Check out this week's LCCA Team of the Week

HERE'S the second installment of the Lower Clarence Team of the Week comprising the best performing players from the latest round of Maclean Bowling Club First Grade fixtures.

>> LAST WEEK: Harwood surprise packets in LCCA Team of the Week

Maclean United (1st) and Harwood (3rd) moved one spot up the ladder courtesy of round nine victories and subsequently make up the bulk of the eleven players named.  

There are some surprise inclusions this week as well as some notable exclusions. Find who is in and who is out below (number of appearances in brackets:

LCCA 1ST GRADE TEAM OF THE WEEK

1. GEOFF SIMMONS - Harwood (c) (new)

HANDS down the first player picked and captain of the Team of the Week with his return of 99 out of a team total of 9 for 175 - almost carried the bat.

 

Geoff Simmons batting for Harwood in the 2015/16 Lower Clarence Cricket Association preliminary final between Harwood and Maclean United at Harwood Cricket Ground on Saturday, 14th of March, 2016.Photo Bill North / Daily Examiner
Geoff Simmons batting for Harwood in the 2015/16 Lower Clarence Cricket Association preliminary final between Harwood and Maclean United at Harwood Cricket Ground on Saturday, 14th of March, 2016.Photo Bill North / Daily Examiner Bill North

2. DEAN MORAN - Maclean United (2)

CONTINUED his consistent form at the top of the order for Maclean United scoring 29 to set up an impressive top of the table victory against Wanderers.  

3. LUKE MOLONEY - Lawrence (new)

SCORED 51 as the mainstay of his side's run chase, in which Lawrence fell just 28 runs short with 9.3 overs still in the bank.

4. ALEX MOFFITT - Maclean United (2)

IN THE runs for the second week in a row, scoring 39 against Wanderers, and again finds his way into the Team of the Week top order.  

Yamba's Alex Moffatt during the LCCA 1st grade cricket match beyween Yamba and Warriors at Barry Watts Oval on Saturday. Photo Debrah Novak / The Daily Examiner
Yamba's Alex Moffatt during the LCCA 1st grade cricket match beyween Yamba and Warriors at Barry Watts Oval on Saturday. Photo Debrah Novak / The Daily Examiner Debrah Novak

5. GLENN CLARK - Maclean United (new)

ENSURED a tough day at the office became a bad day to forget for Wanderers as he dispatched the old ball for 45 to boost Maclean United's total to an imposing 6 for 219. Mostly noted as a bowling all-rounder, slots into the top order as a stand alone batsman this week after a rare innings of going wicketless with the ball.

6. MATT PETERIE - Harwood (new)

SCORED 21 in a crucial 69-run 7th wicket partnership as the only batsman to join Geoff Simmons in the middle for any significant length of time to set up Harwood's victory.

7. JOEL PETERIE - Wanderers (wk) (2)

EDGED out United rival Jarrod Moran (25) for the gloves spot with 31 runs as the standout in a losing side.

8. JAKE CAUSLEY - Maclean United (new)

JOINED teammate Glenn Clark to cause headaches for Wanderers by capping off the batting display of the Lower Clarence season from the new competition leaders with 26 not out. He turned around to bury Wanderers with 3 for 15 off 5.

  9. BRODIE DAVIS - Lawrence (new)

THE opening bowler had a solid return of 3 for 24 off 8, and contributed 12 with the bat. Brodie's selection comes at the expense of Wanderers all-rounder Brandon Honeybrook who, despite his rare omission from Team of the Week, was the pick of the bowlers in a losing side with 2 for 18 off 8 and the second top scorer with 17.

10. NATHAN WILLIAMS- Maclean United (new)

RIPPED through the top order to quickly dispel any hopes of a Wanderers victory with 5 for 47 off 8.

United bowler Nathan Williams during the LCCA match between Wanderers and United at Yamba Oval on Saturday, 10th December, 2016.
United bowler Nathan Williams during the LCCA match between Wanderers and United at Yamba Oval on Saturday, 10th December, 2016. The Dail

  11. TOM LITTLECHILD - Harwood (new)

THE up and coming Harwood junior gains selection courtesy of career best figures of 5 for 28 off 7.3. The youngster took the last five wickets to single-handedly end the Lawrence run chase when the equation was well and truly in the balance.

>> LAST WEEK: Harwood surprise packets in LCCA Team of the Week



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