BONUS POINT FOR WESTS IN ROUND 1 OF NEWCASTLE CRICKET

Local cricket is back with some tight finishes in round one.

The students easily accounted for Wallsend, Charlestown beat Stockton, Wests took care of Newcastle City.

Toronto overcame Waratah, Belmont won in a thriller and Hamwicks defeated Cardiff.

Batting first at Learmonth Park – Newcastle City struggled to get going thanks to some handy fielding.

The defending champions restricting Newcastle’s batsmen to 163, which they easily passed in just 18 overs to secure a bonus point.

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