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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Nicole stars in bash

Trafalgar’s Nicole Faltum forms part of a Melbourne Stars squad aiming to rise the Women’s Big Bash League ladder.

Trafalgar’s Nicole Faltum is relishing her opportunity with a Melbourne Stars team that is rising the ladder in the Women’s Big Bash League. Having joined the Stars from the Renegades last season, the wicket-keeper and right-hand batter has six dismissals

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Final ball thriller

Liam Quarrell bowls before a heavy downpour hit Longwarry, forcing the division two match against Drouin to be abandoned.

For the second time in two years, a division one clash between Western Park and Hallora has been decided on the final ball – and on both occasions, Hallora has come away with truly thrilling victories. A final ball four

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Crushing cricket win

Alex Gaudion helped Drouin restrict Ellinbank to 103 in division two.

Western Park has marked their new home ground division one debut with a crushing victory over Jindivick at the weekend. Western Park 6/300 def Jindivick 131 After losing the toss and being sent in, the Warriors made Jindivick pay on

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Warriors well placed

Drouin’s Kym Osseweyer leaves the ball on the way to scoring a valuable 22 runs in division five.

It was an historic day for the Western Park Cricket Club with its division five side the first senior team to play on the newly installed synthetic pitch on what was formerly the main Western Park oval. A strong bowling

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