Seasons in the Sun (Part Twenty One): Make Your Own Luck

The first leg of the Mighty Lower Plenty Thirds’ Grand Final against Montmorencey…

Seasons in the Sun – Part 20 : Vesuvius, the Fly Ball Invertebrate and Finals Aren’t Logical

It’s finally the finals. Having made it this far, the mighty Lower Plenty Thirds now face their nemesis from earlier in the season; the Lalor Stars. After their near-elimination in the previous round, our heroes know that logic and form has no place in the post-season. Let the action begin!

Seasons in the Sun (Part Eighteen) : Discipline, Patience and Nurofen – In That Order

It’s the Benevolent Leader’s birthday as the Lower Plenty Thirds clash with Eltham in the hopes of securing a finals spot. Preparations for a time honoured tradition – Old Man Cafè – begin, and does the ‘Vets bus’ give the opposition some unwanted ammunition?

Seasons in the Sun (Part 17): Patience v Patience, Discipline v Discipline.

It’s time. One last bridge to cross to make the finals. Can our heroes get the job done against Riverside?

Seasons in the Sun (Part 15) : Let’s Be Serious, That’s Just S–thouse Batting

“The Kane household thrives on a level of competition that makes ‘The Hunger Games’ look like ‘The Brady Bunch’”. Callum O’Connor continues his Lower Plenty Third XI season diary, where our heroes need a big kill over North Eltham.

Seasons in the Sun (Part Thirteen): The Return of Statler and Waldorf

The mighty Lower Plenty Thirds edge closer to booking a finals spot amidst consternation from those who are, as The Benevolent Leader will undoubtedly agree, Muppets.

Seasons in the Sun (Part Ten): How to entrench a nickname

Callum O’Connor and the Lower Plenty Thirds are facing Montmorency in the last game before Christmas. The line-up has changed but the day still brings a Clayton’s toss, a former club mate and all the chat of the local playing field.

The Clarke Captaincy revisited

Bernard Whimpress remains unconvinced by Clarke’s captaincy, in particular the constant bowling changes. Three and four-over spells does not enable the bowler to devise and implement a plan.

Bear and the Ghost talk selection, Hughes and the Australian bowling “attack”

Bear and the Ghost talk selection, Hughes and the Australian bowling “attack”

A day of surprises

Saturday was going to be a long day. For two reasons, the first reason is that I was playing tennis and the footy was that night. My second reason is that my plans to watch the footy were smashed when I realised I was going to my sister’s dance concert! After the biggest upset of [Read more]