Hammond breaks all-star record

GORMANDALE veteran Kent Hammond became the first player to be named in 10 Traralgon and District Cricket Association ‘teams of the year’ with his selection in the 2014/15 all star line-up.

Hammond surpassed the record set by former teammate Grantley Switzer, who finished his career on nine.

Other highlights from the TDCA awards night were Graham Harvey from Churchill Cricket Club being awarded life membership, Greg Ross winning the best umpire gong and Gormandale’s Shaun Barbour being named league best and fairest.

TDCA Awards

A Grade

Grade Champion: Shaun Barbour – Gormandale CC – 15 votes

Batting Average: Matt Golding – Toongabbie CC – @63.67

Batting Aggregate: Tim Fitch – Traralgon West CC – 454 runs

Bowling Average: Ryan Delaney – Glengarry CC – @10.28

Bowling Aggregate: Adam Brady – Gormandale CC – 32 wks

B Grade

Grade Champion: Paul Richards Ex Students and James Porter Glengarry – 11 votes

Batting Average: Darren Burrows – MTY Raiders CC – @54.29

Batting Aggregate: Daniel Churchill – Ex Students CC – 497 runs

Bowling Average: James Porter – Glengarry CC – @8.82

Bowling Aggregate: James Porter – Glengarry CC – 28 wks

C Grade

Grade Champion: Craig Flanigan – Churchill CC

Batting Average: Craig Flanigan – Churchill CC – 80.17

Batting Aggregate: Nick Turnbull – Imperials CC – 495 runs

Bowling Average: Warren Watson – Centrals CC – @11.50

Bowling Aggregate: Warren Watson – Centrals CC – 16 wks

Special Awards

Life Membership: Graham Harvey

GCL Senior player of the year: Jordan Gilmore

GCL Under 18 player of the year: Mitch Membrey

GCL Under 16 player of the year: Dougal Williams

Country Week player of week – Alan ‘Pencils’ Daniels Memorial: Greg Munro

JCW Under 15 Player of Week: Nathan Heard

JCW Under 14 Player of Week: Bailey Flanigan

Maddocks Sports Rising Star: Jacob Westland

Tom Anton Memorial Best Umpire: Greg Ross

Bert Hill Memorial Club Championship: Ex Students CC

All Gippsland Selection 2014/15: Jordan Gilmore, Greg Munro, Ben Julin, Todd Mann

TDCA Team of the Year

Tim Fitch (Traralgon West), Kent Hammond (Gormandale), John Keighran (Churchill), Michael Higgins (MTY Raiders), Matt Golding (Toongabbie), Ben Julin (Glengarry), Adam Brady (Gormandale), Shaun Barbour (Gormandale), Mark Fenech (Centrals), Ryan Delaney (Glengarry), Ross Whelpdale (MTY Raiders), Ben Marks (wk) (Glengarry)