Coolah down RSL, Goolma beat Bowlers, in Gulgong Cricket

Coolah enjoyed a home win over Gulgong RSL on Sunday, in Round 7 of the Gulgong District Cricket.

RSL won the toss and elected to bat however failed to post a competitive total, finishing with 77, top scorers were David Lane and Greg Parish both on 17.

Coolah’s bowlers were; John Esdaile (2/15), Ben Riley (2/23), Kent Burgess (2/24), and Craig Schnieder (2/9).

The home side then took care of the run chase, with openers Bruce Hocking (28 n.o) and Steve Gilbert (33) leading the way.

The match featured the debut of 11-year-old Jasmine Lane for RSL – who took 1/14 with the ball.

An extract from Facebook from Jasmine's parents read; "I would like to thank Coolah Cricket for your overwhelming support and encouragement for Jasmine's debut today”.

“I was more nervous than she was, but your enthusiasm for her to do well made all the difference, congratulations on your win today."

Meanwhile, Goolma ran down the 141 target set by Bowlers in their match at Victoria Park.

Michael Ford (40) and Dave Lumsden (34) were the best in the middle order.

Goolma’s wicket takers were; Brad Honeysett (3/23), Peter Doherty (2/25), Jason Warner (2/21), and Brett Doherty (2/8).

First drop Stuart Bromley (60) got the run chase on track after a shaky start at 1/2, with Andus Honeysett (42 n.o) and Peter Doherty (32 n.o) bringing it home.

David Morrison 1/6, Greg Reid 1/32, James Morrison 1/18.

Gulgong District Cricket Association, Round 8.

November 27, 2016. 

Goolma v Gulgong RSL, Goolma

Coolah v Centennnial, Coolah

Bowlers – BYE.