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Women's Black team - their second win


Breakthrough win by our Women's Black - our team gets the points
WomensBlackWin-Team 520 pix
It was a long time coming, but our Women's Black team scored its first win with an emphatic victory over Edinburgh on Sunday, February 1.
Watched by a crowd estimated at more than 50, the girls did us - and themselves - proud, taking the initiative from the first over and never letting it go.
While players from our inaugural women's team in 2007/08 are this year spread across both our Black and White teams, the nucleus of the group that were the pioneers in getting women's cricket off the ground at Moonee Valley stayed in the Blacks. And then they doubled up a fortnight later with a thrilling win over Jacana. We looked gone for all money against Jacana until an unbroken eighth wicket partnership of 63 between Belinda Tankard and Adele Walker got us over the line with eight balls to spare.
We're all so proud of them! Well done girls!
The winning team: L-R: Back - Belinda Tankard, Jenny O'Brien, Sam Lawson, Adele Walker, Victoria Thorneycroft,
Ros Brelis, Kim Johnston and Natalie Waites. Front - Jacinta de Niese, captain Tien Ha and Amelia Radford.
****For another picture and more details of the win, turn to the item in our NEWS pages.


February 16, 2009
Category: Archived News

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