Quiney, Stoinis head bush

VICTORIAN Bushrangers Rob Quiney and Marcus Stoinis will be the feature guests at the two-day Diamonds in the Bush program at Dimboola next week.

Quiney, a former Test batsman, and Stoinis, an all-rounder on the rise, will put the region’s best young cricketers through their paces on June 30 and July 1.

Cricket officials have shifted the program, designed to unearth young talent in regional areas, from Warrnambool due to the closure of Action Indoor Sports Centre.

Western Waves regional manager Steven Field said the teenagers involved had represented the region at state championships during season 2013-14.

He said Chris Harris and Neil Gray, members of the Cricket Victoria coaching staff, would also be on had to provide advice and run drills.

The under 15s will take part on June 30 before the under 19s show off their talents on July 1.

Participants

Under 15: Dominic Bandara, Brody Couch, Will Fleming (Warrnambool and District CA); Lachie Field, Daniel Kerber (Hamilton and District CA); Jordi Withers (Portland and District CA); Joseph Reid, Jack Landrigan (Wimmera Mallee CA); Louis Preston (West Wimmera CA); Dawson Cross (Horsham CA), Bowen Hoskin (Mount Gambier and District CA).

Under 19: Liam Brown, Nick King, Hugh McCluggage, Travis Parsons, Ben Rantall, Ben Threlfall, Thomas Smith (Warrnambool and District CA); Tyler Fowler (South West CA); Tim Goodman (Hamilton and District CA); Darcy Preston (West Wimmera CA); Angus Adams, Josh Carroll (Horsham CA).

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