Northern Districts first to beat Diggers

The Northern Districts Rebels have become the first team to beat Diggers Cricket Club Inc. this season with a nine-run victory against the ladder leaders at Fitzroy Oval.

The Rebels set Diggers a target of 186 to win, and then restricted the home side to 9/176 from their 40 overs.

Lachlan Carlyle did the damage with the ball for the Rebels producing a superb spell taking 3/17 from his 8 overs.

Sawtell returned to the winner’s circle after two straight losses with a two-wicket victory against the Coffs Colts.

Needing 193 for victory, Sawtell produced a successful chase led by a man of the match performance from Kelvin McMillan who finished unbeaten on 83.

Joshua Schwager was the standout bowler of the match taking 6/34 for Sawtell.

And Nana Glen won their second match in a row with a dominant eight wicket win against Valleys Cricket in Macksville.

Nana Glen dismissed Valleys for 60 with Nicklaus Stanlan-Velt taking 3/5 from his six overs.

Round 6 results

Northern Districts Rebels 185 (Hunter Jefferies 46 Reuben Carey 3/35 (8 overs) Jonathon Paff 3/34 (6) ) def. Diggers Cricket Club Inc. 9/176 (Jesse Ferrett 40 Lachlan Carlyle 3/17 (8) )

Sawtell 8/193 (Kelvin McMillan 83 not out. Maurice Stokes 3/30 (8) ) def. Coffs Colts 192 (Troy Britnell 82 Matthew Rose 56 Joshua Schwager 6/34 (5) Mark Weiley 3/33 (8) )

Nana Glen 2/63 def. Valleys Cricket 60 (Nicklaus Stanlan-Velt 3/5 (6) Ben Watson 2/14 (6) )

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