Sydney University went to stumps in a strong position on day one of their two-day, Round 13 match against Gordon on Saturday.

The Students finished the day all out on 316 off 95 overs, with ‘keeper Tim Cummins (80), No.3 Damien Mortimer (71) and No.9 Dugald Holloway (63) dominating the scoring.

Cummins entered proceedings with Sydney University 6-136 and set about righting the ship. He cracked 11 boundaries and a pair of sixes in his 122-ball knock.

He also shared a 122-run partnership with Holloway, who hit six boundaries and two over the fence.

Glenn Winsor was the pick of the trundlers, finishing with 4-35 from his 15 overs.

Meanwhile, opener Maddy Darke posted her maiden century for Universities in First Grade’s 69-run win over Penrith at David Phillips Fields on Sunday.

Darke scored 126 from 130 deliveries, with 13 boundaries, as Universities tallied 4-273 from their 50 overs. She shared solid partnerships with No.3 Oliver Porter (75) and opener Carly Leeson (40).

Universities held the visitors to 9-204, with Porter taking the bowling honours with 3-41, while Danielle Armstrong chipped in with 2-28.

Parramatta head the First Grade ladder on 36 points after seven rounds, with Campbelltown-Camden (27), Universities (26) and Penrith (26) making up the top four.




Sydney Men’s Premier Grade cricket competition – Round 13 (Two-day match)

First Grade: Sydney University 316 off 95.1 overs (Tim Cummins 80, Damien Mortimer 71, Dugald Holloway 63, Ryan McElduff 32; Glenn Winsor 4-35) versus Gordon, stumps, day one at Chatswood Oval. Toss: Sydney University.


Second Grade: Gordon 196 off 63.4 overs (Dominic Thomson 64,  Ryan Tullia 47; Nihir Gandhi 4-25, Josh Toyer 4-35) versus Sydney University 2-72 (Nicholas Walker 23, Max Hope 23 not out; Oliver Sutton 1-8) stumps, day one at University Oval. Toss: Gordon.


Third Grade: Gordon 60 off 32.5 overs (no details) versus Sydney University 6-159 off 47 overs (Alasdair Grant 32, Henry Clark 30 not out, Tom Kierath 27 not out) stumps, day one at Killara Park. Toss: Gordon.


Fourth Grade: Sydney University 128 off 49.3 overs (no details) versus Gordon 4-63 off 28 overs (no details) stumps, day one at St Paul’s College Oval. Toss: Sydney University.


Fifth Grade: Gordon 116off 67 overs (no details) versus Sydney University 1-24 (no details) stumps, day one at Castle Cove Oval. Toss: Sydney University.



Sydney Women’s Premier competition – Round 7 (Limited Overs)

First Grade: Universities 4-273 off 50 overs (Maddy Darke 126, Olivia Porter 75, Carly Leeson 50; Isabella Meere 1-37) defeated Penrith 9-204 off 49.4 overs (Lisa Griffith 47, Alana Ryan 37; Olivia Porter 3-41, Danielle Armstrong 2-28) by 69 runs at David Phillips Fields on Sunday. Toss: Universities. Batted first: Universities. Points: Universities 6, Penrith 0.


Second Grade: Gordon 9-151 off 50 overs (Abigail Powell 23, Keisha Dowsett 22; Rebecca Green 2-13, Amy McKay 2-19) defeated Universities 133 off 47.2 overs (Erica James 43, Samantha Robinson 30; Abigail Powell 4-14, Claire Jones 3-19, Phoebe Thompson 2-15) by 18 runs at Chatswood Oval on Sunday. Toss: Universities. Batted first: Gordon. Points: Gordon 6, Universities 0.


Under 18 Brewer Shield – Round 8 (40 Overs)

Campbelltown-Camden 7-202 off 40 overs (Mikaylah John 86 not out, Jade Pollock 44; Eve Donovan 4-26, Audrey Pisto 2-28) defeated Universities 52 off 20.2 overs (Frankie Nicklin 23; Jade Pollock 6-15) by 150 runs at David Phillips Fields on Sunday. Toss: Campbelltown-Camden. Batted first: Campbelltown-Camden. Points: Campbelltown-Camden 6, Universities 0.