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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 Assocatiqn's club oowling averages as a member of Eastern Suburbs A grade team last season, is to play for Petersham (Syd ney) against Sydney University, at ;he Petersham Oval on Saturday O'Connor transferred from Brisbane ;o Murwillumbah. He is a member of the R.A.A.F.. and s training at Bradfield Park, Sydney O'Connor played in Sheffield Shield ;eams for Queensland, and represented ;he 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 3undaberg. He will leave for the South on Mon iay. Wright, who is 21, played well for 3undaberg and Wide Bay, and after vards joined Western Suburbs. Last season his best score was 115 against Jniversity. This season Wright had a club aver ige 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.