Inaugural girls’ cricket season ends

The junior girls running through drills during the final session of their inaugural 2017-18 season last Wednesday.

Maryborough’s inaugural girls’ cricket competition has inspired a new generation of young players to get out on the field.

Starting in December last year, the Renegades Girls Cricket League Maryborough 2017-18 season wrapped up last week.

Maryborough District Cricket Association Girls Junior Cricket coordinator Paul Rumpff said the competition was a success and that he is “keen” to continue building the girls league.

“It’s been great to have the girls learning the game and the skills, and I’m keen to promote the girls ’ cricket in the future,” he said.

“They’ve got some really good skills. It’s just about getting them here and playing, and hopefully next year we can double our numbers.”

The Renegades Girls Cricket League Maryborough members (back) referee Glenn Dennis, cricketers Mikayla Rumpff, Sway Walker, Tamika Rumpff, Reannen Tobin, Mabel Carrington, Bella Wright, MDCA Girls Junior Cricket coordinator Paul Rumpff, (front) Narelle Cunningham, Rhiannon Carter, Charlie Rumpff, Paige Carter, Arabella Koop and Stella Palmer.

For more on this story see Page 23 of The Advertiser, Tuesday, March 13.

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