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Sam Gainsford Player Profile

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  Sam Gainsford

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Sam Gainsford

Full Name
Sam David Gainsford

Date of Birth

Junior Club
Collaroy Plateau Cricket Club

Favourite TV show and why?
Fox Sports News – only thing I watch

Favourite Movie and why?
American Sniper – awesome movie

Funniest moment on the cricket field?
Ronnie Davis playing against Blacktown sledging the batsmen that just got out who was off the field while cramping up at the top of his mark (had to be there but everyone that was there would agree with me)

Funniest moment off the cricket field?
The Hill last year was funny in the T20 against Mosman and St George.

You have been named Captain of the Poidevin-Grey side this season, what are you looking forward to about leading the PG's playing group?
Working with Timmy is something ill be looking forward to and just playing and leading my mates around. I just want to have as much fun as we can which will hopefully lead us to having success.

You made your 1st grade debut last year and had a solid year in 2nd grade. What are your goals for the 2016/17 season.
Just to keep enjoying it and having fun with my mates. Along with trying to develop my game and keep improving.

You have been part of the club since you were ten years old coming down to training with your Dad. What are your memories of Manly Cricket from your early teenage years?
Sitting in the changerooms after the game with all the manly greats when I was younger was something ill never forget and listening to all there stories were hilarious.

Who is the best cricketer that you have played with?
Adam or James Crostwaite

How would you go about impressing the girls of your dreams?
Bring her on the hill of a T20 Game, followed by a beer at Four Pines then go have one of the great Guzman. If that wouldn't work I don't know what would.

Who at Manly would you most like to share a car trip to Campbelltown with?
Matty White – just a great bloke and could talk the whole time.

Who at Manly would you least like to share a car trip to Campbelltown with?
Sam Alexander – couldn't listen to him tell me how much he loves his Mrs and what a great girl she is and how he thinks hes found the one he's been looking for. Would drive me insane.

What do you think the club needs to improve on for the 2016/17 season?
Put great use into the amazing new facilities we have been given and not take them for granted

What is your most embarrassing moment on the field?
Hit Wicket in a junior club game was pretty embarrassing.

Who is your tip for the D.G. Medal this season for their work on the circuit?
Brad Wilson potentially but really needs to pull his finger out.

Who's Manly Cricket shoes, either past or present, would you like to be in for a day?
Frase (Andrew Fraser)

Who were the best cricketers coming through the age groups with you?
Jake Doran, Liam Hatcher, Jonte Patterson, Jake Wholohan, Cam Weir were the stand outs in my age group.


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