, the Seconds 7/335(dec) defeated Frankston Peninsula
155 thanks to a century from Benjamin Rolfs and 98 from James Bett. Abdul Haseeb produced a phenomenal performance, bowling 8 maidens and taking 3 wickets for just 29 runs. The Fourths 6/212 defeated Frankston Peninsula
193, with Neshant Rao taking 4 wickets for 31 and Rafael Epstein earning 72 runs with the bat. Team Manager Nick 'Beefy' Burke's passion for the Club was honoured on Saturday
as part of the Local Legends segment on 7 News.
It was another successful weekend
for the Athletics
Club at Round 6 of the AV Shield, as the Division 1 Men's team came 1st and the Division 1 Women's team finished 2nd. Outstanding performances came from Kate Abfalter, Tamara Mancuso and Katherine Iannello who all vaulted 3.40 metres, as well as Christian Paynter and Liam Schreck who jumped 6.70 metres and 6.34 metres respectively in the long jump. At the halfway point of the Shield season, the Club's Division 1 Men are 1st and the Division 1 Women are 2nd.
In a big week for distance running, Athletics
Club member Nick Earl came 2nd in the Point to Pinnacle Hobart in a time of 1:24:18, the 'World's Toughest Half-Marathon' at an elevation of 1,270 metres. Also, three Club members won races at the Victorian 5000m Championships
at Lakeside Stadium last Thursday. Nicholas Dennis, Jonney Yeates and Peter Gaukrodger won the Men's 5000 metre C, D and E races respectively.
Congratulations to Boat
Club members Josh Booth and Lucy Stephan who took out awards
at the 2018 Rower of the Year Awards earlier in November. Booth won the Gina Rhinehart Leadership Award while Stephan earned the Female Crew of the Year award. Kim Brennan, Cameron McKenzie-McHarg and James Marburg were also honoured.
Kohei Hachida and Enoch Chan won the Open Dan and Open Kyu divisions respectively while Julie Tran won the Open Women's division at the Kendo
Club's annual intra-club taikai
over the weekend.
Club's State League 2 Men won 8 - 3
against the Kensington Eagles, with hattrick hero Danyal Masood being named Man of the Match. The side remain 2nd with 10 wins, 2 draws and just a single defeat after 13 rounds.
The Kendo Club held its annual end-of-year intra-club taikai over the weekend. Photo: MUKEN
Several MUBC athletes were honoured at the Rower of the Year Awards in Sydney. Photo: MUBC