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West Torrens and East Torrens battle for the Quinn/Isaac Cup
In what is the last round before Christmas expect to see some thrilling results as clubs battle it out for the last time in 2017. West Torrens host East Torrens for the Quinn/Isaac Cup this weekend in what will be a hotly contested match. East Torrens’ confidence will be sky high after an outright victory over Southern District which saw them move into fourth spot on the ladder. Luke Robins remains the game breaker and key performer for the Reds after he belted 125 to go with 2/40 & 5/44 in...
Sturt and Kensington clash in a top of the table match
Fifth-placed Southern District hosts sixth-placed Port Adelaide in what will be a prime opportunity for one team to secure their first win in the Statewide Twenty20 competition this year. Southern District will be quietly confident with consistently stronger performances than their rivals with Rachael Greenshields and Brandi Ongley finding form recently against tough opponents. The Stingrays will hope for their bowlers to bring their A-game to pile the pressure on a struggling Magpies batting l...
Premier Cricket Rising Star - Round Six
Young Prospect batsman Harvey Brennan has been awarded the Round Six Rising Star nomination for his dual half-centuries in the Pirates’ loss to Adelaide. Prospect won the toss and elected to bat at Glandore Oval but were in early trouble at 3/57 after Sam Miller was dismissed by Brad Fallon (3/33). Young gun Brennan (56) played an explosive counter-attacking innings alongside Trevor Keen (37) to put on a vital 93-run partnership. Nicholas Patterson (3/51) then intervened with three wickets in t...
Premier Cricket Junior Player of the Round - Round 5
Round Five Matthew Adams – Sturt District Cricket Club Sturt Under 16 White captain and opening bowler Matthew Adams is this week’s Junior Player of the Round after his decisive all-round performance in his side’s victory over Northern Districts. Adams controlled the game with the bat compiling a gritty 40 runs before dominating the game with figures of 5/27 from his allotted eight overs. Sturt won the toss and elected to bat first but were in early trouble thanks to a compelling opening spell ...
Sturt jump back into top spot
Northern Districts 4/155 defeated Port Adelaide 48 Northern Districts have cruised to victory against Port Adelaide thanks to a strong team batting and bowling performance. The Jets won the toss and elected to bat first losing Brittany Perry (16) cheaply to the bowling of Kirsty Moran (1/17), before Katie Rowe (31) and Stephanie Beazleigh (45) came together and steered Northern Districts towards a big total. Pratibha Kapoor (2/27) claimed the two key wickets of Rowe and Beazleigh and was easily...
Last over thriller ends in tie
Woodville 5/455 dec drew Northern Districts 7/331 A run-fest on the Woodville highway sees four hundreds as Northern Districts hold on for a draw. Woodville won the toss and elected to bat on a typical flat Woodville pitch but lost Hugh Walker (0) early to the bowling of Trent Pascoe. However, that was the last wicket Northern Districts would celebrate for a while as Conor McInerney (150) and Harry Nielsen (171) smashed the Jets bowlers all over the ground on their way to a club record 280-run ...
Premier cricket returns as Sturt look to make their move
Test match weekend has been and gone with all eyes fixed on this weekend’s Saturday/Sunday first grade Premier Cricket. Adelaide University will be keen to pick up where they left off before the test match and remain undefeated as they host West Torrens this weekend. The Blacks easily accounted for Southern District last round thanks to big performances from Peter Wilson (71), Michael Burgess (118) and Grant Stewart (4/41 & 4/20) but fell shy of another outright win as the Stingrays held ou...
Eagles looking for redemption against the Browns
First place West Torrens host third place Kensington in a defining match this season with only three points separating the two clubs. Kayla McGrath (4/9 & 25*) and Jess Joseph (3/12) dominated their last match against Port Adelaide and will need to fire again in the absence of Lauren Ebsary who has joined her Perth Scorchers teammates for WBBL|03. The Browns will also lose opener Bridget Patterson to WBBL duty but retain key players Sarah Lowe and Katelyn Pope who will combine with Kelly Ar...
Premier Cricket Junior Player of the Round - Round 4
Round 4 Isaac Horsfall-Sutton – Adelaide District Cricket Club Adelaide under 14 red leg-spinner Isaac Horsfall-Sutton is the round four ‘Junior Player of the Round’ after his match winning performance in his side’s victory over Tea Tree Gully. Horsfall-Sutton was dominant with the ball knocking over the first five Bulls batsmen in a brilliant spell of spin bowling finishing with 5/10 off five overs. Adelaide won the toss and elected to bat first, getting off to a dazzling start thanks to opene...
Kensington and West Torrens cruise to victories
Kensington 2/71 defeated Southern District Kensington have cruised to victory against Southern District thanks to a strong all-round performance from Kelly Armstrong Kensington won the toss and elected to bowl which immediately paid dividends having the Stingrays in trouble at 2/8. Rachel Greenshields (22) and Jess O’Reilly (12) combined for a solid 40-run partnership before Armstrong took hold of the game claiming 3/19 restricting Southern District to just 8/70 from their 20 overs. It was a qu...
Barry Jarman Shield returns to Woodville thanks to Dickman hundred
Kensington 183 def by Woodville 9/280 dec Woodville has won back the Barry Jarman Shield after a long five-year drought after convincingly defeating Kensington in round five. Woodville won the toss and elected to bat but were in trouble early as Elliot Opie (3/55) claimed two quick wickets including prized scalp Harry Nielsen (2).   Conor McInerney (57) and Tom Andrews (22) got together to gain back some momentum for the Peckers before Andrews fell on the stroke of lunch. Jacob Dickman (10...
Kensington and Woodville battle for the Barry Jarman Shield
Kensington host Woodville for the Barry Jarman Shield as Saturday/Sunday cricket hits the West End first grade competition. The north-east rivalry between Tea Tree Gully and East Torrens will be hotly contested as both teams are looking to set up their season. The Bulls moved into second spot on the ladder thanks to match winning performances from Adam Somerfield (6/44), Tim Evans (125) and Patrick Page (100*), as they easily accounted for Woodville and will again be intending to do the same th...
Statewide Twenty20 competition returns
Another change in formats as the Statewide Women’s first grade Twenty20’s return. Kensington will be hoping that a change of format will bring a change of form after they dropped the first two games of the one-day competition as they face Southern District in the Twenty20 competition this weekend. The Browns will be missing Scorpion stars Sarah Lowe, Katelyn Pope and Bridget Patterson so will need from other Browns batters and bowlers to step up if they are to return to top form. Southern Distr...
Premier Cricket Rising Star - Round 4
Glenelg batsman Josh Hoffmann has been rewarded with the round four Rising Star nomination for his 94* in the Seahorses’ loss to Kensington. The Browns won the toss and sent Glenelg into bat, a decision that immediately paid dividends with David Grant (4/80) tearing through the Seahorse batters to leave them struggling at 9/124. A magnificent rear guard cameo from Hoffmann, salvaged some scoreboard respect, which saw Glenelg bowled out for a defendable 180 as he thumped 12 boundaries and three ...
Premier Cricket Junior Player of the Round - Round 3
Round 3 Mason Pitt – Prospect District Cricket Club   Prospect under 14 Red opener and wicket-keeper Mason Pitt is the round three ‘Junior Player of the Round’ after his brilliant performance in his side’s victory over Tea Tree Gully. Pitt was a major factor in the Pirates’ big score, belting 20 boundaries on his way to an unbeaten 103. Prospect won the toss and elected to bat with Pitt and opening partner Mackenzie Forbes (24) scoring 58 for the opening wicket. The Pirates soon lost two q...
Magnificent Annie
Kensington 205 defeated by Northern Districts 9/246 Kensington has slumped to its second straight defeat in the Statewide Women’s First Grade after losing to Northern Districts at Adelaide Oval No. 2.   Northern Districts batted first after winning the toss but lost both Brittany Perry (3) and Sam Betts (3) cheaply to the bowling of Katelyn Pope (3/60). Teagan McPharlin (69) and Katie Rowe (43) steadied the innings with an 84-run partnership before Tabatha Saville chimed in with a powerful...
Rain leaves its mark on round four with 3 games abandoned
Kensington 3/183 defeated Glenelg 180 Kensington has cruised to a seven wicket win against Glenelg to secure its first win in the two-day competition. The Browns won the toss and sent Glenelg into bat which was a decision that immediately paid dividends with David Grant (4/80) tearing through the Seahorses batters to leave them struggling at 9/124. A magnificent cameo from Joshua Hoffmann, who thumped an unbeaten 94, salvaged some scoreboard respect which saw Glenelg bowled out for a defendable...
Seven Scorpions stars to face off in Adelaide Oval No.2 thriller
Scorpions stars return to Premier Cricket as Kensington and Northern Districts face off in an Adelaide Oval No. 2 thriller. Kensington will be hoping to bounce back after a shock defeat against Southern District last weekend, with the Browns being bolstered by the return of State players Sarah Lowe, Katelyn Pope and Bridget Patterson. Georgia Iannella (34*) and Shae Daly (3/23) fought hard to keep Kensington in the game last week and will certainly be looking to continue that form with competit...
Southerns sting reigning premiers
Southern District 8/181 defeated Kensington 140 Southern District has stunned reigning premiers Kensington in the opening round of the Statewide first grade one-day competition and secured their first win in any form for the year. Winning the toss and batting first, the Stingrays put together consistent partnerships led by captain Jess O’Reilly who compiled a patient 49 with assistance from Ella Wilson (38) and a Donna Clark (36) cameo to reach a competitive 181 from their 50 overs. Shae Daly w...
Well Deserved Honour for an Amazing Scorer
South Australian Cricket Umpires & Scorers Association
SACUSA scorer member, and Prospect DCC club scorer and historian, Thomas Lowrey, was awarded an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) in the Queen's Birthday honours this year for his 52-year contribution to South Australian cricket. SACA, Wayne Phillips (Test cricketer), and two co-patrons (D'Arcy Walsh and Glen Uzzell) joined SACUSA in nominating Tom for this honour - all coordinated by his Prospect District Cricket Club colleague, Peter Crossing. In addition to being a winner of SACUSA's 'Buckett-H...
Will Woodville leave the Bulls seeing red?
A log jam of five clubs from second to sixth underlines a pivotal round four of the West End Premier Cricket competition. Woodville host Tea Tree Gully in a crucial clash where the result will play a big part in setting up each side’s season. The Peckers are coming off the bye and are looking to continue their impressive start to the season which sees them still sitting second, despite having the last round off. They have been led by a firing top order including Conor McInerney, Jacob Dickman a...
Who will step up as the Women's one day competition begins
The Statewide Women’s 1 st Grade One-Day competition kicks off this Sunday as team depths will be put to the test with the South Australian Scorpions in Perth. Kensington will be hopeful of a dominant performance as they face Southern Districts at Bice Oval. The Browns easily accounted for Port Adelaide in last week’s Twenty20 thanks to some tight bowling from Kelly Armstrong (2/9) and Sarah-Jane Jameson (1/8) who will no doubt be looking to take the crucial wickets of Rachael Greenshields and ...
Premier Cricket Rising Star - Round 3
Glenelg pace bowler Daniel Clarke has been rewarded with the round three Rising Star nomination with his maiden five-wicket haul in the Seahorses’ big loss to East Torrens. East Torrens won the toss and were on track for a mammoth first innings score with Ben Dougall (178) and James Miller (93) putting on 269 runs for the second wicket to have Glenelg in deep trouble. An inspired spell from Clarke helped restrict the Reds to 9/371 declared. In just his 10 th first grade game, Clarke ripped thro...
Premier Cricket Junior Player of the Round - Round 2
Round 2 Evan Gregoric – Tea Tree Gully District Cricket Club Tea Tree Gully number three batsman Evan Gregoric is the round two ‘Junior Player of the Round’ after his exceptional performance in his side’s victory over West Torrens. Gregoric was the catalyst behind a competitive Bulls’ total, hitting just under half of the total team score himself as he amassed an unbeaten century. West Torrens won the toss and would have immediately been happy with their decision having Tea Tree Gully in troubl...
Big hundreds from Dougall, Nobes and Wakim lead their sides to victory
Port Adelaide 8/286 defeated Kensington 285 Kensington’s losing streak has continued after their two-wicket loss to Port Adelaide on the weekend. After winning the toss and electing to bat first, Kensington lost opener Henry Dall cheaply before Jake Brown (77) and Adam Hose (53) came together to steady the ship. Nicholas Benton claimed the vital wicket of Hose but that didn’t stop the flurry of runs as Redbacks batsman Alex Ross took apart the Port Adelaide bowling attack on his way to a brilli...
The Eagles fly into first spot as they sink Sturt
Kensington 1/61 defeated Port Adelaide 3/60 Kensington have had an early day with a victory against Port Adelaide. Port Adelaide won the toss and elected to bat but it was slow going with some tight bowling from the Kensington attack. Captain Anureet Kaur was the pick of the Magpie batters posting a hard fought 26* as Port struggled to 3/60 from their 20 overs. Kelly Armstrong (2/9) was the best of the Browns’ bowlers. Kensington made light work of the chase with Bridget Patterson hitting a qui...
Can the Eagles put a dampner on the Blues form?
The competition’s top run-scorers Dani Ransley and Angela Treloar meet this weekend as West Torrens look to knock Sturt off their perch. Sturt will be looking to continue their winning ways and consolidate top spot this Sunday when they travel to Henley Oval to take on West Torrens. Sturt remains the only undefeated team in the competition after crushing Port Adelaide to the tune of 206 runs as the in-form Dani Ransley (109) belted another bowling attack around the park and will be the key wick...
Big runs for Ransley as Sturt show their all-round strength
Sturt 2/244 defeated Port Adelaide 7/38 Sturt has pulverised the Port Adelaide bowling attack to all parts of Unley Oval to post a mammoth 206-run win. Winning the toss was about as good as the Magpies’ day got as they sent Sturt in hoping to restrict the Blues to a reachable score, however what they witnessed was a marvellous display of power-hitting.   Annie O'Neil (54) and Dani Ransley (109) gave Sturt a lightning start, putting on 129 for the opening wicket before O’Neil was eventually...
Can anyone catch The Browns or Blues?
  Round three of the Statewide Women’s Twenty20 competition sees Sturt and Kensington look to put more distance in between them and the rest of the competition. The Kensington show rolls on and will be looking for a victory against Northern Districts this week following another dominant performance in round two. In what was a commanding display of batting and bowling it was once again the Browns’ stars Katelyn Pope and Sarah Lowe with the assistance of Kelly Armstrong who did the bulk of t...
Ladder leaders Tea Tree Gully and Adelaide Uni clash in a Round 3 epic
  Round three of West End Premier Cricket competition sees the white ball swapped for red as a top-of-the-table clash highlights what is sure to be a fascinating round. Adelaide University host Tea Tree Gully in what will be the match of the round as both teams head into the game undefeated after surviving close calls in round two. The Blacks overcame a gallant Northern Districts by 3 runs and the Bulls held on for a 5-run win over a fast-finishing Prospect.   Leading from the front, ...
Premier Cricket Junior Player of the Round - Round 1
                              Nathan Becker – Tea Tree Gully District Cricket Club   Tea Tree Gully opening batsman Nathan Becker is the round one ‘Junior Player of the Round’ after his outstanding performance in his sides’ victory over Southern District. Becker had a dream start to the season, piling on an unbeaten 142 in an innings that consisted of 18 boundaries.   After winning the toss and electing to bat ...
Blue take down Jets
  Sturt 2/125 defeated Northern Districts 5/122 Sturts’ powerful bowling attack has proved too strong for Northern Districts as the Blues cruised to an eight-wicket victory. After winning the toss and electing to bowl first, Sturt bowlers Alex Price (1/24) and Stacey Oates (1/21) got the Jets off to a shaky start before Tegan McPharlin (40) and Sam Betts (40) put Northern Districts back on track. Some tight bowling from Sarah Carver (1/15) and Sharni Tansell (1/18) saw the dangerous duo re...
Wakim shines again as Uni win a thriller
Prospect 6/278 defeated by Tea Tree Gully 5/283 Tea Tree Gully remains on top of the ladder after their five-run victory over Prospect on the weekend. After winning the toss and electing to bat first, Tea Tree Gully openers Matthew Weaver (91) and Tim Evans (81) got the Bulls off to a flying start with the pair smashing 151 runs for the opening stand before Trevor Keen (2/31) claimed the wickets of both dangerous batters. Patrick Page Jnr (26), Tim Davey (27) and Adam Somerfield (32*) kept the ...
Blues and Jets face off in T20 blockbuster
  The Statewide Women’s Twenty20 competition goes into its second round this weekend with the potential for more competitive matches after some lop-sided fixtures in round one. Kensington will be quietly confident as they make their journey to Southern District this weekend. The Browns were too good for a strong West Torrens outfit last week with reigning Karen Rolton medallist Sarah Lowe doing most of the damage with the ball. Their opponents, Southern District had an innings they would l...
Jets look to continue their flying start
  The West End men’s competition combines with the One Day Cup for a second week after a round one that saw plenty of upsets. After having the bye last weekend, Southern District will be raring to go this weekend when they travel to Henley to take on a West Torrens side who are licking their wounds from last week’s thrashing by Tea Tree Gully. After failing to make finals following their 2015-16 premiership triumph, Josh Barrett’s men will be desperate to claim a big scalp early in the sea...
Premier Cricket Rising Star - Round 1
                          Tea Tree Gully off-spinner Joshua Macey has been rewarded with the round one Rising Star nomination after his maiden five-wicket haul in his side’s victory against last year’s reigning premiers West Torrens. After some big hitting from Matthew Weaver (65) and Patrick Page Jnr (94), Tea Tree Gully went into the field to defend their score of 6/292. A strong start from Tim Oakley (2/26) saw the Eagles in tr...
Patterson,Lowe star as Browns clip Eagles wings
Kensington 4/112 defeated West Torrens 5/110 Kensington have had a successful start to their title defence, with the Browns taking care of a determined West Torrens outfit. After winning the toss and batting first, West Torrens got off to a shaky start with Sarah Lowe (3/14) tearing through the Eagles’ top order to see them 2/13 early in the innings. Angela Treloar (56) and Lauren Ebsary (25) brought the Eagles back into the game with a 58-run partnership, before a brilliant piece of fielding f...
Raging Bulls charge on in round one
Kensington 8/204 defeated by Adelaide University 2/205 A dominant display from both Samuel Kerber and Ben Wakim saw Adelaide University prove too good for Kensington, as the Blacks went on to claim an eight-wicket victory to start the season. After losing the toss and being sent into bat, Kensington opening duo Johnathon Dalton (46) and Henry Dall (19) compiled 50 runs prior to the first wicket. Adelaide University’s Luke Crocker then (3/34) tore through the rest of the Browns top order. Kensin...
WooHoo!! Subs are due!
South Australian Cricket Umpires & Scorers Association
The season has started - which means that SACUSA membership subs are due. But what exactly do members receive for their money? Join or renew now to: Attend monthly in-season meetings, where you can enjoy a social catch-up with colleagues, and a free BBQ dinner Access a subsidised price when purchasing a ticket to the annual Bradman Medal Dinner & Presentation Access opportunities to discuss cricket officiating methods and experiences with others officiating in a wide range of cricket levels...
Premier Cricket is back!
This weekend marks the start of the much anticipated 2017-18 SACA Premier Cricket season with the West End Men’s, Statewide women’s and all junior competitions commencing from Saturday. The West End men’s competition will kick-start with a one-day fixture, with all teams playing for both two-day points and points in the West End One Day Cup. West Torrens will travel to Tea Tree Gully to commence their title defence in both competitions, whilst the Bulls will be hoping to start fresh this season...

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