South Perth To Face Swans In Female GF
19 March 2017  

South Perth will play reigning premiers Midland-Guildford in the Female A-Grade 50-over competition Grand Final on Sunday after finishing in the top two spots on the ladder.

The Sky Blues had the bye over the weekend but finished on top with 67 points, five ahead of second-placed Midland-Guildford who won their round robin game on Sunday.

The decider will take place at South Perth’s home ground Richardson Park from 10am.

Midland-Guildford confirmed their spot in the decider after defeating Subiaco Floreat by 10 wickets at Lilac Hill on Sunday.

Caitlin Couch (5-12) and Sheldyn Cooper (4-12) did the damage as the Swans bowled out Subi for 63 in an astonishing display.

The Swans eased to the target inside 13 overs in reply, led by Taneale Peschel (29no) and Chloe Piparo (26no).

Midland-Guildford needed to win with third-placed Melville also triumphing in their match on Sunday, thrashing University by 176 runs at Tompkins Park.

Mathilda Carmichael top scored with 66 and Georgie Ireland contributed 56no as Melville made 5-260, with Gemma Cassidy taking two wickets for Uni.

University were bowled out for 84, with Rebecca Angwin taking 3-2 while Meg Thompson and Georgie Middleton took two wickets each.