Moama and Rochester United are the only two teams which remain undefeated in Goulburn Murray Cricket.November 12, 2012 4:22am
Bunnaloo clinched its first win of the Goulburn Murray Cricket A grade season after defeating Stanhope at home by 71 runs on Saturday.
Michael Buckley was the chief destroyer for the home side, taking 3/51 before leaving at lunch for a wedding.
Alec Young (44 not out) and Brad Lowe (36) offered some resistance for the visitors, but ultimately fell short.
■ Moama and Tongala played out a thriller at Tongala Main Oval, with the visitors bowling out the home side in the 62nd over to win by 22 runs.
Tongala was comfortable at 3/130 with Ben Scowen (55) and Adam Nunn (32) doing most of the damage before a collapse saw the home side slump to 6/152.
Ralph Siede took 3/20 and Alistair McCann 2/44 to ensure Moama remained undefeated.
■ Echuca made it two straight wins after crushing Bamawm-Lockington United by 249 runs after dismissing the visitors for 85 in the 50th over.
Off-spinner Rob Hogan was menacing, taking 6/21 from 20 overs, while Brandon Dixon claimed two wickets.
Greg Pearse was the best of the BLU batsmen with 29 and Ben Docking finished unbeaten on 17.
■ Rochester United signalled its premiership credentials with a telling 111-run victory against Fire Brigade at home.
Michael Kent (43) and David Newman (25) put on a 63-run partnership to have the Flames at 4/129, but neat bowling by Jake Perry (3/28) helped inflict a batting collapse which saw the visitors lose 6/10.
It was the former Kyabram and District Cricket Association premier’s first loss of the season.
■ Rochester Tigers claimed the first outright win of the season when it dismissed Cooma for 121 in its second innings to win by an innings and 94 runs.
Tiger Sean Williams took three wickets after not bowling last week, while Adam Ward took three.
Michael Hill was resilient for Cooma with a knock of 63.
The sky is the limit for Wanganui Year 12 VCAL student Leigh Polan, 18, who decided to create two posters examining birdlife around the school.
The under 16 Pigeons kick started the YFNC's finals campaign with a resounding victory over the Paul Spargo led Scots College in the Grand Final of the AWJFL Elwyn Langford Shield at the Albury Sports Ground on Sunday.
Greater Shepparton City Council was successful in securing the National Cutting Horse Association Victorian Futurity Cutting Horse Championships for 2014 and 2015, with this year’s event scheduled from September 10-14 at Tatura Park.
An ad for the Healthy Ageing Project will be filmed in Echuca, Rushworth and Rochester today.
More than $15,000 was raised at a family day on Sunday. The event was to raise money for the families of Barry Purtell and Dave Lobb.
Book Week gets colourful turnout.
Deaprtment of Environment and Primary Industries unhappy about Mt Disappointment vandals.
Jerilderie Shire deputy mayor Ruth McRae handed the key over for the new Rural Fire Service station last Friday.
Farmers have a new weapon in the fight against mice.
Cobram kids learn about health with hospital as state-wide obesity campaign is launched.
Murray Irrigation to search for new boss after Anthony Couroupis finishes with the company.
A few anxious customers were outside the closed gates of the failed Bee-Jay Machinery business on Goulburn Valley Hwy in Shepparton on Tuesday morning, wondering what would become of deposits they had paid for tractors and other machinery.
The Benalla Indian Myna Action Group will pay a $1 per bird bounty on live birds delivered to CAL farm. National Party MP Bill Sykes donated $100 to fund the bounty.
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