Under 21 Neil Wright Shield side defeats Mercantile
Our Under 21 Neil Wright Shield side has defeated Mercantile by 142 runs to advance to the Shield finals. Read Peter Leslie's match report here...
Under 12, Under 14 & Under 16 Cap Presentation
The DVCA Representative Teams:
Under 12 - Mitchell Shield
Under 12 Browne Plate
Under 14 Allen Shield
Under 14 Nolan Cup
Under 16 Beitzel Shield
Under 16 Mackay Shield
Were presented their playing tops and our new DVCA Tradition "Baggy Blues" on Wednesday night at a presentation at Whatmough Park last Wednesday night. The teams have been thru practice and trial games and we have arrived at our squads that will represent the DVCA with distinction. The boys have trained well and are keen to put their best foot forward so if you are looking for a cricket fix early in the New Year please keep an eye on the website for a game near you.
Play Cancelled for Wednesday November 23
ATTENTION: All play for Round 7 of the Under 12 non-competitive cricket and Round 3 of the Girls' Cricket Competition has been cancelled tonight.
DVCA Under 21 Neil Wright Shield Team Announced
The DVCA would like to acknowledge and congratulate the following players who will represent the DVCA in the Under 21 Neil Wright Shield Competition this season:
Nick Murray (C) (Banyule)
Billy McKeown (VC) (Epping)
Connor O’Leary (NEW)
Daniel Watson (South Morang)...
Nick Gedge (Riverside)
Thomas Cesaro (Bundoora)
Ravjit Dosanjh (Thomastown United)
Marcus Murphy (Epping)
Matthew Cheung (OPSF)
Andrew Fotinopoulos (Heidelberg)
James Clark (Montmorency)
Jake Smith (Banyule)
Josh Ryan (Lower Plenty)
Liam Johns (Riverside)
Brad Riley (South Morang)
We wish the boys good luck as they play their first game this Sunday against the VTCA at Yarrambat War Memorial Park from 10am. Please get down and support if you can.
JUNIOR MATCHES CANCELLED
All junior play for Friday October 21 has been cancelled due to rain.
Representative Cricket - The representative cricket trials kicked off today with the Under 12's, 14"s and 16's training at Yulong Reserve Bundoora. All up 182 juniors came through across the day and used 28 different coaches, providing specialist coaching and grading information on junior performance.
This is the first of four Sunday trial sessions (Oct 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd) all at Yulong reserve, Bundoora. After the trial sessions, the numbers of each age group will be cut down to 48, and the intra-DVCA trial game period ( 3 sundays in November - 6th, 13th & 20th) will begin. Four teams of 12 per age group will play 45 over a side matches on each of these Sundays.
Girls Come and Try Day - The DVCA will host the inaugural Girls' Come and Try Day on September 10, 17 & 24 at Cutting Edge Cricket Centre, Bundoora. These training sessions will run from 11-12 on the 10th & 17th and 2-3 on the 24th. All equipment supplied, ages 15 and under.
Website Administrator - Callum O'Connor, DVCA Media Manager, has taken over the role of Website Administrator. Please contact Callum regarding all website and social media enquiries.
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