WEEKEND STAR: Luke Cullen scored 47 runs and took five wickets on the weekend.
WEEKEND STAR: Luke Cullen scored 47 runs and took five wickets on the weekend. Gerard Walsh

CRICKET WRAP: Cullen stars in Sovereign upset

CRICKET: A resounding innings from Carter Billbrough helped Wheatvale to consecutive victories in Condamine Cup cricket action on Saturday.

Billbrough scored 111 in Wheatvale's first innings against Allora, as the team piled on 8-272, with James Breen adding 43 and Cooper Tate 35.

Bruce Ole was the best of the bowlers, finishing with 4-39.

In response, Allora were bowled out for 93, with Rylie Doherty claiming 5-17 and Steve Jones 2-19 to cement the 181-run victory.

Redbacks fight

Despite missing a handful of players, the Redbacks showed plenty of heart to come away with a 72-run win over Rascals.

The Redbacks posted a total of 191 after batting first, with Ben Heppell leading the way with 100, and Tom Morris proving the best of the bowlers with 4-32.

The Rascals could only manage a total of 119 in their innings.

Joe Morris top scored for his side with 42.

Sovereign defence

It was a battle of the bowlers at Queens Park, with Sovereign managing to defend a very modest total against Colts.

Batting first, Sovereign were bowled out for 126, with Luke Cullen the clear pick of the batsmen, finishing with 47 runs.

Spinner Shaun O'Leary led the way with ball in hand, taking 3-20 of his six overs, and Jacob Gross nabbed 2-18 from five overs.

In response, Caleb King and Luke Cullen tore through the Colts batsmen, finishing with 4-28 and 5-19 respectively, to bowl their opposition out for just 81 runs.

Inglewood all out

In sad news for the Condamine Cup, Inglewood have pulled out of the competition.



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