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Local talent netted in search

Australian, The – TOWNSVILLE’s best and brightest young cricketers had the chance to tap into the knowledge of former England all-rounder Adam Hollioake at Riverway Stadium this week.

Summary

  • TOWNSVILLE’s best and brightest young cricketers had the chance to tap into the knowledge of former England all-rounder Adam Hollioake at Riverway Stadium this week.
  • Leading state coaches Hollioake and John Davison, a regular spin bowling consultant to Cricket Australia, were in Townsville as part of Queensland Cricket’s junior pathways program.
  • Hollioake joined Queensland Cricket last month and will be the head coach of the Queensland under-17 team as well as an assistant coach of the Queensland under-19 team this year.
  • The former England ODI captain said working with juniors in regional areas like Townsville was a crucial part of his role.
  • “Queensland’s a big state, so we want to come out and see what talent’s out here and already we’ve picked up a couple of players to take back with us,” Hollioake said.

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