Cricket

  • First loss for Colts Phelans

    Carisbrook has inflicted Colts Phelans’ first defeat of the season in round seven of the Maryborough District Cricket Association. Resuming their pursuit of the ladder leaders’ first innings score of 101 at 4/69, captain Martin Mark guided the Brook to victory with 48, while Dean Nalder pushed the total even further, blasting a lower-order 70, […]

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  • Cricket matches in the balance

    The Maryborough District Cricket Association ladder could be set for a shake-up, with all three of the competition’s A grade games hanging precariously in the balance. Undefeated ladder leader Colts Phelans could be bound for its first loss of the season against Carisbrook after a batting collapse saw the competition’s top-ranked side removed for just […]

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  • Maryborough in winning form

    Maryborough has bounced back into the Maryborough District Cricket Association’s top four courtesy of a 21-run win over Carisbrook in their round six clash on the weekend. After two losses in a row, the reigning premiers turned their fortunes around with a hard-fought victory over their arch-rivals in the competition’s only Saturday-Sunday fixture for the […]

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  • Dellavedova turns the tables

    A hard-hitting half-century from Steven Dellavedova has seen Laanecoorie Dunolly complete a remarkable turn-around to claim an outright win in its round five Maryborough District Cricket Association clash with Clunes. After conceding first innings points to Clunes last week, Dunolly returned to the crease at a fragile 1/13 in its second innings and fought back […]

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  • Avoca cricketer meets royalty

    Avoca cricketer Gavan Hicks has enjoyed a royal audience with the Prince of Wales as part of the royal visit to Australia this week. Gavan, who is captain of Cricket Victoria’s all-abilities team the Victoria Vikings, took to the hallowed turf of the MCG alongside His Royal Highness, Prince Charles on Tuesday morning as part […]

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  • One sided

    Maryborough’s premiership aspirations have hit a major stumbling block in round four of the Maryborough District Cricket Association after being bowled out for just 22 against Clunes. The reigning premiers crumbled on a damp and sticky wicket at Clunes’ home ground to be removed for one of the lowest scores in the club’s history. With […]

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  • Upset win for Colts Phelans

    Colts Phelans scored an upset victory in their round three Maryborough District Cricket Association one-day clash with Maryborough, downing the reigning premier for the first time in 12 years. Despite missing a number of key players, Colts managed to defend their meagre total of 145 at Hedges Oval, removing the Borough for 138 in the […]

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  • Rain plays havoc with cricket

    Reigning premier Maryborough has sent an ominous warning to its rivals in round two of the Barker Trailers MDCA, blasting its way to a nine-wicket win over Laanecoorie Dunolly on Saturday. In the only match of the round to be played on Saturday after games at Clunes and Beaufort were abandoned due to wet weather, […]

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  • Clunes back

    The Maryborough District Cricket Association will again become a seven-team competition for the 2012-13 season, with the Clunes Cricket Club set to re-enter the league. After going into recess for the 2011-12 season due to flood damage at their home ground, Victoria Park, Clunes recently advised the MDCA executive that it wished to re-enter the […]

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  • Maryborough snares MDCA title

    Maryborough has clinched its 10th Maryborough District Cricket Association premiership in 12 years after scoring a four-wicket win over Carisbrook on Saturday’s third and last day of the final. Resuming at 2/156 in pursuit of Carisbrook’s first innings total of 191, the league’s minor premiers took just 14 more overs to reach their mark surpassing […]

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