7 Results for author: Gary Heatly

Rae of Sunshine as Ollie Has a Great Summer

It has been quite a few weeks for female cricketer Ollie Rae. Firstly she received her 50th Scotland cap and then the 28-year-old hit a superb 171 not out for Carlton Women against Galloway in the Scottish Cup at Grange Loan. Rae got into the sport when she was growing up in Durham and wanted to follow in her brother’s footsteps. She was just five ... More

10 out of 10 for SMRH and Tranent in the East

With five weeks to run of the regular season in the Baillie Gifford ESCA leagues every team is frantically looking to secure wins. Two sides who have already managed to notch up 10 league wins out of 10 in 2016 are SMRH and Tranent. SMRH are currently out on top in the Championship, their latest victory coming last weekend against Carlton II. And ... More

Bowling Duo Hitting the Heights for RH Corstorphine

Much of the recent talk in the Baillie Gifford ESCA Championship may have been about SMRH’s unbeaten run, but two bowlers from RH Corstorphine have grabbed a few headlines themselves. After last weekend’s thumping win over bottom side Holy Cross, captain Joe Kinghorn-Gray has 24 league scalps for 2016 and Freddie Young has 21. Against Holy Cross, ... More

Penicuik Out To Cause A Shock

Given that they are up against Mazars Grange in Friday night’s Murgitroyd Masterton Trophy final, Stuart&Stuart Penicuik know they will be the underdogs, but they are looking forward to the showpiece event. The final of the Twenty20 tournament in the East starts at 6pm at Carlton’s Grange Loan ground in Edinburgh with the winners progressing to ... More

Player Spotlight: Elliot Ruthven

It has been quite a few weeks for young SMRH seam bowler Elliot Ruthven - and the determined character is now looking forward to the rest of the campaign. Having impressed for the Baillie Gifford ESCA Championship outfit from Inverleith last summer and at the start of this the 20-year-old earned a call-up to the Eastern Knights squad for the Cricket ... More

Player Spotlight: Andy McKay

As he gets ready to play in his first CSL Eastern Premiership Edinburgh derby on Saturday former New Zealand international Andy McKay has spoken about his first month in Scotland. The 36-year-old left arm seamer has taken six wickets to date in three league matches for Watsonians since arriving from his homeland. Their two wins from two completed ... More

Coach Boyd Enjoying Falkland

When he was coaching cricket in Chile a few years back Stephen Boyd may not have imagined he would be doing the same in Fife come 2016, but he is enjoying life at Falkland. The 33-year-old from Northumberland has been in Scotland a few months now and has been keeping busy in his roles as Live Active Leisure’s development officer in Perth and Kinross ... More