Newsletter 4, 2015/16

Welcome to this weeks newsletter;

Draws for this weeks matches are here CricHQ for 31st October

Friday Night Cricket

It was great to see so many kids at our first Super Star Academy night at Burnside Cricket, this weeks looking a lot cooler so remember to wrap up warm especially those parents! Our coaches are do their best, but you are welcome to jump and in give them hand if they look like they need it. We’ll have a couple more helpers attending once they finish their important exams. A reminder any cancellations to Friday Night will be posted on our club facebook page between between 3.30pm and 4pm. Burnside Cricket on Facebook

Make a note in your Diary about Cricket Live Day on Saturday the 7th of November, we will a NZ Post Super Stars Net setup during the day – more information on the link at the bottom of this newsletter!

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Saturday Morning Cricket

Well done to Xaviar Bell and Ezra Dalley who are the first juniors to make it onto the honours board – let’s hope a few players can join them this weekend with scores over 30 runs or 3 wickets. If you need to keep an eye on cancellations the best place is the CJCA Cancellation page . BWU5 shake hands after the match on Saturday morning

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Premier Grade and 2a’s

Labour Weekend’s Saturday and Monday were both cricket days for the Premiers and 2a’s. The Premiers lost the 2 day fixture on Saturday as LPW took the iniative away and built up a quick lead in the morning which put them in winning position. Monday’s 1 day fixture was a loss to Marist Harewood who were able get wickets at the right times to keep ahead of the match, and not even a 61 by Blake Coburn could save the day. 2a’s on the other hand finished with an outright win in the 2 day fixture, and a win in the 1 day match on the Monday. Well done to skipper Steve McKean, let’s hope you have another win over the weekend (and we are not talking about the Wallabies).

Afternoon Grades

A mixed bag of results all round for the afternoon grade seeing the Brawlers going down, who have a top of the table clash on Saturday at Burnside #3. President’s grade player Ben Allan scored 94 – the highest of a club member for the season to date –  before his only mistake, a faint snick to the keeper sent him on his after an impressive partnership with Geoff Boorer 71. Not a bad knock after a 4 year absence from the crease. Geoff Boorer the juggler, next in.

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Honours Board and Al Brown MVP

Landon Neale keeps his place a at the top of the Al Brown leaderboard dominated by Brawler’s and Diamond Traders, a surprise may await them in the next issue as the 2a’s will finally have there CricHQ scores loaded up we shall have to wait and see.

A link to the MVP points is on the Al Brown section of the website, while the Honours Board has been updated to reflect the weekends play of play and congratulations to all those who have made it onto the board.

Spotlight on our Sponsor’s

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We’d like to thank the team at Cricket Express at 210 St.Asaph street who have provided the club with over 10 years of support and continue to be both sponsors and suppliers to your club. They have an extensive cricket range and knowledgeable staff, so if you are in the market for any new equipment please try these guys first or browse the online catalogue at http://www.cricketexpress.co.nz

Upcoming Events

31 October – Halloween Party at the clubrooms – 7.30pm – 11.30pm Halloween Invite

7 November – Cricket Live Day at Burnside Oval! All 8 premiers compete at Burnside Park to help raise funds and awareness for Cricket Live Foundation Cricket Live Day 2015

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