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• C Grade Division 1
CONSISTENT contributions throughout the
innings saw Phillip Island post 250 against
MDU in C Grade Division 1 at Dumbalk.
The Sharks started slowly at 2/16, before
Matt Parsons and Connor Epifano combined
for a 76-run partnership.
Parsons departed for 59 including five fours
when he was stumped off the bowling of Josh
Epifano stuck around a little longer and was
also stumped for 53 including four fours off
the bowling of Jai Bright.
Wickets started to fall before Ben Caile (24),
Chris Andrews (44 not out including three
fours and a six) and Mathew Fletcher (25 not
out) boosted the total.
Brown finished with 4/106 off 22 overs for
OMK is on track for a win after bowling out
Leongatha Town for 108 in the 43rd over at
Korumburra Secondary College.
Daniel Wylie led the way with 3/20 off 11
overs including four maidens and Adam Busa-
na nabbed 3/28 off 13 overs including three
Darcy Hume top scored for the Scorpions
with 24 and Nigel Hodges hit 23.
OMK will resume at 2/53 next week.
Nerrena is every chance of notching a win
after making 9/203 against Inverloch at Leon-
Opener Michael Collins set the tone early
with 41 including five fours and two sixes,
and Chris Marinou’s steadying 41 helped the
Ned Bradley picked up 2/41 off 13 overs and
John Belli took 2/28 off 12 overs including
Day one of the match between Wonthaggi
Club and Korumburra at McMahon Reserve
was washed out.
C1 results: MDU v Phillip Island 8/250 (M
Parsons 59 C Epifano 53 C Andrews 44* MP
Fletcher 25* J Brown 4/106) at Dumbalk.
Nerrena 9/203 (MA Collins 41 C Marinou
41 J Belli 2/28 NJ Bradley 2/41) v Inverloch
at Leongatha Velodrome.
Wonthaggi Club v Korumburra at McMahon
Reserve – washed out.
Outtrim Moyarra Kongwak 2/53 v Leon-
gatha Town 108 (D Wylie 3/20 A Busana
3/28) at Korumburra Secondary College.
• C Grade Division 2
AN UNBEATEN 91 from Kilcunda-Bass’ Joe
Reilly has given Kilcunda-Bass the edge over
Leongatha Town in C Grade Division 2 at Bass
Recreation Reserve no.2.
The Sharks were in dire trouble at 2/1 after
Cameron Dowling removed Pat De Rubeis and
Steve Burchell in quick succession.
But their fortunes turned, with Reilly sharing a
73-run partnership with Gary Burchell.
Burchell fell for 48 including four fours and
two sixes, before Reilly and David Mock took
control with an unbeaten 142-run partnership.
The Sharks declared after 51 overs at 3/216,
with Reilly remaining 91 not out including nine
fours and three sixes, and Mock remaining 54
not out including four fours and a six.
The Sharks bowled nine overs at the Scorpi-
ons to end the day and the visitors will resume
at 1/20 after Travis Strybosch was run out.
Glen Alvie has started well against Koonwarra-
Leongatha RSL, posting 7/224 at Mary MacK-
The visitors started slowly at 2/36, before skip-
per David Hynes crunched nine fours in his 57.
His 55-run stand with Jarrod Newsome got
his side back on track, and Newsome teamed
with Darcy Hale to keep the scoreboard ticking
Hale hit six fours and a six before he was
caught for 43, and Newsome was eventually
bowled for 44.
Callum Buckland was the pick of the Cougar
bowlers with 4/41 off 13 overs.
The match between Poowong-Loch and Ko-
rumburra at Loch is on level pegging after day
one, with the Cobras reaching 9/143 thanks to
Darcy Kemp’s 43.
Shaun McKinnon bowled tightly for the home
side with 4/20 off 13 overs including four maid-
ens and Neil Hancock snared 3/30 off 15 overs
including four maidens.
OMK is looking good for a win over Wonthaggi
Club at Wonthaggi Secondary College after bowl-
ing out the home side for 146.
George Lomagno (3/31 off 8.1 overs) and Mi-
chael Whiteside (3/35 off 13 overs) did the dam-
age for the Diggers.
Keith Dutchman top scored for Club with 33
and Flynn Brosnan made 29.
The Diggers will resume at 0/40 after batting
Phillip Island has the bye this round.
C2 results: Kilcunda-Bass 3/216 (dec) (J
Reilly 91* D Mock 54* G Burchell 48 C Dowl-
ing 2/24) v Leongatha Town 1/20 at Bass Rec-
reation Reserve No 2.
Poowong-Loch v Korumburra 9/143 (D
Kemp 43 S Hall 26 S McKinnon 4/20 N Han-
cock 3/30) at Loch Recreation Reserve.
Koonwarra-Leongatha RSL v Glen Alvie
7/224 (DJ Hynes 57 J Newsome 44 D Hale
43 C Buckland 4/41 J Geary 2/58) at Mary
Wonthaggi Club 146 (K Dutchman 33 F
Brosnan 29 G Lomagno 3/31 M Whiteside
3/35 S Matthews 2/40) v OMK 0/40 at Wont-
haggi Secondary College.
Phillip Island – Bye.
The Venus Bay Masters team, from left, Paul Hoffman, Steve Duncan, George Curran,
Craig Watson, Dave Knights, Kimberley Gee, Matt Turner and Troy Harvey.
Venus Bay’s masters of the surf
THE Victorian Surf Lifesav-
ing Masters Championships
were held at Lorne on Sat-
urday, February 11 when Ve-
nus Bay Surf Lifesaving Club
sent its first ever team and
achieved phenomenal suc-
The Masters Champion-
ships are an over 30s event
and attracts the top competi-
tors across the state.
There were almost 500 life-
savers competing across a va-
riety of surf sports including:
Ironman, Board, Swim, Surf
Boat and Beach events.
Venus Bay sent a team of
eight and won eight medals
came from Troy Harvey who
won gold in the Men’s Sprint
and Bronze in the Men’s
Beach Flags and Kimberley
Gee who won silver in the
Ironwoman and 2km Beach
Run and Bronze in the Beach
Flags, Rescue Tube Race and
Craig Watson, club presi-
dent, was thrilled with their
“Not only is this a fantastic
achievement by the compe-
tition team, but it also sets
a wonderful example to our
younger members around
longevity and commitment to
lifesaving and team spirit.
“We are already planning
next year’s assault on the
championships and will aim
to send a team at least double
the size of this year.”
Venus Bay SLSC was re-
cently awarded a grant of
$150,000 towards the exten-
sion of the clubhouse and
public toilet facility.
The total cost of the project
is budgeted at $850,000 to $1
“We are currently working
with all levels of government
to secure the additional fund-
ing for this vital project.
“The development of the
clubhouse is essential to en-
sure the facility is equipped
to train future lifesavers and
house emergency service re-
sponse equipment to support
the Venus Bay community.”
For more information on
how you can be involved with
the Venus Bay SLSC, contact
Kimberley Gee with her
bronze medal she won in
the Women’s Rescue Tube
Troy Harvey with his gold
medal from the Men’s Beach
SPORT SURF LIFESAVING
Organisers Louise McMeekin, Heidi Green-
wood, Kerryn Gow, Amy White and Annelise
VanRooye at OMK’s successful Pink Stumps
OMK ladies raise $5400
THE OMK Cricket Club held its second in-
credibly successful Pink Stumps Day on Sat-
urday when more than 110 ladies dressed in
their finest pink and headed to Outtrim.
There, they had some fun, watched the
club’s B Grade side take on Phillip Island,
enjoyed a two-course meal catered for by
Brent Sinclair and raised money and aware-
ness for Breast Cancer.
“We were totally blown away with the sup-
port and generosity of the local community,”
one of the organisers Amy White said.
“We cracked our target and raised a mas-
sive $5400 for the McGrath Foundation.
“Money raised will ensure every family in
Australia suffering from breast cancer has
access to a Breast Care Nurse. ”
Local guest speakers Betty Anderson from
Kongwak and Narelle Jones of Inverloch
spoke of their breast cancer journeys.
“We would like to thank the following busi-
nesses who donated to our day - Inspira-
tion Hair Design, Sportsfirst, KT’s Massage,
Guardian Pharmacy Korumburra, Fickle
Fashion, Your Style Store, Intimo, Harvest
Laneway, Coffee Collective, Henriettas, Lus-
cious Cafe, Personalised Style, Brendan
Nicholas Builder, Switch Health Club, Brent
Sinclair Catering, Austral Top Pub, Williams
& Edwards, Korumburra Video & Smokes,
Burra Sports & Cycles, Browns Stockfeed,
JayDeez, Leongatha Cinema, Ricks Hair-
dressers, Burra Garden Supplies, Gordon
Parrys, Burra Hardware, Gippy Signs, Mika
and Max, Maria Condoluci Partylite and
Walker Electrical. ”
OMK’s B Grade lads put on some of the entertainment at Outtrim on Saturday.
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