Home' South Gippsland Sentinel-Times : February 20th 2018 Contents PAGE 68 - THE SOUTH GIPPSLAND SENTINEL-TIMES, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2018
THE ladies of the OMK Cricket Club raised
an astonishing $10,400 for the McGrath
Foundation at an incredibly successful Pink
Stumps Day at Outtrim on Saturday.
It was the club’s third annual fundraiser
and the biggest to date, with 105 ladies en-
joying a two course meal provided by Brent
The event is held to raise awareness of
breast cancer and to raise money for the
foundation which was established to fund
breast care nurses in all corners of Australia.
Guest speakers were Catherine Enter, a
women’s health and McGrath Foundation
Breast Care nurse based at South Gippsland
Hospital, who spoke about her role, and Ko-
rumburra’s Tracey Goodwin who is undergo-
ing treatment for breast cancer. She spoke
about her experience battling cancer as a
single mum with three children.
Amy White led the organising committee
and said she was overwhelmed by the gen-
erosity and support of the local community.
“We continue to grow bigger and better and
on behalf of the OMK Cricket Club we are
so proud to be donating this money to the
Jimmy Kyle from SEJ auctioned off 25
items that contributed to half of the money
“A portion of the ticket sales from the day,
raffle tickets sold prior to the event and on
the day, spinning wheels, a lucky dip, the
online fundraising page, local business
cash donations and our auction was how
we managed to raise such a huge amount,”
“In three years we have raised more than
$20,000 and will continue to grow this
amount in recognition of those affected by
breast cancer, especially those in our cricket
• C Grade Division 1
THE bowlers have come out on top on the
first day of Round 13 in C1 cricket on Saturday,
with OMK’s James Paterson leading the way
with five wickets against Phillip Island.
Paterson finished with the figures 5/25 as the
Island ended up 9/166 at stumps, with John
Johnston top scoring with 46 runs.
Paterson’s innings with the ball was made all
the more impressive when you consider that
the 25 runs he conceded came from 18 overs,
which included seven maidens.
Korumburra declared at 9/178 after 40 overs
in their match against Inverloch, before the Co -
bras' bowlers set their side up well for victory.
Tom Jenkin made 41 runs for Korumburra
before his teammates tore through the Sting-
rays' top order in the final 20 overs of the day.
Inverloch will go into day two this Saturday in
the precarious position of 5/23.
Nerrena look to be in pole position in their
match against Town, bowling Town out for just
111 before finishing the day themselves on
John Pouw (32), Rob Shields (20) and Nathan
Hawkins (19) were the only Scorpions batsmen
to make double figures as the Red Caps shared
the wickets among five different bowlers.
Nerrena will look to overcome Town’s total
early in the day this Saturday, with their in-
nings set to resume with Stephen Martin (37)
and John Collins (8) at the crease.
MDU gave just about everyone a go with the
ball in their clash with Wonthaggi Club on the
Nine different bowlers rolled the arm over
throughout Club’s innings, with seven different
Heath Dobbie led the way with the bat for
Club, scoring 69 runs, including nine 4s as his
team were bowled out for 165.
• C Grade Division 2
DAVID Hynes could not be
beaten in Glen Alvie’s C2 match
against Korumburra, posting
an imperious 163 not out.
Hynes slapped 19 4s and was
brilliantly supported by Darcy
as Glen Alvie set a big total of
Tom Sorrell (2/94) and Glen
Barrett (0/98) bore the brunt of
the batting onslaught, bowling
19 overs each in a long day for
OMK will need to make sure
their batsmen are firing this
Saturday as they chase the
9/248 set by Phillip Island.
Steven Niven (52) and Peter
Francis (41) got the Island off to
a solid start before Glen Mar-
shall top scored with 61, which
included 10 4s.
Danny Elford was the best of
the bowlers, finishing the day
with 3/74 off 20 overs.
Adam Sheedy’s unbeaten 33
was the only good thing about
Poowong-Loch’s innings on day
one against Wonthaggi Club.
Club’s bowlers cleaned them
up for just 70, with Sheedy the
only batsman to post double
Play will resume on day two
with Club on 1/35.
Shane Moore and Mitchell
Scrimshaw did not give the Kil-
cunda-Bass bowlers a look in,
as they went on to put together
an unbeaten partnership of
Moore’s 103 and Scrim-
shaw’s 67 saw Koonwarra fin-
ish day one at 4/213.
Pink Stumps Day organisers, from left, Heidi Greenwood, Amy White, Kerryn Gow,
Brooke Elford, Alma Morrison, Annelise Van Rooye and Louise McMeekin celebrate a
highly successful day at Outtrim on Saturday. N190818
OMK stumps up $10,400
for McGrath Foundation
Bowlers on top
Danny Elford took three wickets for the Diggers against Phillip Island in C2 at Digger Park.
Phillip Island’s Glen Marshall didn’t have far to duck under this bouncer from Danny Elf-
ord. Marshall top-scored for Phillip Island with 61. N250818
Jimmy Kyle auctions a Glenn McGrath signed bat for the Pink Stumps Day at Outtrim
on Saturday. N20081
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