomy, followed by six months of radiotherapy and chemotherapy.

When did Jane McGrath die?

June 22, 2008
Jane McGrath/Date of death

Is Jane McGrath still alive?

Deceased (1966–2008)
Jane McGrath/Living or Deceased

When was Jane McGrath diagnosed with cancer?

Ms McGrath was diagnosed with a secondary cancer in 2003. She told Enough Rope that the news was easier to deal with the second time around.

Why Australia is wearing pink?

The third day of the first Sydney test cricket match at the Sydney Cricket Ground each year is now known as Jane McGrath Day, where money is raised for the McGrath Foundation. Spectators at the SCG wear pink to show their support and sponsor logos in various places are also recoloured pink for the match.

Why is it called the Pink Test?

Sydney becomes a sea of pink annual in support of a noble cause in honour of former Australian pacer Glenn McGrath’s late wife Jane McGrath. Third day of the Test is called the Jane McGrath day and the money raised goes to directly to the foundation. Fans turn up in pink and even the stumps used are pink in colour.

Who is Glenn McGrath daughter?

Holly McGrath
Glenn McGrath/Daughters

Who is Adam Gilchrist wife?

Melinda Gilchrist
Adam Gilchrist/Wife

Gilchrist is married to his high school sweetheart Melinda (Mel) Gilchrist (née Sharpe), a dietitian, and they have three sons and a daughter.

Why is it called the pink Test?

Why is Australia wearing pink?

Is SCG Test pink ball?

Interestingly, the SCG Test is also termed as the ‘Pink Test’ but many fans are confusing it for the ‘pink-ball’ Test. However, these two are very different and have no relation whatsoever.

Why did Glenn McGrath retire?

He was resigned for the 2009 competition but did not play a match. After playing twice for Delhi in the 2009 Champions League Twenty20, in January 2010 the franchise announced that it had bought out the remaining year of McGrath’s contract, effectively bringing his cricketing career to an end.

How old was Glenn McGrath when he died?

Jane McGrath was born on May 4, 1966 and died on June 22, 2008. Jane was 42 years old at the time of death. Recently passed away celebrities and famous people. Jane Louise McGrath AM (née Steele; 4 May 1966 – 22 June 2008) was an England-born Australian cancer support campaigner, and the wife of Australian cricket fast bowler Glenn McGrath.

Where was Jane McGrath born and raised in England?

McGrath was born Jane Louise Steele on 4 May 1966 to Jen and Roy Steele, a now retired newsagent in Paignton, Devon, England.

How old was Jane McGrath when she got her lump?

Jane McGrath was just 31 and bubbling over with love and excitement as she prepared to marry Aussie cricket star Glenn McGrath – before her life changed forever when she found a pea-sized lump in her left breast in 1997. The beautiful and vivacious former flight attendant with an unrivalled zest for life became an inspiration to millions as \

What was the cause of Jane McGrath’s funeral?

McGrath’s funeral was held at the Garrison Church. In 2005 Glenn and Jane McGrath founded the McGrath Foundation, a charitable organisation dedicated to raising money to fund breast care nurses in rural and regional Australia, and to increase breast awareness in young women.