Since 1965

This Week In History - 10 January

4 January 1975

Grahame Barry took 7-31 in Poidevin-Gray Shield vs Bankstown at Caringbah Oval – the best bowling figures in PGs for the club.

4 January 1985

Ben Connell took 4-63 in AW Green Shield vs Petersham-Marrickville at Caringbah Oval. It was a 60 over match – Ben bowled 30 overs straight from one end!

4 January 1989

Matthew Brennan took 9-32 in 4th Grade vs Mosman at Tonkin Oval.

5 January 1982

John Dyson took his famous outfield catch in front of the old SCG Hill to dismiss Sylvester Clarke off the bowling of Bruce Yardley in the 2nd Test vs West Indies. Adam Gilchrist reflects on the catch (plus another taken by Dyso in an ODI on 26 Jan 1982) here:

5 January 2007

Glenn McGrath played his last day of Test cricket as the 5th Test vs England ended at the SCG. He took a wicket with his final ball in Test cricket.

5 January 2014

Colin D’Arcy scored 166no in AWG vs Eastern Suburbs at Glenn McGrath Oval – the highest score in AWG for the club.

6 January 1982

John Dyson finished the 2nd Test vs West Indies at the SCG on 127 not out – his highest score in Tests.

7 January 1967

Steve Edmonds took 6-28 in “B” Shires vs Canterbury at Tonkin Oval – the youngest player to take 5 wickets in an innings in grade (aged 13 years 309 days).

7 January 1984

Phil Weatherall scored 173no in 3rd Grade vs North Sydney at North Sydney Oval No.2 – breaking Norm O’Neill’s record for the highest score for the club in all grades.

7 January 1998

Sutherland played New Zealand in a 40 over match at Caringbah Oval, a practice match for NZ as they travelled to Brisbane to resume the ODI series. It was the first time an Australian club team had played a touring international team.

New Zealand 7/222 (Craig McMillan 80, Chris Harris 55, Adam Parore 29no, Daniel McLauchlin 2-26, Brad Guthrie 2-29, Stuart Clark 2-49) d. Sutherland 119 (Jason Holley 28, Matthew Bradley 24, Chris Harris 4-17, Nathan Astle 3-13).

7 January 2006

Phil Jaques scored 144 in 1st Grade L/O vs Blacktown at Caringbah Oval – breaking Matthew Bradley’s record for the highest score in 1st Grade L/O matches for the club.

Shortly after, Matthew Hughston finished the innings on 155no – thus setting a new record for the highest score in 1st Grade L/O matches for the club.

9 January 1985

Sutherland won the AW Green Shield, defeating Gordon at Hurstville Oval.

Sutherland 9/277 cc (Jude Hennessy 64) d. Gordon 137 (Chris Fox 4-25, Ben Connell 4-34).

9 January 1986

Sutherland won the AW Green Shield, defeating Gordon at Caringbah Oval.

Sutherland 7/216 cc (Jeff Smith 80, Tod Young 53, Darrell Mann 28) d. Gordon 176 (Anthony Hale 6-52, Darrell Mann 3-52).

9 January 1994

Rod Furner & Tim Cadden put on 255 for the 1st wicket in AWG vs M&S Western at Mona Park – the then record opening partnership for all grades for the club. The team total of 2/325 is the record score for AWG for the club.

10 January 1993

Justin Kenny scored 115 in 1st Grade L/O vs Hawkesbury at Benson’s Lane No.1 – the first century in 1st Grade L/O for the club.

10 January 2016

Tom Doyle scored 180 in Poidevin-Gray Shield vs Northern District at Glenn McGrath Oval – the record score in PGs for the club.


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