RAIN FAILS TO DAMPEN DUO’S COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS CALLUP
For the second round in succession, play has been abandoned on Day two of Round 6 due to weather.
Rain was persistent around the area across the Friday and Saturday, leaving most grounds unable to conclude the current matches in progress.
In Norm Reeves Shield, Knoxfield currently lead proceedings from The Basin and Ferntree Gully, with Upper Ferntree Gully in close proximity. Knox Gardens heads up the chasing pack with Belgrave, Upwey, Eildon Park, Mountain Gate and Johnson Park completing the tight competition.
Decoite Shield sees Ferntree Gully Footballers and Monbulk both undefeated, with South Belgrave and Rowville fighting for 3rd and 4th place respectively. Lysterfield is within striking distance of breaking into the 4, whilst Olinda, St Johns Tecoma and Knoxfield round out the field.
Meanwhile, congratulations to Jake Sherriff (The Basin) and Jack Taylor (Knoxfield) who have both been selected in the VCCL squad for the upcoming 2018 Australian Country Cricket Championships.
The team will play five Twenty20 and five one-day matches against last year’s overall winners Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia, Western Australia and East Asia Pacific.
Victoria finished runners-up to New South Wales in the one-day matches last season but struggled in the Twenty20 section, finishing fifth, ahead of Western Australia.
The ACCC will be held in Geraldton between 3-14 January.