Last year’s grand finalists – Cherbourg and Blackbutt – both chalked up wins in Round 1 of the South Burnett cricket competition on Saturday.
Kingaroy’s favourite son, Matthew Hayden, says he “dodged a bullet” after suffering neck injuries while surfing at Stradbroke Island on Friday.
South Burnett cricketers will be taking to ovals around the region for the first time this year on Saturday with the official start of the local season.
Former Australian Test cricketer Geoff Dymock will be coming to the South Burnett during the September school holidays to conduct coaching clinics with young players.
There was a Kingaroy flavour to the official launch of the 2018-19 domestic cricket season in Brisbane on Wednesday.
With the finals happening in all footy codes at the moment in the South Burnett, it’s almost time to start thinking about cricket!
South Burnett cricketers Courtney Sippel and Renee Irvine have been selected to play in the Under 18 Female Rookie Challenge next month.
Kingaroy Junior Cricket Club is celebrating after being named the Community Cricket Club of the Year at the inaugural Queensland Sport For All Awards.
The Kumbia Rattlers’ annual Cricket Family Fun Day was a little down on numbers on Saturday … and peanuts are to blame.
Young Murgon cricketer Courtney Sippel is following in the footsteps of Kingaroy’s Holly Ferling, signing a contract this week to be part of the Queensland Fire squad for 2018-19.
The Kumbia Cricket Club’s annual seven-a-side cricket family day is on again this month … with loads of fun promised and all for a good cause!
Kingaroy Cricket & Sports Club members marked the 30th anniversary of the opening of their clubhouse with an unusual double header at Lyle Vidler Oval on Saturday.
Round 1 of the South Burnett senior rugby league competition will get underway on Saturday with a double-header to be played at Cherbourg.
Blackbutt Timbertowners celebrated their first year back in the South Burnett cricket competition by taking a decisive win over Cherbourg on Saturday in the B Grade Grand Final.
The Grand Final of the South Burnett’s local senior cricket competition will be played on Saturday at Murgon State High School.
Rain affected all three senior cricket games scheduled to be played in the South Burnett last weekend.
Cricket in the South Burnett is coming to the pointy end of the season with semi-finals scheduled to be played this weekend in the local B Grade competition.
Kingaroy junior cricketer Jaden Heness has been selected in the Matthew Hayden XI to take on the Martin Love XI in a mini-competition next month.
Murgon cricketers Courtney Sippel and Renee Irvine have been named in the Queensland Under 18 squad.
Kingaroy’s Holly Ferling will be back playing for the Queensland Fire this season after being offered a contract with Queensland Cricket.
Members of the local community – and some visitors from much further away – gathered at the Kumbia Cricket Grounds recently for a fun day of fundraising.
Murgon cricketers have topped off a big year with a closely fought victory in the South Burnett Cricket Association’s B Grade Grand Final played on Saturday.
Fortunately Cyclone Debbie doesn’t appear to have damaged much local infrastructure, but she has definitely tossed a spanner into local sports competitions.
In almost a carbon copy of last year’s A Grade South Burnett cricket grand final, Murgon Crusaders proved too strong for Wooroolin Warriors at the weekend.