After representing North Coastal at the Bradman Cup and captaining Mid North Coast at the Hunter Valley Junior Cricket Carnival, Nulla cricketer Beau Mainey has his sights set on further honours with Sydney's Green Shield competition on the horizon.
The Gordon Cricket Club, known as the Stags, have seen players like Adam Gilchrist, Phil Emery and the legendary Victor Trumper don their colours with Mainey accepting their offer to represent the club in 2021/22.
At the HVJCC, Mainey along with local cricketers Ryan McKiernan, Matt Powick, Harry Dowling and Pat Preston represented Mid North Coast in the under 15s.
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The MNC side won three games in a row before falling short in the Grand Final against Hunter Valley.
Mainey was second on the run-scoring tally with 126 runs at 31.50 while finishing 10th on the wicket tally with 7 at an average of 9.
Mainey was awarded two Man of the Match trophies in addition to Player of the Carnival with eight teams competing.
Following his success Mainey was contacted by Gordon and invited to open the batting for next season's competition.
Mainey is a targeted country player with each Sydney side able to trial players and then invite two from outside Greater Sydney.
"I'm looking forward to it and hoping to perform my best to impress people down there," Mainey told the Argus.
"After you turn 18 they can pay a percentage of your housing and help you get a job so that'd be a great opportunity."
Mainey said he's heard good things of the club from a current representative.
"Bryce Cook from Port Pirates has been a player for them this season and said it was a good club," he added.
The Gordon club reached the semi-final of the competition but were beaten by Northern Districts with Cook scoring 22 off 12 balls and securing 3/31 off 8 overs.
The Green Shield competition is for the under 16s with seven rounds before a Qualifying, Semi and Grand Final.
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