Sport in brief

October 18, 2016

Rich River Croquet

Thursday had 13 members play, with Roly Hall the top scorer.

Dianne Smyth a close second and Pam Kervin and Helen Brierley both made a hoop in one.

On Tuesday, 19 members played and Beverley Floyd was winner on the day.

Runner-up was Mavis Peters with many hoops in one scored.

Mavis Peters and Thelma Howell both made two each and Lois Simon and Anne Dodd one each.

In the association game on Saturday John Alstin was top scorer.

Goulburn Valley Croquet Association Pennant results, Thursday, October 6

Rich River Sweet Ps 7/75 d Deni Gems 5/61, Rich River Sunflowers 10/76 d Shepparton 2/53, Numurkah Whites 8/75 d Numurkah Blues 4/68, Deni Diamonds 8/78 d Euroa 4/64. 

Girls cricket

The first girls cricket carnival has been confirmed for Echuca College on November 3.

Six high schools have entered giving year seven and eight students from schools in the area a chance to experience the sport.

Teams will be determined on numbers.

Students interested in the carnival can gain more information from individual school with the event to be run by Cricket Victoria.

There is also the prospect for a Girls Cricket League starting mid-November with expressions of interest being circulated around regional cricket clubs.

Echuca, Echuca South and Kyabram Fire Brigade cricket clubs are all looking to field a girls side for year seven and eight high school students.

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