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Magpies mangle North

Monday, 9th November, 2015

Central’s Jon Carrett looks to chalk up a few more runs while North’s Anthony Tidball watches on as wicketkeeper. Carrett top scored in the Magpies’ demolition of the Bulldogs on Saturday. PICTURE: Patrick Reincke Central’s Jon Carrett looks to chalk up a few more runs while North’s Anthony Tidball watches on as wicketkeeper. Carrett top scored in the Magpies’ demolition of the Bulldogs on Saturday. PICTURE: Patrick Reincke

Central had no problem dispatching an undermanned North on the weekend to the tune of 158 runs.

Jon Carrett led the Central batting innings with his 75 to set a very tough target for North.

But things didn’t start well for Central with Cam Wells dismissed by Tom Davey for three in the second over.

Betts makes mark

Tuesday, 22nd October, 2013

Samantha Betts in action for the Scorpions. PICTURE: Peter Argent Samantha Betts in action for the Scorpions. PICTURE: Peter Argent

Having debuted last summer, Broken Hill pace bowler Samantha Betts is an important part of the next generation of South Australian Scorpions  cricketers in the Women’s National Cricket League.

Still just 17, Betts is seen as a vital member of the bowling attack, providing support for the teams strike bowler Megan Schutt, who despite being just 20 herself is in the national squad.

Already having represented her state at youth level for a number of years, Betts was initially spotted by former Australian women’s captain and accomplished all rounder, Shelley Nitschke.

Roos save best to very last

Monday, 25th February, 2013

South’s Alex Page took no wickets but hung on grimly as a tail-end batsman to give victory to the Roos. South’s Alex Page took no wickets but hung on grimly as a tail-end batsman to give victory to the Roos.

By Newcomer

It was party time for the South Cricket Club on Saturday night after they finally registered their first win of the season in a thrilling one-wicket victory over North at the Alma Oval.

In a low scoring game, North batted first and could only compile 104 runs from 37 overs. South got the runs in the 23rd over but in doing so lost nine wickets.

Rampant Robins roll Magpies

Monday, 4th February, 2013

Andrew Henry was unstoppable, scoring 58 not out against Central on Saturday. Andrew Henry was unstoppable, scoring 58 not out against Central on Saturday.

By Newcomer

This much-anticipated game of the round at the Alma Oval between West and Central turned into a fizzer with West easily disposing of the Magpies by seven wickets.

The remain undefeated and sit comfortably on top of the ladder.

All eyes were on Central to see if they could bring their A-game to the party and finally challenge the Robins but it wasn't to be, so it's back to the drawing board for the Magpies to concoct another plan to stop the West juggernaut from rolling on.

Burkies win a thriller

Thursday, 13th December, 2012

Padric Attard’s unbeaten 32 was key to Burke Ward chasing down their victory target of 98. Padric Attard’s unbeaten 32 was key to Burke Ward chasing down their victory target of 98.

By Ben Sheffield

Burke Ward have been crowned the junior hardball champions for the season, after defeating Sacred Heart/Central in the weekend's Grand Final.

Burke Ward won the toss on what was a steamy morning and chose to field, which saw Dwyer and Robertson stride out to open the batting for Sacred Heart/Central.

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