Three Cricket Shepparton players have been recognised for the top season's with selection in the Northern Rivers Team of the Year.OLIVER CAFFREY July 24, 2014 3:15am
Mooroopna captain Brenton Campbell was one of the three Cricket Shepparton players picked in the Northern Rivers Team of the Year.
Three of Cricket Shepparton’s premier players have been selected in the prestigious Northern Rivers Team of the Year.
Mooroopna captain Brenton Campbell and young Central Park-St Brendan’s star Tyler Larkin were rewarded for standout 2013-14 seasons.
Numurkah skipper Mark Brown was picked as 12th man.
Larkin took all before him during the Tigers’ run to a first Haisman Shield in three seasons.
He finished runner-up in the Lightfoot Medal to Old Students’ Nick Breslin, won the Tigers’ best-and-fairest award and took out Cricket Shepparton’s under-23 Cricketer of the Year award.
Campbell scored 562 runs at average of 51 and claimed 23 wickets at 19 as Mooroopna eventually fell to the Tigers in the preliminary final.
Brown could not claim consecutive Lightfoot Medals, finishing third in the count, but enjoyed a season almost as impressive.
Brown smashed two centuries on his way to 594 runs at an average of 54 as his Blues were knocked out of the finals by a rampant Northerners.
Strathmerton star Luke Carter added another accolade to his legendary Murray Valley Cricket career by being named captain of the side.
Echuca all-rounder Taylor Beard was the only Goulburn Murray cricketer to be named in the squad after picking up a consecutive league medal.
Seymour District Cricket Association led the way with four players picked, while the remaining two were from Bendigo District Cricket Association.
A Northern Rivers Team of the Year function will be held at Kyabram Club on Sunday from 12.30
A Goulburn Valley winery has tasted a trifecta of success after being inducted into the state’s tourism hall of fame.
Beautiful weather greeted Tungamah residents for the 18th running of the Tungamah Lions Ten Thousand on Sunday.
When Keith and Marion Grumley and their growing family moved to Tatura on January 18, 1968, little did they know that it would be the start of a long and lasting connection to the town.
Garners Boxing Gym in Echuca is encouraging young people to get active with weekly boxing/cardio classes.
Rochester Rotary Club has celebrated its 50th birthday in style.
Sorting future of Campaspe pools
A theatre production with a difference is coming to Seymour.
Local athletes will go head-to-head with some of the best competitors from around the world in swimming and athletics in December.
District residents and visitors will be able to enjoy some of the region’s most beautiful private gardens on Sunday.
The 116th annual Cobram Show went off with a bang at the weekend, drawing in crowds from far and wide for two days of fun.
Tomorrow is a Total Fire Ban day in Deniliquin, meaning no fires can be lit in the open and all fire permits are suspended.
Fifty new full-time jobs will be created at Tatura with a multimillion-dollar expansion of the abattoirs expected to be announced today.
Remembering Australian political giant Gough Whitlam who once called on Benalla police to stop then Treasurer Frank Crean on his journey up the Hume to phone the PM.
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