Sport

Allora wins reserve grade premiership

Lauchlan Hoey took a wicket in the final.
Lauchlan Hoey took a wicket in the final.

ALLORA has won its second reserve grade premiership in Warwick cricket with a convincing eight-wicket win against Sovereign Animals at Mayhew Oval.

Everything went well for Allora from the first over when Kris McLennan dismissed Sovereign trump card Tony Munro.

Gordon Barker dug in like Ed Cowan tries to do in the Australian team to top score with 25 off 17 overs.

Ben Pillar made 16 and last pair Tony Morrisey, 16 not out, and captain Laurance Wagner, 10, gave the score some respectability.

Spinner Al Taylor only joined Allora mid-season but his spin was crucial in the grand final with 4-32 in seven overs.

Steven Hughes took 2-26 off eight overs and secured a runout.

Opening pair McLennan 1-18, and Lauchlan Hoey, 1-12, both off six overs, gave nothing away with the new ball.

In the Allora innings, Aaron Vietheer played a captain's knock of 49 to put his side on the path to victory.

He shared a 56-run opening stand with Mitch McLennan who was dismissed for 11.

Hughes, 17, and Kris McLennan, 12, secured victory with an unbroken partnership.

Kris said it had been a rebuilding year for Allora.

"I believe we had the youngest average age of any team," he said.

"We definitely want to make an A-grade final in the future."

Sovereign captain Laurance Wagner said the loss was largely to do with not batting all the overs.

Topics:  allora, cricket, sovereign animals




Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

'My husband lasted 6 weeks as a stay at home dad'

APN Hey Mummy Feature for online - stock images. Katie Dykes being interviewed for the webisodes. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

FROM the outside, being a stay at home mum looks like a breeze.

THE EXPERT: Stop judging working mothers

SUPER MUMS: Being a working mums comes down to perfecting time management.

"WORKING for money is all right; so is working because you want to.”

OPINION: How to prepare your child for day care

Your kids will love childcare, but it may take some adjusting.

GETTING your child ready for day care is vital.

Health and nutrition with kids - how do you balance it?

HOW important is health and nutrition in your household?

Smack or no smack - where do you stand?

THE debate is reignited - is smacking acceptable?

Technology and kids: Do you ever cut their wi-fi?

Check out our new video series featuring mums having a chat

Retiring member leaves lasting Legacy

Warwick Legacy chairman Ian Campbell-Wilson presented a commemorative plaque to retiring member Kevin Byrne for his 43 years of service.Photo Sophie Lester / Warwick Daily News

Legacy farewells retiring member Kevin Byrne

520km walk to commemorate a WWII connection

Andreas Leonakis is walking from Brisbane to Wallangarra and back again.

Imagine walking from Brisbane to Wallangarra. And back.

Sip on an all Southern Downs cider

TREEHOUSE CIDER

Sip on a cider that is all Southern Downs.

Latest deals and offers

Ernie Els dunks for eagle

Smooth swing, great shot.

Ernie Els lives up to his reputation for one of the best swings in golf.

Jay Leno in spectacular rollover

Car flips after wheelie stunt.

Jay Leno gets more than he expected when he rides along in a 2500 HP Barracuda.

John Oliver on Brexit

John Oliver tries to explain the Brexit result.

John Oliver explains the fallout from Brexit on Last Week Tonight.

Three bedroom, 1100sqm block: Is this Qld's cheapest home?

BARGAIN BUY: Is this North Bundaberg property the cheapest home in Queensland?

Becoming a real estate mogul is all about risk and reward

PROPERTY BOOM: Coast prices set to skyrocket

Like other areas in south-east Queensland, the Sunshine Coast is at the start of the upturn on the property clock.

Values predicted to rise 25-33%