Cricket

  • Shayley picked in state team

    Maryborough cricketer Shayley Cornwill has been selected in the under 13 Victorian Primary School Sports Association (VPSSA) state girls team. Twelve-year-old Shayley plays for MKM Cricket Club in the under 14 competition — the only girl not only in her team but the competition. The left hand bat and right arm medium bowler, first started […]

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  • Colts Phelans’ British import

    The Colts Phelans Cricket Club has undergone a British invasion of sorts, with a Bristol-based batsman joining the club’s ranks for season 2010-11. Ryan Thorpe, 18, has joined the club for a summer of cricket, all the way from his home club, Claverham C.C., and a Welsh Premier League Club, Mumbles C.C. The right-handed batsman […]

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  • Cricket season opens

    There were some surprise results in the opening round of the Maryborough District Cricket Association’s 2010-11 season. After rain washed out last weekend’s round one matches, the season got underway. In A grade, it was a very different-looking Maryborough side which took to the field against MKM as compared to the team which dominated the […]

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  • Take two

    The Maryborough District Cricket Association will attempt to get its season underway for a second time, after rain and tractor troubles forced the cancellation of last week’s matches. All grades will play a 40 over, one-day match as the season opener, with A grade, A reserve and under 16s scheduled to begin on Saturday. B […]

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  • Cricket names on honour roll

    Two of the Maryborough District Cricket Association’s most famous names will be immortalised with a perpetual shield named in their honour. Current MDCA president, Kevin Koop, and treasurer, Neville Spokes, will be honoured this weekend with the inaugural Spokes-Koop Perpetual Shield, which will be up for grabs each time MKM and Carisbrook do battle, in […]

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  • MDCA faces umpire shortage

    The Maryborough District Cricket Association faces an uncertain start to the 2010-11 season — but it won’t be a lack of players or pitches that may shake up the October 16 starting date. Instead, a shortage of umpires could mean that players are forced to umpire their own games. MDCA president, Kevin Koop, said the […]

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  • Win to Laane Dunolly

    Laanecoorie Dunolly has cruised to victory in its Maryborough and District Cricket Association A reserve final against Beaufort. Requiring just 89 runs for victory in their second innings, Laane needed just 31 overs to chase down the total required of them. Thirty-seven runs to veteran Neil Davies and 22 to the equally experienced Ian McKenzie […]

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  • CLUNES CROWNED

    Clunes has clinched its first Maryborough and District Cricket Association A grade premiership in more than 30 years, toppling the Maryborough side to claim the flag. Clunes would have been brimming with confidence going into the second week of play on Saturday needing just four wickets for victory after posting 312 in their innings and […]

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  • IN CONTROL

    Clunes is poised to win its first Maryborough and District Cricket Association A grade premiership in more than 30 years after its domination of the first weekend of play. A century to star batsman Dan Jordan helped Clunes to a first innings total of 312 in the four-day final against competition powerhouse, Maryborough. Maryborough went […]

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  • Weekend of cricket finals

    Beaufort has toppled top side MKM to advance to this weekend’s Maryborough and District Cricket Association’s A reserve final against Laanecoorie Dunolly. Topping the A reserve ladder for most of the year, MKM was knocked from its perch by Beaufort on the back of some stoic batting from veteran Bill Mulcahy and a six wicket […]

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