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Archive for November, 2014

Round 6: The Teams, Nathan Turner’s 100th game and paying respect to Phil Hughes

Round 6: The Teams, Nathan Turner’s 100th game and paying respect to Phil Hughes

November 28, 2014 No Comments

It’s been a sad week for cricket, with Phil Hughes tragically passing away yesterday. As a sign of respect, all players are to wear a black arm bands this Saturday and to observe a minute’s silence before the game. As our coach, former Australian Test captain Graham Yallop, told the boys in the club rooms […]

SECA T20: East Sandringham defeat Elwood

SECA T20: East Sandringham defeat Elwood

November 25, 2014 No Comments

Elwood play East Sandringham in the last of the preliminary rounds of the SECA Twenty20 tournament on Tuesday afternoon, November 25. The match starts at 5.15pm and is played at East Sandy’s home ground of Chisholm Reserve (Duncan St, Sandringham). It’s a must win match for the boys, to have any chance of prgressing through to […]

Firsts deliver emphatic victory & Hussein takes 8/28 in the Fourths

Firsts deliver emphatic victory & Hussein takes 8/28 in the Fourths

November 24, 2014 No Comments

Firsts skipper Nathan Harris lost the toss again! Five from five! And Brighton Union duly chose to bat. It didn’t take long for Elwood to strike as Dominic Bulcock, in his first game for Elwood, took the first wicket when Union were just 12. Union put together a few meanwhile partnerships but then lost 6/20 with […]

SECA T20: Elwood lose to Carnegie South with the last ball of the match!

SECA T20: Elwood lose to Carnegie South with the last ball of the match!

November 18, 2014 No Comments

Elwood lost to Carngie South in an exciting finish, when Carngie South hit a six off the last ball, requiring five to win. In our batting innings, Matt Young made a fine 38 and was well supported by Adam Howard (29) and Nathan Harris (17) as Elwood made 6/133. Matty Young also had an excellent […]

$1000 Draw (and Christmas party): Saturday, December 6

$1000 Draw (and Christmas party): Saturday, December 6

November 14, 2014 No Comments

Want to turn $30 into $1000? And for that $30 do you want two hours of free beer? And a free dinner? Then you need to come to our excellent $1000 Draw on Saturday 6 December at the club rooms. It’s going to be awesome fun, so get your tickets now at the bar or contact […]

Green & Gold Ball: 28 February 2015. RSVP now!

Green & Gold Ball: 28 February 2015. RSVP now!

November 14, 2014 No Comments

RSVP now for the 2nd Green & Gold Ball, on 28 February 2015!

Round 5: The Teams & RIP Danny Ymer Snr

Round 5: The Teams & RIP Danny Ymer Snr

November 14, 2014 No Comments

Spring Carnival is over and it’s time to reverse our fortunes and rectify what was a fairly average round of cricket last weekend. Even though we are getting closer to full strength this week, we still have over a dozen regular senior players out and we look forward to getting stronger in the weeks ahead. […]

SECA T20: Elwood defeats West Bentleigh

SECA T20: Elwood defeats West Bentleigh

November 10, 2014 No Comments

On Tuesday night at Wattie Watson oval, Elwood defeated West Bentleigh by 10 wickets in the opening match of SECA’s Twenty20 tournament. Losing the toss and being sent in to field, West Bentleigh made a defendable 3/143, with Chris Fidler (46) and Damien Casey (47) opening that batting and doing most of the damage. All […]

7th XI the only victors in tough weekend

7th XI the only victors in tough weekend

November 10, 2014 No Comments

This report will be a little shorter than usual. Kudos to our Seventh XI who made sure we didn’t have a winless round as the boys got up in style. Congratulations also to Sammy Dagher who played his 100th game but unfortunately was not not able to get a win in his milestone game despite […]

Round 4: The Teams & Sammy Dagher’s 100th game!

Round 4: The Teams & Sammy Dagher’s 100th game!

November 7, 2014 No Comments

It’s Round 4 and not only is it a strange round in terms of fixturing, this round we also celebrate the 100th senior game for Elwood for one Simon “Sammy” Dagher. This round, only the Firsts, Seconds and Thirds are playing two-day cricket. The fourths are playing a one dayer this Saturday, and the Fifths, […]