Randwick-Petersham sits equal fourth on the first-grade ladder heading to the New Year break. Despite a disappointing one day loss to Bankstown in round eight, Anthony Sams’ men are on 31 points with five wins and a draw, just seven points behind competition frontrunners Campbelltown Camden. Randy Petes defeated Manly in round seven, scoring 8/243 to 8/228 off 50 overs apiece. Soumil Chhiber and Dan Sams both posted half centuries. In round eight, RP was bowled out for 96 and went down by eight wickets. Second grade has gone back to back wins heading in the break, accounting for Manly and Bankstown. Matt Everitt has been exceptional, backing up a round six hundred with 98 not out against Manly and 71 against Bankstown. Third grade is equal fifth after successive wins. They got home in a thriller against Bankstown, winning off the final ball of the match with one wicket to spare. Jackson Eldridge contributed 75 to a score of 9/242. David Bourke’s fourth grade side is in fourth position after a solid win over Bankstown. Ben Montedoro compiled a half century. Fifth grade went down to Bankstown but Green Shield quick Alex Deller became the youngest player in any grade to claim a five-wicket haul, finishing with 5/28. In Metro Cup, Randwick Petersham Gold defeated the much-vaunted Mosman side while Green was beaten by Sydney Uni.