THE Gundagai and Tumut Cricket Associations held a combined presentation evening at Club Tumut on Saturday, following the preliminary final match between Commercial and Wyangle,.The night capped off a very successful coming together of the two associations, and saw the debut of the Tumut Colts.
“I think there was some good things occur over the season and some surprises as well.The highlight for me was the juniors coming through our ranks they enjoyed playing against different players,” Gundagai Cricket Association President Tim Ryan said.
Tumut Cricket Association President Jim Carberry was also pleased with how the season panned out.
“It was very successful with the combination not the Tumut and Gundagai Associations coming together for the first time and it’s something that should have happened a long time ago,” he said.
Lotts player John Smith was recognised for an outstanding individual season picking up the Gundagai Cricket Association cricketer of the year, scoring 336 runs and taking 35 wickets for Lotts, which saw him take home the bowling aggregate trophy for the Gundagai competition, with Matt Surt and John Breed tied with 35 wickets each in the Tumut competition.
Wyangle batsman Jason Bulger took home the batting aggregate for the Tumut competition with 482 runs as well as taking home the Raymond Webb Memorial Trophy as Tumut cricketer of the year after a stellar season that yielded 482 runs, 19 wickets and 6 catches.
Wyangle veteran Tom Shedden enjoyed a productive season finishing with 399 runs at 66.5 to win the batting average award in the Tumut competition.
Junee’s Nathan Charlton took home the batting aggregate scoring 319 runs at 45.57, and was recognised as scoring the highest individual score for the season with 122, while Andrew Smith from Lotts claimed the Ralph Attwood trophy for most runs but a player under 21, scoring 166 runs for the season.
Junee’s Trent Charlton claimed the best bowling average trophy finishing the year with 24 wickets at an impressive 11.33, while Family’s Joey Rose claimed the best bowling figures in a match with 6-39.
The Neville Elphick trophy for most wickets by a player under 21 went to Andrew Smith from Lotts while the Terry Coggan fielding trophy went to Kalem Makeham who grabbed 14 catches during the year.
Tumut Cricket Association Raymond Webb Memorial Trophy Cricketer of the Year: Jason Bulger (Wyangle) 482 runs, 19 wickets, 6 catches
Tumut Cricket Association Kitch Shedden Memorial Trophy Junior Cricketer of the Year: James Goode (Colts) 158 runs, 20 wickets, 3 catches
Gundagai Cricket Association Cricketer of the Year: John Smith (Lotts) 336 runs, 35 wickets
Gundagai Cricket Association Best Bowling Figures: Joey Rose, 6-39
Gundagai Cricket Association Neville Elphick Trophy Most Wickets By an Under 21: Andrew Smith (Lotts) 22 wickets
Gundagai Cricket Association Terry Coggan Fielding Award: Kalem Makeham (Family) 14 catches
Tumut Cricket Association Bowling Average: Rob Barron (Coolac) 22 wickets at 7.86
Tumut Cricket Association Bowling Aggregate: Mathew Sturt (Tumut Plains) and John Breed (Wyangle) 35 wickets
Gundagai Cricket Association Bowling Average: Trent Charlton (Junee) 24 wickets at 11.33
Gundagai Cricket Association Bowling Aggregate: John Smith (Lotts) 35 wickets
Gundagai Cricket Association Highest Individual Score: Nathan Charlton (Junee) 122
Gundagai Cricket Association Ralph Attwood Trophy Most Runs By an Under 21: Andrew Smith (Lotts) 166
Gundagai Cricket Association Batting Average: Nathan Charlton (Junee) 319 runs at 45.57
Tumut Cricket Association Batting Average: Tom Shedden (Wyangle) 399 runs at 66.50
Tumut Cricket Association Batting Aggregate: Jason Bulger (Wyangle) 482 runs.