Darlot Cup Luncheon reunites cricket legends, young and old

7 Jun 2018

Guildford Grammar School will host a special luncheon, on Friday 8 June, to celebrate the 1st XI Cricket Team winning the PSA Darlot Cup for the first time in 32 years. The winning 1st team and key coaching staff will be joined at the lunch by members of previous Darlot Cup winning teams, dating as far back as 1946.

Amongst those attending the lunch will be former Australian cricketer and former coach of the Sri Lankan cricket team, Tom Moody, who was a part of the winning 1982 Darlot Cup team. Tom recently returned from coaching the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 2018 Indian Premier League.

The Darlot Cup is the 1st XI cricket trophy of the PSA (Public Schools Association) and was first awarded in 1901. Guildford Grammar School has won the trophy 16 times, in 1914, 1917, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1946, 1959, 1968, 1969, 1971, 1982, 1986 and 2018.

Members of the 2018 Darlot Cup winning 1st XI are:

Connor Smith (Year 12) (C) 
Jordan Clark (Year 12) (VC) 
Freddie Cassell (Year 12) (VC)
Oscar Anderson (Year 12)
Thomas Anderson (Year 12)
Dylan Brooks (Year 12)
Digby Crossland (Year 11)
Kelly Jones (Year 12) 
Mackenzie Hall (Year 10)
Brad Marlborough (Year 11)
Laurence Todd (Year 12)
Samuel Weston (Year 12)

Media contact:

Gillian MacDonald
Manager Marketing and Public Relations
Tel. 9377 9200
Email. Gillian.macdonald@ggs.wa.edu.au