Hot Rice is best player
THE Southern Cricket Association held its annual dinner and trophy presentation recently
About 220 people were in attendance at Blundstone Arena on March 12, representing affiliated clubs, umpires, life members and special guests.
The New Norfolk Cricket Club’s Stewart Rice won Third Grade Player of the Year with a big total of 26 votes. Rice, who has previously won the same award in Second Grade, got 356 runs — with a highest score of 128 in round two — and took 15 wickets
New Norfolk’s playing coach Jason Rigby was named as coach of the First Grade Team of the Year, while his team-mate Seb Wishart was named at No. 6 in the team.
Brian Smith of the Gretna Cricket Club was awarded beat fielder in Fourth Grade.
Nathan Heron of New Norfolk had the most catches in Seventh Grade, while best fielder for Eighth Grade went to Bothwell’s Simon Eyles. Norfolk I).
Nathan Eiszele (New Norfolk I) 5-26 off 8.4 overs (3 maidens) v St Aidans.
Nathan Mallinson, St Annes; David Brazendale, Wellington; Trent Rollins, St Annes; Jason Shelton (captain), St Annes;Vaughan Allen, Derwent; Seb Wishart, New Norfolk; Nathan Muir (WK), Wellington; Tom Robinson, St Aidans; Sean McGuire, St Annes, Matthew Ford, St Aidans; Daniel Gittus,St Annes; Jason Rigby (coach), New Norfolk. (Gretna I). Jason Rigby (New Corey Ransley 8
Benjamin Rainbird 120 runs (Gretna I) v Wellington, round 7; Josh Ransley 114 runs (Molesworth I) v Knights, round 7.
Mathew Burns (Gretna I) 7-17 off 9 overs (2 maidens) v Richmond/ Cambridge. Best partnerships: Fifth wicket, 146 runs, Joshua Ransley-Khan Stokes (Molesworth I) v Knights, round 7; 10th wicket, Craig Cunningham-Corey Ransley (Gretna I) v St Annes, round 11. Stewart Rice (New Norfolk II) 26 votes. Stewart Rice 128 runs (New Norfolk II) v Campania, round 2.
Joshua Rowlands (New Norfolk II) 6-30 off 9.5 overs v Old Beach. Brian Smith (Gretna II). Joey Eyles 5 (Bothwell I), Aaron Browning 5 (Gretna II), Nathan Eyles 5 (Bothwell I). Mathew Burns 114 (Gretna II) v St Aidans, round 6; Mathew Coulson 102 (Gretna II) v Hobart, round 12.
Cameron Emery (Gretna II) 6-41 off 10 overs (1 maiden) v Bothwell I; Nathan White (Bothwell I) 5-17 off 10 overs (4 maidens) v Claremont; Joey Eyles (Bothwell I) 5-20 off 6.2 overs (2 maidens) v Bushy Park; Matthew Coulson (Gretna II) 5-26 off 9 overs (2 maidens) v Bushy Park; Geoffrey Crosswell (Bushy Park) 5-36 off 10 overs (1 maiden) v Hobart.
First wicket, 134 runs, Cody Eyles-Adam Clark (Bothwell I) v Gretna II, round 2; fifth wicket, 143 runs, Shaun Fenton-Geoff Crosswell (Bushy Park) v Hobart, round 2; seventh wicket, 75 runs, Mathew Burns-Aaron Browning ( Gretna II) v St Aidans, round 6; eighth wicket, 57 runs, Joshua Whitford-Marriott and Jake Campbell (Gretna II) v Claremont, round 11. Norfolk III). Nathan Heron 9 (New
Aaron Drew (New Norfolk III) 6-38 off 10 overs (3 maidens) v Derwent; Mitchell Rice (New Norfolk III) 5-31 off 10 overs v Montagu Bay.
Second wicket, 110 runs, David Mitchelmore-Coby Kemmler (New Norfolk III) v St Aidans, round 8; ninth wicket, 34 runs, Mitchell Rice-Stuart Muir (New Norfolk III) v Old Beach, round 11.
Simon Eyles (Bothwell II). Five wickets or better in an innings: Peter Hansch (Bothwell II) 6-17 off 7.3 overs (4 maidens) v Montagu Bay; Trent Rogers (Bothwell II) 5-4 off 3.4 overs (2 maidens) v Brighton; Kelvin Eyles (Bothwell II) 5-27 off 8 overs (3 maidens) v St Annes; Nathan Eyles (Bothwell II) 5-40 off 10 overs (3 maidens) v Wellington.
Third wicket, 87 runs, Anthony White-Brodie White (Bothwell II) v Sorell, round 11; sixth wicket, 98 runs, Bradley Eyles-Mark Pearce (Bothwell II) v Wellington, second semi-final; sixth wicket, 98 runs, Brodie White-Bradley Eyles (Bothwell II) v Montagu Bay, round 10.