For the first time since the 2003/04, Hanwood have in their possession the GDCA first grade premiership trophy after a dominant display with the bat on day two of the final against Leagues.
After winning the toss and electing to bat, Leagues were on the back foot early, with Andrew Madden and Ben Leach falling early to the bowling of Luke Docherty.
Reece Matheson and Leagues captain Jimmy Binks were able to get their side back on track with a 56-run stand before Binks (20), and Logan Matheson (0) fell to the bowling of Gulfam Ahmed towards the tea break on day one.
Matheson kept the runs flowing with a 64-run partnership with Daniel Bozic to get their side past 100 and see Matheson post his half-century before Bozic (39) was caught out by a full toss from Docherty.
Wickets started to fall more regularly, with Josh Carn (3/21) picking up the crucial wicket of Matheson (61) while Docherty (4/39) picked up the final wicket to see stumps called with Leagues bowled out for 156.
Hanwood were able make a solid start with Tom Shannon and Oliver Bartter at the top of the order putting on 38 runs for the first wicket before Bartter was caught and bowled by Bozic (1/25).
It was the partnership between Tom Shannon and Talwinder Singh that would prove to be the match-winner for the Hanwood side.
They were able to put on 64 runs to get their side to within 54 runs of the first innings points before Shannon's (38) long innings came to an end when he was caught at mid-on off the bowling of Dan Hillam just after the lunch break.
Hanwood captain Charlie Cunial was full of praise for both Shannon and Singh.
"Tom's last month has been absolutely incredible," he said.
"Teams haven't been able to get him out, and he has been able to not expose our middle order.
"Prince was unreal. He gave away one chance, but he came out from ball one and looked really dangerous."
The wicket did little to affect Hanwood as they were able to keep the scoreboard pressure on Leagues, with Dean Catanzariti (11) and Singh (79) were able to get their side past Leagues' first innings total with eight wickets still in the shed.
With time running out in the day and wickets not coming easily, Leagues called the game, knowing they would be unlikely to achieve an outright victory, to give Hanwood the premiership.
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