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MDCC Round 12, 15 & 16 Wrap 4/2/17 – 11/2/17


D6’s 4/2/17

Playing the Town Hall Smutters in round 17 saw our D6’s batting first as our skipper won the toss. On a very hot day our batters made a total of 9 for 143 from their 35 overs.


Best with Bat: Jordan Walker (29) & Ryan Stoodley (23).


Our players did well defending their total in the tiring heat bowling out the Smutters for 111 in 32 overs.


Best with Ball: Ryan Stoodley (3-11), Nathan Stoodley (3-12), Lachlan Price (2-9) & Luke Stoodley (2-45)


D6’s 11/2/17

Record-breaking predicted heatwave conditions cancelled this weekend’s matches. 



C3’s 4/2/17

Wyee’s C3 side travelled up to play our guys this round and after the visitors won the toss our guys were in the field bowling first. Hard work in the field as Wyee batted out their 35 overs only losing 5 wickets to our team seeing them finish 5 for 147.


Best with Ball: Kevin Mason  (2-25) & John Barrett (2-31)


A tiring effort in the field showed on our batters as 5 quick and early wickets had us in trouble at 5 for 7 before a 47 run 6th wicket partnership with 41 of those runs going to Josh Cooper. That was the highlight as we fell all out for 58 runs in 17.4 overs.


Best with Bat: Joshua Cooper (41)


C3’s 11/2/17

Record-breaking predicted heatwave conditions cancelled this weekend’s matches.



A Grade (Managers Report) 4/2/17

Merewether played Redhead at Connolly Park this week and we knew they would be pumped because of some close wins the last few weeks to give them a fighting chance to creep in the top 4.

After losing the toss Redhead chose to bat first and had a solid opening start of 26 runs, then the first wicket fell followed quickly by the 2nd,3rd,4th ,5th & 6th wickets to have them 6/31.Redheads tail waged a bit to give them a semi respectable total of 10/107.


Best with Ball: Murray Grimster (4-30) & Cameron Haines (3-17).


As we all know small totals can at times be a battle to chase down and after loosing 2 early wickets for 16 runs the boys settled down and took charge finishing the game 2/108.


Best with bat: Craig Plain (58*) & Mark McLachlan (44*).


A Grade (Managers Report) 11/2/17

Record-breaking predicted heatwave conditions cancelled this weekend’s matches.



The District Grades all played Toronto in a two-day match for Round 15



4th Grade

Day 1:

Our 4s travelled out to Awaba for this clash against Toronto. The coin toss went to the home team and we were asked to bowl first.

It was a long day out in the field for our team however the guys kept working away and managed to bowl out Toronto for 204 in 66 overs.


Best with Ball: Ryan Osbourne (3-18), Daryl Daniels (3-25) & Tom Henshaw (2-34).


With 4 overs left in the day Dave Stanbridge and Pat Holding opened the batting and remained not out with the team total ending 0 for 6, still needing 199 runs to win next week.


Day 2:

Record-breaking predicted heatwave conditions cancelled this weekend’s matches. 



3rd Grade

Day 1:

3rd grade played at home at Empire Park and at the toss Toronto’s skipper won and decided to bowl first.

Looking at the score sheet it would suggest it was the right call as we were bowled out for 94 in 33 overs.


Best with Bat: Jake Miller (30)


Our bowlers went out into the field and bowled remarkably and before too long Toronto’s batters found themselves being in trouble and bowled out in 29 overs with their total on 54 still 40 runs behind.


Best with Ball: Harry Colbert (6-18) & Zac McGuigan (2-10)


Still 6 overs of play saw our opening batters back out in the middle were they remained not out at the end of days play finishing 0 for 18 and a lead of 58 going into next week.


Best with Bat: Rory Kalnins (9*) & Carl Bolte (8*)


Day 2: 

Record-breaking predicted heatwave conditions cancelled this weekend’s matches.



2nd Grade

Day 1:

Ron Hill Oval was the venue for our 2nd graders this weekend and at the toss our skipper lost the toss and was asked to bat first.

With conditions not easy for anyone in the middle our openers did a great job setting us off with a 67 run opening partnership with starts almost for all batters the team got into a position which saw our skipper declare with the total 5 for 243 from 67 overs.


Best with Bat: Scott Montgomery (60), Ben Egan (44), Sam Gilmour (41) & Mitch Morgan (33*) 


With 13 overs left to bowl our bowlers managed to take 3 wickets as Toronto ended 3 for 27.


Best with Ball: Sam Palmer (2-3)


Day 2:

Record-breaking predicted heatwave conditions cancelled this weekend’s matches.



1st Grade

Round 12

This week started on Thursday, 2 Feb with our mid-week twilight T/20 match against Toronto at No.1 Sports Ground.

At the coin toss the coin fell our way and we got to bat first and set a total. Our innings got off to a rocky start losing early wickets before a couple of 30 run partnerships got us moving again. Some tight bowling from the opposition kept our total down to 8 for 123 from our 20 overs.


Best with Bat: Patrick Darwen (30), Simon Moore (22) & Trent Bush (22).


Runs and wickets followed a similar pattern for Toronto as our bowlers went to work with a couple of run outs combined with wickets we hung on to the victory as Toronto only managed 8 for 116 off their 20 overs in reply.


Best with Ball: Josh Geary (3-24), Pat Darwen (2-18) & Sam Palmer (1-10).  


Round 15:

Day 1:

Playing at Townson this round against Toronto our skipper lost the toss and was asked to bowl first.

The day proved a long one for our players as Toronto managed to bat 89.3 overs losing their last wicket in the last over of the day. The day saw some big spells with Tim O’Neill leading the way bowling 28 overs bowled followed by 19 overs from Josh Geary & 18.3 overs from Dan Morton.

Toronto managed to set a target of 269 runs.


Best with Ball: Tim O’Neill (5-79), Josh Emerton (2-13) & Josh Geary (2-67)


Congratulations to Sam Holding also for making his first grade debut today.


Day 2:

Record-breaking predicted heatwave conditions cancelled this weekend’s matches.



T/20 Vs Wests - 5/2/17

Under 15’s

Our U15’s started the day with a win at the coin toss and we chose to bat first. Our players lost early wickets which saw them 5 for 37 before a partnership between Bradley Christensen & Thomas Moore saw us to a total of 5 for 69 from our allotted overs.


Best with Bat: Thomas Moore (20*) & Bradley Christensen (15*)


Our Bowlers worked hard but on the day Wests managed the run chase finishing 2 for 70 from 13.5 overs


Best with Ball: Finlay Barnett (2-12).


Denis Broad OAM Cup

2nd game of the day saw our DB side looking to continue their great form in the T/20 competition.

The toss fell the way of Wests skipper and our team were asked to bat. We lost a couple of early wickets before some good batting built a total of 5 for 143 from our 20 overs.


Best with Bat: Dan Andrews (40), Patrick Huolohan (37) & Jake Miller (31*)


After coming out to defend our total there is not much that can be said other than brilliant bowling and great support from the fielders, the guys managed to bowl out Wests for 52 in 14.4 overs.  


Best with Ball: Rohan Davis (3-5), Zachary McGuigan (3-17), Thomas McKendry (2-0) & Mitchell Piller (2-16).


1st Grade

This match would count as round 16 for our 1’s team and last match to be played at Harker Oval this day.

Winning the toss our skipper elected to bat first and set the target.

A steady start and fairly consistent partnerships got our team to a total of 6 for 140 from their 20 overs.


Best with Bat: Jono Dunn (43), Josh Emerton (29), Simon Moore (24) & Josh Geary (20)


Wests batters did a good job against our bowlers and took this game down to the wire with the game looking as it could go to either side. On this day the win went to Wests as the chased the target down finishing 8 for 145 in 18.2 overs.


Best with Ball: Josh Geary (2-21), Sam Palmer (2-23), Josh Emerton (1-13), Courtney Moulton (1-18), Daniel Morton (1-31) & Sam Gilmour (1-33).



T/20 Vs Belmont - 12/1/17

Record-breaking predicted heatwave conditions cancelled this weekend’s matches.


However with our Dennis Broad Side on top in their pool, they advance to the grand final and get to defend the trophy looking for a 3rd consecutive victory in this competition.  


The final will be played at No.1 Sports Ground on 26 February 2017 at approximately 12pm.


All the boys would love you to get down there and show your support.