Young guns fire up

Bobby looked in great touch with six well executed fours. Fellow opener Ayce Maddox hit a quickfire 33 from just 21 balls striking seven fours.

The pair getting the team off to a great start with a 57-run partnership.

At first drop, Cooper Gleeson lead from the front with a well-controlled 19 retired not out from 35 balls with one four.

Jude Bannister in his first season continued to impress making 36 retired not out from 35 balls.

Jude’s entertaining knock included four fours and one lovely six.

Down the order, Noah Evans wasted no time with 12 off eight with two hard hit fours.

New Norfolk finished 6/205 off their 30 overs.

In reply, South Hobart/Sandy Bay Blue made a good start, but were no match for the Redcaps bowlers finishing 4/163 off 30 overs.

Judah Topping kept things tight with his two overs taking 1-7.

Jude Bannister showed great control taking 1-9 (3).

Paceman Bobby Nossiter sent down three overs taking 1-11 with one maiden.

Chance Hyland had a great day in the field picked up 1-24 from three overs with the ball and also took a great out field catch and almost pulled in a one-handed screamer on the boundary.

Noah Evans and Ayce Maddox also took catches.

A great win for the team and coach Azza Maddox.

It was great to see senior coach Jordan Banks-Smith along watching the big win as was player Josh Rowlands and the recently married Josh Walsh.

KSCA Men’s 50 & 40 Over Matches Round 10

After two straight losses, New Norfolk I got back on the winners list when they accounted for St Anne’s by four wickets at Cadbury Oval No.1.

The Redcaps won the toss and sent the home team into bat, bowling them out for 190 from 35.2 overs. Josh Rowlands 3-28 (7) and Jye Lester 3-37 (8), Lester taking all top three batsman.

Mitch Crosswell finished with 2-34 from his eight overs. In reply, New Norfolk had the Crows’ measure reaching the target after 43.4 overs finishing 6/192.

Openers Seb Wishart 38 (47) six fours, and Harry Booth 16 (24) put on 46.

After Wishart went, the in-form Jordan Banks-Smith and Nathan Rice steered the ship putting on a 71-run partnership.

The captain made 69 not out from 97 deliveries, striking seven fours, while Rice made 30 (51) with four fours. Blake Kemmler remained 10 not out (10).

A EXCELLENT bowling performance from Gretna I, set up a five-wicket win over St Virgil’s.

Playing at Gretna, the visitors won the toss and elected to bat, but it was all downhill from there and they were bowled out for 95 from 41.1 overs.

Opening bowlers Corey Ransley and Trent Grant were right on the money.

Ransley captured three for just 13 runs with a game high six maidens in his 10-over spell.

Grant from his 10 overs finishing with a ‘Richie’ of 2-22 with two maidens.

Spinner Craig Cunningham sent down 10 overs, three maidens, taking 3-20 to help knock the Saints over. Jamie Duggan took 1-0 (1.1).

In reply, Gretna got off to a very shaky start finding themselves in a spot of bother at 5-23.

But Richard Graham batted very well making 44 not out from 51 balls with four fours and Rhys Browning 17 not out (50).

The pair added 73 in getting Gretna to victory, finishing 5/96 from 25.5 overs.

At Tynwald Park, New Norfolk II went down to Richmond/Cambridge by four wickets.

After winning the toss and batting, the Redcaps were dismissed for 111 from 37.4 overs.

The home team got off to a reasonable start with 37 on the board with no loss, but then lost two wickets in the space of seven balls and from there lost wickets regularly.

Opener Troy Smith top scored with 20 (33), two fours and one six. Jamie Maddox at 10 made 16 (38) while young Tyler Benson kept a very cool and patient head making 15 from 50 balls hitting one four. Stuart Rice made 15 (23), two fours.

In reply, the visitors got the job done finishing 6/114 off 25.2 overs.

Bending his back and putting in an excellent effort was Jamie Maddox who collected a five-wicket haul in a superb individual effort finishing with 5-36 from seven overs.

Troy Smith got the other 1-24 (4.2). At North Warrane Oval, Molesworth I were soundly beaten by 119 runs by MacKillop.

Winning the toss and batting, the home team were bowled out on the last ball finishing 10/222 from 50 overs. Brayden Hodge led the charge taking 3-39 from his 10 overs.

Brad Coppleman picked up 2-24 (10). Captain for the day Larry Menzie got 2-26 (5), Sam Triffitt 2-32 (8) and Brad Jarvis 1-51 (9).

In the run chase, Molesworth finished 9/103 off 35.5 overs.

Brad Coppleman made 26 (50) two fours.

Josh Ransley found some form 21 (37) one four and one six and Jack Evans 19 (31) two fours.

THE match between Bothwell I and Montagu Bay at Bothwell failed to go ahead due to the Sharks forfeiting.

AT Collinsvale, New Norfolk III went down to the Knights by the big margin of 158 runs.

Winning the toss the home side made 10/273 from 49.3 overs.

For the Redcaps, it was captain Nathan Heron who took it up to the batsman, sending down 10 overs, two maidens taking 3-20 in a great spell.

Liam O’Brien who travelled from Launceston to fill in was also among the wickets taking 3-25 (5.3).

Brad Kemmler picked up 2-37 from his 10 while Beau Kline on the small ground got 1-91 (10). In reply, New Norfolk were bowled out for 115 from 26 overs.

At first drop, Geoff Crosswell belted 62 from 79 balls, hitting nine fours and two sixes.

But there wasn’t much more with Brad Kemmler 13 (15) two fours, the only other batsman to score double figures. Gretna II, 7/211 off 50 overs, went down to St Aidans, 6/215 off 45.3 overs, at Sorell No.1 Oval.

Winning the toss and batting, and after being 2/23, Dylan Grant got things moving with a excellent 97 with nine well struck fours and two sixes.

Dylan put on 64 with Peter Jelkic 29 (three fours and one six), then 40 with Zac Webb (6) and 60 with captain Josh Whitford who remained 49 not out (two fours).

In reply, St Aidans got the job done, but not before the Gretna bowlers pushed them to the 46th over. Peter Jelkic returned the best figures of 2-33 (10).

Adam Browning 2-52 (10). Dylan Grant 1-38 (10) and Josh Whitford 1-59 (10).

AT Clarendon Vale , Molesworth II, playing one short, lost to Derwent by 7 wickets.

After being sent in, Molesworth were bowled out for 109 from 30.2 overs.

Opener Nathan Wakefield made 19 (three fours), Tye Benson also 19 (two fours) and Simon Bone 18 not out (three fours). In the run chase, Derwent finished 3/106 off just 16.3 overs.

Opening bowler and century maker from last week, John Fowle took 1-39 (8). Harry O’Keefe 1-3 (1) and Shayne Upton 1-27 (2).

BOTHWELL II recorded their eighth win and fifth in a row when they defeated St Aiden’s by five wickets at Cambridge Oval.

After winning the toss and batting, the home side made 9/137 from their 40 overs.

Opening the bowling for the Bucks, Josh Eyles captured 4-23 with three maidens in eight overs.

Fellow opener Josh Nichols took 2-23 (7), while Zac Wilcox 1-14 (4) and Ashley Browning 1-22 (7) got the other two.

In reply, Bothwell notched up 5/139 off 26.3 overs.

Ashley Browning who is averaging 47.33 thus far, top scored with 25 (42) one four.

Openers Cody Eyles made 20 (23) hitting four fours as did Brody McCallum 20 (28) two fours and one six. Dylan Branch 16 (25) two fours.

Round 7
AT Bothwell the women’s team went down to St Aiden’s is a nail biter. Needing four to win from the last two balls with one wicket in hand, Bothwell with their opener in Samantha Roberts still there on 43 (24), but after her great innings was run out.

Earlier, Melinda Green put on quick runs making 31 from just 20 balls hitting six fours.

Bothwell finished 8/152 off 19.5 overs in reply to the visitors’ 6/155 from its 20 overs.

Samantha Roberts who also plays with Glenorchy had a great game taking 2-23 (4) in a good spell.

Chloe Commane also bowling well took 2-19 (3).

At Tynwald Park on Saturday evening, New Norfolk went down to Wellington by eight wickets.

Sent in, the Redcaps were bowled out for 48 from 9.2 overs.

Tara-Lee Pearce top scored with 24 (23), five fours. In reply the Warriors finished 2-49 from 7.2 overs.

Tara-Lee Peace the stand out for New Norfolk taking both wickets 2-17 off three overs.


Under-13 Boys
New Norfolk Redcaps 6/205 off 30 overs d. South Hobart/Sandy Bay Blue 4/163 off 30 overs at Tynwald Park.
Batting: Bobby Nossiter 41 not out (36) six fours.
Jude Bannister 36 (35) retired not out, four fours, one six. Ayce Maddox 33 (21) seven fours. Cooper Gleeson 19 retired not out (35) one four. Noah Evans 12 (8) two fours.
Bowling: Judah Topping 1-7 (2). Jude Bannister 1-9 (3). Bobby Nossiter 1-11 (3). Chance Hyland 1-24 (3). Fielding: Chance Hyland, Noah Evans and Ayce Maddox 1 catch each.

Under-15 Boys
New Norfolk Red Caps 5/140 off 28.2 overs d. Utas Black 8/139 off 27.4 overs at Tynwald Park.
Batting: Liam Maw- 29 (45) 3 fours. Liam Lowe- 19 (61) 2 fours. Logan Hunt- 12 (15). Hamish Edwards- 12 (10) 2 fours. Loughlin Fraser- 10* (13). Zayne Field- 10 (15).
Bowling: Bobby Nossiter- 2/11 (1.4). Liam Lowe- 1/7 (2). Haiden Smith- 1/13 (3). Olivier Rhodes1/14 (3). Hamish Edwards- 1/15 (3). Liam Maw- 1/18 (3). Zayne Field- 1/19 (3) Fielding: Liam Lowe- 3 C. Olivier Rhodes- 1 C Zayne Field- 1 ST.

Under-15 Girls Tuesday, February 1, Round 9 New Norfolk v Kingborough at Ogilvie High School at 5:15pm.

Hurricanes Junior League Stage Two.
Wednesday, February 2, Round 9 New Norfolk v Glenorchy Black at Tynwald Park at 5:15pm.

Hurricanes Junior League Stage One Girls Round 7
Next match – Friday, February 4. New Norfolk v University of Tasmania at Queens Walk Oval, at 5:15pm.