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Long Sutton relegated from top flight as Spalding Town 2nd miss out on promotion

A dramatic final weekend of the South Lincs and Border League season ended in disappointment for Long Sutton and Spalding 2nd. Sutton were relegated from the Premier Division after losing their finale at Bourne 2nd while Spalding’s Division One championship dream was dashed after being overtaken on the last day by Freiston who defeated Moulton Harrox. Just four points separated ...

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Sutton beat high-flyers

Long Sutton claimed the scalp of high-flying East Carlton in their penultimate match of the Rutland League Division Three season on Sunday.   Sutton had dismissed their visitors for 170 after East Carlton had won the toss and elected to bat.   Matt Bull bagged an impressive 3-14 from a four over spell while Paul Edgeller bowled out his 12 ...

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Washout halts Spalding Town’s title charge as Sleaford 2nd clash is abandoned

Rain hit Spalding Town’s South Lincs and Border League Premier Division title chances on Saturday as their huge clash at Sleaford 2nd was abandoned. The day’s big game between leaders Town and second-placed Sleaford 2nd ended with Spalding having scored 197-7, Hafiz Majeed hitting 80 and Dan Milgate 57, before rain stopped play. This gave the Spalding four points to Sleaford’s ...

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Moulton Harrox 2nd stay in Rutland League title picture after crushing Whittlesey win

An explosive batting performance guided Moulton Harrox 2nd to a huge 217-run win over Whittlesey 2nd in Rutland League Division Six on Sunday. Uday Sisodia led the way with 97 at Harrox Field, while Joe Broomfield also made 56 in Moulton’s whopping 308-6. There were also solid contributions from Vanraj Odedra (39), Alex Sowerby (25) and Will Shields (25). Ben ...

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Majestic Majeed makes another ton as Spalding Town cruise to emphatic victory

Another century from Hafiz Majeed fired Spalding Town to a huge 186-run win over Billingborough in the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division on Saturday. Playing at number three, Pakistan all-rounder Majeed made 107 in Town’s huge 310-3 batting first at Boro’. Josh Newton (65), Warren Nel (54 not out) and Ben Smith (53 not out) also chipped in ...

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Costly defeat in battle to beat the drop

Long Sutton slipped closer to the South Lincs & Border League Premier Division relegation trapdoor after defeat to fellow strugglers Stamford Town on Saturday.   Sutton had dropped into the bottom two relegation places after defeat the previous weekend to Woodhall Spa.   And they missed the opportunity to bounce straight back out after losing to a Stamford side who ...

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Dan leads run spree for Sutton

Long Sutton moved off the bottom of the Rutland League Division Three table after a massive 223-run success over Wisbech 2nd on Sunday.   Sutton piled up a huge 312-5 from their 45 overs before dismissing Wisbech for just 89.   Opener Dan Oldfield led the Sutton run spree with a superb 143, which included 21 fours and two sixes. ...

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Sutton slip into the drop zone

Long Sutton slipped into the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division drop zone after an eight-wicket defeat at relegation rivals Woodhall Spa 2nd on Saturday.   Sutton were dismissed for 145 by Woodhall who leapfrog the Paradise Field outfit and move out of the bottom two relegation places.   The visitors had elected to bat first on Saturday after ...

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Barry’s brilliant 6-26 is in vain for Long Sutton as Boro’ edge low-scoring contest

Barry Stanway took 6-26 to blow away Billingborough’s top order in the South Lincs and Border League on Saturday – but still finished on the losing side. That’s because he and his Long Sutton team-mates were unable to chase down Boro’s 94 at Paradise Field, having been bowled out for just 70 in 24.1 overs. Pace ace Stanway was in ...

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Spalding Town stunned by basement boys Belton Park to see lead cut to eight points

Spalding Town’s lead at the top of the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division was cut to just eight points on Saturday after they suffered a shock 30-run defeat at basement boys Belton Park. Table-topping Town traveled without a few regulars – including key man Josh Newton – but still would have expected to see off their hosts. Batting ...

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Ambrose salutes record-breaker Majeed after his 158 helps sink rivals Long Sutton

Chuffed skipper Rob Ambrose paid tribute to Hafiz Majeed after his record-breaking display with the bat helped Spalding Town dispatch rivals Long Sutton on Saturday. Pakistan all-rounder Majeed made a 125-ball score of 158 to fire Town to a season-high 267-5 at Spalding Grammar School, with more than 100 of his runs coming from boundaries. No Spalding player has ever ...

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Another top ton for Moulton Harrox ace Jack in crushing Timberlands victory

Jack Barnett cracked his third century of the South Lincs and Border League Division One season on Saturday to inspire an emphatic Moulton Harrox win. Opener Barnett took his run total for the season to 665 (average of 166.25) with an unbeaten 121 as Harrox crushed Timberlands by 102 runs at Broad Lane. Having been put into bat, Harrox lost ...

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Spalding Town back on top after emphatic victory over title rivals Deeping 2nd

Spalding Town stormed back to the top of the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division with a nine-wicket victory at rivals Market Deeping 2nd on Saturday. Forced to bowl first, Town limited their hosts to 145-9 at Outgang Road, but were left frustrated by their inability to bowl Deeping out. That target proved no trouble for Spalding and their ...

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Spalding Town knocked off the top of the table on another weekend of washouts

Another rain-hit weekend of cricket saw just one South Holland side play across the divisions. In the South Lincs and Border League it was a total washout for Spalding Town, Long Sutton, Moulton Harrox and Pinchbeck as none of their respective teams completed a match. The biggest losers in that scenario were Spalding 1st, who saw Premier Division title rivals ...

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Batting collapse hits Long Sutton’s hopes after impressive spells from Burton and Simpson

Fine bowling performances from Jake Burton and Rob Simpson proved to be in vain for Long Sutton as they collapsed to a 98-run defeat against Bourne 2nd on Saturday. All looked to be going well for Sutton in the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division clash at Paradise Field after Simpson (4-37) and Burton (4-35) dismissed the visitors for ...

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Tim’s ton steers Spalding Town 2nd to a healthy 39-point advantage at the top

A century from Tim Norris fired Spalding Town 2nd 39 points clear at the top of South Lincs and Border League Division One on Saturday as they dispatched Baston by 57 runs. Opener Norris made 107 in Town’s 230-6 at the Memorial Field, with Hafiz Majeed adding 45 and Matt Gill also chipping in with 34. Liam Davies (55) and ...

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Spalding Town’s young guns flying high after impressive Peterborough victory

Spalding Town Cricket Club’s under-11s are hoping to emulate the table-topping senior side after earning a fine win against Peterborough Town under-11s on Friday night. Playing at home, Spalding’s young guns were put into bat by their visitors having lost the toss. On a damp wicket with no real bounce, Town lost two wickets from the first two deliveries. However, ...

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Spalding Town go 31 points clear despite weekend washout, 6-62 in vain for Sutton’s Simpson

Rain ravaged Saturday’s cricket schedule with almost all of the matches across the South Lincs and Border League’s three divisions abandoned. That included Spalding Town’s Premier Division date with Bourne 2nd, which sees their seven-game winning streak come to a premature end. They did at least pick up 11 points from the game, having taken six Bourne wickets in 22.3 ...

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Pinchbeck suffer heavy defeat on rain-hit day in South Lincs and Border Cricket League

Rain ravaged Saturday’s cricket schedule with almost all of the matches across the South Lincs and Border League’s three divisions abandoned. That included Spalding Town’s Premier Division date with Bourne 2nd, which sees their seven-game winning streak come to a premature end. Of the matches that did conclude, Pinchbeck suffered a whirlwind Division Two defeat against Claypole. Chris Wharmby was the ...

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Magnificent seven wins on the spin for Spalding Town, Long Sutton return to winning ways

Spalding Town made it seven wins on the spin on Saturday as they saw off Stamford Town by 92 runs to go 28 points clear at the top of the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division. On a rain-hit day, Town were inserted into bat by their hosts – and didn’t quite manage to replicate their recent explosive form. ...

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