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GMC juniors in rep teams

By Riverine Herald

GMC juniors in rep teams

LOCAL Goulburn Murray Cricket players have dominated selection for Northern Rivers representative teams.

Northern Rivers will participate in the Cricket Victoria Youth Premier League for the 2018/19 season, competing against other major cricketing regions in the state to establish the best young talent within the state.

The male competition begins on Sunday, with under 14 and under 16 competing, as well as under 18s.

Moama and St Kilda player Todd Murphy, fresh off being named captain of Victoria Country for the National Under 19 carnival will lead the under 18 side as the sole GMC representative.

The under 16 side will feature two Rochester players, with Spencer Cleary and Waugh George both named as members of the side to take on Highlanders at the Dower Park Recreational Reserve.

Rochester’s Kobyn James will captain the under 14 boys side, with BLU’s Declan Pearse as vice-captain and Cody Thompson also a member of the side that takes on Highlanders at Golden Square Oval.

The women’s premier league will begin in early December, with under 14s and under 17s sides taking part.

The under 14 side will be the only female side to feature local players, with Echuca’s Grace Moyle and Delaney Laffy joining Tongala’s Sienna Johnstone and BLU pair Arielle Glatte and Maddison Pearse who will take on Highlanders at Strathfieldsaye Cricket Ground on December 2.Moama Bowls Shot’s Up

Indoor Bowls:

Tuesday, October 30: Indoor Social Bowls. Winners: Paula Barkham, John Mcvicker, Joy Hooper. Runners-up: Mathew Leahy, Mike Barkham, R. Hooper.

Thursday, November 1: Indoor Social Bowls. Winners: Colin Hicks, Neil Hardy, Ron Hooper. Runners-up: Matthew Leahy, John McVicker, Joan Heales.

Sunday, November 4: Indoor Social Bowls. Winners: Kath Dubson, Lyn McVicker, Colin Hicks. Runners-up: Pat Benson, Nanci Handy, Pat Nash.

Outdoor Bowls:

Tuesday, October 30 — Ladies Social. Winners: Lucy Sheppard, Jeanette Mcdonald, Cheryl Doherty. Runners-up: Rhonda Googe, Lois Barbary, Carmel Simpson. Consolation: Davon Armstrong, Rhonda Sullivan, Val Cosway.

Tuesday, October 30 – Alby Matthews Triples. Winners: Brian Kirk, Arch Bailey, Mike Holmes. Runners Up: Mike Bakof, Ian Smith, Gordon Johnston. Consolation: Bruce O’Neale, Dudley Kaine, Roy Jackson, Jim Stapleton, Max Kerr, Richard Blain.

Thursday, November 1 – Men’s Pairs: Winners: Joe Murphy, Tony Hawley. Runners-up: Nev Varcoe, Wayne Stevenson. Consolation: Wally Wadge, Ken Maynard, Mike Geohegan, Les Saunderson.

Thursday, November 1 — Ladies Social. Winners: Susan Abraham. Consolation: Lucy Sheppard, Mary Kaine, Jenny Hanson. Lyn Rogan.

Sunday, November 4 — Roast Mixed Pairs: Winners: Trish Pumpa, Kevin Pumpa. Runners-up: Carmel Simpson, Beryl Bell. Consolation: Mandy Gleeson, Elle Morgan, Bernie O’Connell, Sandra Nugent.