Full name Terrence Glenn Oliver
Born May 16, 1963, Maryborough, Queensland
Current age 53 years 314 days
Major teams Australian Country XI, Queensland Country
Batting style Right-hand bat
He played club cricket with Souths in Mackay DCA, the club having previously been known as Wests. He represented Queensland Country at the National Country Championships in 1984-85, 1988-89, 1989-90, 1992-93 and 1993-94 and was a member of the Australia Country team in 1989-90 and 1992-93. In 20 matches in the National Country Championships he scored 864 runs at 41.14 with one century: 100 v Western Australia Country in 1992-93. In October 1985 he was one of four North Queensland players included in the Queensland XI to play New Zealand at Townsville. He represented Queensland State Primary Schools in the series played in Brisbane in 1975-76 and later appeared for North Queensland teams at Under 19, Colts, and open age. He came to Brisbane for the seasons of 1985-86 and 1986-87, playing with Toombul in their second grade team. For the seasons of 1990-91 and 1991-92 he played in the QCA first grade competition with Gold Coast, scoring 825 runs at 31.73 with a highest of 98. While playing with Gold Coast he was included in the Queensland state squad. He commenced his education at Hervey Bay and then at West Mackay State School and Mackay State High School. He was the Queensland Cricket Development Officer for the Central Queensland area taking in Bowen to Gladstone and all places in Queensland to their west. He moved to Brisbane in the year 2000 and, among his various appointments, was an assistant to QAS director Richard Done and also to Queensland Bulls coach Bennett King. In 1997-98 he accompanied the Queensland Country team to the National Championships as coach and has continued in that role in each series to 2001. He was twice appointed coach of the Australia Country team, for their match against Pakistan at Manuka Oval in January 2000 and for their match against Zimbabwe played at Bowral in January 2001. In June 2001 he travelled with Bennett King to West Indies to assist with the new Cricket Academy that had been established in the region. On 10 April 2002 he was announced as the successor to Bennett King in the position of the Bulls coach, commencing with a one year appointment with an option to continue after that period. (Warwick Torrens, April 2002)
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