2011/12 Premier Cricket Final – Review

by Mic Rees After 144 Home & Away matches and 7 finals, the dust has settled and one team stands alone at the top of the Premier Cricket summit. That team is Richmond, the Tigers convincing winners over a beaten but far from disgraced Dandenong. Richmond took control of the match during the final session [Read more]

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]

Premier Cricket – Round 11 Review

  by Mic Rees Whilst it has taken eleven rounds, all First XI teams have now experienced the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat as Carlton suffered the blues and at long last you can confidently say they’re a happy team at Hawthorn. At Mervyn G Hughes Oval, Hawthorn Monash University (9/227 cc) [Read more]

Premier Cricket Round 9 – Review

  by Mic Rees Five of the nine clashes in last weekends Premier Cricket action ended in stalemates. There were centuries aplenty, nine in total, on a weekend when poor weather played a hand in determining a number of contests. I’ll start with an apology. In my Friday (9/12) preview I suggested clubs would have [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]