Australian, The – two years ago, Palmerston was at rock bottom.


  • Captain Alex Bleakley (61 not-out off 43 balls) and hard-hitting allrounder Christian Leopard (89 not-out off 54) took apart the Crocodiles’ attack.
  • After the visitors were bowled out for 82 last week, they could only manage 46 yesterday, as Leopard (5-16) and legspinner Kyle Gardiner (3-14) were too good.
  • PINT finished the season in second spot, also recording a big 111-run win over Darwin at Kahlin Oval, the hosts bowled out for 212 chasing 324.
  • And Waratah also warmed up for the semi-finals with a comfortable 69-run win over Nightcliff at Gardens Oval.
  • Palmerston (1) v Waratah (4) and PINT (2) v Darwin (3) will be the semi-finals this Saturday and Sunday.

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