Hallora to play Western Park in WDCA grand final

Celebrating as Hallora take a wicket during the semi-final against Drouin are (from left) Jai Newcombe, David MacDermid and Natsai M'Shangwe.

Hallora will play Western Park in the WDCA division one grand final this weekend Hallora advanced to the grand final after downing arch-rivals Drouin in a spiteful encounter. Winning the toss and batting, Drouin looked positive in the early overs,

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Western Park charge towards cricket finals in WDCA

James Williams throws from the outfield early in Hallora's division one game with Garfield-Tynong.  The win saw Hallora gain a top two finish ahead of finals.

Western Park Cricket Club has qualified for finals in four out of the five senior divisions in the WDCA. Western Park claimed the minor premiership in division one after comfortably defeating Yarragon on Saturday to set up a repeat clash

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East tops West in WDCA bushfire charity cricket match

Sam Batson (left) and Fraser Duncan shake hands at the toss of the coin which was conducted by Melbourne Stars captain Glenn Maxwell on Sunday.

Sam Batson’s East All Stars have come out on top after defeating the West All Stars by just one wicket during Sunday’s Mindfull Aus Bushfire charity match held at Western Park. In front of a crowd of fans, the day

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Starts unite for bushfire relief match at Western Park

East All Stars captain Sam Batson (left) and West All Stars captain Fraser Duncan will lead the sides in the charity match.

They may be foes on the field every Saturday, but on February 16 some of the Warragul and District Cricket Association’s best cricketers will unite for a T20 match to raise funds for those affected by the recent bushfires. Sam

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Kumara masterclass sees Panthers past Hawks

Simon Gardiner bowls at Yarragon on Saturday, he took 1/21 from his eight overs.

In a match with potential finals ramifications, Yarragon continued its brilliant form to keep its one-day final chances firmly alive. Winning the toss and batting, the Panthers commenced poorly with Lasi Amaroosyria gone early to leave Yarragon in an early

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Kumara century propels Yarragon to top of the table

Gamini Kumara flicks a ball of his pads on his way to a commanding 119* against Garfield-Tynong on the weekend.

Yarragon 7/221 defeated Garfield-Tynong 157 Yarragon have stormed to the top of the ladder on the weekend, with a familiar face dominating the day to give the Panthers victory. Resuming on 1-7 needing a further 151 for victory, Jake Borsato

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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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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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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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