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Nov 072017
 

West End Men’s 1st Grade Round 11 day 2

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Feb 182018
 
West End Men's 1st Grade Round 11 day 2

An eventful day’s cricket at Henley & Grange Memorial Oval has seen Kensington secure first-innings points against West Torrens but narrowly fall short of an outright win while also narrowly avoiding an outright loss.   The start of play saw English pair Adam Hose and Robbie White at the crease, in their last appearances for [ Read More…]

Women’s T20 Grand Finals live streamed on Sunday, 18th Feb

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Feb 172018
 

Kensington women in T20 final – live streamed this Sunday  SACA is pleased to confirm that this Sunday’s T20 Grand Finals will be live streamed for the first time. The Statewide Women’s T20 Cup GF is scheduled to start at 9am, with the West End T20 Cup GF to follow directly afterwards at 12noon. For [ Read More…]

Statewide Women’s Country Round – T20 Round 10

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Feb 142018
 
Statewide Women's Country Round - T20 Round 10

Round 10 v Sturt, Berri After breakfast in the communal dining area, and checking out of our rooms, we wheeled our cricket bags and gear from the caravan park to the adjacent oval. Apparently the pitch at Berri had been difficult to play on Saturday, and winning the toss, Sturt asked us to bat. Again [ Read More…]

Statewide Women’s Country Round – T20 Rounds 9

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Feb 142018
 

SACA took women’s cricket to the Riverland for the Country Round this season. With all state and international players available for selection for the first time this season, it was a good opportunity to showcase women’s cricket in the region with the final 2 rounds of the T20 competition being played over the weekend in [ Read More…]

SA Under 15 Team

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Feb 132018
 
SA Under 15 Team

Kensington has had three players selected in this season’s State U/15 team. Well done to Sam Rahaley, Joshua Sims and Sam Warrick who are up in Queensland playing in the carnival currently. The team won their first two games and today made 187 batting first vs Queensland. You can follow all the scores at www.nationalchamps.com.au

West End Men’s 4th Grade Round 11

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Feb 122018
 

4th Grade v West Torrens: Day 1 Today was a good day for the 4th Grade, with first innings points already secured. With some rain clouds around, we won the toss and bowled first. Our openers bowled tight and when Nick Holmes made the breakthrough after about 12 overs, the pressure paid off and Holmes [ Read More…]

West End Men’s 2nd Grade Round 11

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Feb 122018
 

Top of the table B Grade took on West Torrens at Parkinson on Saturday. Winning the toss and electing to bowl, Kensington were made to work hard for the intial breakthrough with West Torrens getting to 0/25 before Michael Cappalutti got an edge to Sam Williams at second slip. The second wicket to Daniel Burns [ Read More…]

West End Men’s 1st Grade Round 11 day 1

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Feb 112018
 
West End Men's 1st Grade Round 11 day 1

Kensington are well-placed to claim first-innings points and potentially push for more, after dominating day one with ball and bat away to West Torrens.   Jake Brown elected to bowl in humidly warm and overcast conditions that saw the start of play at Henley & Grange slightly delayed by passing precipitation, some early time passed [ Read More…]

ATCA Women’s Division 1 – 2018 Round 2

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Feb 092018
 

Kensington v Trinity Old Scholars With Round 1 of the new year competition heated out the previous week, we took on Trinity at home for the first game of the new competition.  A late change to the start time of the SACA Women’s 1st and 2nd Grade games, brought forward to allow players to get to [ Read More…]

Statewide Super Women’s 1st Grade Round 8

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Feb 092018
 

Kensington v West Torrens In a strange programming anomaly, round 8 of the 50 over competition was played on Sunday, prior to round 7 being played.  With the Strikers WBBL losing their semi-final to the Sixers on Friday, both sides were boosted with star inclusions, so a tough battle was envisaged.  West Torrens won the toss, and [ Read More…]

West End’s Men’s 2nd Grade Round 10

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Feb 052018
 

B Grade travelled to Bice Oval with the game finely in the balance with Southerns requiring 170 more runs with 9 wickets in hand.  After a lacklustre 20 overs in the field the previous week from everyone the energy and commitment was there from ball one Saturday. Nick Palmer started us off with two quick [ Read More…]

Bingo Night 24th Feb

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Feb 052018
 
Bingo Night 24th Feb

  Bingo books available for purchase on the night 1 for $10 2 for $15 3 for $20 10 rounds of Bingo, plus other games during the night Great family fun Great prizes Get your friends and family together for the night BYO Food, Drinks available at the bar

U14 Whites

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Feb 052018
 
U14 Whites

14 Whites v Glenelg The 14 Whites headed down to Glenelg playing on another green top with a hard slab of concrete underneath. Captain Sam Neave won the toss and elected to bat (largely because we only had 7 players at the time!) Some starts to a day of cricket you just want to forget! [ Read More…]

West End One Day Cup Qualifying Final

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Feb 042018
 
West End One Day Cup Qualifying Final

Skipper Jake Brown’s rarely achieved feat of a second century in a single weekend wasn’t enough to save Kensington’s one-day qualifying final, away to Woodville, and his team’s last realistic prospect of silverware this season.   Having won the toss and elected to bat at Woodville Oval, Brown was at the non-striker’s end for the [ Read More…]

West End Men’s 1st Grade Round 10 day 2

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Feb 042018
 
West End Men's 1st Grade Round 10 day 2

Not losing a wicket in a day’s play will help win you most games of cricket and this is exactly what occurred on a glorious Saturday at Parkinson Oval.   Alex Ross came into the side, replacing debutant Sam Rahaley, for his first match with us since late November and some strong BBL performances with [ Read More…]

James DuPreez off to Sydney to study

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Feb 012018
 
James DuPreez off to Sydney to study

James DuPreez, one of last season’s Player of the Year (3 way tie) is off to Sydney to study. Wishing him all the best from the club and look forward to seeing him back soon.  

West End’s Men’s 2nd Grade

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Feb 012018
 

Saturday saw B Grade travel to Bice Oval to take on Southern Districts. With the forecast for oppressive heat it was a nice surprise to arrive to fantastic playing conditions which stayed comfortable all day. After winning the toss and electing to bat Kensington lost the first wicket early before Sean McCullum and Hugh Cranendonk [ Read More…]

West End Men’s 1st Grade Round 10 day 1

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Jan 292018
 
West End Men's 1st Grade Round 10 day 1

Kensington trail Southern District by 279 runs with seven first-innings wickets in hand, after a long hot Saturday of toil on Parkinson Oval perhaps highlighted even before play’s commencement by the debut of our youngest-ever A or 1st Grade player.  Fresh from a 2nd Grade century on his last day as a 14-year-old, Sam Rahaley [ Read More…]

U/19 World Cup Semi Final – Australia vs Afghanistan

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Jan 292018
 
U/19 World Cup Semi Final - Australia vs Afghanistan

Good luck to Lloyd Pope who will be playing in the Australia vs Afghanistan semi final today at the U/19 World Cup. The game is being played in Christchurch and starts at 8am Adelaide time. Coverage is live on Foxtel. Preview from ESPN Cricinfo: No sooner had Lloyd Pope sealed a dramatic semi-final berth for [ Read More…]

Congratulations To Kensi’s Lloyd Pope – World Record Bowling Knocks England Out Of U19 World Cup

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Jan 242018
 
Congratulations To Kensi's Lloyd Pope - World Record Bowling Knocks England Out Of U19 World Cup

Kensington Bowler Keeps Australia’s U19 World Cup Hopes Alive! In NZ, with Australia’s U19s making an uncharacteristically meager 127 off only 33 overs with the bat in its U19 Cricket World Cup quarter final against the ‘Old Enemy’ England, the Australian bowlers hadn’t many runs to defend. Australia knew 127 would ‘have to be enough’ [ Read More…]

Rachel Church in Australian U18 talent squad – live streamed this Sunday

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Jan 222018
 

  Rachel Church has been selected to play in an Australia U18 exhibition match after the WBBL (Stars v Hurricanes) at the MCG on Sunday 28th January. The two teams were picked following the recent U18’s carnival where Rachel captained SA. Rachel comes off great performances in club cricket in recent weeks, having scored 209 [ Read More…]

Statewide Super Women’s 1st Grade Round 5

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Jan 222018
 

Kensington  v Port Adelaide  This week we welcomed Port Adelaide to a Parkinson Oval on a very warm Sunday. Port, who we had defeated to win the Grand Final last season, has been struggling with numbers and form this season, and just managed to get a side together for this game. They were delighted when [ Read More…]

U14 Whites

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Jan 222018
 

14 Whites v Northern Districts (HOT HOT HOT!) The 14 White team were at home on Langman reserve (Hard wicket) Day one and lots of rain and a very damp outfield greeted us as we took on the top of the table Northern districts. Losing the toss we were sent in to bat. Not an [ Read More…]

West End Men’s 4th Grade

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Jan 222018
 

4th Grade Report: v TTG Day 1 Today didn’t go the way of the 4th Grade from the start of the day. With rain soaking the pitch overnight, and more threatening, both captains were looking to bowl. Unfortunately, after a delayed start, we lost the toss (with more rain sprinkling). Jack Konnis and young Campbell [ Read More…]