A1 Grade – 1985/86 season

A1 Grade - 1985/86

Our A1 side from 1985/86 (Vs Wahroonga @ Storey Park, March 1986 – Round 17) and the only photo record of Warwick Barnes – perhaps the fastest bowler to play for West Penno. The players are:
Back row – Peter Handel, Alan Swan (106 runs for the match), Ross Anderson, Mark Dell

Sitting – John Giddings, Greg Fiedler, Craig Russell, Greg Stoneham, Brent Dornan

Lying down – Warwick Barnes.
Photo – Andy Maxwell.

The boys finished just out of the top 4 out of 10 Teams. Warwick took 58 wickets @ 12.1 and in his career (1984/85 part season to 1986/87) he took 101 wickets @ 13.8 with a best of 7/48.This is the 2nd highest number of wickets in A1 Grade just behind Laurie Tuckerman 59 (1951/52) and Ray McDonald (1974/75) also with 59 wickets.

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