STATE XI SELECTION DEFERRED
'THERE was no meeting of the selection committee of the Queensland Cricket Association yesterday to choose the Queensland
.earn to play Victoria on January 18, because of Mr. L. Gill, who is Dn holidays. He is expected to return to-day. The other selectors, Messrs. J. H. Holdsworth and F. M. Brew, have had several preliminary discussions on the possible team, but it will not be finalised until the three selectors have conferred. O'CONNOR TO PLAY IN SYDNEY TEAM Brian O'Connor, who headed the Queensland Cricket Assocation's club bowling averages as a member of Eastern Suburbs A grade team last season, is to play for Petersham (Syd ney) against Sydney University, at the Petersham Oval on Saturday. O'Connor transferred from Brisbane to Murwillumbah. He is a member of the R.A.A.F.. and is training at Bradfield Park, Sydney. O'Connor played in Sheffield Shield teams for Queensland, and represented the State in Australian Rules football. CRICKETER FOR R.A.A.F. The promising young Western Sub u-bs A grade batsman, Noel Wright las joined the R.A.A.F. He left Bris -ane last night to visit his parents at Bundaberg. He will leave for the South on Mon day. Wright, who is 21, played well for Bundaberg and Wide Bay, and after wards joined Western Suburbs. Last season his best score was 115 against University. This season Wright had a club aver age of 34. VICTORIA'S PLANS MELBOURNE, Tuesday.— The Vic ;orian cricket team for Queensland will eave a 'day late. Originally it was in ;ended that the team should leave on ruesday, January 14, but as part of ;he wartime economies the eleven will lepart on January 15. This means that the team will reach Brisbane on the Friday afternoon be fore the match begins. Ian Lee is ;he Victorian captain-manager.