Cricket

  • Maryborough heads up A grade ladder

    Maryborough has proven it is still a force to be reckoned with in round two of the Maryborough District Cricket Association, recording a nine wicket win over Laanecoorie Dunolly on Saturday. Maryborough skipper Marc Cassidy’s decision to bowl first on a green Princes Park was proven correct shortly into Dunolly’s innings when opener Nathan Leist […]

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  • Colts on the rise

    Colts Phelans has signalled its Maryborough District Cricket Association premiership aspirations in the league’s opening round, downing Carisbrook by six wickets. With incoming A grade captain Adam Balzan opting to send Carisbrook in to bat first on a slow Hedges Oval deck, Carisbrook could only manage 18 runs off the first 16 overs as Balzan […]

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  • Cricket season begins

    ­­The 2011-12 Maryborough District Cricket Association season will kick off tomorrow, with three A grade matches scheduled to take place. With the league losing two sides in St Arnaud and Clunes for the year, the A grade competition has now been reduced to just six sides for the year. St Arnaud has cut ties with […]

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  • Premier cricket to return to Maryborough

    Premier Cricket is set to make its return to Maryborough next month. Premier Cricket League clubs North Melbourne and Hawthorn-Monash University have confirmed they will hold their round five match at Princes Park on October 29. The match will be the second Premier League fixture Maryborough has hosted in two years, following on from Essendon […]

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  • Cricket clubs exit

    The Maryborough District Cricket Association will be reduced to a six-team competition this season with two clubs officially withdrawing from the league. Both Clunes and St Arnaud cricket clubs have officially notified the MDCA executive that both clubs will not field teams in any grade in the 2011-12 season, which is set to begin in […]

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  • Dominant

    Maryborough has captured the Maryborough District Cricket Association’s A grade premiership with a dominant 12 wicket win over Beaufort. Beaufort captain Damien Day would have been rueing his decision on Saturday to bat on a lively Princes Park wicket after winning the toss, with Maryborough’s bowlers cutting a swathe through the Crows’ batting line-up. Beaufort […]

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  • Beaufort the underdogs in MDCA final

    It’s been a long time since Beaufort’s Bill Mulcahy strolled onto Princes Park in a Maryborough District Cricket Association A grade final. Seventeen years have passed since a 34-year-old Mulcahy formed an integral part of the Crows’ 1993-94 premiership side, which defeated Maryborough by a massive 300 runs thanks to a record 253 not out […]

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  • Maryborough and Beaufort to meet in MDCA decider

    Maryborough and Beaufort will face off in this weekend’s Maryborough District Cricket Association final. Both sides scored impressive victories in their respective semi finals, with Maryborough downing Carisbrook by 100 runs, while Beaufort proved far too good for Colts Phelans, scoring a 113 run win. Facing off against the Redbacks on Princes Park, Maryborough’s innings […]

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  • Fifth award for Bruce Hando

    St Arnaud captain, Bruce Hando, has been crowned the Maryborough District Cricket Association’s champion player for 2011. Hando, who enjoyed a stellar season with both bat and ball, amassing 248 runs at an average of 31 and claiming 21 wickets at an average of 9.86, took out the MDCA’s A grade best and fairest and […]

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  • MDCA’s final four remains a mystery

    The make-up of the Maryborough District Cricket Association’s top four is still no clearer after the first week of the final round of the home and away season. Clunes has scored first innings points against Beaufort after they defeated the Crows by just 16 runs at the Beaufort High School. After winning the toss and […]

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