Riverside Cricket Club (Tasmania)

Riverside Cricket Club (RCC) is a cricket team which represents Launceston in the Northern Tasmanian Cricket Association grade cricket competition, in the Australian state of Tasmania.

Riverside Cricket Club
Personnel
CaptainTom Garwood
CoachLyndon Stubbs
Team information
Founded1948
Home groundWindsor Park
Official website:http://riversidecc.tas.cricket.com.au

Teams and Honours

The Riverside Cricket Club has four U/13, two U/15 cricket teams in the Northern Tasmanian Cricket league as well as 4 senior men's grade teams and 1 ladies' team. Riverside has won four A-grade NTCA Premierships in; 1968–69, 1976–77, 1977–78, 1980-81. During 1980-81 Riverside was the first club to win all three grade titles in Tasmanian history.

Notable players

Richard Hadlee played six games for the club scoring 53 runs. He took taking 22 wickets in 86.4 overs at an average of 7.75 with an economy rate of 1.92. Steve Howard was a star batsmen during the Club's successful era in the late 1970s and early 1980s. He was a regular selection for Tasmania in the inaugural season of Shield cricket. Tony Benneworth was a medium pace swing bowler and hard hitting middle order bat. Another who contributed to the Club's successful era in the late 1970s and early 1980s. He was also a regular selection for Tasmania during the early years of the Sheffield Shield. Also, starred in Tasmania's inaugural one-day cup campaigns, particularly in the win against West Australia in 1979 at the TCA ground in Hobart.


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