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Local Cricket: Baden Powell Premiers 2017-18

In the final chapter of MPCA cricket for 2017-18; Baden Powell picked up the District firsts premiership on the reserve day. Defending 218 Baden Powell bowled out Heatherhill for 133.  Michael Ballard collecting 4-46. Baden Powell will now step up to Peninsula division.   Words & Pic: Neil Williams

Local Cricket Finals: ‘Langers win, Flinders promoted…more to come

The 201718 MPCA cricket season is all but over following the rain affected Grand Finals last weekend. The Provincial Division game saw Langwarrin defeat Mt Eliza at Alexander Park in an intense arm wrestle on Saturday with neither side giving ground. Matt Prosser (50) and Travis Campbell (30)  produced a match winning partnership of 68 set up […]


A gripping round of cricket last weekend for MPCA semi finals. The Bendigo Bank RPPFM Match of the Day was the clash with Mt Eliza against Peninsula Old Boys. Mt Eliza batted hard on the Saturday to eventually compile 173. Thanks largely to captain Justin Grant with a well controlled 68.  The star of the […]

Local Cricket Update: Langwarrin leads into semis

Saturday March 10 saw the final home and away round and provided the usual twists and turns as the final fours were set. The RPP FM Bendigo Community Bank Match of the Day focused on Main Ridge and Red Hill. Red Hill batted first and lost early wickets before Riley Shaw and Tom Collett led a recovery […]

Local Cricket Update: Legends old and new pad up

In the Bendigo Community Bank RPP FM Match of the Day, Mt Eliza narrowly secured a finals berth by squeezing past the Pearcedale total of 166 with 9 wickets down. Great bowling by Chris Dew and Kaine Smith saw Mt Eliza under pressure but a fine 50 from Justin Grant guided the Mounties to a victory […]

Local Cricket Update: Big bowling battles

The start of the penultimate round of Bendigo Community Bank’s MPCA cricket coverage returned more fascinating results. Following the wonderful success of the country week there were a few sore heads and bodies for Saturday’s play. Baxter were chasing another win to skip into fourth place and had to contend with ladder leader Langwarrin. Spin bowler Yolanda led the […]