Season Program and Results

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A-Grade 2017/2018

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Round 1

Date

1.00pm
7th October 2017
14th October 2017

Versus

Pooraka

Venue

Lindblom Park #1

Results

PAOC 166 (English 32, H. Hockney 25, Dent 22, Tyler 21) lost to Pooraka 286 (Rajagopal 5 for 56, Dent 2 for 41)

Team

1. Michael Richardson

2. Keagan English

3. Jack Latchford

4. Samuel Tyler

5. Jack Dent

6. Harry Hockney

7. Nicholas Gregurke

8. Siddarth Rajagopal

9. Amyas-Keith Ross

10. Max Burford

11. Benjamin Lobban

Round 2

Date

1.00pm
21st October 2017
28th October 2017

Versus

SPOC

Venue

Park 9

Results

PAOC 189 (English 51, Richardson 36, J. Latchford 31, Tyler 25) lost to SPOC 8 for 270 (Thiele 3 for 28, Tyler 2 for 34, Ramakrishna 2 for 59)

Team

1. Harry Hockney

2. Keagan English

3. Samuel Hurburgh

4. Jack Latchford

5. Michael Richardson

6. Samuel Tyler

7. Amyas-Keith Ross

8. Nicholas Gregurke

9. Shishir Ramakrishna

10. Joel Thiele

11. Max Burford

Round 3

Date

1.00pm
4th November 2017
11th November 2017

Versus

Para Hills

Venue

Finance Prospects Oval

Results

PAOC 124 (Tyler 52, Hurburgh 35) lost to Para Hills 133 (Ramakrishna 3 for 13, Dent 3 for 31, Thiele 3 for 34) and 223 (Dent 3 for 35, J. Latchford 3 for 38, Van Dissel 2 for 7)

Team

1. Keagan English

2. Jack Dent

3. Samuel Hurburgh

4. Jack Latchford

5. Nicholas Gregurke

6. Samuel Tyler

7. Drew Clayfield

8. Joel Thiele

9. William Van Dissel

10. Shishir Ramakrishna

11. Max Burford

Round 4

Date

12.00pm
25th November 2017

Versus

Goodwood

Venue

Park 9

Results

PAOC 6 for 180 (English 47, Dent 34, Clayfield 34, Hurburgh 27, Carmody 23*) defeated Goodwood 114 (Carmody 4 for 9, Burford 3 for 44, Dent 2 for 33)

Team

1. Keagan English

2. Jack Dent

3. Samuel Hurburgh

4. Jack Latchford

5. Michael Richardson

6. Samuel Tyler

7. Drew Clayfield

8. Gregory Carmody

9. William Van Dissel

10. Shishir Ramakrishna

11. Max Burford

Report

First three rounds of the season have been a struggle for the A Grade... but now we're back! One dayer at Park 9 after the rain (shout out to Jack Dent for his A+ work with the covers during the week) against Goodwood. Lost the toss and the Roos elected to bat. Safe decision by them given our recent form with the ball but fortunately for the Reds we remembered how to take wickets this week. Denty got one early as per usual, and Max pitched three balls up for the first time in his life and jagged three wickets. From there the spinners did the damage with Shish bowling a very expensive 1/10 off his 10 overs and Greg "Grunter" Carmody taking advantage of a frustrated batting line up to pick up an equally expensive 4/9 at the other end. All out 114.

Dent (34) and Keg (47) batted us into a pretty safe position, but hey we've been there before... Thankfully Hurb chipped in with 27 of his own and we passed their total only two wickets down. At that point at least one fast bowler was dismayed to learn that the game actually continues until our innings is over (still flat about it tbh). Even more dismaying; the message of hit some runs to get more points didn't seem to make it to the Will van Dissels of the world who blocked out the remaining overs in pursuit of red ink and we finished on 6/180. Ah well, take the points. Cheers.

Round 5

Date

12:00pm
9th December 2017

Versus

Port Districts

Venue

Largs Reserve

Results

PAOC 9 for 244 (Hurburgh 70, English 50, Clayfield 30, Dent 27, J. Latchford 20) defeated Port Districts 172 (Burford 4 for 47, Carmody 2 for 31)

Team

1. Keagan English

2. Jack Latchford

3. Samuel Hurburgh

4. Samuel Tyler

5. Michael Richardson

6. Jack Dent

7. Drew Clayfield

8. Gregory Carmody

9. William Van Dissel

10. Shishir Ramakrishna

11. Max Burford

Report

Port Districts at Port Districts; a special treat for this bowler after a Christmas party the night before...

Won the toss and batted with a lightning fast outfield. Latch laced a couple of beautiful cover drives before departing for 20. Hurbie joined Keg and the pair batted very well. Picked the bad balls and got great value for their shots. Keg was out for a well-made 50 and Hurb knocked a near run-a-ball (Hurb! Run-a-ball!! Madness!!!) 70. Add in a few lower order cameos and the Reds finished up 9/244 off 50 overs. Good score.

Bowlers started well with Max taking a wicket in his second over with an absolute peach (note: "peach" in this context means he slipped over while bowling, pitched the ball about a metre down the pitch which the batsmen failed to realise so he played a pull shot way too early and the ball came off the back of his bat and spooned to Denty at first slip. Peach.). Will Vin Diesel was too fast and furious for Port's number 3 and the wickets fell at a steady rate. Highlights included Clayfield's diving stop and run out to end the innings, Styles' two cracking Fraser Gehrig lead-up catches at mid-off, coach Ben Hook parking the fire truck at the northern end and putting the sirens to good use at the fall of a wicket, Keg snaring some sharp catches up at the stumps and the 10 or so good balls that Max bowled to finish with 4/47.

ALL PLAYED WELL. Onto the next one.

Round 6

Date

1:00pm
16th December 2017
23rd December 2017

Versus

Rostrevor Old Collegians

Venue

Park 9

Results

PAOC 4 for 229 declared (Latchford 68, Tyler 55*, Hurburgh 44, Dent 34*, Richardson 27) and 8 for 71 (Latchford 37*) defeated Rostrevor OC 155 (Dent 5 for 26)

Team

1. Keagan English

2. Jack Dent

3. Samuel Hurburgh

4. Jack Latchford

5. Michael Richardson

6. Samuel Tyler

7. Drew Clayfield

8. Gregory Carmody

9. William Van Dissel

10. Shishir Ramakrishna

11. Max Burford

Report

We've backed ourselves into a bit of a corner here by not rocking up to the first three games of the year so we're after some big points against a struggling Rossie team. Won the toss, batted, Keg departed for a globe but other than that we batted quite well. Latch knocked a well-made 68. Herbie forfeited his "run-a- ball Hurburgh" nickname, regressing back to his old ways with a trademark 44 of 121. Styles then faced less than half the balls but made more runs (55* off 54) than his driving buddy and he was helped out by Richo and Denty. The declaration came late in the day with the hope to snare a couple of quick wickets.

Denty got one early (death, taxes, Dent getting an opener in his first spell) but we couldn't get any others before stumps on day one. Plenty of bouncer entertainment for the fans from Max at the other end though. Never seen a batsman leave the ground so fast at the close of play.

Day two was frustrating. They batted slowly and although wickets fell (mostly thanks to Denty. 5/26. Standard stuff really), they didn't come quick enough for us to chase an outright. Rolled them for 155 and then went out for a quick hit and giggle which was devoid of highlights apart from Latch cracking 37* before retiring and Max bombing a straight 6 onto Melbourne St. We'll take the win.

Round 7

Date

1:00pm
6th January 2018
13th January 2018

Versus

Payneham

Venue

Park 9

Results

PAOC 8 for 200 declared (English 96, Richardson 24, Latchford 21) defeated Payneham 110 (Burford 4 for 27, Dent 2 for 17) and 167 (Dent 3 for 32, Van Dissel 2 for 15)

Team

1. Jack Latchford

2. Keagan English

3. Samuel Hurburgh

4. Samuel Tyler

5. Michael Richardson

6. Gregory Carmody

7. Jack Dent

8. William Van Dissel

9. Thomas Phillips

10. Shishir Ramakrishna

11. Max Burford

Report

Again chasing an outright against a lower-ranked opposition but again foiled by plucky opposition batsmen. Rude. Bowling first we rolled through Payneham in 45 overs. Dent got an opener (shock me) before the Burford bouncer barrage started. Bodyline 2018 proved a bit much for the batsmen with Keg jagging a sharp leg side catch, a few balls popping up off the top edge and a few trademark dropped catches. A special shout out to Sam Tyler for actually pulling off the old field the ball off your own bowling and peg it at the batsman hoping he jumps out of his crease... which he did. Run out. Cheers.

We batted with purpose. Keg whacked 16 4's on his way to 96 off 95. Very well batted by a man enjoying his school holidays. Styles was in a mood and hit three fours over long off in a row, completely ignoring the fielder that they moved there after the first two. Most chimed in with a run a ball score and we declared at 8/200 off 35. A lead of 90.

Gave ourselves most of day two to bowl them out (after some inspired groundsman work involving a blowervac on a spot on the pitch before the start of play) and we started well with both openers on their way cheaply (Denty, cheers). Unfortunately, their one good batsman got set and faced a lot of balls. He finished on 96, unable to handle the lethal short stuff from Vin Dissel, who was taken out of the attack a few overs later for bowling two full tosses. Good boy. But the damage had been done with time too low to have a crack at their small lead over us. Ah well. Take the win.

Round 8

Date

1:00pm
20th January 2018
27th January 2018

Versus

Walkerville

Venue

Walkerville Oval

Round 9

Date

1:00pm
3rd February 2018
10th February 2018

Versus

Grange

Venue

Park 9

Round 10

Date

1:00pm
10th February 2018
17th February 2018

Versus

Reynella

Venue

Reynella Oval

Round 11

Date

1:00pm
3rd March 2018
10th March 2018

Versus

Hope Valley

Venue

Park 9

B-Grade 2017/2018

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Round 1

Date

1.00pm
7th October 2017
14th October 2017

Versus

SPOC

Venue

Park 15

Results

PAOC 126 (Clayfield 61*, Marantos 30) and 6 for 192 declared (R. Hockney 60, Drew 48*, Marantos 35) defeated SPOC 105 (Marantos 7 for 28, Brabham 2 for 28) and 4 for 118

Team

1. Alexander Marantos

2. Christopher Drew

3. Richard Hockney

4. Matthew Kildea

5. Raja Gopal

6. Jesse Vass

7. Joshua Bean

8. Jack Emmett

9. Rory Husler

10. Drew Clayfield

11. Shishir Ramakrishna

12. Antony Brabham

Report

Round 1 saw the B Grade hosting SPOC at Park 15.

We won the toss and elected to bat on very low and slow deck. We lost 2 wickets early leaving us 2/23.

Drew Clayfield and Alex Marantos put on 34, before Alex was dismissed for 30. Drew and Jesse Vass also put 32, before Jesse was out for 6. Raja Gopal was also dismissed for 6, leaving us 6/112. We then lost 3/3 and eventually bowled out for 126. Drew was left stranded on 61 not out.

We got off to a brilliant start restricting SPOC to 5/11. Jack Emmett pick up his first wicket for the club, reducing Saints to 6/40 odd. Saints started building a solid partnership, before Alex Marantos came back on and saints were bowled out for 105. Alex picking up a career best 7/28 off 15 overs. 18 of the 20 wickets were either bowled or LBW.

Day 2 saw us bat again on much better wicket. We lost Matthew Kildea early before Alex and Richard Hockney put on 60. Alex was out for 35. Richard was eventually out for 60, combining well with Shishir Ramakrishna (19) and Chris Drew (48*). Drewy and Vassy added 45 before we declared at 6/192, 213 ahead.

Unfortunately we couldn't repeat our first innings bowling performance. Wickets to Antony Brabham, Alex Marantos, Shishir Ramakrishna and Richard Hockney saw saints reach 4/118.

Congratulations to Shishir and Jack Emmett on picking up their first wickets for the club. Poor Rory Husler has two catches dropped off his bowling in his debut game.

Round 2

Date

1.00pm
21st October 2017
28th October 2017

Versus

Goodwood

Venue

Lockleys Oval

Results

PAOC 207 (Hook 116, Gopal 31) and 2 for 102 (Dent 56, Marantos 32*) defeated Goodwood 153 (Marantos 4 for 19, Van Dissel 3 for 33)

Team

1. Matthew Kildea

2. William Van Dissel

3. Patrick Sadlier

4. Alexander Glover

5. Rory Husler

6. Jack Emmett

7. Raja Gopal

8. Nicholas Wilton

9. Christopher Theakstone

10. Jack Dent

11. Benjamin Hook

12. Alexander Marantos

Report

After a number of key players were unavailable this round, it was an interesting looking side that took to the park for the B-grade. We lost the toss and were asked to bat, not a bad result given we had Ben Hook's services week 1. Hook made Goodwood pay for this decision, batting for over 4 hours and amassing 116 runs in the process. Raj Gopal the main partner with Hook, putting on 87 for the 5th wicket. The other lads also batted well around Hooky, with 6 of the top 7 partnerships going past 15 runs. In the end we posted a competitive 207.

Week 2 rolled round and we welcomed Lexi and Denty into the attack, however it was VD who did the early damage. Goodwood chose to bowl last week as their week 2 sub was a gun bat. VD ripped his off peg out of the ground for a golden globe! Skipper, Emmett and Husler all picked up wickets, however we couldn't quite finish Goodwood off who remained in the game all afternoon. At 5/147 with a couple of set bats at the crease we needed a breakthrough, so Lexi came back on for a second spell and he turned the game in a matter of minutes. Goodwood all of a sudden were bowed out for 153. A great win without the strongest side we'll put on the park this season. We had 18 overs to bat in the second dig and Denty clipped a brisk 56 and Lexi made 32* as we made 2/102.

Round 3

Date

1.00pm
4th November 2017
11th November 2017

Versus

Unley

Venue

Park 9

Results

PAOC 121 (Lobban 38, Marantos 27) lost to Unley 226 (Richardson 5 for 42, Brabham 2 for 45) and 3 for 115 (R. Hockney 2 for 10)

Team

1. Richard Hockney

2. Harry Hockney

3. Alexander Marantos

4. Michael Richardson

5. Benjamin Lobban

6. Simon Bean

7. Alexander Glover

8. Raja Gopal

9. Christopher Theakstone

10. Jack Emmett

11. Antony Brabham

Report

Round 3 saw the B grade hosting Unley at Park 9

The day started poorly with Lexi losing the toss and Unley deciding to bat first. Unfortunately we couldn't make a breakthrough early. Their openers batted extremely well for 48 and 52 before we struck. Once again their batsman put their heads down and batted with patience, batting 78 overs for 226. Michael Richardson claimed 5, Brabs with 2, Beany, Raj and Harry Hockney with 1 each.

Our chase got off to shaky start at 2/8 and didn't recover. Lexi and Lobban the only two batters to score over 20 (27 and 38 respectively) and we were knocked over for 121.

Unley had another hit and finished 3/115, Richard Hockney with 2 and Beany a run out.

Round 4

Date

1.00pm
25th November 2017

Versus

Brighton

Venue

Brighton #1

Results

PAOC 6 for 190 (Simpson 61, Drew 53) defeated Brighton 8 for 157 (Phillips 7 for 28)

Team

1. Nicholas Gregurke

2. Alexander Glover

3. Benjamin Lobban

4. Thomas Phillips

5. Simon Bean

6. Thomas Simpson

7. Christopher Drew

8. Raja Gopal

9. Siddarth Rajagopal

10. Christopher Theakstone

11. Antony Brabham

Report

The B grade came up against a strong Brighton team this week in a one-day affair following last week's washout. As per our normal form, lost the toss and were sent in to bowl. Opening up was Tom Phillips with some of the better spin bowling seen at that level and by the close of the innings had claimed 7/28 off 9 overs, the clear standout of the innings. He was well supported by Siddarth who bowled very economically and Brabham and Simpson who applied pressure throughout. This left us with 158 to win off 40 overs.

We started well with Chris Drew making a very important 50 and getting us to a strong platform of 4/103 after 27 overs. We started to slow down in our pursuit for runs, but luckily Tom Simpson stepped up to the plate and made a vital 61, which included several big sixes to reach the total quickly. We finished the day on 6/190 and earned ourselves a crucial win in the race to stay relevant for
finals.

Round 5

Date

1:00pm
9th December 2017

Versus

Adelaide Lutheran

Venue

Park 9

Results

PAOC 9 for 174 (Cleggett 66, Marantos 32, Rajagopal 31) defeated Adelaide Lutheran 139 (Marantos 4 for 28, Cleggett 3 for 22, Rajagopal 3 for 44)

Team

1. Thomas Phillips

2. Benjamin Lobban

3. Alexander Marantos

4. James Cleggett

5. Zachary Richards

6. Harry Hockney

7. Aaron Richards

8. Siddarth Rajagopal

9. Michael Clarke

10. Simon Bean

11. Christopher Theakstone

Report

The B Grade hosted top of the table Adelaide Lutheran at Park 9. We won the toss and elected to bat in a very good park 9 wicket. We lost Tom Phillips early, but Ben Lobban and Alex Marantos steadied the innings, before Marantos was out for 32 leaving us 1 for 50. We then lost Lobban for a well and composed 19. We kept losing regular wickets to be struggling at 6 for 84. Siddarth Rajagopal joined James Cleggett at the crease and together they put on a match winning partnership of 70. Sid was run out for 31 and James eventually got out chasing quick runs for an extremely well made 66 off 66. We batted our 40 overs to finish at 9 for 174.

We took to the field, James Cleggett and Tom Phillips had Lutheran in all sorts at 2 for 7 (6 wides) after six overs ... James picking up both wickets, and Philly only conceding 1 run off his 3 overs. From there Lutheran batted very well, with their captain and number 3 putting on 77 before Marantos struck. Removing their number 3 for 40. Sid then picked their Skipper for 31, then struck again to have Lutheran 5 for 93. There big hitting number 6 threatened to take the game away from us with some clean hitting . Before Marantos had him caught for 29 off not many.

From there we rolled through them to dismiss Lutheran for 134 James finished with 3 for 22 off 8. Philly bowled brilliantly without luck 0 for 16 off 9 Sid 3 for 44 off 9 Lexi 4 for 28 off 6 A very good days cricket for the B grade and hopefully we can continue this week against Fulham who sit just behind us in 3rd.

Round 6

Date

1:00pm
16th December 2017
23rd December 2017

Versus

Fulham

Venue

Collins Reserve #2

Results

PAOC 144 (Marantos 46) lost to Fulham 9 for 354 (Hudson 3 for 84, Marantos 2 for 83) and 7 for 186 (Bean 2 for 47)

Team

1. Benjamin Lobban

2. Richard Hockney

3. Alexander Marantos

4. Harry Hockney

5. Thomas Simpson

6. William Hudson

7. Simon Bean

8. Christopher Theakstone

9. Alex McKenzie

10. Jack Emmett

11. Hamish Latchford

12. Benjamin Hook

Report

Round 6 saw the B Grade travel to Fulham.

Once again Lexi called incorrectly and Fulham elected to bat on a road. After an early break through Fulham batted aggressively and piled on the runs. It took a ripping caught and bowled from Will Hudson to break the partnership. From there Fulham kept building small partnerships, with some aggressive batting Fulham finished the day at 9/354
Will Hudson with 3, Lexi with 2 and Hamish Latchford, Simon Bean and Tom Simpson with 1 each. Alex McKenzie with a run out as well.

Our run chase started brightly with Ben Hook and Richard Hockney punishing the bad ball. We lost Richard and Hooky in quick time leaving us at 2/29. From there we struggled, limping to 5/57 before a 50 run partnership between Beany and Lexi steadied us a little, but two quick wickets left us reeling again before being bowled out for 144.

Lexi 46, Theako 18* and McKenzie 18 our top scorers.

Round 7

Date

1:00pm
6th January 2018
13th January 2018

Versus

Payneham

Venue

Devitt Oval

Results

PAOC 7 for 266 (Hook 103, Clayfield 45*, Marantos 28, Gregurke 28, Lobban 22) and 0 for 19 defeated Payneham 146 (Brabham 4 for 31, Bean 2 for 26) and 134 (Marantos 6 for 35, Simpson 2 for 20) outright

Team

1. Thomas Simpson

2. Benjamin Lobban

3. Alexander Marantos

4. Harry Hockney

5. Matthew Kildea

6. Simon Bean

7. Gavin Jones

8. Ashwin Subramaniam

9. Benjamin Hook

10. Antony Brabham

11. Drew Clayfield

12. Nicholas Gregurke

Report

Round 7 had the B Grade up against the struggling Payneham in 41 degree heat.

Losing the toss again, we hit the field and had Payneham in trouble at 8 for 88. Our fielding and bowling was outstanding up until that point. We let Payneham get away from us a little bit, Lexi copping some lusty blows from their lower order. We eventually dismissed Payneham for 146. Brabs the pick of the bowlers taking 4, Beany 2 and another run out, Clev, Lexi and Hook chipping in with 1 each.

From there it was the Ben Hook show, supported well by Drew Clayfield. Hooky smashed the bowlers around ending the day at 103 not out ( 13x4, 4x6). Drew was 45 not out and we ended the day at 0 for 163. Getting the win on day 1!

We set ourselves up for a chance at an outright, but the day started poorly with Simmo getting bowled first delivery. From there everyone contributed and we declared 7 for 266 with a lead of 119. Lexi and Gregurke 28, Lobban 22, Bean 16 (off 6)

We started perfectly, Lexi reducing Payneham to 3 for 4. Clev chipped in with a wicket leaving Payneham 4 for 21 at tea. After tea their sub took a liking to Lexi, smashing him for 21 off 1.1 overs, before Lexi got the ultimate revenge. From there Simmo chipped in with a couple. We had Payneham reeling at 8 for 79. Again we relaxed and their 9 and 10 put on 51. Lex picked up his 6th wicket and Brabs finished them off with his first. Leaving us 15 to chase. Simmo made quick work of that with 3 sixes.

Great way to start the new year!

Round 8

Date

1:00pm
20th January 2018
27th January 2018

Versus

Kilburn

Venue

Park 9

Round 9

Date

1:00pm
3rd February 2018
10th February 2018

Versus

Grange

Venue

Grange Oval #1

Round 10

Date

1:00pm
17th February 2018
24th February 2018

Versus

Modbury

Venue

Park 9

Round 11

Date

1:00pm
3rd March 2018
10th March 2018

Versus

Para Hills

Venue

Adelaide HS #2

C-Grade 2017/2018

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Round 1

Date

1.00pm
14th October 2017

Versus

Rostrevor Old Collegians

Venue

McNally Oval

Results

PAOC 3 for 61 defeated Rostrevor OC 59 (M. Clarke 2 for 6, Hackman 2 for 14, Phillips 2 for 20)

Team

1. Samuel Hurburgh

2. Joshua Clarke

3. Bradley Weidenhofer

4. Michael Clarke

5. Edward Pontifex

6. Tyson Smith

7. Michael Siciliano

8. William Hudson

9. Thomas Phillips

10. Michael Hackman

11. Nicholas Wilton

Report

A new look C-Grade ventured to Rostrevor to start season 2017/18. We won the toss and sent Rostrevor in, hoping to take advantage of a slightly soft pitch. Phillips took the new ball and with the Ashes looming, decided to start the season in Steve Harmison style with two wides. Skipper Wilton took the other end, likening his work to the great Wasim Akram. But in a move that would please coach Hook, it was a direct hit runout that would open our season, from none other than Pup. All that pre-season practice paying handsome dividends! That would be the first of three run-outs with some woeful running between wickets, with Pup teaming up with Phillips and then Phillips with Hurburgh (our stand in wicket-keeper). Together with some "interesting" umpire going in our favour, Rostrevor never really showed much and after an opening partnership of 18, they were soon bundled out for just 59, with the last three wickets lost with no addition to the score. It was a case of "all bowled well", with Phillips picking up 2/20, Hackman 2/14, Pup 2/6 and Skipper 1/18.

The run-chase started in a flurry with Hurburgh and J Clarke taking full toll and we quickly moved to 34 without loss. However, in a short space of time we lost both openers and Hudson with the addition of only 1 run, with the nerves of the situation clearly affecting Smith who had to find a nearby toilet. But the nerves didn't worry veterans Pontifex (15*) and Siciliano (9*), with the remaining runs being achieved with minimal fuss, with the game over by 3pm. A great way to open our season!

Round 2

Date

1.00pm
21st October 2017

Versus

Goodwood

Venue

Park 15

Results

PAOC 5 for 102 (Pontifex 44, Bartlett 27, Swale 24) defeated Goodwood 9 for 101 (M. Clarke 3 for 20, W. Dalwood 2 for 12, Hackman 2 for 30)

Team

1. Tyson Smith

2. William Swale

3. Edward Pontifex

4. Michael Clarke

5. Lachlan Bartlett

6. Thomas Phillips

7. James Dalwood

8. Joshua Bean

9. Benjamin Allen

10. William Dalwood

11. Michael Hackman

Report

Second round into the season and Weed already handed over the captaincy reins to Smith. Not having the usual coin toss luck, we lost the toss and were sent into bowl on a good looking Park 15 deck. It was a case of all bowled well, and supported by some excellent efforts in the field. Our four paceman just didn't give a reason to take them off, and all bowled their 9 overs very tightly, with the pick of the bowlers being a rampaging Dalwood with 2/12 which included 5 maidens. Highlights in the field included another superb runout from Clarke, Phillips taking a blinder at gully and the captains field adjustment paying dividends with a catch to that fielder next ball. We only managed to have them 9 down after the 40 overs, but due to an excellent team performance, we had restricted them to 101.

Swale got the run chase off to a good start for a well composed 24, then Pontifex and Bartlett formed a very solid partnership to get us within 6 runs of victory. Both batters displayed excellent technique, and showed a wide variety of shots to utilise the fast outfield at Park 15. Unfortunately Bartlett fell for a well made 27, the stand in skipper was then fired LBW first ball after being surprised a bowler could trundle down a wrong un in this grade. Pontifex was then out to a terrific stumping for an excellent 44, but still a few runs short of victory. It wasn't ideal losing the three wickets so close to the finish, but we still got the target easily with 13 overs to spare.

An outstanding team effort, and Weed best get a few wins under the belt when he returns to prevent a mutiny.

Round 3

Date

1.00pm
28th October 2017

Versus

Grange

Venue

Park 15

Results

PAOC 9 for 176 (W. Dalwood 42, Bean 34, Carmody 27, Olsson 26) lost to Grange 8 for 178 (Brabham 3 for 17, Carmody 3 for 32)

Team

1. Andrew Olsson

2. Joshua Clarke

3. Gregory Carmody

4. Benjamin Lobban

5. William Dalwood

6. Ashwin Subramaniam

7. Jack Zacker

8. Joshua Bean

9. Rajasekar Kesavan

10. Haider Malik

11. Antony Brabham

Report

With the skipper Brad Weidenhofer taking a week off and leaving the C grade to their own devices.

We won the toss and decided to bat first at Park 15 with the slo-mo pair of Carmody and Olsson contributing a 60 run partnership off 156 balls for the 2nd wicket, W Dags 42 off 18 and Josh Bean slapping his first 6 making 34 off 24 at the end ensured a competitive total.

Bowling was kept it tight early with openers Dalwood 1/25 and Brabham 3/17 off their complement of 9 overs each with Carmody in his comeback game for the club trying to buy the last couple of wickets 3/32 off 4.2 we nearly got there. Unfortunately Grange were blooding their DL import (who has since been playing A1) who set them up for the win. With the skipper back for the next game expect the C grade to bounce back.

Round 4

Date

1.00pm
4th November 2017

Versus

Flinders University

Venue

Flinders University #1

Results

PAOC 5 for 141 (W. Dalwood 45, Weidenhofer 33, Swale 32) defeated Flinders University 9 for 139 (Kildea 3 for 21, W. Dalwood 2 for 6, Husler 2 for 36, Heitmann 2 for 39)

Team

1. William Swale

2. Bradley Weidenhofer

3. Patrick Sadlier

4. Matthew Kildea

5. William Dalwood

6. Thomas Simpson

7. Chris Spencer

8. Joshua Bean

9. Andrew Heitmann

10. Nicholas Wilton

11. Rory Husler

Report

A sunny but cool day down at Flinders Uni saw the Reds lose the toss and enter the field. Big Dags opened up and was simply unplayable, bowling his 9 overs to finish with the amazing figures of 2/6. At the other end, Heitmann wobbled one through the gate in his first spell and then again late in the innings. Flinders Uni were given a couple of lives early, and at 3/100 were looking at posting a solid score, however as soon as we started to hold our catches, we picked up regular wickets. Clev showed you don't always get the wickets with your best deliveries, and finished with 3/21 from 6. Husler claimed two in his first C-grade game and Josh Bean had a good innings behind the stumps collecting 4 catches. Uni finished with 139.

With the bat, Will Swale got us off to a brisk start, punishing anything short, while Weed played the steady hand, ensuring we remained in control. Dags had to leave early so jumped up the order and really took the game on. 45 runs off 19 balls took the game away from Flinders Uni and at 1/100 off just 18 overs, the game was basically over. Chris Spencer and Tom Simpson both played their first games of the season, knocking up scores in the mid-teens and blowing out the cobwebs in the process. In the end, we won by 5 wickets with nearly 14 overs to spare.

Round 5

Date

1.00pm
11th November 2017

Versus

Fulham

Venue

Park 15

Results

PAOC 5 for 174 (Carmody 49, Simpson 46, Weidenhofer 44, W. Dalwood 31*) defeated Fulham 173 (M. Clarke 4 for 20, Phillips 2 for 24)

Team

1. Bradley Weidenhofer

2. Gregory Carmody

3. Lachlan Bartlett

4. William Dalwood

5. Tyson Smith

6. Thomas Simpson

7. Michael Siciliano

8. Michael Clarke

9. Thomas Phillips

10. Joshua Bean

11. James Dalwood

Report

After sending Fulham in, Pup Clarke got us off to the perfect start with Fulham in early trouble at 2 for 13. However Fulham batted well to reach 4 for 89 at half way. After the break we took fairly regular wickets to have Fulham 7 for 149 before finally bowling them out for 173. Pup Clarke was the pick of the bowlers (4 for 20) with good support coming from Tom Phillips (2 for 24 off 9) and single wickets to Dalwood, Smith and Carmody.

In reply, Carmody and Weed put on 66 for the first wicket before both Weed and Bartlett were out just prior to drinks. At half way, we were 2 for 74, needing 100 off 20 overs to record victory. After the break Carmody continued his patient innings while Tom Simpson became the aggressor with a brisk 46 off just 37 balls (7 x 4's, 2 x 6's) and Will Dalwood mopped up the final runs with a typically brutal innings, 31 off just 12 balls (3 x 4's and 2 x 6's). While all this happened, Carmody quietly compiled a well made 49 and in the end, it was a comfortable 5 wicket win with 9 overs to spare!

Round 6

Date

1.00pm
18th November 2017

Versus

ICCSA

Venue

Morgan Oval

Results

PAOC drew with ICCSA

Team

1. Bradley Weidenhofer

2. William Swale

3. Michael Siciliano

4. Tyson Smith

5. Joshua Clarke

6. William Dalwood

7. Gavin Jones

8. Matthew Kildea

9. William Hudson

10. Michael Hackman

11. Rory Husler

Report

Match abandoned due to rain

Round 7

Date

1.00pm
25th November 2017

Versus

Fulham

Venue

Collins Reserve #2

Results

PAOC 5 for 213 (Siciliano 77, Richards 47, Kildea 35, Zacker 32*) defeated Fulham 9 for 209 (Hackman 5 for 34)

Team

1. Bradley Weidenhofer

2. William Swale

3. Michael Siciliano

4. Aaron Richards

5. Matthew Kildea

6. Gavin Jones

7. Jack Zacker

8. Michael Clarke

9. Michael Hackman

10. Benjamin Allen

11. Andrew Heitmann

Report

We ventured down to Fulham hoping to continue our winning form. We won the toss and elected to Brabham. Things didn't look good after two catches went down in the first over and Fulham had 80 on the board after 10 without loss. After going for 10 off his first over, Michael Hackman took the first 5 wickets to fall, having Fulham 5 for 109 off 20 overs at drinks. After that, Fulham batted well, coupled with some dropped catches and poor fielding, they made it to 9 for 209 off 40 overs. Pick of the bowlers was Michelle Hackman who took his first 5 fa for PAOCCC, a very tidy 5 for 34 off 9 overs, which included 5 for 10 off 6 overs in the middle of his spell. Matthew Kildea also helped apply the handbrake with 1/28 off 7 bowling at the end.

We were confident that if we batted well, 210 was achievable but that we would have to bat well. Our chase got off to a disastrous start with Swale caught down the leg side for a duck. From there, Aaron Richards and Michael Siciliano batted well and found the boundary regularly, with Aaron out for a brisk 47 off 51 balls. Unfortunately Weed holed out to a full toss on the last ball before drinks but with wickets in hand and Siciliano well set, the target remained well within our sights. Sic and Clev then put on 54 after drinks before both were out in reasonably quick succession. Trenches for an excellent 77 and Clev for 35. Enter Jack Zacker! With the run-rate climbing to greater than a run a ball, Zacker cleaned up the target with hit some lofty blows and finished not out 32 off 22 balls, with Catapult Jones providing good support up the other end with 10*. A win with 4 balls to spare which really sets up our season!

Round 8

Date

1:00pm
9th December 2017

Versus

Goodwood

Venue

Park 15

Results

PAOC 7 for 193 (Weidenhofer 55, Spencer 45, Pontifex 34, Vass 20) defeated Goodwood 131 (Smith 3 for 15, Kildea 2 for 10)

Team

1. Bradley Weidenhofer

2. Chris Spencer

3. Edward Pontifex

4. William Dalwood

5. Tyson Smith

6. Jack Zacker

7. Jesse Vass

8. Matthew Kildea

9. Hamish Porter

10. Michael Hackman

11. Antony Brabham

Report

The C-Grade broke its tradition of bowling first and elected to bat on a good-looking Park 15 wicket. Weidenhofer and Spencer got us off to a perfect start and despite Weidenhofer holing out just prior to drinks for 55, we were well placed at 1 for 100 half-way. With wickets in hand and plenty of firepower in the sheds, we had hoped to post a score in excess of 200. Unfortunately, things didn't quite go to plan with Spencer (45), Pontifex (34), Dalwood (9) and Zacker (0) all losing their wickets in relatively short succession. However, Vass (20), Smith (11) and Kildea (10*) all provided handy lower order contributions to get us to 7 for 193 after 40.

With the ball, Dalwood and Brabham got us off to the perfect start claiming both openers for a duck. However, Goodwood had a good partnership through the middle and at 2 for 100 were starting to show signs that they might challenge our total. However, Smith and Kildea were brought on to apply the handbrake and did it to perfection. Smith bowling his 9 overs, 3 for 15 and Kildea 5 overs 2 for 10. It would be remiss not to also Ned Pontifex who bowled the final over of the day (his first in "about 15 to 20 years"), taking the final Goodwood wicket, which saw us home by 62 runs. A special mention to Hamish Porter who bowled 8 overs of impressive leg-spin, picking up a wicket in the process and to Jesse Vass who kept extremely well on a low Park 15 wicket (including a neat leg-side stumping).

Round 9

Date

1:00pm
16th December 2017

Versus

Grange

Venue

Park 15

Results

PAOC 5 for 228 (Weidenhofer 129*, Vass 39, Kildea 24) defeated Grange 59 (W. Dalwood 6 for 22, Brabham 2 for 22)

Team

1. Bradley Weidenhofer

2. Aaron Richards

3. Jesse Vass

4. William Dalwood

5. Gavin Jones

6. Tyson Smith

7. Jack Zacker

8. Matthew Kildea

9. Michael Clarke

10. Michael Hackman

11. Antony Brabham

Report

The skipper again won the toss and we elected to bat on a picturesque day for cricket at Park 15. Richards and Weidenhofer opened the batting, with both openers sensing a good opportunity for some runs. Sensing it may be difficult to share such an opportunity, there was an early 'accidental' mid pitch collision between the batters, and Richards was promptly back in the pavilion. Vass and Weidenhofer than put together a very well compiled century partnership, turning the strike over frequently and making the most of a quick Park 15 outfield when the opportunity arose. When Vass was caught on the boundary for a well-made 39, the crowd gathered for a Dalwood expression session which unfortunately lasted for only one ball. Kildea then played a valuable supporting role with an almost run a ball 24, but it was all about the captain and his quest for that elusive maiden century after over 160 matches for the club.

A club favourite Weidenhofer, it has been an ongoing drama throughout his career of how close he's coming to that century without any luck. The closest he had previously come to joining an exclusive club that even Siciliano has entered twice, was a 98no. Everything was lining up on Saturday, the run rate was not an issue, he was placing his shots terrifically and it only appeared the curse of Weidenhofer could prevent the unbelievable (or his unwillingness to more than jog between the wickets). As he reached his previous highest score of 98, the nerves were building and after an edge through the vacant slips region, he suddenly rediscovered his sprinting ability for a brisk 3, ready to celebrate that long awaited century. The sideline assuming it must be byes, as he surely hadn't edged it for his century sat there silently for the umpires signal. When it never came, there was a standing ovation and Weidenhofer finally had that milestone. He then proceeded to carry his bat the remainder of the innings to finish 129 not out which included one of the cleanest and longest hit 6's down the ground at the home of cricket. Being a modest man, he waited a day before posting a photo on social media congratulating oneself, and then asked if somebody else could complete the match report this round to ensure the century received maximum coverage.

Defending 228 with a quality bowling lineup, we went out to field quietly confident. Dalwood had their opener caught on the first ball, which was overturned due to a clerical error in proceedings. This only fired him up further, with his pace and bounce too much for some of the opposition batters. He finished with 6 wickets, and we had them all out in the 11th over for a well-deserved win for the team and some early celebratory VB's for the centurion.

Round 10

Date

1:00pm
23rd December 2017

Versus

Golden Grove

Venue

Park 15

Results

PAOC 2 for 144 (Weidenhofer 70*, Spencer 33) defeated Golden Grove 143 (Phillips 4 for 19, Richardson 2 for 18, Mitchell 2 for 50)

Team

1. Bradley Weidenhofer

2. Chris Spencer

3. Jesse Vass

4. Tyson Smith

5. Samuel Richardson

6. Gavin Jones

7. David Gerner

8. Matthew Kildea

9. Thomas Phillips

10. Justin Mitchell

11. Antony Brabham

Report

Two days before Christmas and the C's were looking to get the holiday season off to a great start by recording their 8th win for the year. A big game with their opponent Golden Grove sitting second on the table. We had some handy inclusions including Justin Mitchell, Dave Gerner and the Chief, Sam Richardson, out of retirement for one last time (John Farnham?)

Golden Grove won the toss and despite an early wicket to Tom Phillips with the new ball, they batted well reaching 1/77 off 17 overs. However Justin Mitchell claimed the key wicket of their A-Grader just prior to drinks, however at 2/85 off 20 overs, they would've been confident of posting a score of around 170-180. However after drinks, we managed to apply the hand brake and picked up regular wickets, including the last 6 for just 11 runs, to have Golden Grove all out for 143 in the 37th over. Tom Phillips was the pick of the bowlers with 4 for 19 off 9 overs, which included 2 caught and bowled's. He was well supported by the Chief who showed he had lost nothing in retirement (2 for 18 off 7 overs) including going very close to securing a hat-trick and Justin Mitchell who took 2 for 50 off 9.

A good start was the key to the run chase, with Weed and Spencer doing just that. After Spence was dismissed for 33 in the 12th over (1/60), Jesse Vass picked up where Spence left off providing good support to Weed. At the half way mark we were 1 for 92 with the target well under control. After drinks, we got the runs with the loss of just Vass for 18, with 12 overs to spare. Weed finished on 70 not out, making it a very successful three weeks at Park 15 for him, with scores of 55, 129* and 70*. Another good win, securing top spot heading into the Christmas break.

Round 11

Date

1:00pm
13th January 2018

Versus

Rostrevor Old Collegians

Venue

Morgan Oval

Results

PAOC 0 for 56 (Brinsley 34*, Richards 20*) defeated Rostrevor OC 52 (Smith 4 for 0, Mitchell 4 for 13)

Team

1. Bradley Weidenhofer

2. Thomas Brinsley

3. Chris Spencer

4. Aaron Richards

5. Edward Pontifex

6. Michael Siciliano

7. Trent Smith

8. Hamish Latchford

9. Jesse Vass

10. Tyson Smith

11. Justin Mitchell

Report

Round 11 and the C's played host to ROCS at Morgan Oval (Pulteney). We got the New Year off to a great start by winning the toss and sending ROCS in, keen to take advantage of the mid week and early morning rain. To be honest, the wicket was pretty good to bat on and ROCS failed to take advantage. With some handy inclusions, Brinsley and Latchford claimed an early wicket each but it was Mitchell and Smith who tore the heart out of the ROCS middle and lower order. Mitchell finishing with 4/13 off 6.1 overs and Smith 4/0 off 4 overs. ROCS were all out for just 52 shortly after drinks. A smart fielding performance with the only blemish coming from Smith who failed to pick up 5/0 by failing to lay a hand on a caught and bowled opportunity.

After a short tea break and brief halt to play following some resident trespassers loitering on the oval, Brinsley and Richards made light work of the ROCS total requiring just 5.5 overs to secure victory, Brinsley finishing on 34* and Richards 20*. A great start to 2018, with a minor premiership now firmly in our sights!

Round 12

Date

1:00pm
20th January 2018

Versus

Flinders University

Venue

Flinders University #1

Round 13

Date

1:00pm
3rd February 2018

Versus

ICCSA

Venue

Norwood Morialta HS

Round 14

Date

1:00pm
10th February 2018

Versus

Old Ignatians

Venue

Baulderstone Oval

Round 15

Date

1:00pm
17th February 2018

Versus

MSCC

Venue

Park 15

Round 16

Date


24th February 2018

Versus

Bye

Venue

Round 17

Date

1:00pm
3rd March 2018

Versus

Adelaide Rockets

Venue

University Playing Fields #1

Round 18

Date


10th March 2018

Versus

Bye

Venue

D-Grade 2017/2018

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Round 1

Date

1.00pm
14th October 2017

Versus

Walkerville

Venue

Park 9

Results

PAOC defeated Walkerville

Team

1. Edward Thomas

2. Andrew Olsson

3. Andrew Heitmann

4. Patrick Sadlier

5. Don Kieu

6. John Gould

7. Alexander Glover

8. Jacob Leak

9. John Coop

10. Ashwin Subramaniam

11. Rajasekar Kesavan

Report

Walkerville forfeited

Round 2

Date

1.00pm
21st October 2017

Versus

Para Hills

Venue

Modbury HS

Results

PAOC 135 (Culshaw 41, Kesavan 21) lost to Para Hills 4 for 136 (Kesavan 3 for 19)

Team

1. John Coop

2. Edward Thomas

3. Andrew Heitmann

4. Andrew Culshaw

5. Albert Robbins

6. Rajasekar Kesavan

7. Don Kieu

8. Venkateshwar Lingampally

9. Clement Ting

10. Brent Hillier

11. William Farminer

Round 3

Date

1.00pm
28th October 2017

Versus

Marion

Venue

Marion Oval #2

Results

PAOC 9 for 153 (Aust 78, Farminer 25, Ou 24) lost to Marion 9 for 300 (Aust 3 for 86, Thomas 2 for 48)

Team

1. John Coop

2. Edward Thomas

3. Charles Aust

4. Andrew Heitmann

5. William Farminer

6. Matthew Dickson

7. Don Kieu

8. Venkateshwar Lingampally

9. Clement Ting

10. Ethan Ou

11. Gregory Keech

Round 4

Date

1.00pm
4th November 2017

Versus

Para Hills

Venue

Park 15

Results

PAOC 9 for 125 (Farminer 45) defeated Para Hills 123 (Kesavan 4 for 19, Thomas 3 for 23)

Team

1. John Coop

2. Ashwin Subramaniam

3. Jacob Leak

4. Edward Thomas

5. Andrew Culshaw

6. Matthew Dickson

7. Rajasekar Kesavan

8. William Farminer

9. Venkateshwar Lingampally

10. Benjamin Allen

11. Clement Ting

Round 5

Date

1.00pm
11th November 2017

Versus

Hectorville

Venue

Vaughtan Oval

Results

PAOC 9 for 150 (Kildea 39, Subramanian 20) lost to Hectorville 8 for 154 (Kildea 3 for 14, Malik 2 for 21, Wilton 2 for 62)

Team

1. Venkateshwar Lingampally

2. Patrick Sadlier

3. Ashwin Subramaniam

4. William Farminer

5. Haider Malik

6. Rajasekar Kesavan

7. Rory Husler

8. John Coop

9. Matthew Kildea

10. Nicholas Wilton

11. Jacob Leak

Round 6

Date

1.00pm
18th November 2017

Versus

Woodville South

Venue

Nazareth College

Results

PAOC drew with Woodville South

Team

1. John Coop

2. Patrick Sadlier

3. Andrew Culshaw

4. Matthew Dickson

5. Don Kieu

6. Haider Malik

7. Jacob Leak

8. Rajasekar Kesavan

9. Edward Thomas

10. Nicholas Wilton

11. Andrew Heitmann

Report

Match abandoned due to rain

Round 7

Date

1:00pm
25th November 2017

Versus

Athlestone

Venue

Park 15

Results

PAOC drew with Athelstone

Team

1. John Coop

2. William Hudson

3. Ethan Ou

4. Patrick Sadlier

5. Brent Hillier

6. Edward Thomas

7. Don Kieu

8. Haider Malik

9. Jacob Leak

10. Rajasekar Kesavan

11. Nicholas Wilton

Report

Match abandoned due to rain

Round 8

Date

1:00pm
9th December 2017

Versus

Trinity College Old Scholars

Venue

Trinity College (Gawler River Campus)

Results

PAOC 9 for 143 (Gopal 31, Leak 21) defeated Trinity College Old Scholars 121 (Thomas 4 for 13, Malik 2 for 25)

Team

1. Jacob Leak

2. Gavin Jones

3. Haider Malik

4. Raja Gopal

5. Joshua Bean

6. Edward Thomas

7. Rajasekar Kesavan

8. Rory Husler

9. Don Kieu

10. Nicholas Wilton

11. Andrew Heitmann

Report

It was a case of 'no Coop, no worries' on Saturday as the D grade travelled to Angle Vale for a must win contest against TCOS. Despite the pitch resembling Dustin Martin's haircut, the acting skipper won the toss and decided to have a bat. Faith was put into promoted opener Jacob Leak, and he delivered with a classy 21, before a minor collapse saw us 5/61 at drinks. Raj Gopal and Raja Kesavan steadied the ship with a handy 33 run partnership, however we still looked in trouble at 8/100. Handy contributions from Don Kieu (18) and Andrew Heitmann (16) saw the D grade finish strong with a very defendable 9/143 after our 40 overs.

Tight bowling from Heitmann, Wilton and Husler put the pressure back on the home side early. Whilst a very important wicket from Haider Malik (removing last year's LO6 player of the year), put the Reds back on top. Hope was lost for the home side when the acting skipper put himself on, taking a very humble 4/13. The Reds finishing strong, bowling TCOS out for 121, putting us well and truly back into finals contention.

Round 9

Date

1:00pm
16th December 2017

Versus

Ingle Farm District

Venue

Ingle Farm PS

Results

PAOCCC 128 (Leak 24, Sadlier 22) lost to Ingle Farm 7 for 129 (Heitmann 2 for 9, Malik 2 for 28, Husler 2 for 40)

Team

1. Edward Thomas

2. Patrick Sadlier

3. Charles Aust

4. Ethan Ou

5. Jacob Leak

6. Rory Husler

7. Nicholas Wilton

8. Andrew Heitmann

9. Don Kieu

10. Haider Malik

11. Ashwin Subramaniam

Round 10

Date

1:00pm
23rd December 2017

Versus

Mawson Lakes

Venue

LJ Lewis Oval

Results

PAOC 3 for 97 (Bean 54*, Culshaw 31) defeated Mawson Lakes 94 (Wilton 3 for 13, Kieu 2 for 15, Coop 2 for 17)

Team

1. John Coop

2. Patrick Sadlier

3. Joshua Bean

4. Matthew Dickson

5. Ethan Ou

6. Nicholas Wilton

7. Don Kieu

8. Andrew Heitmann

9. Andrew Brook

10. Andrew Culshaw

11. Clement Ting

Report

A journey to Yatala doesn't normally inspire confidence but after a brisk stop at a variety of fast food outlets the lads were steely eyed in a reportedly 39 degree day. Losing the toss was crucial to the plan and Heitmann and Wilton, taking the opening with a nick and sharp catch by Bean, threw down the fire blanket to quell the Mawson Lakes' early fire. A swift change up with 'The Don' Kieu brought instant results as his variation of slow turn and deceptive flight snared the opener and first drop batsmen. 26/3 soon became 27/4 with Dickson taking a low catch off Ting. The Reds smelled blood. Coop and Sadler taking care of either end with tight, incisive bowling. Sadler showing his experience with a line just on off stump and back of a length, nagging and hard to hit, whilst Coop offering seam variations and collecting two wickets in a spell that saw Mawson Lakes all at sea at 63/7. The return of Wilton and Heitmann polished off a great team performance in the field, a direct hit from Sadler at mid-on the pick, with the former collecting a 'Good Read Guaranteed' mention with 3/17 and Heito hooping it in the hot, humid air finishing with 1/8 with 3 maidens off 5. In all 7 catches and a run out were effected with another mention to 'The Cobra' Brook, taking two crackers under pressure.

Chasing 94 could have been a tricky little chase after losing two early wickets, Ou getting a beauty from the Lakes' quick, but Culshaw and Bean steadied the ship to take the score from a perilous 4/2 to 83/3. Hard to lose from that spot and we didn't disappoint with Bean going to the his well-earned half-ton with a physics defying six over Cow. The final runs were knocked off in smart time (17.4 overs) and an early finish was welcomed. The heat had hurt a few as we found out later it had got up to 40, Bean suffering with flu, made his man of the match even more impressive. A quick team trip the Grand North had the full 11 in whites in the finest established in Northfield, on Grand Jct Rd.

Round 11

Date

1:00pm
13th January 2018

Versus

Goodwood

Venue

Cabra East

Results

PAOC drew with Goodwood

Team

1. William Swale

2. Jacob Leak

3. David Gerner

4. Patrick Sadlier

5. William Farminer

6. Raja Gopal

7. Edward Thomas

8. Rory Husler

9. Nicholas Wilton

10. Andrew Heitmann

11. Brent Hillier

Report

Match abandoned due to rain

Round 12

Date

1:00pm
20th January 2018

Versus

Modbury

Venue

Park 15

Round 13

Date

1:00pm
3rd February 2018

Versus

Woodville South

Venue

Park 15

Round 14

Date

1:00pm
10th February 2018

Versus

Hectorville

Venue

Park 15

Round 15

Date

1:00pm
17th February 2018

Versus

Modbury

Venue

Modbury HS

Round 16

Date

1:00pm
24th February 2018

Versus

Glenunga

Venue

Webb Oval

Round 17

Date

1:00pm
3rd March 2018

Versus

Athelstone

Venue

Morgan Oval

Round 18

Date

1:00pm
10th March 2018

Versus

Mawson Lakes

Venue

Morgan Oval