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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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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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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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

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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.

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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

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