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Devil of a day against the Saints Read more »

Devil of a day against the Saints

The 3rd XI was the only team to hold up their end of the bargain, as they snuck through with a tight win, while the other three teams were defeated comfortably by St Kilda. At Camberwell, we inserted the Saints, and having dismissed their top…


Pies up early, get Bombed late Read more »

Pies up early, get Bombed late

The early games went our way, but the afternoon games were a disappointment as we finished up the T20 matches. The 1st XI had their only loss of the Twenty20 period, as a disastrous start curbed any real chance of victory. Within the first five…


Ringwood brings three wins Read more »

Ringwood brings three wins

In a nice piece of symmetry, the third round of T20s brought us three wins, as only the 3rd XI missed out. We also missed the rain and storms that threatened throughout, with no rain breaks at all despite some very dark clouds. At “The…


Vale Speros Beasley Read more »

Vale Speros Beasley

It is with great sadness that we announced the passing of Speros Beasley on Friday the 24th November. Speros was well-known and loved fixture at the Magpies and one of our greatest Clubmen, playing over 300 games for the Club. Many of us had the…


Sugar Shane reigns Read more »

Sugar Shane reigns

Shane Mays notched up a super 96* from only 57 balls, as he led the performances on Sunday in Round 8 against Northcote. We claimed three wins against the Dragons, with the top two grades completing a perfect weekend. Out at Binnak Park, the 3rd…


Sneaking two wins past the Tigers Read more »

Sneaking two wins past the Tigers

Rain interrupted the afternoon on Saturday, but the 1st XI snuck the points having completed five overs in their chase, and in doing so were able to grab a vital four points in their season. Playing out at Central Reserve, Monash Tigers won the toss…


Lions lay down Law against Pies Read more »

Lions lay down Law against Pies

The 2nd XI registered a win at Schramms, while the other teams came up short as we batted first in all four matches. It was a disappointing weekend to finish off the One Day portion of the season, as we swing into four T20s over…


Dog of a day against Scrays Read more »

Dog of a day against Scrays

The 1st & 2nd XI both endured batting woes as they lost to Footscray on the weekend. The 3rd XI had a strong victory, but it was a disappointing weekend for Camberwell. At Merv Hughes Oval, Footscray batted first and set a strong total of…


Two wins against True Blues Read more »

Two wins against True Blues

In two contrasting matches, the 2nd & 4th XI managed wins against Prahran on the weekend. The 1st & 3rd XI saw some very good individual performances, but not the consistency required for victory. At Camberwell Sports Ground the 1st XI batted first on a…


Vale Ken Munro Read more »

Vale Ken Munro

Former Camberwell Cricket Club player Ken Munro passed away earlier this month. Below is an obituary from Ron Redding, former CCC player and record keeper, that featured in this week’s edition of the Progress Leader. You can access the article via this link. “Camberwell Cricket…


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