Women’s Teams This Week

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Jan 272017
Hi All,

Late email this week. Apologies for that as we were waiting on fitness tests and replies re availability. Still waiting on a couple but this is where we are at as it stands.

1ST GRADE 20/20 V STURT AT COL WAITE OVAL.  Please note that there has been a change in venue from the original programming. 1st Grade needing to win their remaining 2 games to make the final. Still sitting in 4th position after last weeks games but with games against Sturt and Port Adelaide left who both currently sit above us on the ladder we are in with a very good chance of getting in to defend our title and make it 3 in a row. A proud recent history in this competition as we have made 6 of the last 7 Grand Finals on Adelaide Oval


Sarah Lowe (C), Bridget Patterson, Katelyn Pope, Jordan Doecke, Kelly Armstrong, Rachel Church, Eliza Doddridge, Shae Daly, S.J. Jameson

Game time is 12:00. Warm Ups from 11:00

2ND GRADE BROWNS V West Torrens at GLENEAGLES RESERVE Ailsa Avenue, Findon. Again a change of Grounds. These changes were due to the Mens 1st Grade Teams getting home ground advantage for the West End One Day Cup.

Game time is 1:00 pm. Warm Ups from 12:00

Chloe F (C), Emily J, Amy W. Sam T, Jill L, Amelie G, Ursula G, Frankie Q, Tya G,

2ND GRADE GOLDS V Northern Blues at SALISBURY Oval. Don't get on the wrong side of the railway line! Game Time 1:00 pm, warm ups from 12:00.

Lauren S (C), Jess M (VC), Maeve E, Sez F, Ayisha S, Cassidy P, Jacqui M, Amy K, Olivia M,

Both sides a touch shy at this stage. Hoping that will change over the next 36 hours. AGAIN if you are able to fill in for a week or you have been inadvertently left out, PLEASE let me know asap. The ladder for the 2nd Grade is:


Good Luck to all this week

Kevin, Andy and Ditts

Under 16 Reds vs Southern Districts – 2 day game

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Jan 272017



Unerkov, Van de Jeugd ( w/c ) 1st week only, Leddicoat, Marshall ( C ), H Rice, Edmonds,

Konnis, W Warrick, Hunkin, McGown, Greber, Cowling


Manager Scott Greber


Game starts at 1.30 at corner Galloway Road and Marine Drive O’Sullivans Beach  ground no 1

please aim to get there 12.45.


I believe this is hard wicket so please bring rubber sole shoes as well.





Winskill (w/k), Floreani, Burgess ( C ), Nichol (v/c),  Lucas , Read, George, W Rice, Monfries, Belperio,

March, Hoberg.

Chow 13th man – will play second Saturday as one player moving from Whites to Reds after

the first Saturday due to State commitments in seniors.



Manager Tim Rice


Game starts at 1.30 at Marryatville High School , please bring afternoon tea and aim to be

there by 12.45.

Senior teams vs Prospect

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Jan 262017

Please note that these teams are subject to change as we get updates on our SACA players. Any changes from what is published below will be communicated directly to the players affected.

Four games to go for the 2016-17 minor round with the premiership tables getting very interesting as teams jostle for position. We take on the Prospect Pirates in the SACA Grades this fortnight in a Saturday-Saturday two day match. The 4th placed LOA’s take on 1st placed Unley at home.

Then on Sunday the A’s front up for a one day quarter final against Port Adelaide. The game is at home so please come along for a look!

A huge weekend of cricket ahead and plenty of sunshine on the horizon!

A Grade vs Prospect at Prospect Oval, Sat Jan 28 and Sat Feb 4, 11:00am start
Team – John Dalton, Henry Dall, Adam Hose, Alex Ross Week 1/Simon Schwerdt Week 2, Jake Brown (c), James Seward (wk), Hugh Cranendonk, Elliot Opie, Cameron Fatchen, Hiran Lecamwasam and Lloyd Pope

B Grade vs Prospect at Parkinson Oval, Sat Jan 28 and Sat Feb 4, 11:30am start
Team – Michael Sullivan, Eddie Steele, Liam Scanlon (vc), Simon Schwerdt (c) Week 1/Michael Davies Week 2, Sam Williams, Lucas Froude (wk), Charlie Holmes, Nick Palmer, Scott Aufderheide, Ashley Eckermann and Michael Cappelluti

C Grade vs Prospect at Broadview Oval, Sat Jan 28 and Sat Feb 4, 1:00pm start
Team – Alex Chapman, Arham Hashmi, Michael Davies (c) Week 1/Jed Spence Week 2, Will Montgomery Week 1/James Cleggett Week 2, Euan Fletcher, Ty Wundenberg, Sean McCullum (wk), Oliver Harms, Steve Tanti, Eddy Greeves (vc) and Greg Tanti

D Grade vs Prospect at Colonel Waite Oval, Sat Jan 28 and Sat Feb 4, 1:00pm start
Team – Jed Spence Week 1/Tom Van Der Jeugd Week 2, John Bliss, James Duncan, Luke Pedlar, Brayden Frost (wk), Jordan Leiman (c), James du Preez, Alex Buckby, Tom MacKenzie, Daniel Subramaniam and Lochlan Roberts

Welcome to Luke Pedlar who will make his senior debut. Luke hails from Kingston in our country zone and is in the State U/15 squad.

LOA vs Unley at Ford Oval, Sat Jan 28, 1:00pm start
Team – Andrew Faulkner (c/wk), Ryan Sparrow, Andrew Rumbelow, Nathan Bassett, Tim Dansie, Tom Evans, Charlie Avent. Corey White, James Risby, Hamish Porter and Lewis Young

A Grade one day quarter final vs Port Adelaide, Parkinson Oval, Sun Jan 29, 11:00am start
Team – TBA

State Representatives

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Jan 242017

Congratulations to Tya Gonsalves and Bella Smith who have continued Kensington’s run of state representation this season. Tya has just returned from the SAPSASA carnival in Canberra and Bella is currently in Canberra for the Under 15 Championships. Kensington once again has had representatives in every state team fielded this season.

U 16 Reds V Tea Tree Gully Round 8 Report

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Jan 232017
The 16 Reds continued their great form with a brilliant outright victory over Tea Tree Gully at Marryatville High School.

Winning the toss and electing to bowl on what appeared to be a juicy pitch proved the right call as the Kensington quicks tore through the TTG top order. At 4/2, it’s difficult to recover and our bowling kept applying the pressure. As of this game we were 1st in the comp for wickets taken, and 1st for least runs against us. Those stats tell the story of an accurate bowling attack. It has been backed up by crazy good catching. Strike bowler Darcy Hunkin has lead the comp for bowling and continues to do so. His late swinging accurate bowling is of a superior class. I think Mitchell Starc would be impressed.
With Darcy Hunkin 4/10 on fire, being backed up by Will McGowan 3/12 and Liam Greber 2/5, TTG showed little resistance. TTG all out 54

Special mention to the catch of the season to Henry Rice. He was left winded but wasn’t letting go of a screamer and Liam Greber took a rocket catch at mid off.
Peter Unerkov and Tom Van der Juegd got us of to a solid start with the bat yet again putting on a solid 62 for the opening partnership. Passing the gullies score without loss meant our batsmen could play freely and Tom Van der Juegd made the most. His 69 (79 balls) was class. He hit 6x fours and 4x sixes in a very entertaining innings. Stumps: Kensington 2/103

Day 2:  The teams decision was to bat on and make sure TTG could not challenge us again. We set ourselves a score of 150 to declare in quick time.
Luke Pedlar (18) and Sam Burgess (21) made sure we reached our target quickly. Sam at a run a ball played a real team innings. Kensington 6/149 declared

TTG came out with a much better performance with the bat and whilst their mode was defensive, they gave us very little on a deck that was becoming lifeless compared to the week before. Wickets were hard to come by. Darcy Hunkin got the big break through but it wasn’t until Liam Greber took the second wicket on the stroke of tea that the team believed an outright may still be possible. A change of ends for Darcy making great use of a slight breeze and his raging swing bowling turned the game. He was simply too good for the defensive TTG batsmen. All bowled and LBW , Darcy put a master class. He finished with 5/13 and match figures of 9/ 23. His second 9x wicket match of the season. Darcy couldn’t do it alone. Liam Greber 2/9 off 10 overs included 6x maidens and spinner Will Cowling 2/28 provided great support but yet again catching proved crucial. Two classics to Angas Marshall in close on the leg were diving, scooping catches that were of great importance. At 2/47, Gullies lost 8/30 and Kensington had their second outright of the season. A massive game against Southerns this week will test us and show our real form. I challenge all boys to give 110% at training this week and prepare extra well for this match. Good luck.
Kensington 6/149 dec DF
Tea Tree Gully 54 & 77
Man of match : Darcy Hunkin 9/23 match figures
3: Darcy Hunkin – 9/23 match
2: Tom Van der Juegd – 69(79)
1: Liam Greber 4/14 match  & Will McGowan 4/ 22 match

Under 17 Grand Final

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Jan 202017

Minor Round

Rnd 1 – In the first game we had Prospect 7/45 after our pace bowlers tore through them. They steadied after that and posted 124. It was a slow outfield so took some time to chase down. We got there 4 down in 37 overs. Euan Fletcher made 51.

Rnd 2 – We relished the chance to bat first, making 9/268 from our 50 overs against Port Adelaide. Half centuries to Henry Dall, Will Montgomery and Jed Spence. Five wickets to Adam Clements saw Port dismissed for 59.

Rnd 3 – We batted first again and posted 7/296 vs Northern Districts. Henry Dall made a ton while Will Montgomery made 70. Three wickets each for Ash Eckermann and Jed Spence, all out 120.

Rnd 4 – Batted first at Tea Tree Gully and 1/48 became 5/63. In trouble for the only time in the competition. The batters rallied – Henry Dall (58) and Sean McCullum (31) stopped the rot then Cameron Fatchen (81 off 54) and Ash Eckermann (35 off 29) cashed in. Final score 271. Three wickets to Euan Fletcher – all out 101.

Fielding vs Tea Tree Gully

Rnd 5 – Dead rubber for us but East Torrens needed a win to make the semi finals. Cameron Fatchen made a mess of their top order with 4 wickets. All out 109. Gave some of the younger players a hit and Christian Leddicoat finished 43 not out. Got there 4 wickets down after 19 overs.

Semi Final – cancelled due to heat

Grand Final vs Adelaide at Railways Oval
We qualified top of our group as did Adelaide who were undefeated in their pool. These two teams had met last season in the grand final at the same venue, with Kensington victorious in a tight, low-scoring tussle. Adelaide have a strong team with several state junior squad members.

We lost the toss and fielded first. Cameron Fatchen got us away to the perfect start with a wicket in the first over, Euan Fletcher holding onto a nice catch at slip. After that Adelaide started to look good. Opener Alex Roe was solid and Cameron Bullard began finding the boundary. The score was 1/55 when the game changed.

Greg Tanti removed the dangerous Bullard caught down the leg side at which point drinks were taken. Greg had up a full head of steam and was charging in, bowling very quick. After drinks he rapped the next batsman on the pads – out lbw. Due to the drinks break Greg didn’t realise he was on a hat-trick – probably a good thing. Next ball was seriously fast and crashed into the base of middle stump. Their skipper and State U/19 player Josh Pengelley was out and Greg was told by team mate Ash Eckermann that he’d taken a hat-trick.

Ash Eckermann hit the stumps again next over and Greg followed that up with his 4th. Suddenly Adelaide were 6/59 and we were in complete control.

Adelaide dug in after that, Roe (26) and James Patton (33) batting well to get the score to 85 before Ash struck again. The tail continued to fight and they had reached 7/109 when Greg was in the game once more, this time with a run out. Greg returned for a second spell and grabbed his 5th before Fatch finished things off. All out 137.

Josh Pengelley bowled a quick opening spell but openers Arham Hashmi and Henry Dall managed to find the boundary at times as we scooted to 0/20 after three overs. Their pair put on 41 runs for the 1st wicket before Arham was out, lbw for 15 after not picking a wrong ‘un from Jimmy Kain.

Lucas Froude joined Henry Dall in the middle and the pair put on a calm and measured partnership of 98 runs as we cruised to the target without further loss. It was quality batting from the pair of them and they ensured Adelaide never had a sniff of victory. Henry finished with 58 not out while Lucas was on 44 when the winning runs were scored – via a wide…

So an emphatic victory and a terrific fortnight of cricket from the Kensington team. Back-to-back premierships in this competition.

Special mention to a few players who unfortunately missed out on the grand final. Lloyd Pope missed the whole tournament due to Cricket Australia commitments. Will Montgomery and Hamish Gitsham missed week two due to a school cricket tour. Leading wicket taker Adam Clements unfortunately injured his back playing for Langhorne Creek on Sunday.

Well done to captain Henry Dall and vice captains Lucas Froude and Cameron Fatchen for leading the team well. Great job to coaches Jordan Leiman and Michael Sullivan for steering the ship. Also thanks to all the parents who helped out with scoring during the two weeks and to Athina Tanti for taking some photos of the grand final.

It’s the third junior premiership for the season so far with the Ray Sutton Shield and Under 12 Statewide Cup flags already locked away.

About to head out into the field

Greg Tanti bowling rockets

Adelaide all out 137

Arham Hashmi opening the batting

Henry Dall finished 58 not out

Henry put on 98 runs for the 2nd wicket with Lucas Froude (44*)


Cameron Fatchen, Adam Clements and Henry Dall all made the Team of the Year

Women’s Teams This Week

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Jan 202017
Hi All,

After another fascinating week of weather we are ready to front up again as we all search for finals. The first Grade had a comprehensive win against a Southern side last Sunday that seemed determined to play for a draw. After keeping them to 55 the Kensi girls rattled past in 8.2 overs to give a much needed boost to our run-rate. 1st Grade team now sits in 4th place on the 20/20 ladder and needs strong performances for the rest of the season to give us a chance to defend our 20/20 crown on Adelaide Oval on the 5th of March. 3 minor round games left in the 20/20 season with little wriggle room. The last game being on the 8th of February. Another Wednesday Night Game.


THIS WEEK the 1st Grade take on West Torrens at Henley Grange Memorial. 12:00 Start. Be there for warm ups by 11:00 . West Torrens have their EAGLE Day on Sunday, so for all our supporters it will be an enjoyable and fun day.

Sarah Lowe(C), Jordan Doecke, Shae Daly, Kelly Armstrong, SJ Jameson, Eliza Doddridge, Rachel Church, Sarah Ferris, Sarah Falcione

The Golds last week took on Adelaide Uni and had a very good chance at victory at the beautiful Uni #1 Oval before ultimately falling 49 runs short. A couple of late partnerships for Uni proved costly along with too many wides from our experienced players and Uni snuck up to 120 after it looked like we could keep them to about 80. Sophie Roberts sent a lot of worry through the spectators when she went down with a nasty ankle injury. After a trip to the hospital a relieved Dad was able to let us know that whilst not great there was no major damage. We hope to see Sophie back out soon in the next couple of weeks. Sarah Ferris played a lone hand with the bat and was putting together some good partnerships with the girls but her excellent 42 wasn't enough as the Golds came up short.

Thankfully we are starting to get our players back from holidays etc but it is still tight with player numbers. The 2nd Grade sides have 10 each this week so if anyone is searching for a game please let us know so we can add you to a team. Both 2nd Grade teams are playing at home this week.

THIS WEEK the GOLDS take on Northern Districts Orange at home (Parkinson Oval). Game starts at 1:00 PM. Please be there ready to go by 12:00. Afternoon tea is needed this week so keep an eye out for an email from Lauren or Andy indicating what to bring. As always make sure you prepare properly. That means eat well on Saturday night AND Sunday morning as well as hydrating well on SATURDAY as well as Sunday Morning. Too many times we have had girls this year being heat affected when it could have been prevented. If you have any doubt, ASK or look up online what you need to do to be properly prepared for summer sport. A lot has to be done PRIOR to playing.

Lauren Semmens(C), Jess Murray(VC), Amy Kaesler, Maeve Edwards, Ayisha Salah, Matilda Ronan, Olivia Mulvany, Cassidy Perkins, Jacqui Manning, Tya Gonsalves

The BROWNS take on the currently undefeated Port Adelaide at Col Waite. Game starts at 1:00 PM. Please be there ready to go by 12:00. Afternoon tea is needed this week so keep an eye out for an email from Chloe indicating what to bring. As always make sure you prepare properly. That means eat well on Saturday night AND Sunday morning as well as hydrating well on SATURDAY as well as Sunday Morning. Too many times we have had girls this year being heat affected when it could have been prevented. If you have any doubt, ASK or look up online what you need to do to be properly prepared for summer sport. A lot has to be done PRIOR to playing.

Chloe Frick (C), Emily Jones (VC), Amelie Green, Sophi-Rose Green, Bridee Tonkin, Nikki Moyle, Francesca Queale, Ursula Gully, Sam Tammitta, Jill Latimer

Good Luck to everyone this week. Lets get 3 more wins and keep finals hopes alive for everyone,

Kevin, Ditts and Andy