BRIAN/ O'CONNOR AN AIR PTLOT
-Brian O'Connor, former Queensland Sheffield Shield cricketer and now a pilot in the R.A.A.F., will leave for the south to-morrow.
Only son of Queensland's former Sheffield Shield captain and wicket keeper, L. P. D. O'Connor, Brian com- menced his cricketing career at 15 years of age with Valley. He played four Shield matches for Queensland, and also represented the State against Errol Holmes M.C.C. team in 1935-36. In his last season in Brisbane club cricket with Eastern Suburbs in 1939 40, he headed the Q.C.A. bowling aver ages. Since then he has played with marked success as an all-rounder at Murwillumbah. Brian also played representative Rugby Union football for Brisbane, and was a member of the South Brisbane National Code team.