Warriors win seconds premiership

FOR the second week in a row, Rosedale-Kilmany scored an upset win, this time defeating Maffra to claim the Sale-Maffra second grade premiership.

Like in the semi-finals, it was the Warriors’ bowling which again had a major bearing on the result, bowling the Eagles out for 127 at Morison St.

Damien de Cann took 4-34 for Rosedale-Kilmany with Andrew Higgins showing the only form of resistance for Maffra, scoring 65, more than half his team’s score.

The Warriors chased down the Eagles’ score for the loss of four wickets, set up by a 65-run opening stand between captain Ken Anderson (38) and his deputy Geoff Kinnish (30) as both completed a fine finals series with the bat.

Higgins backed up his effort with bat, taking three wickets for Maffra to complete a man of the match performance.

AFTER bowling Sale Black out for 97, Sale City had to work hard to win the third grade grand final at the College Oval.

Sale Black was languishing at 6-16 before managing to reach 97 with Chris Hudson scoring 39 and Adam Jackson 28. Man of the match Trevor Williams claimed 5-19.

The Lizards lost eight wickets before passing Black’s score with David Lambourne top-scoring on 20. Ben Howes took four wickets and Hudson three to ensure the chase wouldn’t be easy for Sale City.

SHANE Fyfe scored 100 in a man of the match performance to lead Collegians to the fourth grade title.

On the College astro ground against Rosedale-Kilmany, Collegians scored 7-186. Rohan Mayne and Lachlan Meredith each took three wickets for the Warriors.

Rosedale-Kilmany struggled in reply, all-out for 92 with Chris Malone taking 4-18 for the winners.

SALE City claimed the fifth grade premiership by defeating Maffra.

Maffra scored 8-145 from its 40 overs at Maffra with Daniel Cook scoring 35 and Robert Rowley 34. Chris Tourtoulous took three wickets for the Lizards.

Sale City scored the winning runs in the final over for the loss of eight wickets with Luke Tourtoulas scoring with 47 and brother Nathan 30. Andrew Henley took four wickets for Maffra.