Tag Archives: Footscray Edgewater

2nds rue as 1sts are through Read more »

2nds rue as 1sts are through

The 1st XI will be hosting Melbourne in a semi-final next week, but the 2nd XI played their last game of the season as they were overwhelmed by Frankston by 127 runs. After some early lightning and rain, which caused a half hour delay to the…


Battling hard on first day of finals Read more »

Battling hard on first day of finals

Eighteen wickets fell evenly across the two finals in which the Magpies competed in today – nine at each game. The 2nd XI will require an excellent batting effort to get through to next week, while the 1st XI have over three hundred on the…


Two Pies, Two Dogs for the day Read more »

Two Pies, Two Dogs for the day

The home teams both had good wins this weekend, while the 2nd & 4th XI ended up with very different outcomes out at Footscray, lowering their colours with some ordinary batting displays the feature. At Tony Dodemaide Oval, Ben McIntosh (17) and Tom Shannon (15) resumed…


More Hills to climb against Dogs Read more »

More Hills to climb against Dogs

The big story was obviously at Camberwell Sports Ground, where Simon Hill’s heroics put the 1st XI in a position to pull a win out of the bag – but the other teams also played on the weekend! The 4th XI had the best day…


Dogged efforts returned three wins Read more »

Dogged efforts returned three wins

It might not have been pretty, but three teams got the points on the weekend against Footscray. Shane Mays’ fine knock was the highlight of the day, making 98* to help the 3rd XI recover from 5/64 to chase down their target. The 4th XI…


Around the District Traps Read more »

Around the District Traps

As players look at their runners, pull their kits out and start smelling the 2013/14 pre-season, we’ll take a look at the various movements in Premier Cricket for the upcoming season. Casey-South Melbourne has lost its lynchpin of the last few years, Clive Rose, who…


Round 13 (Week 2): Mixed results against the Dogs Read more »

Round 13 (Week 2): Mixed results against the Dogs

By Ben ROWLES WITH games in all grades hanging in the balance heading into the weekend, Round 13 ultimately delivered mixed results for the Camberwell Magpies in their two-day clash with Footscray Edgewater. The First XI arrived at Merv Hughes Oval knowing full well that…


Round 12: Magpies go down in thriller; Preview of week two against the Dogs Read more »

Round 12: Magpies go down in thriller; Preview of week two against the Dogs

An incredible finish to Wednesday night’s twenty 20 against Melbourne University saw the Magpies go down with a ball to spare. Uni, set 164 for victory needed 17 to win from the last over, and got them off the second last ball of the innings,…


Boroondara Review: Camberwell Magpies call on bowlers again Read more »

Boroondara Review: Camberwell Magpies call on bowlers again

Ewen McRae from the Boroondara Review looks at Saturday’s effort by the 1st XI as they clashed with Footscray, and also includes a match report from the Twenty20 vs Hawthorn Monash University last Wednesday night. CAMBERWELL’S bowlers will again have to defend a small total…


Progress Leader: Rueful Magpies left flapping Read more »

Progress Leader: Rueful Magpies left flapping

Megan Hustwaite updates the readers of the Progress Leader with the latest going-ons at the Magpies. CAMBERWELL Magpies have their work cut out chasing victory in a Premier Cricket clash with Footscray Edgewater following a lacklustre opening day with the bat. After losing the toss…


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