Ipswich retains pennants

AN OUTSTANDING bowling and fielding performance has given Ipswich a comprehensive win over Fassifern in the Senior 1 pennants game at East Ipswich yesterday.

The home team batted first and made a solid 131, highlighted by captain Deanne Lawrie's 55.

But it was with the ball where Ipswich really dominated.

Kate Johnstone led the way with 4-24 as the home side bundled the visitors out for 61 before putting Fassifern back into bat and reducing them to 6-32 before time was called.

Lawrie said the great all-round performance from her team was reward for the hard work they had done in training.

"We were a bit worried. Originally we didn't have enough runs," Lawrie said.

"But we bowled really well and backed it up with excellent fielding. We started training in September and there is no doubt our out-fielding has improved out of sight. In the past we've bowled as well as we did today but haven't backed it up with good fielding."

The quality fielding was evident to everyone at the ground as Ipswich players held every catch and hit the stumps with monotonous regularity from the outfield.

At one point, two Fassifern batters were run out on consecutive deliveries, one from a deflection on to the stumps and the next from a direct hit from an outfield throw.

Lawrie said that type of fielding and solid bowling kept her team on top for most of the day.

"They had a few good batters we managed to get out fairly cheaply," she said.

"We expected them to get a few more runs so it was great to restrict them to such a low total.

"I thought Kirsty Crossan batted well for us ... we had a good partnership together. And Kate Johnstone bowled really well and Kylie (Henrich) also bowled well as a change bowler."

Ipswich also dominated the Senior 2 game with 8-105 before dismissing Fassifern for 50 and 46.

Nicki McDonald scored a quality 58 and was well supported by Bronwyn Brown with 18.

Anne-Marie Hermann was outstanding with the ball, taking 8-21, while Taela Brown also had a five-wicket haul.

In the under-18s, Fassifern bowled Ipswich out twice for 63 and 19 and responded with 67 and 2-19 for a solid outright win.

Fassifern also took out the under-13 girls title, winning both games for the day.

Topics:  vigoro



Local Real Estate

finda logo
Featured Real Estate
HOUSE OF... $249,000
House 3 1 1
WHEN SIZE MATTERS!!! $549,000 neg
House 4 2 8
HOME SWEET HOME $249,000
House 3 2 2
RARE FIND... MASSIVE... $440,000
House 3 1 10

Featured Jobs

finda logo

Ipswich jobs listed daily

Featured Jobs
GENERAL MANAGER ... Gladstone Full Time $120 - $150
SHORT ORDER COOK Walloon Casual
Team Leader Ipswich Full Time


Local Partners

LATEST DEALS AND OFFERS

Job Listings

Search for your next job now.
Learn More

Cars For Sale

Find cars for sale online now.
Learn More

Property Listings

Search for a property online right now.
Learn More

Local Profile

Stay Connected

Get the news as it happens, in your inbox

You can change the newsletters you are subscribed to when you edit your profile

Edit Profile


Special Offers

Latest deals and offers

View today's ePaper!

Read the digital edition
Learn More

Horoscopes

Virgo

A small offensive can be more effective than a full-scale battle. Pick your battles wisely. Investment wise though: No point in playing it...

read more

Marketplace

Special Offers & Promotions

Compare & Save