Teenagers ready for action

ALMOST 100 boys and 50 girls aged 13 to 16 years old will converge on Taree this Wednesday to participate in the Manning T20 High Schools Competition.

Nine boys teams and five girls teams from five high schools in the Manning will have a fun day at the cricket designed to encourage participation and maximise enjoyment.

Winners of the Manning T20 High School Competition will play the winners of the Hastings River T20 High School Competition in the Mid North Coast Finals on Friday, November 14, 2014 in Port Macquarie.

The winners of these matches will contest the North Coast Zone Finals in Coffs Harbour on the Wednesday, December 3.

Australian Cricket strives to inspire the next generation of players and fans through these community programs and with the cricket season just around the corner anyone can find their local club and sign up to play at www.playcricket.com.au.