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Lawn Speeds

[<<] [>>] by Jonathan Kirby
18th November 2006 (The MacRobertson Shield)

The lawn speeds at Cairnlea were about 10 seconds on Monday and Tuesday when we had some practice, and probably rather slower on Wednesday in the rain. Certainly slower once the lawn was white with hailstones!

At Rich River today, the main four lawns (numbers 2 - 5) were playing at 11 seconds, lawn 6 behind was playing at 10 or just under, and the bowling green (lawn 1) was reported to be 15 seconds. The lawns at Shepparton are also 10 seconds today.

The time quoted is the time taken for a ball to travel the length of the lawn from boundary to boundary, coming to a stop on the far boundary. A longer time means a faster lawn.

(Rob did a 102 hoop 2-ball break before the rest of the team got hungry and dragged him away for lunch!)


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