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One run all Blues need for boilover

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February 06, 2017

Tyler Fleming was a star performer for the Undera side.

Numurkah pulled off a stunning D-grade win after edging out ladder leader Toolamba in the S J Perry Shield.

The Blues won the toss and sent the Taipans in, rolling Toolamba for just 99 in 28 overs as Greg Watts (51) played a lone hand.

Numurkah replied with just 100 as it was bowled out before stumps, with Mark Kennedy (39) the key as Watts took 3-11 for Toolamba, while Chris Bell also claimed three wickets.

Undera racked up 8-225 from its 80 overs, with Jack Hajro (66 not out) and Tyler Fleming (45) the star performers.

At Invergordon, Tatura is on track for victory as it finished at 5-107 in reply to 123, with James Collett doing the damage with the ball by finishing with four wickets.

Meanwhile, Northerners forfeited yet again with Mooroopna claiming the six points and earning two weeks off.

Karramomus set itself up in the E-grade Whitelock Shield match against Central Park-St Brendan’s, posting 8-311 on the back of an unbeaten century from Tony Rowan.

Rowan blasted 106, while Robert Thompson scored 53 at No.3.

Katandra only needs 11 more runs to defeat Dookie after a top bowling performance led by Clayton Simpson (4-29).

David Irwin (20) was Dookie’s top scorer, while the Eagles got themselves out of serious trouble in the chase.

Katandra fell to 5-13 before Jeremy Lewis (34 not out) and Patrick Jacobson (14 not out) got the Eagles to 5-67.

Twenty-two wickets fell on day one as Mooroopna had an 18-run advantage against Toolamba after the first innings.

Keiran Robertson (3-7) claimed a hat-trick and Rod Neil took 5-21 as Mooroopna rolled the Taipans for 74.

The Cats backed up with 92 as Neil was again the star with 41.

Toolamba batted for nine overs in its second innings, finishing on 2-16 at stumps.

Euroa is in dire straits against Pine Lodge, falling to 4-37 in reply to 183.

Braydon Kearns (51) and Shane Webber (40) were dominant for the Lodgers, while Byron Craven had a day to remember with 6-27.

Dayne Webber and Kearns claimed two wickets each as the Magpies faltered during 16 overs.

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