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2019/20 Key Signings

Sandy Creek Cricket Club has been busy during the off-season with some key signings laying the foundation for a successful 2019/20. Highly respected coach Steve Hands has been reappointed after a successful first year as senior coach where all 3 senior sides played in finals. Adding to the continuity of senior leadership, Rhys “Rooster” Handtke

Under 14 Premiers – 2018/19!

Completing a hat trick of premierships for Sandy Creek, all from fourth position at the end of the minor round, the U14 Sandy Creek Green side were resounding victors over Nuriootpa in the big dance. This was a particularly impressive effort by the lads, as the club’s talent pool was diluted by splitting into two

C-Grade – A4 Premiers 2018/19!

In swiftly fading light and a light drizzle of rain, the C-Grade “rode the donkey” to a classy victory over South Gawler in the A4 Grand Final at Stockwell Oval yesterday. Building on the foundations laid by Kym McLean, coach Stephen Hands has much to be proud of in his first season as coach of

Under 16 Premiers – 2018/19!

Congratulations to the Sandy Creek Under 16s, coming from fourth position to win the 2018/19 premiership! A very disciplined performance saw them defeat ladder leaders South Gawler in the semi final. After losing the toss and having to field, the young Cockies proceeded to roll the favourites for 74 runs in just 23 overs. Wickets

Arise Centurion!

After a relatively quiet start to the season, some of Sandy Creek’s batsmen have gone ballistic in the second half of the year! As at Christmas, the only player to make a hundred was Daniel “DK” Koch, with 148 against Hamley Bridge in the C-Grade. Then Mark “Merv” Freyer decided to become a trend setter.

Country Cup Player Of The Carnival – Jamie Diener!

What a week for superstar A-Grader Jamie Diener! Representing the Barossa and Light Association in the Country Cup, Jamie was named the Player of the Carnival after a sensational week, topped off with a century on the final day against the South East. Jamie was the leading run scorer for the carnival, with 196 runs

Juniors – Winter Academy 2018

It’s winter time and it’s footy season but there’s still room for cricket!! Over the past years the Club has run an Academy to give our junior players an opportunity to get a head start on the cricket season ahead. This year is no different in respect to the Club running the Winter Academy, although

Netball Premiers – A1 ENA Carnival

The Sandy Creek Netball Team expanded its wings to test itself against some different and challenging opposition. The girls took up the challenge and remain undefeated in season 2018. They won 5 minor round games, semi and grand final. Their resilience, courage and true Cocky spirit were on show for everyone to see. They continue

Letter From The Coach – Steve Hands

To All Members of the Sandy Creek Cricket Club I am thrilled to have been appointed the new Head Coach of the Sandy Creek Cricket Club and am looking forward to an exciting year ahead. I would like to thank the Committee for putting their faith in me in taking this Club forward. For those