Northern Inland Bolters to field men's and women's teams in 2019-2020 season

The Northern Inland Bolters will have a double presence on the pitch this season following the introduction of a NSW Women's Regional Bash.

The inaugural competition will feature eight teams split across two conferences. The Bolters will play in the Sixers conference and have drawn the Coffs Coast Chargers in their opening game.

That will be played under lights at No.1 Oval on October 26 as part of a double header with the Bolters' men, with Tamworth hosting the pool games for the four Northern NSW teams.

It will be an exciting weekend of cricket action with games played across Saturday and Sunday.

As with the men's competition, which is heading into it's fifth season, the women's teams will have the chance to play on the hallowed SCG turf with the top two teams in each conference advancing through to the big Finals Day on January 21, which will conclude with a final under lights.

"We are very proud to be launching the inaugural NSW Women's Regional Bash competition," Ivan Spyrdz, General Manager Community Cricket, said.

"It has been in planning for some time, and it is fitting to be launching it as we lead into the ICC Women's T20 World Cup."

The men's T20 competition will see 16 teams from around the state vying to play in the Sixers and Thunder conference finals and Regional Bash Final at the SCG on Australia Day.

Inaugural NSW Women's Regional Bash Schedule

Sixers Conference: 13 Oct 19 2:00PM Central Coast Rush v Newcastle Blasters - Bill Sohier Park (Oval No. 1) 26 Oct 19 6:00PM Northern Inland Bolters v Coffs Coast Chargers - Bicentennial Park - No. 1 Oval.

Thunder Conference: 19 Oct 19 6:30PM Illawarra Flames v Orana Outlaws - University Oval (University Oval 1) 3 Nov 19 1:30PM ACT Aces v Border Bullets - Phillip Oval

SEMI FINALS: 21 Jan 20 10:00AM TBD v TBD SCG, 21 Jan 20 2:00PM TBD v TBD SCG

FINAL: 21 Jan 20 6:30PM TBD v TBD SCG