Murrumbidgee represented well at Kookaburra Cup in Armidale

Three Murrumbidgee cricketers made the trip to take part in the Kookaburra Cup under 14s competition in Armidale over the last week.

Riverina made a strong start with a day one win over ACT Southern on Monday.

Hayden Forner scored one before being run out with Riverina setting ACT Southern a target of 147 to win.

Fergus Cattanach finished with economical figures of 1/17 off eight overs which included three maidens while Harry Rowston was also economical only conceding 12 runs off his five overs which included one maiden.

The Riverina side was faced a tough challenge in their second match against Western with Cattanach (4), Rowston (2) and Forner (0) all being run out as there side finished on 8/135.

Forner had a tidy game behind the stumps finishing with a catch and a stumping as Western walked away with a seven-wicket win.

When day three rolled around Riverina left the day full of confidence after picking up two wins from the two Twenty20 games.

In their first game against Central Northern, Riverina was able to put in a tight bowling performance with Rowston finishing with figures of 1/10 off three overs.

Meanwhile, Cattanach, who took the new ball, finished with figures of 0/12 off his four overs which saw the opposition restricted to 5/82 after 20 overs.

 Miles Hemann-Petersen played a key role in the case for Riverina scoring a match-winning 44 not out to see Riverina walk away with a seven-wicket victory.

In the second T20 game against Newcastle, Riverina made a great start with Errol Burns (46*) and Euriah Hollard (33) help their side set a competitive total of 3/118 off their 20 overs.

Cattanach had another great spell with the ball only going for eight runs off his four overs as well as combining with Forner for a run out as Riverina made it back-to-back wins with a 30-run victory.

In the final game of the busy week, both Rowston (1/11) and Cattanach (1/40) picked up a wicket apiece as the Riverina side picked up a four-wicket win for the fourth victory of the week.