1st Grade one-day format – Round 16 (11/2/23): With the Relay For Life on at Tynwald Park all Redcap games were played elsewhere this week, with some being home games away from home. The Redcaps 1 team played Claremont at Abbottsfield Park, considered an away game at home. Bowling first, the Redcaps were off to a flyer with Jye Lester snagging a wicket on the second ball. From there they kept the pressure on and had Claremont 8 for 186 at the end of their innings. With the bat, it took the Redcaps 38 overs and three wickets to secure the win with Matthew Dance passing 50 to finish 55 not out. Batting: M. Dance 55 from 57, M. Bowden 44 from 72.
Bowling: T. Briscoe 2 for 28 from 9, J. Maddox 2 for 32 from 9.
3rd Grade – Round 12 (11/2/23): The 2nd Redcaps team also hosted Claremont, but at Gretna. Batting first, the Redcaps saw out their full 50 overs putting on 281 with eight wickets taken. In a great display of batting, three Redcap players were able to raise the bat at the 50-run milestone: Blake Kemmler 89, Jason Rigby 66 and Jake King 51no out batting down the order, showing the strength of batting on Saturday. The Redcaps then bowled and fielded well to take a solid win having Claremont all out for 174. It was a fitting win to celebrate life member Leigh Berry’s 200th club game. Batting: B. Kemmler 89, J. Rigby 66. Bowling: A. Drew 2 for 18 from 7, J. Nichols 2 for 28 from 7.
7th grade – Round 12 (12/2/23): Sunday saw the Redcaps 3 team play at Risdon Vale against Risdon Brook. Batting first, the Redcaps put on 198 with the loss of six wickets, seeing out their full 40 overs. It was great to see Aaron Triffitt return to cricket and being in form with 46. With the ball, the Redcaps gained wickets at crucial times to stem the run rate. Beau Kline had the ball on a string, taking four wickets for only 11 runs to go with his good batting performance. In the end Risdon Brook ended with 129. Batting: A. Triffitt 46 from 67, B. Kline 38 from 76
Bowling: B. Kline 4 for 11 from 8, L. Lowe 3 for 31 from 7.
Women’s 1st Grade – Round 11 (11/2/23): The Redcaps women played Wellington at Sorell on Saturday morning. Batting first, the Redcaps batted out their full 20 overs to finish 5 for 93. Captain Lisa East put on a quickfire 23 to try to boost the score. This was Lisa’s highest score this season. In reply the strong Wellington team chased down the win in the 15th over, but not before the Redcaps were able to get three wickets. Batting: L. East 23 from 16, B. Cree 14 from 29. Bowling: Angel Green too a wicket and a run out, A. Nossiter 1 wicket.
2nd Grade – Round 11 (4/2/23): Molesworth 1 hosted Sandford at Boyer Oval on Saturday. Batting first, Molesworth had Sandford all out for 169. Trying to capitalise on the good bowling, Molesworth was unable to get going with the bat and fell short of taking the win, being all out for 134. It seemed to be the type of luck Molesworth was having, with captain Brad Coppleman falling agonising short of scoring a 50 after finishing a great bowling innings taking an impressive six wickets. Batting: B. Coppleman 49 from 105, J. Ransley 25 from 19. Bowling: B. Coppleman 6 for 21 from 9.1, L. Jarvis 1 for 23 from 5.
7th Grade – Round 12 (12/2/23): Molesworth hosted Derwent at Boyer Oval on Sunday morning. Batting first, Molesworth saw out the full 40 overs, finishing 9 for 197. Brock Triffett was the best with the stick, scoring 44. In reply Derwent struggled against the Molesworth attack and finished well short with 125. Batting: Brock Triffett 44 from 34, Ben Triffett 20 from 24. Bowling: Brock Triffett 1 for 10 from 5.
2nd Grade – Round 12 (11/2/23): Saturday saw Gretna 1 play St Virgil’s at St Virgil’s. With impressive bowling and fielding, Gretna set up a win early and had St Virgil’s all out for 90 in less than 34 overs. Captain and in-form bowler Corey Ransley took another three wickets. Gretna went to town with the bat and chased down the required runs, losing just two wickets. Openers Jacksyn Mann and Mathew Burns did the majority of the damage with the bat.
Batting: M. Burns 37 from 20, J. Mann 20 from 30no. Bowling: C. Ransley 3 for 31 from 10, J. Evans 2 for 8 from 2.
5th Grade – Round 12 (12/2/23): Gretna 2 played at Lindisfarne on Sunday against UTAS. UTAS batted first and Gretna had them all out for 186 in the 47th over. In reply the Gretna batters knew what was needed and patiently set about chasing down the score which they were able to achieve in the 47th over. Jamie Duggan hit a season high score for himself, getting 60 runs on the board. Gretna finished 8 for 188 to keep themselves in the hunt for a finals berth. Batting: J. Duggan 60 from 84, D. Grant 38 from 62. Bowling: J. Ackerly 2 for 25 from 9, A. Browning 1 for 18 from 8.5.
3rd Grade – Round 12 (11/2/23): The Bothwell Bucks hosted the Gurkha Legends. Batting first, the bucks could not get anything going with the bat and were all out 119 in the 35th over. It took the Gurkhas just 24 overs to gain the runs needed for a solid win over the team that has been travelling well. Batting: J. Eyles 31 from 32, N. Eyles 22 from 13. Bowling: J. Eyles 2 for 26 of 8, M. Eyles 2 for 31 of 6.
7th Grade – Round 12 (12/2/23): Sunday afternoon saw the Bucks 2 play MacKillop at Eady Street Oval. MacKillop batted first and put on 201. In reply the Bucks struggled to get any momentum going and were all out for 137. Glenn Woolford was patient with the bat and tried to prolong the innings to give the Bucks a chance, finishing not out on 34 from 83 balls. Batting: G. Woolford 34 from 83, R. Triffitt 23 from 20. Bowling: J. Duffy 3 for 37 from 8, J. Devine 2 for 26 from 8.
Womens 1st Grade – Round 11 (11/2/23): The Lady Bucks had a home game at Pontville against Brighton who were classed as the visitors. Batting first, the Bucks smashed 160 from their 20 overs, losing four wickets. With the ball the Bucks had Brighton all out for just 26, giving the Bucks a huge win. Batting: E. Lawler 41 from 33, M. Green 40 from 34. Bowling: M. Green 1 for 1 from half an over, S. Foster 1 for 3 from 2.
New Norfolk – Under 15 – Round 12 (12/2/23): The Redcaps U15s played Clarence Maroon at Howrah Primary School. Batting first, the young Redcaps played a great batting innings and finished on 3 for 260 from their full 40 overs. Logan Hunt batted well with patience and great placement to finish with 85 and was well supported by in-form Haiden Smith who notched up his second 50 in a row, finishing with 78. With the ball, the Redcaps and more importantly Ronan Hunt had the ball on a string. Clarence was all out for 156 with Ronan taking an impressive five wickets for just 16 runs. Batting: Logan Hunt 85 from 90 (10 x 4s), Haiden Smith 78 from 95 (10 x 4s, 2 x 6s). Bowling: Ronan Hunt 5 for 16 from 6.2, Haiden Smith 2 for 26 from 6.
Under 13 – Round 12 (12/2/23): On Sunday morning the Redcaps U13s played UTAS at Lower Queenborough with the Redcaps batting first. Jude Bannister notched up 57 from 58 in a great captains knock and the Redcaps set the score to beat at They followed this up with a good innings in the field, bowling out UTAS for 154 in another another
win. Batting: Jude Bannister 57 from 58 (10 x 4s, 2 x 6s), Jack Dance 15 from 35no (2 x 4s). Bowling: Jack Neads 3 for 35 from 4.2, Jude Bannister 2 for 15 from 5.
Stage 1 Girls – Round 10 (Friday 10/2/23): On Friday evening the Redcaps played UTAS Black at Queenborough. At the time of writing scores hadn’t been updated past the seventh over of the game.
Under 15 Girls – Round 11 (Tuesday 14/2/23): The Under 15 Girls played Lindisfarne on Tuesday evening at Tynwald. With all New Norfolk girls getting to face 13 balls or fewer it was hard for the girls to get into a rhythm with the bat. Heidi Davidson and Addysen Nossiter top-scored with Addysen also taking a wicket alongside Angel Green. The scores at the end of the match were New Norfolk 83 to Lindisfarne 126. Batting: Heidi Davidson 10 from 12 (1 x 4) not out, Addysen Nossiter 10 from 13 (1 x 4). Bowling: Addysen Nossiter 1 for 6 from 2, Angel Green 1 for 11 from 2.
Gretna – Under 15 – Round 12 (12/2/23): Gretna U15s played Kingborough Black at West Hobart on Sunday. Batting first, Kingborough finished all out for 181. In reply Kingborough was too good with the ball and fielding and had Gretna all out for 158. Aiden Harvey bowled well taking four poles. With the bat, Brayden Clark (49) and Ayce Maddox (46) were so close to hitting their first half-centuries. Batting: Brayden Clark 49 from 32 (6 x 4s, 3 x 6s), Ayce Maddox 46 from 41 (2 x 4s, 5 x 6s). Bowling: Aiden Harvey 4 for 21 from 4.5, Michael Pearce 2 for 8 from 3.
Under 13 – Round 11 (5/2/23): The U13s had a bye this week.
Stage 1 – Round 11 (Monday 13/2/23): The young Gretna team played Glenorchy Black at Gretna. After 20 overs for each team the scores were Gretna 110 to Glenorchy 135. Sophie Brazendale had a good game, featuring in the top scorers with the bat and also taking Gretna’s only wicket. Batting: Liam Riley 11 from 17 (2 x 4s), Sophie Brazendale 9 from 17 (1 x 4). An unnamed fill-in player scored 36 from 17. Bowling: Sophie Brazendale 1 for 6 from three overs.