HAT-TRICK: Wheatvale batsman Paul Cantwell says it would be “special” to win three successive A grade Condamine Cup premierships.
HAT-TRICK: Wheatvale batsman Paul Cantwell says it would be “special” to win three successive A grade Condamine Cup premierships. Gerard Walsh

Wheatvale on a hat-trick

CRICKET: Maryvale all-rounder Michael Bourke calls Wheatvale "grand final experts", and not without good reason.

Wheatvale come into today's Condamine Cup A grade final looking to make it three consecutive premierships, while Maryvale are searching for their first one since the beginning of the century.

"They've got a phenomenal record in grand finals and big games," Bourke said.

"They always seem to step it up at the right time, when it matters most."

The teams:

Wheatvale:

 Brendan Malone - Stylish opening batsman

 Ryan Collins - Aggressive opening batsman

 Paul Cantwell - Aggressive number three

 Neil Cantwell - A key wicket in the Wheatvale batting line up

 Jono Colfs - Elegant middle-order batsman who is strong in the field

 Chris Malone - Dangerous middle-order batsman

 Carter Billborough - All-rounder who chips in with bat and ball

 Carly Cooper - All-rounder who scores valuable runs and bowls

 Chris Cantwell - First change strike bowler and big hitter

 James Breen - Bowls long spells and is a genuine wicket-taker

 Jack Breen - Opening bowler who can swing the ball and take early wickets

Maryvale:

 Jason Steketee - Hard-hitting batsman

 Patrick Bourke - Reliable wicket-keeper and solid opening batsman

 Kevin Bourke - Reliable top-order batsman and handy spinner

 Michael Bourke - Handy all-rounder

 Andrew Ryan - Aggressive middle-order batsman

 Mitch Darton - Hard-hitting batsman and aggressive medium-pacer

 Scott McLennan - Technically correct batsman and crafty spinner

 Kieran Bourke - Valuable run-scorer who can also pick up wickets with outswingers

 Tom Bourke - Hard-hitting lower-order batsman

 Joshua Ryan - Accurate swing bowler

 Dave Walker - Opening bowler who has been a consistent wicket-taker



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