The second round of second Goulburn Murray Cricket Twenty20 matches will be played tomorrow.ZACH HUBBER November 21, 2012 4:23am
One of country Victoria’s best batsmen, Luke Carter, will join Moama in its second Goulburn Murray Cricket Twenty20 match against Bunnaloo at home tomorrow night.
The Strathmerton cricketer will be joined by Leitchville-Gunbower’s Tyler Jones as another guest player as Moama looks to build on its 22-run win against Echuca South a fortnight ago.
In other matches, Fire Brigade will meet Tongala without its Melbourne-based players Daniel, Andrew and Michael Kent and Andrew Elborough, but Flames captain David Newman said that gave other players an opportunity.
‘‘We will also have three players from (Shepparton team) Old Students in Gino Saracino, Ryan Boswell and Nick Breslin,’’ he said.
The Rochester derby will be played at Windridge Oval, with both sides looking for their first win of the competition.
The Tigers went down by 15 runs to Bamawm-Lockington United in round one, while United had the bye.
Tigers president Justin Cleary said his team had to win this match if it wanted a chance to go through to the next stage of the competition.
‘‘We have a big-hitting player in Tim Maxfield from England,’’ he said.
Adam Ward was also in fantastic form and felt ready for the challenge, Cleary said.
Echuca will host Echuca South after easing past Bunnaloo by nine wickets in round one, which included a 70-run partnership between Brendan Prendergast and Taylor Beard.
The final game is between Rushworth and Stanhope, with Stanhope coming off a bye and the home side hoping to redeem itself after a 74-run loss to Cooma.
An elderly man disturbed a woman in his backyard on Wednesday morning after she allegedly attempted to break into his Shepparton home, a police officer says.
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.
Echuca Horticultural Society will host its Spring Flower Show today and tomorrow.
Julie Sands and Sheridan Clark have been kept busy, visiting Rochester recently yo dispense free coats to residents.
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 supermarket seeks $10 million expansion, increasing by about a third into adjacent car park area.
Public interest to determine Deniliquin Town Hall refurbishment.
Milk co-operative, Murray Goulburn has posted a record financial result, recording an after tax profit of $29 million.
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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