The quarter-finals of Goulburn Murray Cricket's Twenty20 competition starts tomorrow night.By Zach Hubber
The quarter-finals of Goulburn Murray Cricket’s Twenty20 competition start tomorrow night, with some intriguing match-ups set to decide which teams advance to the semi-finals.
An undefeated Echuca will host Tongala, with the home side boasting the highest run-scorer of the series in Taylor Beard (85 runs).
Echuca will want to make up for its round one defeat against the Blues in the one-day format, which saw the visitors win by seven wickets at Victoria Park.
Top-of-the-table Fire Brigade will host eighth-placed Bamawm-Lockington United, Stanhope will travel to Moama and Cooma will host Rochester United.
Moama has recorded two wins from two after 22 and 51-run wins against Echuca South and Bunnaloo respectively, while United also goes into its clash undefeated after chasing down Rochester Tigers and BLU’s totals.
Girgarre, Rushworth, Bunnaloo, Tigers and South all missed a finals berth.
All matches will start at 5.15pm, with the semi-finals and final to be played on Saturday, December 22 at Rochester.
Semi-final one will see two v three at Rochester Recreation Reserve, while one v four is at Windridge Oval, both at noon.
The respective winners will play the final at Windridge Oval at 3.30pm, with the champion to receive $700 and the runner-up $300.
A man has been taken to hospital after he was stabbed in Murchison East this evening.
After a tennis career spanning 62 years, of which the last 35 years have been as a coach, Yarrawonga's Jon Coleman is set to retire at the end of 2013.
It was a big day for Jye McNeil on Sunday, not only celebrating his 19th birthday, but riding a double at the Tatura and Shepparton Racing Club’s meeting, including the big one, the Vraca and Varapodio Italian Plate (1600 m), on the Gerald Egan-trained Jetconi.
A town car to help transport people from outlying areas into town for medical appointments or to go shopping could work in Echuca, according to Campaspe Shire mayor Ian Maddison.
Rochester resident Ken Hocking has chosen to use his Christmas lights display to draw attention to a support group for brain tumour patients.
Kyabram Lawn Tennis Club’s annual junior singles tournament again attracted good numbers from across the district.
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Tocumwal Pre-School students are proudly flying their KITE at the Tocumwal Lions Community Hostel.
Tooborac Fire Brigade visited Tooborac Primary School last Tuesday to help the school complete its bushfire emergency management plan.
Residents urged to renew fruit fly baits to support local orchards.
Tim Hillier became the first Deniliquin Rhino to notch up a century in the Murray Valley Cricket Association with a sterling 104 against Cobram on Saturday.
Water held in spillable water accounts (SWAs) in the Murray and Goulburn systems will become available for use or trade following a declaration on Tuesday.
The hunt is on for a buyer for Benalla and Mansfield Toyota after the business went into receivership last fortnight.
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