Taranaki Women's 2016/2017 Prizegiving - Friday 27th January 2017
The Taranaki Women had their prizegiving on Friday night at the Good Home. It was a successful season for the Taranaki Women finishing second in the Mike Shrimpton Trophy Competition.
Many thanks to our Player/Coach Aimee Watkins, her knowledge on and off the field was invaluable to the young side who will be a force to reckon with next year. Big thanks to Peter Wisnewski the Manager of the team whose management skills were a great asset, continually making things run smoothly off the field :)
Congratulations to our prizewinners...
Davies Trophy - Sportswoman of the Year (MVP) - Kate Baxter
Copelin Trophy - Most Improved Player - Taila Hurley
Hurley Family Trophy - Best Batswoman - Kate Baxter
Angela Buckland Trophy - Best Bowler - Aimee Watkins
Players Player - Kate Baxter
All the best to Kate Baxter who is leaving us in July to travel overseas, she will be missed! Safe travels.
Also our best wishes and thanks to Gill Hurley who has resigned from her position as Taranaki Cricket Women's & Girls Director. Gill has put in an immense amount of work into Women's & Girls cricket and it is great to see so many girls now playing the sport and loving it. Thanks Gill :)
CENTRAL DISTRICTS REPRESENTATIVES
Congratulations to Kate Baxter for being named in the Central District Hinds for the 2016/2017 season. Also to Mel Megaw, Monique Rees and Emily Cunningham for being named in the Central Districts U21 team. The CD U21 team will compete in the U21 National Tournament to be held in Auckland from the 15th -21st December 2016.
Taranaki Women beat Wairarapa in the first of their Mike Shrimpton Trophy matches. Second round game (first round was a bye). The match was played at Victoria Park in Wanganui on Sunday.
Wairarapa won the toss & chose to bat and were all out in the 49th over for 162. Great bowling by Taranaki with Kelsey Husband 4-33, Kate Baxter 2-17, Sophie Gurnsey 2-27 & Taila Hurley 2-31
Taranaki Women had a good win against Hawkes Bay Women
at Victoria Park Wanganui on Sunday in round four of the Mike Shrimpton Trophy 50 over match.
Taranaki won the toss & batted first making 218-8, with Kate Baxter 58, Taila Hurley 42 & Aimee Watkins 23.
Baxter & Watkins (62 run 5th wicket partnership) & Baxter & Hurley (57 run 6th wicket partnership).
In reply Hawkes Bay were bowled out for 173 in the 45th over. Aimee Watkins 5-22 from 7.1 overs & Megan Washington 3-32 from 9 overs