Cricket returns after three week washout hiatus

Jake Harper was stoic at the crease for his Drouin side, but it ultimately wasn't enough against the Panthers on Saturday.

Drouin 7/182(cc) defeated Yarragon 2/183 Yarragon has sent a signal of their intent this season, toppling reigning premiers Drouin at Bellbird in their Division 1 clash. Bowling first, Jayakody removed Bell (0) in the first over to give Yarragon early

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Rain plays havoc in Round 3 WDCA matches

Fraser Duncan grabs a drink as he and Brett Williams discuss their strategy in gloomy conditions on Saturday.

The battle of the two form teams of the competition went down to the wire on the weekend, as a draw meant both teams now sit alone at the top of the table. Batting first, Hallora got off to a

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Catani makes mark in first WDCA matches

Catani are teaming up with Longwarry and Bunyip  to field junior WDCA sides.

Keen eyed watchers of the WDCA may have noticed a new name pop up over the weekend, as Catani kicked off their inaugural Warragul and District Cricket Association season. After spending much of their 70-year existence in the West Gippsland

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Western Park overcomes dogged Yarragon outfit

Danny Sheehan bowled a lengthy spell for Western Park in the D1 game against Yarragon

Western Park kicked off their season with a win in the game of the round, narrowly overcoming a dogged Yarragon outfit. Losing the toss and being sent in, the Warriors lost the dangerous opening pair of Asa Singappuli (2) and

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Drouin delight

Drouin delivered another Warragul District Cricket Association premiership in division one. 

Pictured, back row from left, Damon Healy, Simon Gardiner, Dale Weller, Sammy van der Zalm (coach), Jamie Glen, Paul Timewell, front row, Jake Harper, Trevor Gardiner (captain), Sam Wyatt, Jonathan Bell, Brad Glover, Isaiah Glover and Daniel Burke.

It was double delight for Drouin when the Hawks prevailed in both division one and division two grand finals in Warragul District Cricket Association. A strong total led by opening batsmen Damon Healy along with Jake Harper and Trevor Gardiner

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Drouin storm into grand final

Bryce Monahan bowls to Ben Spicer in the division one semi final between Buln Buln and Ellinbank.

An in-form Drouin side has stormed into the Warragul District Cricket Association grand final, with a sensational bowling performance sending them to the big dance. Batting first against Western Park on a wicket with lack of carry, Damon Healy and

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Western Park adds title

Western Park overcame a gallant Neerim District side to win the one-day final in division one.

Pictured, back row from left, Sanjaya Gangodawila, Jason Croft, Luke Gilbert, Troy Lehman, Joel Batson, Daniel Sheehan, front row, Tom Fawcett (mascot), Matthew Garner (12th man), Tyler McDonald, Leigh Diston, Sam Batson, Zane Harper and Matthew Wakefield.

Western Park added another pennant to its trophy cabinet with victory in the one-day final on Sunday, but it wasn’t without a fight from a gallant Neerim District side. The young Stags team, who won six matches to finish fifth

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Cricket called off

Warragul District Junior Cricket Association completed play on Saturday morning before senior matches scheduled for the afternoon were called off due to communities under threat from the Bunyip State Park fire.

Hallora’s Brad Ward bowls as Ellinbank’s Mathew Dare backs up during their under 16 match.

  The final round of Warragul District Cricket Association matches will revert to a one-day format following cancellation of senior matches on Saturday. With hot and windy conditions seeing several communities in the western end of the competition coming under

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WDCA take title

Warragul District Cricket Association defeated Seymour in the final of division three at Melbourne Country Week at Brighton Beach reserve on Friday.

Pictured back row from left Dave Armour (bus driver), Grant Duncan (scorer), Corey Jagoe, Brad Glover, Max Kelly, Hussain Ali, Sanjaya Gangodawila, Nuwan Perera, Gamini Kumara, front row Jack Armour (vice-captain) Ben Spicer, Troy Lehman, Fraser Duncan (captain) Norm Berry (coach) Sam Batson, James Williams; Absent: Jimmy Vela, Danny Sheehan, Matt Farthing, Joel Batson.

Warragul and District Cricket Association remained undefeated to take out the Melbourne Country Week cricket division three final. Warragul defeated Seymour, Hamilton and South West to finish the preliminary rounds on top of the division three ladder. With only four

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Buln win top spot

Andrew Pyle took three wickets in the division three match against Western Park.

An enthralling season of fantastic division one matches continued at the weekend, with Buln Buln ousting Ellinbank from top spot in an incredible match of the round. After losing the toss and being sent in, the usually potent Lyrebird top

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