Cricket: Midland-Guildford pair just miss top awards at Premier Cricket awards


Chloe Piparo.
Chloe Piparo.

MIDLAND-Guildford duo Stewart Walters and Chloe Piparo both narrowly missed out on the top individual honours at last week’s Premier Cricket awards.

Walters finished equal fourth in the count for the Olly Cooley Medal at the WACA Ground on Friday night, while Piparo was third in the Karen Read Medal on Wednesday evening.

Piparo did take home the 50-over and T20 Batting Aggregate awards, while she was also named in the Female Team of the Year along with three team-mates.

Bhavisha Devchand, Elizabeth Dawson and Annelies Gevers were also named in the Team of the Year.

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Swans coach Angele Gray was named Coach of the Year after leading the side to the 50-over and T20 flag double.

Midland-Guildford’s male side didn’t fare as well during 2016-17, finishing the season in last spot with three wins.

Dick Hutchison did claim the Premier Club Administrator of the Year award at the Olly Cooley Medal.

The club was due to hold its end-of-season awards at Oakover Estate Winery on Saturday night.