Around the grounds in Hume and Whittlesea



Whittlesea’s Tara Watson continues to shine on the netball court. The North East Blaze star was last week named in the Victorian under-19 state team for the upcoming year. She has previously represented the state at under-17 level.


Roxburgh Park is through to the next round of the Victorian Turf Cricket Association T20 competition, while Westmeadows has been knocked out. The Falcons made 143 as they were bowled out with one ball remaining. The higher ranked Glenroy struggled to get the runs, finishing 9-109. The Falcons play Bellbridge in the next round. The Warriors fell just short against Deer Park. The Lions made 8-135 with Westmeadows finishing 8-130 in reply. Keilor, St Albans, Grand United, Maribyrnong Park St Mary’s, Bellbridge and Yarraville Club are the other teams through to the last eight.


Plenty Valley suffered an outright defeat to Williamstown in the Victorian Sub-District Cricket Association north-west on Saturday. Having already conceded first innings points on day one, the Bats were hoping for a better day two. The Seagulls declared at 2-165 with a 67 run first innings lead. The Bats made 191 in their second innings with the Seagulls finishing 2-127 in their second innings to claim the whole 10 points. The Bats sit in 12th spot after 11 rounds.


Bundoora had a heartbreaking loss to Moonee Valley in the Bowls Victoria weekend pennant premier division on Saturday. Not much separated the two teams all day, with Moonee Valley getting over the line, 77 (14)-75 (4). Ben Hubber and Luke Aiello were the winning skips for Bundoora. After 12 rounds, Bundoora sits sixth on the ladder, nine points behind fourth placed Altona with two rounds remaining.