The representative cricket calendar will get busy next week with several competitions getting underway.
Several Shoalhaven players have been selected to play in the various competitions and will no doubt play key roles in their teams' chances.
North Nowra Cambewarra product Emily Zefara has been named in the Country Thunder side for the the under 13s Girls State Challenge.
Emily is a proven performer who excels in all aspects of the game.
The talented Norths player loves playing cricket and is renowned for her consistency.
The Under 13s Girls State Challenge takes place in Wellington.
Competition starts Monday, January 20 and concludes on Tuesday.
Star Shoalhaven batsman Tom Fletcher, up the road in Dubbo, will play for Country Thunder in the upcoming under 14s State Challenge.
Tom, a Berry Shoalhaven Heads product, smashed an impressive century in a recent representative match.
Two strong local players Jackson Ingram (Bomaderry) and Ryan Malecki (Bay and Basin) will represent the area in the State Challenge in Dubbo from January 20 in Country Thunder's under 13s side.
Both Jackson and Blake are in form and will no doubt be key members of their team.
Meanwhile, the ACT/NSW Country and NSW Metropolitan have named their squads for the T20 rounds of the Toyota Second XI starting Monday.
Tom Englebrecht who is well known in the Ulladulla district and in Shoalhaven region has been named in the ACT/NSW Country Second 11.
A series of matches will take place on the Sunshine Coast and in Adelaide with NSW Metro heading to Queensland and ACT/NSW Country travelling to South Australia.
NSW Metro will play six matches, two each against hosts state Queensland, Victoria and Tasmania. ACT/NSW Country play South Australia and Western Australia, each three times.