So many positives have emerged after the first 3 rounds.

The performances against Blacktown were clinical. I watched 3rds move to an inevitable outright win in fine style.  No Dramas! Unfortunately (or fortunately), I wasn't there early enough to see 2nds' nail bitingly narrow win although Les Carrington's hands were still shaking an hour after the result.  Good teams win the close ones.

Let's celebrate the individual highlights including Greg Mail's 40th 1st Grade century on the first day and the appearance in NSW colours of Ryan Carters, Scott Henry and Sean Abbott in the last week.  They've all contributed significantly at that level.

Sincere sympathies and condolences to the family of former player Dick Mesley (whose death was recorded on our website last week) and especially to Gary and Robyn Whittaker on the death of Robyn's father, Albie Thomas. Mrs Thomas was a spectator at no 1 oval last Saturday.

We're moving into our 150th year in style.  More about the proposed celebrations during the next year soon.

Every best wish to all for the UNSW round this weekend.  Every contribution helps towards our Club Championship quest.

James Rodgers.