Newsletter 2013/14 – Edition 7 – Week of 11 November 2013

Hello everyone

In this week’s edition:

Featured Sponsors
No Friday night Junior Cricket this week
BWU hosts Premier T20 tournament this weekend
Most Senior teams well placed on tables
Honours Board for Josh Paul, Dominic Cornish, Riley Goad, Scott Paulin, Sam Noster, Alex Reese, Jagnesh Makwana and Jeff Roy
Wins again for most teams
Juniors do well again at CJCA Tournamnent
Coming up this weekend – Senior Cricket
Coming up this weekend – Junior Cricket
Did you know?

FEATURED SPONSORS
Thanks very much for the support that the following two sponsors give to our club. It is very much appreciated.

Lamb and Hayward Funeral Directors have a long-term association with us and are a strong presence as sponsors at the annual golf day.

Walker Marine Ltd, Chartered Loss Adjustors and Marine Surveyors, are the naming sponsors of our 3B Mariners team.

NO FRIDAY NIGHT JUNIOR CRICKET THIS WEEK
A reminder to everyone that there is no Friday night Junior Cricket this Friday, Show Day.

BWU HOSTS PREMIER T20 TOURNAMENT THIS WEEKEND
All 8 Premier sides are at Burnside Oval this Saturday and Sunday, playing in the Premier T20 tournament. Come along and have a look!

MOST SENIOR TEAMS WELL PLACED ON TABLES
The Premiers now have a break from the one day competition as they take part in the Show Weekend T20 competition. As well, it is about half-way through the pre-Christmas part of the season. So, let’s have a look at how our senior teams are placed on their respective tables. We’ll see that there is lots of good news:

Premiers (one day) – 7th of 10
2As (one day) – 3rd of 8, with semi-final spot secured
2Bs (one day) – 3rd of 8 and strong contenders for semi-final
3B Brawlers – 2nd of 13
3B Cannons – 1st of 13
3B Mariners – 4th of 13
Presidents Foxes – 1st equal of 11

HONOURS BOARD FOR JOSH PAUL, DOMINIC CORNISH, RILEY GOAD, SCOTT PAULIN, SAM NOSTER, ALEX REESE, JAGNESH MAKWANA AND JEFF ROY
Eight players are on the Board this week, with Josh Paul making it for the second week in a row. Read about their achievements here.

WINS AGAIN FOR MOST TEAMS
Again it was a winning weekend for all teams except one (this time the 2Bs). The Premiers beat OBC by 52 runs and are still in with a chance of a semi-finals spot. The 2As (160/9) had another nerve-wracking win, by one wicket over Sydenham (156). Man of the match was Adam Gillett (44* and 2 wickets), particularly for lifting the chase out of the mire (35/5 at one stage) and for being there at the end. The 2Bs came second in a low scoring encounter with Sydenham (97 v 56). There were comfortable wins to the 3B Brawlers (105/6) over Sumner (77), and the 3B Cannons (102/4) over Sydenham Goats (98/6). The 3B Mariners had a bye. The Presidents Foxes, with Jeff Roy (69) starring with the bat and worrying the neighbours’ roof from the middle of no.4. The Junior Premiers had a massive win over (220 v 50) over Halswell. Read the match report here and also the reports for the Year 7 Junior Premiers, and junior team BWU4.

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Micah Campbell in action for the 2As

Some more shots from the 2A match are on the Club’s Facebook page.

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A wicket for the Year 7 Premiers

More photos from the Year 7 Premier’s match are also on Facebook.

JUNIORS DO WELL AGAIN AT CJCA TOURNAMENT
Sunday was another day where a number of the BWU Juniors did very well at the CJCA zones tournament. Dominic Cornish scored 30 runs to help his team over the line chasing 129 to win. He then backed this up with 2/11, supported by Louie Chapman bowling 5 overs for 6 runs. In the other game Tom Dunlop and Ryan James opened the batting and put on an excellent partnership with Tom finishing on 54 and Ryan retired on 46. However they were not supported by their team mates and their final score of 137 was not enough. Mitchell Hay in the other team chimed in at the end with a quick fire 22 to knock off the winning runs.

COMING UP THIS WEEKEND – SENIOR CRICKET
There is no afternoon grade senior cricket this Show Weekend.

However, there is morning grade cricket, including BWU hosting the Premier T20 tournament.

The draw is:

Premiers
– Saturday 16th v Lancaster Park Woolston, 10.30am;
– Saturday 16th v Old Boys Collegians, 2pm;
– Sunday 17th v Marist-Harewood, 10.30am.
The final is 2pm on Sunday

2As v Marist-Harewood, Redwood Park 1, 10.30am
2Bs v Hornby, Denton Park 1, 11am

COMING UP THIS WEEKEND – JUNIOR CRICKET
The Junior draw this weekend is:

Year 8/7 Premier: BWU1 v Medbury 1, Burnside Park 5a, 12.30pm
Year 7 Premier: BWU3 v Halswell 4, Merrin School 1a, 9:00am
Year 6 Section 2: BWU4 v East Shirley 7, Burnside Park 5a, 9:00am
Year 5 Section 1: BWU5 v Marist Harewood 7, Cobham School 1a, 9:00am
Year 5 Super 8 Section 2: BWU6 v BWU 7, Fendlaton School 1a, 9:00am

DID YOU KNOW…….
that, as the current Ashes tour hits Queensland, it’s 28 years ago this week that New Zealand beat Australia by an innings and 41 runs in Brisbane? Richard Hadlee took nine wickets in an innings and Martin Crowe scored 188.

Hadlee

The scorecard is here and video highlights are here.

Have a great cricketing weekend.

Regards

Paul O’Flaherty
Chairman

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