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New on the rack

Patrick Loughlin. Photo: Melissa Loughlin

Patrick Loughlin. Photo: Melissa Loughlin   | Photo Credit: GRJGM

Will Albright is a batting whiz and captain of his local cricket team. But when his coach nominates him to attend a T20 training camp, Will soon discovers that standing out in a sea of young cricket talent isn’t easy.

In Academy All-Stars, talented young batsman Will Albright has earned himself a place at the brand new T20 Youth Academy. But, in order to prove himself worthy of playing for Victoria, he will first have to face everything the Academy can throw at him — including more bone-rattling bouncers from his arch-enemy, Darren ‘Killer’ McKinnon.

About the author

Patrick Loughlin is a high school English teacher and writer. He lives in Sydney with his wife, two daughters and hyperactive spoodle. As a child, Patrick loved sport. But, he says, he just wasn’t very good at it!Patrick is the author of the Billy Slater Rugby league series and the Glenn Maxwell cricket series.

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