Rollers make it four from four

sswAfter some nervy wins to start the season with, the Rollers had a less squeaky bum outing this past Sunday, beating Somerset Oaks by 40 runs at the Radloff Park.

With captain Hannes Carlson late for his hometown game, Ryan Cooper won an important toss on a blisteringly hot day, electing to bat first on a wicket that provided plenty for the spinners. Continue reading

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An ode to Sheldon Smorenberg

rollersmlcCliches are a dime a dozen, but that does not mean they don’t ring true. And one in particular proved spot on as the Rollers faced MLC on Sunday … “It’s not over until the fat lady sings”.

It’s been a weird sort of season for the Rollers. Our bowling and fielding has been top-class, but the batting a disaster – yet we have still won every game. Continue reading

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Rollers maintain winning start

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The Rollers cruised to a seven-wicket victory on Sunday at Bellville against the Pumas to make it two wins from as many games.

At a venue where we have enjoyed a lot of success over the years, things again started well thanks to Michael van Dewenter and Cornell Keulder. Continue reading

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Rollers’ batsmen make a game of it at Scorpions

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After a successful tour of Oranjemund last week, the West Coast Rollers returned to FCA duty on Saturday with a game against old rivals Scorpions.

The boys from Distell have had our number in recent years, but with some good form behind us we were confident of a winning start to the season proper, especially after winning the toss on a wicket with a tinge of green. Continue reading

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Rollers win two matches and lots of friends in Namibia

 

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The West Coast Rollers embarked on their first ever international tour this past weekend, making the long trip to Namibia to take on Oranjemund.

Excitement levels were at an all-time high leading up to the tour, but that often leads to too high levels of expectation and the trip ends up being a dud. This one, however, was not one of those…

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Rollers Stats: 2016-17

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Rollers Fixtures 2016-17

The Rollers have a busy schedule ahead of them in the 2016/17 season with 15 fixtures and a cross-border tour. Continue reading

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