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

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Sport

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

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Sport

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

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Sport

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

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Sport

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

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Sport

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

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Sport

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

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Sport

Western Park win Twenty20

Western Park secured the double, winning both the A grade and D grade Warragul District Cricket Association T20 premierships.

The A grade team consisted of Sanjaya Gangodawila, Sam Batson, Luke Gilbert, Tyler McMillan, Adam Feltham, Sam Russell, Joel Batson, Alex Gavin, Tyler McDonald, Fletcher Kennedy, Kirk Dalziell and Jacob Konstanty.

A top order wobble threatened to derail Western Park’s hopes of claiming another T20 premiership, but a series of gritty 30’s from Sam Russell and Joel Batson rescued the innings. A five-wicket haul to Fletcher Kennedy killed off any hopes

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Sport

Gangodawila in top form

Ellinbank’s Sean Masterson bowls during the division one match against Drouin.

Having posted more than 400 in their previous encounter with Yarragon, Western Park again put the Panthers’ bowlers to the sword in their division one clash, with the Warriors requiring just 24.3 overs to claim victory in pursuit of 124.

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Sport

Twin centuries for Parkers

Western Park’s Sam Serramondi plays an expansive drive through the off-side during the division four match against Drouin.

Twin centuries from Matthew Wakefield and Sanjaya Gangodawila have propelled Western Park to a thorough demolition of Yarragon. The Warriors were simply unstoppable on a day where the Panthers were forced to toil. In pursuit of 165, Western Park began

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Sport

    To read the full article, get the Gazette newspaper each week in print
    from all good newsagents and convenience stores
    or in digital format here

    If you have subscribed to the digital format --- login here

    Real Estate Lift Out

    Feature