Cricket Australia coaching award for Byrne
Ballarat's Jeremey Byrne is the Cricket Australia community cricket coach of the year.
His outstanding coaching contributions to the Ballarat women's and Buninyong clubs, and Ballarat Cricket Association led to the accolade.
BCA operations and female cricket coordinator Greg Wakeling said Byrne had been a prominent figure in Ballarat's cricketing community in holding three different coaching roles across junior and women's teams, as well as various other volunteer roles in the game.
Ballarat Bolts face biggest test yet against ladder leader
The Ballarat Bolts will have its biggest challenge yet when it takes on Women’s Community Cricket north west A ladder leader Craigieburn on Sunday.
Ballarat has made a stellar start to its inaugural season in the twenty20 competition, winning its opening three matches.
Craigieburn has done the same, making the two sides the only undefeated teams
in the competition.