Bagshot, Heathcote to tussle for NUCA premiership glory

PRIZE ON THE LINE: Bagshot captain Matt Jeffries and injured Heathcote skipper Corey Gilmore with the NUCA premiership shield. Picture: Paul Laursen
PRIZE ON THE LINE: Bagshot captain Matt Jeffries and injured Heathcote skipper Corey Gilmore with the NUCA premiership shield. Picture: Paul Laursen

BAGSHOT or Heathcote are 80 overs from Northern United Cricket Association premiership glory.

The Razorbacks and Saints will contest the NUCA grand final from 1pm at Elmore on Saturday after both defeated higher-ranked opponents in last weekend’s semi-finals.

SHARP HANDS: Elmore's Joe Harney won the NUCA fielding award with 10 catches and one run-out. Picture: Paul Laursen

SHARP HANDS: Elmore's Joe Harney won the NUCA fielding award with 10 catches and one run-out. Picture: Paul Laursen

The two grand finalists have faced off just once this season, with Heathcote defeating Bagshot by five wickets in round three.

Heathcote forfeited to the Razorbacks in round 10.

Grand final teams:

BAGSHOT – 10-4-1

Matthew Jeffries (c)

Runs: 300 Wickets: 11

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Connor Aldous

Runs: 66 Wickets: 0

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Aaron Wheelhouse

Runs: 80 Wickets: 11

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Greg Hamilton

Runs: 68 Wickets: 0

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James Sexton

Runs: 55 Wickets: 15

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Ashley Patterson

Runs: 53 Wickets: 0

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Marc Sherwell

Runs: 233 Wickets: 20

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Shane Jefferis

Runs: 0 Wickets: 9

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Jordan Hamilton

Runs: 130 Wickets: 18

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Ben Hamilton

Runs: 250 Wickets: 1

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Kym Wheelhouse

Runs: 48 Wickets: 19

BUSY BEHIND THE STUMPS: Dingee's Kyle Patten won the NUCA wicket-keeping award with 16 dismissals. Picture: Paul Laursen

BUSY BEHIND THE STUMPS: Dingee's Kyle Patten won the NUCA wicket-keeping award with 16 dismissals. Picture: Paul Laursen

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Adam Clohesy

Runs: 106 Wickets: 2

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Zachary Webb

Runs: 115 Wickets: 5

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HEATHCOTE – 9-5-1

Corey Gilmore (c)

Runs: 0 Wickets: 0

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Luke Bell

Runs: 225 Wickets: 4

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Ben Harris

Runs: 44 Wickets: 5

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Brenton Conforti

Runs: 99 Wickets: 9

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Brayden Klemke

YOUNG TALENT TIME: Raywood's Will Kenny won the NUCA Junior Cricketer of the Year with 272 points. Picture: Paul Laursen

YOUNG TALENT TIME: Raywood's Will Kenny won the NUCA Junior Cricketer of the Year with 272 points. Picture: Paul Laursen

Runs: 51 Wickets: 15

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Shane Cox

Runs: 90 Wickets: 4

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Kyle Siedel

Runs: 49 Wickets: 4

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Nicholas Malavisi

Runs: 74 Wickets: 16

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Patrick Ring

Runs: 77 Wickets: 17

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Joel Condon

Runs: 137 Wickets: 2

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Chris Slattery

Runs: 56 Wickets: 0

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Alex Williamson

Runs: 28 Wickets: 0

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Ben Connelly

Elmore's Matt Gilmour won both NUCA batting, bowling and Senior Cricketer of the Year awards. Picture: Paul Laursen

Elmore's Matt Gilmour won both NUCA batting, bowling and Senior Cricketer of the Year awards. Picture: Paul Laursen

Runs: 57 Wickets: 1

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• Player batting, bowling statistics according to NUCA MyCricket website.