Grand finalists wind up season
GRAND finalists in first and second grade cricket, Westlawn and South Services both held their presentation nights last Saturday night.
Major and Minor premiers in the Bananacoast Community Credit Union Premier League Westlawn held its presentation at the Grafton Hotel.
The celebrations ran hot as the club celebrated its fourth consecutive premier league title and second grade its win in the grand final.
Leading all-rounder Andrew Firth cleaned up the major trophies, taking the batting, bowling and allrounder prizes. Jason Chevalley snared the Players Players title.
In second grade John Blanch took the bowling award and skipper Ricky Bender the batting and allrounder trophies.
In third grade Dennis Pearse won the batting and second grade grand final hero Bryce Speechley, the bowl- ing award.
The club thanked its major sponsor The Grafton Hotel for its continued support as well as The Grafton Indoor Cricket Centre and Jamie Shipman Electrical for sponsorship during the season.
First grade captain Tony Blanch also thanked the club executive as well as the players' family and friends for their support through the season.
Over the river South Services celebrated another successful season, with the club taking out the coveted club championship.
Although beaten in the first and second grade grand finals, the 2004-05 season exceeded the club's expectations after losing a swag of senior players.
South's first grade award winners were : Tom Kroehnert, batting, Zac Page bowling and Matt Kroehnert, all rounder.
In second grade Robbie Bell won the batting award, Trent Gordon the bowling and Tim Howard the allrounder award.