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MDCC Round 6 & 7 Wrap 21/11/15 – 22/11/15


D6’s 21/11/15

D6’s played Warners Bay this week and had the chance to bat first. The boys had a difficult time of it with the bowling from The Bay and managed a total of 68 off 31.3 overs.

Best with Bat: Jason McKendry (19*)

In the end the runs on the board where not enough and Warners Bay took 16.4 overs to chase it down finishing 4 for 73.

Best with Ball: Drew Sellers (2-20)


D4’s 21/11/15

Medowie Cricket Club hosted our D4’s this round and after winning the toss our skipper elected to bat.

With a quick 2 wickets from the Medowie bowlers our side was down 2-0 but unfortunately couldn’t fight out of the spiral they were in. Our boys finished after 28.3 overs all out for 73 runs.

Best with Bat: Michael Sharp (25)

Our bowlers did well keeping Medowie’s run rate down though out their innings but without regular wickets the total was chased down Medowie finishing 4 for 76 off 23.2 overs.

Best with Ball: Jeeva Ramasamy (1-10), Jackson Rush (1-13), Andrew Webb (1-16) & Devasenapathy Sambanthamoorthy (1-23)


A Grade (Managers Report) 21/11/15

Merewether won the toss and batted on a good hard wicket witch hasn't been the norm of late with the weather playing part in wicket preparation. The boys got of to a good start with opener Ben Wooley hitting the ball all over the ground with top score of 72 and good support by Brad Davies and Craig Plain both scoring 49.

Everyone else chipped in along the way to get Merewether to a big 1st innings score of 8/267.Adamstown were trying hard but the runs where just to many in the end being all out for 151.

Lyle McGuigan in his first game back for the season was the best of the bowlers with 3 wickets and the rest of the bowlers all doing their share of the load getting a couple each.

All in all it was a great team win with every one doing there bit well done boys


4th Grade 21/11/15

This week the rain stayed away long enough for all our sides to get a game in against Newcastle City.

Starting with 4th Grade our side went out to Sports Ground No.5 for our local derby. Our skipper lost the toss and City elected to bat.

Our bowlers did a great job keeping the total down though out the day but after City managed to bat their 40 overs with a total of 9 for 149 our lads where in a very good spot.

Best with Ball: (stats to come)

However mirror image of sorts managed to see our boys finish with the exact total as city finishing 9 for 149 off 40 overs. Resulting in a unlikely draw and points getting shared.

Best with Bat: (stats to come)


3rd Grade 21/11/15

Merewether 3’s hosted City up at Empire Park and after our skipper won the toss our guys where in Bat.

Getting off to a good start our and having regular partnerships throughout the innings saw a total of 6 for 199 scored from our allotted overs.

Best with Bat: Jake Miller (60), Pat O’Neill (38) & Daryl Daniels (31*) 

Our Bowlers worked hard and kept the pressure on though out City’s innings in another close game. Keeping City to a total of 7 for 165 off their 40 overs saw our 3s continue their good run.

Best with Ball:  Pat Fitzgerald (4-20) & Thomas McKendry (2-28)


2nd Grade 21/11/15

With the walk over to Learmonth Park for our 2nd Graders again our sides were in a competitive match though out the day.

Our Skipper winning the toss chose to Bat and our boys put on a total of 7 for 178 from their 40 overs.

Best with Bat: Trent Bush (58), Jono Dunn (39), Chad Mayo (24) & Scott Montgomery (23)

With our bowlers fighting out the day they managed to keep City below their total with the final wicket falling for 165 in the 39th over.

Best with Ball: Trent Bush (4-40) & Jono Dunn (3-35)


1st Grade 21/11/15

In a weekend of a double header for our main man, Saturday saw us taking on City at Townson Oval.

Having a position in the Tom Locker Cup final on the line over the weekend and being top of Pool A, 2 strong performances would see us there.

Moorey won to toss and our lads Batted first on a good track. Runs came at a consistently from the top order before some late order fireworks picked up the total nicely, The guys managed to get a total of 7 for 240 off their 50 overs.

Best with Bat: Simon Moore (82), Mark Cameron (66*), Troy Goodwin (28) & Tim O'Neill (25)

City’s Batters started strong against our guys and had a competitive run rate in chasing this total down but our bowlers stuck to their game plan and where rewarded with wickets. After getting on top we were able to hold City to a total of 179 off 49.4 overs.

Best with Ball: Pat Darwen (4-27) & Courtney Moulton (2-29)


1st Grade 22/11/15

Sunday cricket saw Waratah-Mayfield head to our home ground. With Waratah’s skipper sending in our said it was not long until our clubs leader took the game in his hands. Continuing His great run of form Simon was able to bat out the innings from start to close and bring up his 3rd century for the season so far and was supported strongly from Pat Darwen. The two put together a great partnership and steared the side to a total of 2 for 296 off 50 overs.

Best with Bat: Simon Moore (150*), Pat Darwen (89), Josh Geary (28) & Dave Celep (10* off 3 balls)

Our bowlers never gave a Waratah a sniff and with a few guys playing their first game in the top grade getting to show their skill. Waratah showed a lot of fight but could not fight with the completive run rate needed. And after batting 46.2 overs Waratah where bowled out for 104.

Best with Ball: Dave Celep (4-9), Isasc Hillery (2-8) & Pat Darwen (2-19)



With these 2 wins for our main Lions they earned a spot in the Tom Locker Cup Final in which they will come up against another undefeated side University. This game will be played at No.1 Sports Ground on Sunday December 20, 2015. Game will kick off at 10am.

Thanks to the guys they have given us all another chance to show support and cheer them on in a final hopefully we can all get there and cheer them to victory.