Junior cricketers and their parents could not have wished for a better start to the season. Unlike the preceding week, the days on the weekend were warm, calm and sunny.
Under 10 St Joseph's Red batsman Eamon Shiel hits at the ball during his first game of the season against St Joseph's Maroon.
Under 10s St Joseph's Maroon wicket keeper Frankie Saville was taking the responsibility of his job very seriously against St Joseph's Red.
Opening batsman for the St Joseph's Maroon under 10s innings Charlie Peppernell adjusts his helmet before walking out to the pitch to face the Red's bowling. Photos: Darryl Fernance
Scorers for the under 10s St Joseph's game Dani Schultz and Sasha Cady found the picnic blanket provided some comfort for their recording task.
Across the park from the under 10s, Jordan Byrne playing for the under 12 Goulburn Barbarians was showing his ability with the bat against the Saints.
Earlier in the under 12s match Rhaine Pik had shown she was very handy at playing defensive strokes against the Saints' fast bowlers.