Caught a great catch for resurgent Alstonville

BIG BOOST: Jason Caught lets one rip. The left-arm quick will play for Alstonville in Hooker League this season.
BIG BOOST: Jason Caught lets one rip. The left-arm quick will play for Alstonville in Hooker League this season.

Caught, a tall left-arm quick, spearheaded the bowling at Lismore Workers for a number of years before the team pulled out of the top grade at the end of the 2010-2011 season.

They fielded a joint-venture team with Goonellabah the following season but Workers Goonellabah last-ed only one year.

Caught played LDCA first grade for Lismore Workers last season when the club marked is 50th anniversary.

He was the FNC LJ Hooker League Cricketer of the Year in 2008-2009.

Paceman Terry Murphy has also returned after a short stint in Sydney.

Alstonville will host the Casino Cavaliers in the opening round of the season at Hill Park Oval, Wollongbar, from this afternoon.

Experienced all-rounder Greg Potter was one of the best for Alstonville last season and will line up for them again.

Elsewhere, there have been plenty of movements of players in the 10-team competition.

Ballina Bears will be captained by Nathan Anson and have also picked up former Lennox Head player James Everingham.

English recruit James Thorpe has also been added to the team which made it to the semi-finals last season.

Bears take on Terranora Lakes at Bilambil Oval.

Meanwhile, Marist Brothers welcome back all-rounder Jeremy Cowin after a season off.

However, they have lost NSW Under-19 representative wicketkeeper-batsman Sam Reading and promising youngster Blake Taylor.

Brothers take on defending premiers Cudgen at Oakes Oval, Lismore.

Lennox Head has a new captain in opening batsman Todd Fisher.

Talented teenage batsman Tobyn Burvill has also been named in the side to take on Pottsville at Seabreeze Oval, Pottsville.

Former Southern Districts junior Jake Nind is back in the top grade, joining Tintenbar-East Ballina going into their first match against Murwillumbah at Rabjones Oval, Murwillumbah.



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