The Parade College Writing Workshop – Rowan Saw: NSW v Victoria Sheffield Shield clash

Victoria managed to defeat a strong NSW side in the Sheffield Shield last week. Grade 9 Parade College student Rowan Saw recaps the match and details the momentum swings throughout the encounter.

Q & A with Adelaide’s cult security guard

With an exclusive interview with Adelaide’s cult figure of a security guard, Peter Zitterschlager drops in a pearler just in time for Christmas.

Premier Cricket – Semi Final review

  by Mic Rees Four teams entered the weekend’s action with premiership aspirations. Two remain “alive and kicking”, the other two bowing out in rather ignominious fashion. At Toorak Park Dandenong captain Darren Dempsey called correctly and sent Prahran in to bat, the opening pair of Stephen Seymour and Daniel Salpietro taking the score to [Read more]

The Shield Final

  by Ian Hauser Late last year on 9th October, son Liam and I went to the Gabba to watch the Queensland Bulls take on the Victorian Bushrangers in a Ryobi Cup one-dayer. We were treated to a decidedly underwhelming match which the Bulls won without being in the least convincing. We agreed that the [Read more]

Premier Cricket – Round 8 review

  by Mic Rees Round 8 of Premier Cricket was a Saturday/Sunday fixture completed last weekend (Dec 3 & 4). Bat dominated ball with 9 batsmen posting centuries. Amongst the three figure totals were two maiden tons, another coming off the bat a district stalwart, his first in senior company in over a decade. At [Read more]

Redbacks on top

Check out Lawrie Colliver’s report from Day 1 of the Shield match between South Australia and NSW at the link below. Feel free to pop back here and have your say about that game or the domestic competition in general. http://wickettowicket.com.au/2011/10/17/sheffield-shield-sa-v-nsw-day-one-redbacks-on-top/

Caught Behind 1/0: CROWDS HERE ONE DAY, GONE THE NEXT

An opinion piece on Australia’s favourite summer sport By Steve Ingham After a non-eventful day in the whites myself (we got pummelled by 10 wickets), I sat down on Saturday Night to watch a little bit of Victoria v WA on the telly, and was once again disappointed but not surprised at the vision of [Read more]