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Queensland Premier Cricket Grand Final Match Official appointments announced

22 March 2019

Donovan Koch

The 2018/19 Queensland Premier Cricket season concludes over the next two weekends with Grand Finals in all Premier Grades.

Cricket Australia Supplementary Umpire Panel member Donovan Koch and Queensland State Umpire Panel member David Taylor will officiate the First Grade Final between the University of Queensland and Valley Cricket Clubs at Allan Border Field. Koch will officiate his fourth Grand Final in a row whilst Taylor steps out to the middle for his second consecutive Final.

Koch’s season has seen him officiate in a remarkable five different competitions. In addition to his Premier Cricket commitments, Koch stood in the JLT Sheffield Shield, Toyota Futures League, KFC BBL|08, Rebel WBBL|04 and JLT One-Day Cup.

Taylor’s season to date has also seen him officiate in the Toyota Futures League, Rebel WBBL04, WNCL and fulfil fourth umpire duties in the KFC BBL08. Taylor also travelled to Adelaide for this season’s Under 19 Male National Championships where he was appointed to the Final. For both umpires, appointment to the First Grade Grand Final is a season highlight. The lower Premier Cricket Grade Grand Finals will also be officiated by the best performed umpires across the season.

Full list of Matches and Umpire Appointments below. Click on matches to view scores.

Bulls Masters Premier First Grade Grand Final – Cam Battersby Cup
University of Queensland v Valley – 23, 24, 30, 31 March 2019: Allan Border Field
Umpires: Donovan Koch & David Taylor (Reserve Umpire Steven Farrell)

Katherine Raymont Women’s Premier First Grade Grand Final
Western Suburbs v Gold Coast – 24 March 2019: Graceville Oval 1
Umpires: Mark Davidson & Joshua Adie (Reserve Umpire Gerard Tutt)

Alan Pettigrew Shield Second Grade Grand Final
Northern Suburbs v Valley – 23, 24, 30, 31 March 2019: Ian Healy Oval
Umpires: Stephen Dionysius & Bradley Smith (Reserve Umpire Michael Mellifont)

Norm McMahon Premier Third Grade Grand Final
Valley v Northern Suburbs – 23, 24, 30, 31 March 2019: Peter Easton Oval
Umpires: Nathan James & Paul Russell (Reserve Umpire Peter Clifford)

Bob Spence Shield Premier Fourth Grade Grand Final
University of Queensland v Valley – 23, 24, 30, 31 March 2019: WEP Harris Oval
Umpires: Benjamin Farrell & Raymond Marsh (Reserve Umpire Andrew Moir)

Roy Tanner Shield Premier Fifth Grade Grand Final
Wynnum/Manly v University of Queensland – 23, 24, 30, 31 March 2019: Bill Albury Oval
Umpires: Peter Boland & Peter Hooper (Reserve Umpire John Rearden)

WEP Harris Shield Premier Sixth Grade Grand Final
Valley v Redlands – 23, 24, 30, 31 March 2019: Norm McMahon Oval
Umpires: Daniel Rosolen & Stephen Armstrong (Reserve Umpire Steven Farley)