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Spirit Break South East Bayside to take Under 15 Youth Premier League title

THE Western Spirit are the Under 15 Youth Premier League Champions for 2021/22, defeating the South East Bayside Breakers in the final. After an early rain delay, the match was shortened to 33 overs. The Breakers won the toss and send the Spirit into bat. Although they lost their first wicket for only 17 runs, […]

Mustangs and Panthers eye off Ram-raid

ANOTER weekend, another packed Sunday full of Victorian Premier Women’s Firsts action. It is officially the second half of the 2021/22 season, so it is time to take a look at what action Round 8 has in store on Sunday, with pressure ramped up for some mid-table teams in Box Hill and Dandenong who play […]

Cross-town clash headlines big round of action

THE weekend has finally arrived, which means so has the latest batch of games for the Victoria Men’s Premier Firsts Cricket competition. The league will be hosting its Round 8 of action this weekend, with plenty of spots inside the top-eight well and truly up for grabs. Last round saw some thrilling matches and some […]

Remarkable bowling haul leads Richmond to triumph

ANOTHER weekend of Victoria Premier Cricket Premier Men’s Firsts has wrapped, with plenty of impressive performances around the competition. In this series, we put the spotlight on one individual performance that may have caught the eye of teammates, opponents and fans. With plenty to choose from each week, it is worth mentioning that there will […]

Women’s 2nds wrap: Round 9

WITH the Christmas/New Year break over and done, it was back to work for Victoria’s Premier Cricket teams. Now this week’s seconds and thirds wrap is going to look a little different. Because of the effects of Covid on the entire competition, the entire 3rd XI competition was called off last weekend. Last weekend in […]

Australia announces 2022 Ashes squad

TODAY Australia finally announced its 15-player Ashes squad for the upcoming Women’s Ashes series against England. The squad includes the uncapped Alana King, who was named over Amanda-Jade Wellington for the leg spinner spot in the squad. King is the only uncapped member of the squad, and is one of three changes to the squad […]

Pucovski returns as Melbourne claim win

THE Christmas and New Year break is over and the Victoria Men’s Premier Cricket competition is back for another year of exciting, and proceedings resumed over the weekend. The league enjoyed their seventh round of action, with plenty of intriguing matchups that were certain to shape the ladder moving forward. After two weeks off over […]

Carlton openers, Melbourne quartet feature in Team of the Week

OPENERS Sophie Reid and Cailin Green put on an 172-run partnership for Carlton Blues during their win over Ringwood to lead the Rookie Me Central Victorian Women’s Premier 1sts Team of the Week for Round 7. Melbourne Demons easily had the most representatives with four players in this week’s 11, whilst Prahran True Blues and […]

2021/22 Una Paisley Medal contenders

IT is roughly halfway through the 2021/22 Victorian Women’s Premier 1st season, so let us take a look at who might be the one to take home the Una Paisley Medal at the end of the season. Batters Nipuni Hansika (Carlton) The Sri Lankan has come back this season in fine form. Often one of […]

Melbourne raises hell on Plenty Valley as Prahran finally get another win

THE Christmas/New Year break is over, and it was back to work in the Victorian Women’s Premier 1sts last weekend. Among last weekend’s action we saw Melbourne continue to be the team to beat this season, and Prahran finally register another win on the board. Carlton won the toss and elected to bat first. It […]

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