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.
South Burnett have notched up their first victory in the 2020-21 Goodchild Shield cricket competition after downing Gympie by 59 runs at Lyle Vidler Oval in Kingaroy on Sunday.
Nanango’s Lee Park hosted a large crowd of racegoers on Saturday for its annual Christmas Races, despite the sweltering temperatures.
Lee Park racecourse will be the venue for a lot of pre-Christmas gatherings on Saturday.
The Nanango Race Club will be holding its annual Christmas Race Meeting at the Lee Park Raceway on Saturday, December 5.
Cricket lovers should head on down to Lyle Vidler Oval in Kingaroy on Sunday to catch some of the best young cricketers in Queensland in action.
Murgon Crusaders continued their dominance of the Gympie A Grade cricket competition with a 10-wicket win over Western Gympie at Murgon Sportsground last Saturday.
Wooroolin Warriors picked up two bonus points when they defeated Gympie Colts by six wickets at Lyle Vidler Oval in Kingaroy on Saturday.
Wooroolin Warriors proved too good for Gympie Valleys in their 40-over A Grade match played at Lyle Vidler Oval in Kingaroy last Saturday.
Defending champion Tony Blanch won back-to-back titles at the AMCA Nationals Queensland Titles raced last Saturday night in Kingaroy.
Rain again affected cricket in the South Burnett region last weekend, with one game washed out and the T20 final of the A Grade competition to be rescheduled.
Weekend runners will be happy … parkrun will be back in action from November 28!
Organisers of an equestrian sport that can trace its roots back to Portugal, Spain and Italy were delighted when they held their first competition at Nanango’s Showgrounds recently and saw it draw 53 competitors from all over south-east Queensland.
Kumbia Race Club has been holding meetings on Melbourne Cup Day for 50 years … which is why a visit to the “Flemington Of The Bush” has become an annual ritual for many South Burnett residents.
The Kumbia Race Club will be holding its annual Melbourne Cup race meeting this Tuesday, November 3.
Kumbia, along with any number of Australian racecourses, will soon create a weird record.
Kingaroy Speedway will miss out on hosting the Production Sedans National Title at Easter after a decision by Speedway Sedans Australia to postpone all Australian titles.
There was rain, mud and a lot of racing at the Kingaroy Showground on Saturday morning for the fifth annual John Titman Golden Steel Shoe Challenge.
All senior cricket games scheduled to be played in the South Burnett at the weekend were washed out, but the juniors had a lot more luck with the weather!
Cherbourg notched up their first win of the South Burnett 2020-21 cricket season with a Round 2 victory over Wooroolin in Kingaroy on Saturday.