Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien has announced the latest round of successful applicants from the Federal Government’s popular Local Sporting Champions program.
The South Burnett’s two A Grade cricket teams – playing at home in scorching conditions – both notched up wins in the Gympie cricket competition last weekend.
Both South Burnett A Grade cricket teams chalked up wins at home at the weekend but rain brought some of the B Grade matches to an early close.
Murgon cricketer Courtney Sippel’s career has taken off with her selection this week in the Brisbane Heat squad for the upcoming Women’s Big Bash League competition.
Murgon remains in top spot on both the A Grade Gympie and South Burnett B Grade competition ladders after notching up more wins last weekend.
The first hat-trick in Cherbourg Cricket Club’s history – quickly followed by another – were the highlights of a full round of cricket matches played in the South Burnett last weekend.
Kumbia are sitting on top of the ladder with 14 points after four rounds of the South Burnett B Grade cricket competition
It was a mixed start to the A Grade cricket season for the two South Burnett teams in Round 1 of the Gympie competition on Saturday.
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.
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.
The Kingaroy Cricket and Sports Club are planning a big birthday party on Saturday, April 7 to mark the 30th anniversary of the Lyle Vidler Oval clubhouse.