Senior cricketers took to Lyle Vidler Oval in Kingaroy on Saturday for the first time during the 2021-22 cricket season.
Rugby league is not quite over, but cricket is back!
Four South Burnett cricketers have been selected in the Wide Bay Under 16s squad for the 2021 Lord Taverners competition.
Residents who attended a recent information session about the redevelopment of the cricket oval in River Road Park have supported the project, according to the South Burnett Regional Council.
South Burnett Regional Council has organised an information session to be held on June 12 about a proposed fence at the River Road Oval in Kingaroy.
Murgon Crusaders are celebrating after taking the Triple Crown in the Gympie A Grade Cricket competition at the weekend.
Murgon Diggers finished on top of the South Burnett ladder after a strong season but were pipped at the post by Nanango Scorpions in a tight Grand Final game played at Wondai Cricket Ground on Saturday.
The season is winding up rapidly for South Burnett cricketers, with the Grand Final of the local senior competition to be played this Saturday.
Murgon Diggers have locked in the first spot in the South Burnett Senior Cricket Competition Grand Final after downing Nanango in the Major Semi-Final played at Murgon Sportsground’s stables field on Saturday.
Northern Stars proved too good for the Southern Bulls in the decider of the three-game Under 17s Carl Rackemann T20 Challenge played under lights at Lyle Vidler Oval in Kingaroy on Friday night.
Rain interrupted play in Day 1 of the A Grade cricket being played at Lyle Vidler Oval in Kingaroy last Saturday.
The South Burnett’s young cricketers now have a special pitch to play on in Nanango, thanks to the support of Heritage Nanango Community Funding.
Rain disrupted play – and covers went on and off – but two junior cricket games from the Wide Bay Championships managed to squeeze in at Murgon Showgrounds last Sunday.
Riley Sippel – one of the South Burnett’s best young cricketers – had a match he won’t be forgetting for a long time when he turned out for Murgon Diggers last Saturday.
Dwayne Malone hit a smashing century to help seal Murgon Crusaders’ victory over Gympie Colts at Murgon Sportsground last Saturday.
Northern Stars defeated Southern Bulls by four wickets in the last over of Round 1 of the Carl Rackemann Challenge played at Lyle Vidler Oval on Tuesday afternoon.
An afternoon storm last Sunday possibly cost the South Burnett a berth in the final of the Goodchild Shield cricket competition.
Don’t be surprised if you see a lot more girls playing cricket after a two-day clinic held in Nanango last week.
Ladder leaders Murgon Diggers defeated Kumbia Rattlers by 17 runs in the final of the South Burnett T20 competition played at Lyle Vidler Oval in Kingaroy on Saturday.
The South Burnett’s two most famous women cricketers – Holly Ferling and Courtney Sippel – are coming back home this week for a special two-day clinic to encourage more girls to follow in their footsteps.