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WSCA Records

 

After the Great War (World War I), the Whittlesea Shire Cricket Association was formed at the request of Mr L W Clarke Esq, and later became known as the Whittlesea Cricket Association.  At various times the competition had teams from Humevale (Scrubby Creek), Glenvale, Eden Park, Yan Yean, Mernda, South Morang, Donnybrook, Doreen, Arthur's Creek, Strathewen, Epping, Lalor, Belmont Park, Wallan East, Beveridge, Kinglake and Kinglake West.

 

Whittlesea are known to be Premiers during this period in the following years: 1925-26, 1934-35, 1946-47, 1947-48, 1948-49.

 

Centuries in the WSCA (WCA)

         

Name

Surname

Grade

V

Opponent

Score

Season

 
EricBlairAvsEden Park106*1933/34 

Reginald

Bryson

A

vs

Donnybrook

126

1948/49 GF

 
Mostyn HanlanAvsWallan East130*1961/62 
MostynHanlanAvsMernda1161961/62 
MostynHanlanAvsEpping B1271961/62 
MostynHanlanAvsEpping1161963/64  
ThomasParkerAvsLalor B107*1963/64 SF 

 

7+ Wickets in WSCA (WCA)

         

Name

Surname

Grade

V

Opponent

Wickets

Overs

Season

HaroldBeneyAvsEpping7/31 1929/30
HaroldBeneyAvsDoreen8/56 1929/30
EricBlairAvsHumevale7/43 1932/33
HenryClancyAvsGlenvale7/4 1933/34
EricBlairAvsGlenvale8/9 1935/36
EricBlairAvsDonnybrook9/26 1936/37
JimLorensiniAvsDonnybrook7/155.11947/48 
ThomasSteegeAvsEpping7/5513.71952/53
AlanRussellAvsWallan East7/198.71956/57
AlanRussellAvsBelmont Park7/198.51956/57
AlanRussellAvsLalor8/4110.71958/59
JimLorensiniAvsEpping B7/3710.11962/63

 

1934-35 Grand Final Whittlesea v Doreen at Eden Park

Doreen 1st Innings - 10/88 (J Herbert 25, J Brennan 23, T Draper 4/21, H Clancy 3/23, E Blair 2/8)

Whittlesea 1st Innings - 10/86 (E Blair 29, F Perrins 25, P Nelson 3/20, J Herbert 3/25)

Doreen 2nd Innings - 10/59 (A Wood 14*, E Blair 3/9, C Clancy 3/14, H Clancy 2/12)

Whittlesea 2nd Innings - 8/64 (H Beney 19, C Clancy 17, P Nelson 6/28)

Result - Whittlesea won outright by 2 wickets

 

 


Whittlesea Cricket Club - WCA Premiers

Season 1946-47, 1947-48 & 1948-49

Back Row F. Owens (Scorer) - A. McKernan - E. Blair - D. Rainey - T. Draper -

W. Hyland - R. Bryson - J. Lorensini - A. Linton (Umpire).

Centre Row H. Wood - T. Parker (Vice-Capt) - H. Clancy (Capt) - T. Steege - C. Ovenden

Front Row A. Russell - L. Parker

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1947-48 Grand Final Whittlesea v Mernda at Eden Park

Whittlesea 1st Innings - 10/164 (T Steege 41, J Parker 35*, R Bryson 34, D Rainey 21, R Smith 5/43)

Mernda 1st Innings - 10/163 (J Giddens 60, E Bassett 42, T Steege 4/52, R Bryson 3/18)

Whittlesea 2nd Innings - 10/147 (H Clancy 54, H Woods 36, T Steege 10, G Waters 5/27)

Mernda 2nd Innings - 10/74 (J Giddens 18, J Lorensini 5/24, R Bryson 2/28)

Result - Whittlesea won outright by 74 runs

 

1948-49 Grand Final Whittlesea v Donnybrook at Whittlesea

Whittlesea 1st Innings - 10/261 (R Bryson 126, T Steege 44, W Hyland 26, H Clancy 16, E Blair 12)

Donnybrook 1st Innings - 10/59 (Graden 13, T Steege 3/11, W Hyland 3/30, H Clancy 2/6)

Donnybrook 2nd Innings - 10/160 (Burt 36, Fitzgerald 30, Graden 19, T Steege 5/40, T Parker 2/28)

Result - Whittlesea won outright by an innings and 42 runs