The Yarrawonga Mulwala Cricket Club came away with a swag of awards at the Wangaratta and District Cricket Association Presentation Night.STEPHEN HICKS March 25, 2014 4:22pm
Held at the Wangaratta Magpies Clubrooms, the Lakers were well represented and looked resplendent in their blue and gold team shirts.
A Grade all-rounder Matt Knight was named as the Cricketer of the Year for the WDCA; and in doing so became the first Yarrawonga Mulwala Cricketer to win the award.
Knight polled 21 votes to easily win the award. Knight also won the A Grade Bowling Averages with 8.15 runs per wicket. Knight finished Runner Up in the My Cricket Points awards.
Captain Coach Lee Fraser was Runner Up in the Golden Gloves Award, missing out by 1 dismissal. Fraser also finished 3rd in the Batting Averages with 44.25 runs.
In the B Grade bowling awards it was Yarrawonga Mulwala Cricket Club domination.
James Irvine tied with former local Tim Lewis who plays cricket for Milawa for the Bowling Aggregate Award with 34 wickets.
Irvine also finished 3rd in the My Cricket points award; while adding the Con O’Callaghan Trophy as the Most Promising Cricketer in B and C Grade competition.
While in the Bowling Averages it was a trifecta for the YMCC with James Irvine 3rd with 8.41 runs per wicket, Runner Up was Gary Browning with 8.3 runs per wicket and the winner was Christian Phillips with 7.36 runs per wicket.
A and B Grade opener/wicketkeeper Reid Clarke who played the final two games of the season in A Grade and will feature in the A Grade Grand Final this weekend, finished 3rd in the B Grade Golden Gloves Award.
The A Grade Grand Final will feature Yarrawonga Mulwala against Bruck at the Norm Minns Oval this Saturday and Sunday battling it out for the Geoff Welch Trophy.
Umpires for this game will be Allan Haddrell & Keith Patterson. While the B Grade Grand Final between Yarrawonga Mulwala Rams and Corowa will be played at Barr Reserve Oval 1 for the Des Johnston Trophy. The Umpires will be Jim Davidson and Graham Fawcett.
Police are asking for information about an assault in Shepparton that left a man with serious facial injuries and broken bones last month.
The 2014 Yarrawonga Mulwala Multisport Festival has been hailed a huge success by organisers and participants alike.
The fifth annual King Billy Retreat Open Garden Party will be held at Rushworth on Saturday and Sunday, October 25-26, from 10 am to 4 pm.
Emily Umbers has been helping members of the Maasai community to get a toilet.
St Joseph’s Primary School students took part in an extended after-school stay.
Fraser sure has aces in spades
A great day brought big numbers to Station St in Seymour.
Finley's Mark Whiley has been traded from the GWS Giants to Carlton - the club he has supported all his life.
Nominations are being sought for the annual Axedale CWA community youth award.
Access to Ulupna Island has been blocked at key points, leaving local residents and businesses rallying for a re-opening in a bid to save tourism dollars.
Deniliquin McDonald's raised more than $1300 for McHappy Day on Saturday.
Up to14 new full-time jobs will be created at Pactum Dairy Group in Shepparton, with the company set to embark on an $18million expansion at its factory.
Alma Nungarrayi Granites is the most successful of the Warlukurlangu artists who still live at Yuendumu and enjoys teaching children about aboriginal culture and art.
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