Showing posts from September, 2007


Castaways Season

Tune your tv's on News 6 or Chan. 12 news, sports Friday night...both were at training tonight doing shots of players and interviews..... some time between 5pm and 6pm Friday.

CW Premiers take the field at 3pm vs Uvic Vikings, Windsor Park.
Preceded by the CW Firsts vs Norsemen at 1:30 KO Windsor Park.

Show up for a great start to the season for CW.....

Victoria Cricket

The Tomalin Cup game: Cowichan v Meralomas will NOT be played this season.
No date could be found that suited both clubs. The game will therefore be played in mid-May, 2008 at Beacon Hill.
Cowichan will now go ahead with its 20/20 game against Albion on Sat. 22 at Beacon Hill, start 3.30.

Regards, Howard

Victoria Cricket

Canada clinch the first-ever ICC Americas Women’s Championship after a resounding 5 wicCanada beat Bermuda by 5 wickets in an enthralling contest at Maple Leaf CC, and thereby won the first-ever ICC Americas Women’s Championship. After winning the toss and electing to bat, Bermuda made 169 for 7 in their allotted 40 overs. In reply, Canada marched to an emphatic victory, and the Americas crown, reaching 173 for 5 in 35 overs. Canada got off to a nervous start in reply, and in search of the Americas title, but a 123 run 3rd partnership, between Kim Coulter, 37 off 81 balls, with 3 fours, and a brilliant undefeated 50, off 78 balls with 4 fours, for player of the match Joanna White, effectively signed and sealed the outcome.ket victory over Bermuda.

Castaway and Wanderer

Castaway and Wanderer

As we head into the new season, we wish to remind you of the need for your financial support in the coming months. As many of you know, the budget for CW Rugby last season was a staggering $186,000, and shows no signs of receding this year. This was the main reason for launching the CW Supporters Club in 2006, and we successfully signed up 130 members, providing a much- needed cash infusion to Rugby and to Discovery Sports. Our target this year is 200 members, and we know there are many Castaway and Wanderer veterans out there who just need a small prompt to jump on board. Please visit our Supporters Club section and view the benefits of membership. We are aware of concerns re; the exclusivity of the Members Balcony, and realize this not only turned some prospective members away, but was impossible to enforce, so we will continue to display our Supporters club banner and hope that many of you will congregate there to enjoy the banter and hospitality of your old te…

Victoria Cricket

V.D.C.A. Cricket Play-off Final on Sunday, 16th. Sept. at Beacon Hill, Victoria

COWICHAN defeated Albion by 8 wickets:

Albion 191 all out (35 overs) Gareth Sanders 2 for 30, Dan Vann 3 for 49, Lucien Nel 2 for 18,
Adam Benning 2 for 32, Rick Fletcher 1 for 0

Cowichan 193 for 2 (19.5 overs) Dan Vann 127 not out, Lucien Nel 42 not out

Cowichan won the toss and elected to field first despite the steady drizzle. At 65 for 6 Albion were in serious trouble, but their middle order batsmen rescued their innings. The 7th wicket fell at 149. And their last three batsmen were able to run the total up to 191. It might have been higher were it not for two superb catches taken by Mike Andrews, the wicketkeeper. Once again Cowichan's fielding was excellent given that the ball resembled a bar of soap! Such a total appeared a difficult target considering the miserable weather that Cowichan were having to bat i…

Victoria Cricket

Hi Everyone,
I have been somewhat tardy in forwarding Cowichan cricket news over the last few weeks. I'll bring the club's progress up-to-date. At the midway mark of the season Cowichan was top of the VDCA table. We then lost FOUR straight games and finished with a win and loss. Finally our record was won 7, lost 7. Unlike all the other clubs, we were not involved in any rain-outs. This reflects our determination to play cricket rather than weather conditions. (Shawnigan Lake has more rain than Victoria anyway!).
Our record would normally have left us out of the play-offs, but because of penalty points deducted from some clubs we finished in fourth place. Thus, last Saturday (Sept. 8) we played a semi-final against the first place team, Colts. Here is the outcome:

Cowichan WON by 7 wickets.
Colts 107 all out Adam Benning 3 for 33, Adam Price 3 for 46, Benjy Brooks 2 for 1,
The 11th Annual Vancouver Island Easter Seals Regatta will take place on Saturday, September 15, 2007!
This unique fundraising event hosted by the Royal Victoria Yacht Club supports children with disabilities on Vancouver Island.