Hanwood will look to bounce back from a defeat last time out when they host Exies Diggers at Hanwood Oval on Saturday afternoon.
The Hanwood side was without a few key players last weekend including leading run-scorers Brendan Hicken and Oliver Bartter as they fell to a 59-run defeat at the hands of Leagues.
Diggers will be looking to make a strong start to 2020 having had the bye last weekend. It has been four weeks in between games for the Diggers side as the heat-affected round before Christmas means they haven't played since they were defeated by the Panthers on December 15.
Diggers are locked into a tight battle for top spot as they are currently level on points with Coro Cougars and will be hoping to take the points to take back top place.
Hanwood is 19 points behind the top of the table sides in third position with a 10-point advantage over the fifth-placed Leagues side.
Friday December 17
5:45 pm start Leagues Panthers v Exies Eagles at Exies 1 Richie Alvaro and Garry Tucker
Saturday December 18
1:00 pm start Hanwood CC v Exies Diggers at Hanwood Joe Catanzariti and Garry Tucker
4:30pm start Leagues Panthers v Coro Cougars at Exies 1 Brenton Harrison and Frank Valeri
2nd Grade 1:00pm start
Exies Diggers v Hanwood CC at Exies 2 Glen Bock and Peter Davis
Coro Cougars v Coly Nomads at Westend Don Coleman and Richie Alvaro
Sunday December 19
Griffith v Leeton at Exies 1 Joe Catanzariti and Peter Davis
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