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 a magnificent all-round display of fast bowling and power batting. Daniel Leigh will also be key to containing an inconsistent but potentially dangerous West Torrens top-order, while James Miller and Michael Cranmer remain vital for East Torrens to post a big score. West Torrens will need a considerable lift after dropping to eighth spot as a result of a heavy loss to Adelaide University last round. The Eagles premiership defence hasn’t been smooth sailing but will look to defend the Quinn/Isaac cup with Kelvin Smith the key player to turn their fortunes around. A big step up with the bat from Daniel Drew and Leigh Drennan is imperative to the Eagles getting their season back on track.
Glenelg host Woodville at Park 25 No.1 as the WBBL takes over Gliderol Stadium in what promises to be a vital clash for each team’s finals chances heading into the Christmas break. The Seahorses are back in the finals race thanks to a big outright win over Port Adelaide last round where the bowling combination of Daniel Clarke, Nicholas Fox and Maxwell Tonkin proved too good for the Magpie batters. The trio must be in top form again as they face a Woodville batting line-up in some serious form with Conor McInerney (150) and Harry Nielsen (171) hitting massive hundreds along with Jacob Dickman (101*) who has now got two from as many matches. The Peckers would have been disappointed not to get full points after a dominant display over Northern Districts but the question remains whether they have the ability to take ten wickets. This game will show whether the Glenelg bowlers can be just as effective against the firing Woodville batters.
Other matches for round 7 are:
Northern Districts vs Kensington
Tea Tree Gully vs Port Adelaide
Prospect vs Adelaide University
Southern District vs Sturt