Bourke District Cricket Competition — Bourke wins three straight to reach Brewery Shield Semi Final


Bourke Representative Brewery Shield team which took on Wellington in Nyngan - Left to right back row – Dane Parnaby, William Mitchell, Sam Simmons, Adam McLean, Jarryd Samuelsson, Troy Hayman Jnr and Brad Cross. Kneeling – Clancy Nott, Phillip Cross, Ben Nott, Michael Willoughby and Michael Jackson. PHOTO TWH


The Bourke representative cricket team has had a successful Christmas period, winning their last three games on the trot to reach the semi-final of the Macquarie Valley Brewery Shield.

The Bourke side will travel to Cobar on Sunday looking to book a spot in the grand final against last year’s premiers, Narromine in February.

Bourke hosted Nyngan in late December and successfully chased the 200 runs set by Nyngan to secure a win by three wickets. The Bourke side then travelled to Nyngan to face-off against Wellington in the final match of the regular season, the prize being a spot in the semi-final. Wellington posted a competitive total of 135 on a minefield of a pitch, but Bourke made light work of it, chasing the runs with seven wickets in hand.


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