Since 1965

This Week In History - 4 October

28 September 2013

Daniel Fallins, Michael Holmes & Peter Saroukos made their 1st Grade debuts vs Sydney at GMO.

29 September 1979

Steve Rixon made his 1st Grade debut for the club vs North Sydney at Sutherland Oval.

30 September 2006

John Derwent took 8-127 in 2nd Grade vs Mosman at Rawson Oval.

30 September 2017

Shane Watson & Jarryd Biviano put on 300 for the 2nd wicket in 1st Grade vs St.George at GMO, breaking the record partnership for the 2nd wicket in all grades for the club which had been 285 by Nic Maddinson & Matthew Hughston in the 1st Grade semi-final vs Eastern Suburbs at GMO in 2009-10. Shane scored 184 (off 151 balls – 16×4 & 11×6) and Jarryd scored 122 (off 161 ball – 13×4 & 4×6).

1 October 1966

John Philip took 3-40 in the second innings vs Sydney in 2nd Grade at Caringbah Oval to finish with match figures of 11-50.

1 October 1988

1st Grade scored 493 vs Parramatta at Caringbah Oval – the highest score for the club in 1sts at the time. Steve Rixon & Greg Horner put on 261 for the 6th wicket – the record partnership for any wicket in all grades for the club at the time and still the record partnership for the 6th wicket in all grades. Steve scored 142 (16×4) and Greg made 153 (15×4 & 1×6).

2 October 1965

Norm O’Neill scored 168 (27×4 & 1×6) on day 2 of the club’s first 1st Grade match vs St.George at Hurstville Oval – the club’s first century, which stood as the club’s record score for all grades until Phil Weatherall broke it with 173* in 3rd Grade in 1983-84. It remained the club record score for 1sts until 1999-00, when Matthew Bradley scored 212*.

2 October 1965

Ted Rollinson took 8-64 in the second innings in “A” Shires vs Lindfield at Birchgrove Oval No.2, the club’s first 8-wicket haul. He had taken 3-42 in the first innings the previous week, giving him match figures of 11-106, the club’s first 10 wickets in a match.

2 October 1972

John Dyson made his 1st Grade debut vs Manly-Warringah at Caringbah Oval.

4 October 1997

Phil Jaques made his 1st Grade debut vs North Sydney at Caringbah Oval.

4 October 2003

Aaron Phillips & Daniel Marandola put on 195 for the 10th wicket in 3rd Grade vs Western Suburbs at Sutherland Oval. It was the highest partnership for the 10th wicket in all grades for the club and the highest 10th wicket partnership in Sydney grade cricket history. Aaron scored 154 (off 149 balls – 17×4 & 5×6) and Daniel made his career highest score of 61* (off 107 balls – 4×4).


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