This was a match in which the wicket was the winner. It was extremely difficult for the bowlers to penetrate as indicated by the scores. This made the effort of Ryan Tonkin who took 7 – 88 all the more meritorious. He earnt himself a place on the honours board.
Despite being defeated by St Pauls Collegiate in a one day match prior to this fixture, Rathkeale continue to show pleasing improvement.
Rathkeale 258 – 5
H. Clinton-Baker 58, G. Deans 48, M. McKenzie 47, E. Mason 30, R. Tonkin 33 notout
and 80 – 3, G. Deans 44 not out
St Peters 315
Ryan Tonkin 7 – 88 (34 overs)