Luke Many won the prestigious Ian McAlpine Cricketer of the Year award at the Harwood Cricket Club's presentation night.
Luke Many won the prestigious Ian McAlpine Cricketer of the Year award at the Harwood Cricket Club's presentation night. Debrah Novak

Many is Harwood’s top cricketer

HARWOOD Cricket Club's on-field success in 2013/14 was reflected by the huge turnout at the Harwood Hotel on Saturday night.

A total of 123 people attended to celebrate the season which included four of its eight sides winning grand finals across two associations.

Luke Many won the prestigious Ian McAlpine Cricketer of the Year watch presented by Jan McAlpine.

Many played an integral part in Harwood's CRCA Premier League title, and won the bowling trophy for his 44 wickets taken at an astounding average of 8.46.

Ben McMahon was the side's leading run scorer with 470 at an average of 36.15.

The other six Harwood sides played in the Lower Clarence competitions.

In first grade, Jacob McMahon was named Player of the Year and leading wicket-taker (22) while Jason Hughes (354) led the runs.

Anthony Young with wickets and Eashan Thenabadu (runs) topped the list in Harwood Beardmore second grade while Shane Casuley was named Player of the Year.

The third grade premiership-winning Harwood Derrickmore side saw Steve Hagan score the most runs and Phil Richards bag the most wickets.

Harwood also won the All River Colts Under-16s title.

Containing seven first graders, their performances paint a bright picture for the future of the club. Damian Ashby won the batting trophy and Jacob McMahon the trophy for most wickets.

Carly Leeson was the leading run scorer in U14s and Duncan Fisher leading wicket-taker.

Harwood Gold also won the U12, with Cody Tabor the standout with bat and ball. Hayden Moss won the batting award for the U12 Harwood Blues with Tom Thurlow leading the wickets.

Other major awards included a Puma bat presented to Dylan Causley for Enthusiasm and Participation at Training, Dave Moss named Clubman of the Year and Derrickmen co-captain Mark Bindley awarded Life Membership.

Hayden Moloney (U12) won a cricket bat raffle, donated by Australia's Nathan Lyon.



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