Wests first grade men’s team wound up the pre-season with a strong win over Wynnum-Manly at Graceville Memorial Park on Saturday August 31.
Wynnum Manly posted 181 off their fifty over with the loss of nine wickets. Paddy Dooley led the bowling with 3-27 off 8 overs and Steve McGiffin and Tom Whitney took two wickets apiece.
Wests reeled in Wynnum-Manly’s total in just under 31 overs, finishing with 5-186. Steve McGiffin top scored with 79no off 73 balls, with contributions of 32 off 37 by Jared Sippel and a quickfire 24 off 14 from opener B Smith.
Our men’s First Grade team plays their first game game against Sandgate-Redcliffe next Saturday September 7 away at Trevor Hohns Oval, and our Second Grade play Sandgate-Redcliffe at home at Graceville Memorial Park.
Our Lords Taverners lads kick off their seaosn next Sunday September 8 away against Toombul at Oxenham Park, looking to go one better this year than their runner’s up result in 2018.
Wests women’s squad play their first pre-season trial against Valleys at Valleys on Sunday September 8 in preparation for the Women’s First Grade season-opening T20 game under lights at Wests’ Chelmer Sports ground on Friday September 20.
The long wait is ending. It’s all about to happen for Season 2019-20!