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Carlton advance to big dance with upset win

HOW good is the unpredictability of finals? The Victorian Men’s Premier Cricket competition held its preliminary final round over the weekend, with four sides vying off for a spot in the grand final. An entertaining 2021/22 season is nearing conclusion, and the excitement carried over into Saturday, with a pair of ripping contests taking place […]

Tigers are the top of the WNCL jungle

TASMANIA is the Queen of the Women’s National Cricket League (WNCL), after defeating South Australia by nine wickets to earn their first ever title. Although the South Australians posted a competitive total, a stellar partnership between Elyse Villani and Emma Manix-Geeves ensured Tasmania made light work of the chase. The South Australians actually chose to […]

Queensland upset snuffs out the Fire of NSW season

QUEENSLAND has caused one of the upsets of the 2021/22 Women’s National Cricket League (WNCL) season, defeating New South Wales (NSW) and ending the Breakers’ chances at playing in the final. Coming into the match, NSW only needed a win or a draw to make the final, and they did not achieve either. After posting […]

Scorpions sting Victoria and keep season alive

THANKS to a century from Bridget Patterson and a fine display of bowling from Ellie Falconer, South Australia has demolished Victoria and kept its own Women’s National Cricket League (WNCL) season alive, even if only briefly. The Scorpions won by 125 runs, and with the bonus point it means they are in the WNCL final […]

Meteors finish season on a high with win over WA

THE ACT Meteors have sent retiring star Erin Osborne off in style, defeating Western Australia in their final Women’s National Cricket League (WNCL) match of the season. The result also sees Western Australia finish one of its worst seasons on record, going winless throughout the 2021/22 campaign. The West Australians chose to bat first, but […]

Hinkley the star as Fire scorches Warriors

QUEENSLAND Fire have won their second game in a row in the WNCL, while extending Western Australia’s winless run this season. After Western Australia posted a very competitive 7/208 from their 50 overs, a 121 not out from Mikayla Hinkley meant that the Fire were never going to have much trouble chasing down the target. […]

Fortunes reverse as Meteors get one back over Scorpions

IN quite the result reversal from only a few days ago, the ACT Meteors’ topsy turvy season got back on track with a 110-run win over South Australia. After a century from Katie Mack, the ACT’s bowlers ripped through the Scorpion line-up to record the comfortable win. The Scorpions actually sent the Meteors into bat […]

Tassie confirms place in WNCL Final after rolling Victoria

TASMANIA has confirmed its place in the Women’s National Cricket League (WNCL) final, after the Tigers steamrolled Victoria to win comfortably by seven wickets. After Maisy Gibson ripped through the Victorian line up, the Tigers reached the target with relative ease. The Victorians actually chose to bat first, and to say their innings was a […]

Webb and Dooley the stars as SA gets WNCL season back on track

SOUTH Australia got its Women’s National Cricket League (WNCL) season back on track on Tuesday, defeating the ACT Meteors by seven wickets. After quite the team performance with the ball, the 167-run target for the Scorpions was never really going to be much of a challenge. The Scorpions sent the Meteors into bat, and it […]

Priest powers Tigers to top of WNCL ladder

FORMER New Zealand international Rachel Priest has helped power Tasmania to the top of the Women’s National Cricket League (WNCL) standings, leapfrogging the NSW Breakers with a four-wicket win on Monday. Leading the Tigers’ pursuit of 198, Priest hit 84 (94) at the top of the order to lay the foundation for her side at […]

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