This weekend sees the culmination of the Townsville Cricket Senior final series with what looks to be exciting and close contests in all grades to be played.
Norths CC have won through to their first final appearance in nearly 20 years, the last time Norths reach the final of the A Grade was back in the 95/96 season. With the underdog tag firmly in their corner, Norths will look to overturn their last meeting with Sub Park back in December round 7, which saw the Sub Parks side outclass the Norths outfit inflicting a heavy defeat. “But finals are a different game where you have to be on your best game otherwise anybody on the day can win” says Peter Fry Townsville Cricket President. “Norths won through after defeating Wests last weekend and we have seen a close competition fought out all season, so at this stage, I would say that Sub Parks would have the edge and be favourites as they have been the form team all year but they know they will have a tough game ahead” said Peter.
In the other grades the 2 form teams in the Reserve grade competition sees Minor Premiers Wests take on Sub Parks, whilst in Third Grade Minor Premiers Saints will take on Sub Parks 1 side. This will be a close fought tussle with both teams losing only 2 games through the regular season. Fourth Grade final sees Brothers Blue make it through from 3rd place to take on the form side in Minor Premiers, Wests, to see if they can overcome the odds to lift the Premiers trophy.
If you are looking to watch some great games of cricket why not drop by to either Tony Ireland Stadium for the A grade final or to Endeavour Park at Murray sports complex where you can find the 3 lower grade games.
Townsville Cricket Finals
Saturday 28th / Sunday 29th March – Start time 10am
A Grade – Sub Parks vs North’s Venue Tony Ireland Stadium
Reserve Grade – Wests vs Sub Parks Venue Endeavour Park 1
Third Grade – Saints vs Sub Parks 1 Venue Endeavour Park 2
Sunday 22nd March start time 8.30am
Fourth Grade Wests vs Brothers Blue Venue Endeavour Park 3
To coincide with the Cricket World Cup final and to cap off a huge season of outdoor cricket within QLD, 7-13 year old players have a great opportunity to get involved in the Easter T20 Blast Cup in Townsville. Individuals are most welcome to nominate, however, it is also a great opportunity for team mates to nominate themselves as a part of a group to compete together in the cups. Details are as follows:
- WHAT: QLD Cricket Easter Cup Carnivals
- WHERE: Townsville – Tony Ireland Stadium, 4810, Wed 8th & Fri 9th April
- WHEN: 9:00am-1:00pm on both days
- WHO: 7-13 year old boys and girls
COST: NORMAL REGISTRATION (after 31st March)
- Register with a team: $100 per player (8 players per team- register & pay individually*)
- Register as an individual: $120 per player
EARLYBIRD DISCOUNT REGISTRATION (before 31st March)
- Register with a team: $80 per player (8 players per team- register & pay individually*)
- Register as an individual: $100 per player
EXTRA INFO: Lunch and a fruit snack provided on both days of the carnival.
- Participants who register before the 31st of March will also receive a shirt and a hat as part of the program.
- T20 Blast Rules and equipment, 8 a side!
- 6 guaranteed preliminary rounds for every team and a Grand Final on Day 2
- Competitions, prizes and giveaways
- Visit playcricket.com.au,
- Enter postcode (4810 Townsville)
- Click on “junior club” to find the QLD Cricket Easter Cup Carnivals,
- Click on “register now” for the Easter Cup Carnival of your choice,
- Login or register as a new participant,
- Choose team or individual registration, then follow the steps.
Please read description carefully before choosing your registration type!
- *For team players are registered online through the team registration option, a team representative (captain or manager) must submit a complete player list and team name to:
Nicole Wills via firstname.lastname@example.org
* To register as part of a team, each team member must individually register under the ‘TEAM REGISTRATION’ section *
For other enquiries, please contact:
Simon Edge, Email: email@example.com Phone: 0409 520 051
Norths will take on defending premiers Suburban-Parks at Tony Ireland Stadium this Saturday and Sunday to decide the Townsville Cricket A Grade premiership for 2014/15. Norths defeated Wests in the semi-final at Cutheringa to make their way into the club’s first final for many years.
Subs will also feature in the Reserve and Third Grade finals.
Wests are the Reserve Grade minor premiers and will host Subs at Endeavour Park number 1. Saints were the leading team in Third grade, and will take on the Redbacks on Endeavour Park number 2.
The Fourth Grade grand final will be played on Sunday morning, with Wests and Brothers Blue facing off on Endeavour 3.
Townsville Cricket would like to wish all Senior teams playing finals this weekend best of luck.
Townsville Cricket season moves to towards the culmination with the commencement of the Final Series this weekend bringing the season to the end with senior teams taking to the field to see who will make the finals as the Minor Premiers wait to see who they will take on for the 2014/15 crown.
Townsville Cricket Senior Sem- Finals Saturday 21st March Sunday 22nd March
all games commence at 10am
A grade semi – Venue Mick Downey Oval Wests vs Norths CC
Reserve grade semi- venue Endeavour Park 2 Suburban Parks vs Norths CC
Third grade semi – Venue Endeavour Park 1 Suburban Paks 1 vs Wests CC
Sunday 22nd March starting time 8.30am
Fourth Grade semi- Venue Endeavour 3 Suburban Parks 1 vs Brothers Blue
FINALS VENUE LOCATIONS – Sat 28th / Sun 29th March commencing 10am
A Grade – Venue Tony Ireland Stadium Suburban Parks vs
Res grade – venue Endeavour Park 1 Wests CC vs
Third Grade – venue Endeavour Park 2 Saints CC vs
Sunday 29th March 8.30am start
Fourth grade – venue Endeavour Park 3 Wests CC vs
Townsville Cricket Junior season moves to towards the culmination with the commencement of the Final Series this weekend bringing the season to the end for the juniors
For the local junior cricketers, this weekend sees the top 2 teams take to the field to see who will finish as premiers for 2014/15 season. In a Gala weekend of cricket all junior finals will be played at the Tony Ireland / Riverway precinct. Both the U15 and Colts have the opportunity of playing on the Tony Ireland pitch as graced by some of their Cricket Australia stars, whilst on the outside Riverway Oval, the U13 teams take to the field, with the Blue competition starting at 9am with the U13 Gold final being played as a “day/ night match”.
“This is a great experience for many of our junior star cricketers” said Peter Fry President of Townsville Cricket. “Our premier junior players in the U15s and Colts have the opportunity of playing on Tony Ireland in a final, we also have the U13 Blue final on the outside oval, and then the day will culminate with the U13 Gold final finishing under lights on Riverway Oval.” “It’s a great day for all our junior players with all finals played in the one area, so if you want to see some of our best junior players call by and watch some of each game” said Peter.
Townsville Cricket would like to wish all Junior players playing finals this weekend best of luck in your games and whether your are winners or finish runners up remember you to enjoy the experience .
Townsville Cricket Junior Finals Saturday 21st March
U15 Final – Venue Tony Ireland Stadium
Wanderers vs Brothers White Start time 9am – 4.00pm
U13 Blue final – Venue Riverway Oval
Wests Black vs West Blue Start time 9am – 1.30pm
U13 Gold Final Venue Riverway Oval
Norths vs Wests Start time 3pm- 8pm Day/Night game under lights
Sunday 22nd March
Colts Final Venue Tony Ireland Stadium
Wanderers vs Wests Start time 9am-4pm
The last round of matches in A, Reserve and Third grades start tomorrow, with it still all to play for in A Grade.
Paul Sanson and the Under 13 Suburban Parks team are making a difference and fundraising for McGrath Foundation by participating in Pink Stumps Day on Saturday 21st February. There will be few things happening on this day which they would love you to come and participate in.
The team are playing at Gill Park and the game starts at 1pm. There will be a BBQ, some activities for the kids and they will even look to auction off some of our “pink” cricket gear at the completion of the game (around 5:30pm).
If you can’t come along on the day, you can still donate…..
Their goal is to raise over $500.00 and they need your help with a donation, big or small. Simply click the link below to view the fundraising page and donate.
All donations to this site are sent directly to McGrath Foundation and you’ll get a receipt automatically via email.
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