Since 1965

This Week In History - 20 December

14 December 1969

Sutherland won the Rothmans Limited Overs Knockout final by defeating Manly-Warringah at Hurstville Oval.

Sutherland 135 off 30.1 overs (Alan Griffiths 33, Colin Dodd 22, Graeme Marston 21) d. Manly-Warringah 77 off 24.7 overs (Ted Cotton 4-17, Glen Bailey 4-24, Bob Bain 5 cts).

At one stage, Manly were 3/65 but lost their last seven wickets for 12 runs.

14 December 1985

Anthony Hale took 5-24 in the second innings in 4th Grade vs Hawkesbury at Benson’s Lane No.2, to finish with match figures of 11-32. We won outright after batting for 13.4 overs in the match: Sutherland 2/48 off 4.1 overs & 2/69 off 9.3 overs d. Hawkesbury 45 & 69.

14 December 2013

Tom Pinson made his 1st Grade debut vs Campbelltown-Camden at Glenn McGrath Oval, taking 2-63.

15 December 1984

Jonathan Clark scored 158no in 5th Grade vs Northern District at Tonkin Oval – the then record score for 5ths.

15 December 2014

Steve Smith was named as the 45th Australian Test Captain.

16 December 1967

Bryan Gorman took 3-64 & 7-46 in “B” Shires vs Auburn-Lidcombe at Mona Park – 10 wickets in a day.

16 December 1974

Ken Hudson scored 151no in AW Green Shield vs Nepean at Howell Oval – the then record score for AWG. He had an unbroken opening partnership of 241 with Peter McMahon – the then highest partnership in all grades for the club.

16 December 1977

John Dyson made his Test debut for Australia vs India in the 2nd Test at the WACA.

16 December 1989

Glenn McGrath made his 1st Grade debut vs Northern District at Waitara Oval, taking 5-36.

16 December 2018

Sutherland won the Kingsgrove Sports 1st Grade T20 final by defeating Sydney University at the SCG.

Sutherland 5/123 off 14.4 overs (Jamie Brown 35no) d. Sydney University 122 off 19.5 overs (Daniel Fallins 3-22, Tom Pinson 2-12, Tom Doyle 2-38).

18 December 1965

Rod Barton took 6-31 in the second innings in 4th Grade vs North Sydney at Sutherland Oval. Combined with his 4-30 in the first innings, it gave him 10 wickets in the match.

19 December 2015

Luke Hawksworth made his 1st Grade debut vs Campbelltown-Camden at Raby Oval No.1.


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