Almanac Cricket – Pomborneit Cricket Club 2019/20 Season: November Review


Welcome to the Pomborneit Cricket Club’s November Review Newsletter, published with thanks to 



Retaining the Graham Hillman Memorial Shield the highlight as the Division 1 Bulls remain undefeated in 2019/20.


Round 4
Match v Mortlake at Mortlake washed out


Round 5
Pomborneit 8/218 dec. (Lahiru Fernando 104, Tom Place 40, Dave Murphy 23) def.
Camperdown 8/179 (Clinton Place 2/15, Tharaka Sendanayake 2/17)


Lahiru “Larry” Fernando’s first ton for Pomborneit


The Division 1 Bulls retain the Graham Hillman Memorial Shield


Daniel Lenehan made his Division 1 debut in Round 5


Round 6
Terang 6/164 (Lahiru Fernando 2/19) lost to
Pomborneit 6/166 (Lahiru Fernando 60, Tharaka Sendanayake 33*, Dave Murphy 26, Wes Lenehan 20)


Tharaka Sendanayake sends one down against Terang


Round 7
Noorat 9/202 (Tim Place 3/26, Brad Hillman 2/19, Tharaka Sendanayake 2/25) lost to
Pomborneit 3/204 (Tim Place 70, Dave Murphy 61, Lahiru Fernando 30*)


Round 8- Bye




One win and three losses to the Division 2 Bulls in November


Round 4
Match v Woorndoo at Woorndoo washed out


Round 5
Pomborneit 66 (Luke Reynolds 17, Josh Place 10) lost to
Princetown 6/67 (Tom Darcy 3/12)


Round 6
Pomborneit 8/100 (Charlie Voutier 24, Luke Reynolds 22, Garry Riches 21) lost to
Mortlake 5/105 (Luke Lenehan 2/16)


Round 7
Simpson 7/185 (Wes Lenehan 2/20, Luke Lenehan 2/24) def.
Pomborneit 49 (Luke Reynolds 21, Mark McInnes 14)


Round 8
Cobden 77 (Sam Darcy 3/14, Hunter Reynolds 2/8, Tom Darcy 2/10, Daniel Lenehan 2/10) lost to
Pomborneit 0/78 (Charlie Voutier 34*, Wes Lenehan 33*)




Two wins, two washouts and a loss to the Division 3 Bulls in November


Round 4
Match v Boorcan washed out


Round 5
Match v Bookaar washed out


Round 6
Pomborneit 142 (Stephen Walters 27, Peter Glennon 24*, Matthew Richardson 17, Stephen Hill 17) def.
Noorat 46 (Stephen Walters 4/2, Matthew Richardson 3/16, Tony Evans 2/3)


Joe Gleeson & Kayleb Bignell made their senior debuts in Round 6


A special day as Kayleb Bignell made his senior debut, playing alongside his father Peter


Round 7
Camperdown 7/183 (Joe Gleeson 1/18- first senior wicket) def.
Pomborneit 152 (Stephen Hill 72*, Tony Evans 26, Stephen Walters 18)


Round 8
Pomborneit 5/157 (Peter Glennon 42*, Stephen Hill 32, Stephen Walters 19) def.
Simpson 109 (Matthew Richardson 3/10, Stephen Walters 3/17




Two wins, a loss and a washout for the Under 16 Boys in November.


Round 4
Pomborneit 2/113 (Sam Whytcross 44*, Charlie Voutier 24) lost to
Mortlake 4/153 (Ben Whytcross 1/5, Gavin Reynolds 1/6, Joe Gleeson 1/13, Aidan Conheady 1/14)


Aidan Conheady and Under 13 player Joshua Reynolds made their Under 16 debuts in Round 4


Round 5
Match v Terang/Noorat washed out


Round 6
Pomborneit 8/91 (Ben Whytcross 17*, Sam Whytcross 16, Gavin Reynolds 8*) def.
Cobden 86 (Sam Whytcross 4/19, Charlie Voutier 1/4, Riley Bernoth 1/14, Edward Johnstone 1/17, Harry Fleming 1/18)


Round 7
Pomborneit 9/107 (Charlie Voutier 30, Tyler Parsons 19, Finn Tolland 11) def.
Ecklin 52 (Charlie Voutier 4/17, Edward Johnstone 2/23, Joe Gleeson 1/0, Riley Bernoth 1/2, Brady Bernoth 1/2)



The Girls team are having a ball and showing great improvement by the week. Included in November was a bus trip to play the club’s first ever game in Apollo Bay.


The girls team in action in Apollo Bay




Our Under 13 team put in some fantastic performances in November, the highlight being a hat-trick to Nate Castle in the Round 3 game against Cobden. Six new players have joined the Under 13’s this season, a big welcome to Miller Murphy, Ollie West, Ollie Rahles-Rahbula, Kody Kerkman, Patrick Spokes & Dermot Conheady.


A hat-trick to Nate Castle in Round 2


Round 1 debutantes Kody Kerkman, Ollie Rahles-Rahbula, Miller Murphy, Patrick Spokes & Ollie West


Dermot Conheady on debut in Round 4


The Under 13 Bulls


Coach Luke Reynolds addresses the Under 13 troops




The Woolworths Blast program has commenced for a second season at Pomborneit, fantastic to have so many enthusiastic kids in attendance every Thursday afternoon.


Opening night of the Woolworths Blast program for 2019/20



Brad Hillman 350 wickets
Clinton Place 150 wickets
Luke Reynolds 6000 runs
Donnie McInnes 150 games

150 Senior game milestone reached in November by Donnie “The Don” McInnes

Luke Lenehan 50 games
Jimbo Reynolds 50 games

L:uke Lenehan (left) & Jimbo Reynolds both played their 50th games in November


Saturday 21st December, 6.30pm – Pomborneit CC Annual Christmas Party. BBQ tea, Santa, Xmas hamper draw.


Saturday 8th February, 6.30pm – “Bullnanza”. Cash prizes, tea, music entertainment.


Have you joined our coterie group the “12th Man Club” yet? Events, lots of fun and cash prizes. Plus supporting projects and development of the club’s facilities. Contact Steve Murphy on 0400076874 to join or for more details.




Division 1
7th v Simpson at Simpson
14th v Cobden at Cobden
21st v Bookaar at Pomborneit


Division 2
7th v Ecklin at Ecklin
14th v Boorcan at Pomborneit
21st v Woorndoo at Camperdown No.2


Division 3
7th v Woorndoo at Pomborneit
14th v Mortlake at Mortlake College
21st v Terang at Terang No.2


Under 16 Boys
4th v Camperdown Dragons at Boorcan (Twenty20)
9th v Bookaar at Camperdown Showgrounds (Twenty20)
17th- Bye


Under 16 Girls
1st v Colac at Pomborneit
8th v City United at Pomborneit
15th v Irrewarra Red at Colac Secondary College
18th v Irrewarra Black at Pomborneit


Under 13’s
6th v Bookaar at Camperdown Showgrounds


Five Star Stockfeeds
Fennell West Financial Freedom
Waldig Civil Construction
Camperdown Country Roasts & Salads
MNT Construction
Swayn & McCabe
Think Water Colac
Richardson’s Liquid Waste & Water Cartage
Hillman Building & Maintenance
Hillec Electrical Services
Revamp Hair & Beauty
Gee Bees Media
Country Road Farm Supplies
Camperdown BP Roadhouse
R & B Walters Gardening
B & S Discount Tyres
Icon Sports Warrnambool
Camperdown Bakery
The Butcher’s Cut Cobden
Dean Reynolds Painter
Sadler Transport
Pizza & Pasta Magic Camperdown


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  1. Luke has the round 8 result stopped any potential leadership challengers for the b grade skippers position ?
    In all seriousness I love that,YOU make sure it’s a whole,CLUB newsletter awesome as always mate

  2. Mark 'Swish' Schwerdt says

    Jeepers 6000 runs Luke, that’s about 150 per season.

  3. Luke Reynolds says

    Cheers Rulebook. Needed that Round 8 win!

    Swish, haven’t quite played for 40 seasons! Aiming for the next 6000 to come along much faster…..

  4. You are nothing if not consistent with those scores, Luke. Well done on getting to the 6000!

  5. Luke Reynolds says

    Cheers Dave! Need to turn those 20’s into 50’s though.

  6. That’s a comprehensive newsletter, Crackers.

    Congrats on the 6,000 run milestone. And well done to the statisticians who collate that info.

  7. Geoffrey Wilson says

    Now thats what i call a Newsletter, Absolutely Brilliant.. Congratulations to everyone involved.

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