Marcellin, Marcellin, Marcellin.
All three sides win the Semi Final and move up a grade for season 2009/10.
Grand Finals as follows:
1st XI (vs Mont Albert) at Kevin Bartlett Reserve, Richmond
2nd XI (vs East Doncaster) at Rathmines Road, Hawthorn
3rd XI (vs Salvo’s) at Hays Paddock North, Kew
Semi Final Match Reports.
1st XI Marcellin 9/277 defeated Glen Iris 198
Blackie makes 105*, well supported by Deano and Dave who put on another 50+ opening stand, Damo, Beasa and Mick chip in towards the end as we put our best foot forward under finals pressure. Blackie takes man of match award with 3 wickets to back up his ton, Damo claims 3 late wickets and all bowlers bowl well to keep a persistent Glen Iris under 200. “A Grade”, here we come.
2nd XI Marcellin 175 & 2/92 defeated Richmond City 139 & 123
Tom Donnellan softens em up and takes one wicket followed by Jules with 5 wickets and Rushy with 3, to knock RC over for 139. We put on 175 with good contributions from French, Cimoli, DeMaria, Kemp and Tom. In the second innings, Tom gets 3 wickets with Jules, Waters and French 2 a piece. Kempy (53*) and Jahkar(27*) hold off the last 20 overs and ensure the 2nds move up to “C Grade” next year.
3rd XI Marcellin 7/211 defeated Hartwell 185
Mick Lowry smashes his second ton of the year, with Ben Eva, Veary and Callan chipping in along the way. Steve Neylon gets 3 wickets, Veary 2 and the boys record a tough win to move into the GF.
Detailed Match reports to come in all grades.