Jarryd Thompson of Alstonville, Dain Moreton of Clunes and Thomas Sky of Lismore earlier this year before heading off to England.
Jarryd Thompson of Alstonville, Dain Moreton of Clunes and Thomas Sky of Lismore earlier this year before heading off to England.

Making runs while sun doesn't shine

LISMORE cricketers Dain Moreton and Tom Sky are the top run-scorers at the Richmond Cricket Club near London this season.

The 18-year-olds have been at Richmond since Easter - the club Adam Gilchrist played at when he was a teenager.

Moreton is the Adam Gilchrist scholarship recipient and hasn't disappointed with a top score of 121 not out from his 18 innings.

Through the wet English summer he has scored 533 runs with two centuries at an average of 44.42.

Moreton moved from Lismore to WA last season where he made a promising start to his career in Perth club cricket.

Sky scored the most runs in an innings at the Richmond club with 142 not out in "friendly" match against South Hampstead.

He has scored 482 runs at average of 26.72.

Alstonville batsman Jarryd Thompson is playing at nearby Harrow St Mary's Cricket Club.

Two other Alstonville players, Georgia Redmayne and Mattise Iliffe, are also in England.

Redmayne is playing for Worcester in the women's national competition and has made a century and three half-centuries.

She scored 114 not out in her first game in May

The wicketkeeper-batter has also made 23 stumpings.

Iliffe is playing for Cumbria County and claimed bowling figures of 3-1 inone of her games.

Marist Brothers batsman Luke Cleaver is playing premier division for Penrith in Northern England.



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