Eastern Suburbs under-16 duo Matt Lynch and Lachlan Ballard feasted on the Northern Suburbs bowling with both posting tons in their side’s huge tally of 7/332 on Saturday.
Michael Hartshorn Former representative cricketer Raymsey Vane-Wood signalled he is in for a big season with a hard-hitting 91 for Paterson on Saturday.
Michael Hartshorn A defiant 39 by Hunter Hitmen skipper Matt Trappel frustrated but ultimately could not halt the Newcastle Blasters charge into the Regional Big Bash Twenty20 semi-finals.
Michael Hartshorn UPDATE: Northern Suburbs all-round delivered a scintillating opening four-over spell to claim 6-10 and secure an important nine-wicket victory for the Hunter Hitmen against Central Rush at Lorn Park.
Michael Hartshorn Maitland district cricket has cobbled together a last-minute compromise to allow the remaining two A-grade teams to play this season.
Michael Hartshorn City United under-16 paceman Simon Pillidge will have to wait three weeks to see if he can complete his -hat-trick.
Michael Hartshorn Sporting rivalries usually take time to mature, but not that between the Hunter Hitmen and Newcastle Blasters.
Michael Hartshorn A five-wicket haul and a quick-fire 29 by Josh Hicks helped Eastern Suburbs to start the 2017-18 season with a 116-run win against Kurri Weston at Kurri Central on Saturday.
Michael Hartshorn A century by Western Suburbs batsman Aaron Mahony and a five-wicket haul by Eastern Suburbs' all-rounder Josh Hicks delivered their teams wins in the opening round of Maitland and District Cricket on Saturday.
Michael Hartshorn There is a buzz at Coronation Oval as the Western Suburbs Plovers prepare for Saturday's opening game of the first grade season against Thornton Park.