Close finish set for Pines, Crib Point clash

PENINSULA PINES have bounced back from a patchy opening innings to bowl well and put themselves in the box seat for a win in the first day of their clash against Crib Point. Pines only batted for a l...

Welcome home to returned soldiers at Frankston

THE second welcome home to returned soldiers inaugurated by the Welcome Home committee took place, on Friday evening last in the Mechanics’ Hall, when the seating accommodation of the building was ta...

Sorrento keep the Doggies on a tight leash

PROVINCIAL SORRENTO have worked hard to restrict Mornington to a total of just 160 in their clash at Alexandra Park. Defending a total of 205 runs away from home, helped by a brilliant 77 from Liam O...

Edward Meldrum writes about the fall of Damascus

THE following letter was received by Mrs Meldrum, of Somerville, from her son Edward, on active service in Damascus: I have not had much time for letter writing lately. I don’t think anyone had an id...

Long Island play the long game

PENINSULA LONG Island have kicked off their two dayer against Crib Point in style, batting out the first day to post a huge total of 9/245. Long Island’s opening three batsmen kept the runs ticking o...

Private Walker gets a grand welcome home

A GREAT surprise awaited Private Bob Walker on his arrival, in Mr Norman McDonald’s well decorated car, at the corner of Humphries and Walkers roads, on Tuesday last. A whole hearted welcome awaited ...

Century gets Mount Eliza across the line

PROVINCIAL AN expertly taken century from Justin Grant has helped Mt Eliza to a nailbiter two day win over Mornington at Emil Madsen Reserve. A big first day score of 85 from Ben Clements helped the ...

Heatherhill set a mammoth task for Carrum

DISTRICT HEATHERHILL have batted strongly on the first day of their two dayer against Carrum to set their opponents a daunting total to chase. Winning the toss and choosing to bat, Heatherhill starte...

Peace celebrations in Frankston mark end of the war

THE quiet which had been brooding over Frankston, since the outburst on Friday, when it was rumoured that the Allies’ Peace terms had been agreed, and hostilities on all battle fronts had ceased, was...

Pines’ bowling puts Baden Powell to the sword

PENINSULA PINES have put on a clinical bowling performance to easily claim the first innings over Baden Powell. Baden Powell’s first four wickets fell for just 18 runs, leaving them little hope of ge...