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Stanway’s super 69 steers Long Sutton to win a sixth successive Sunday win

Long Sutton moved 25 points clear at the top of Rutland League Division Four East by making it six wins from as many matches on Sunday. The pace-setters impressively bowled out hosts Orton Park for 122 in 44.3 overs, before a crucial 69 not out from Barry Stanway steered them to 123-5 in reply. Hosts Park opted to bat first ...

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SLBL cricket: Moulton Harrox see off Heckington in tight tussle, Sutton 2nd beaten

Moulton Harrox raced to a whirlwind four-wicket victory over Heckington on Saturday in one of only three games completed across the South Lincs and Border League on Saturday. On another rain hit day, hosts Moulton won the toss and opted to bat first in the Division One clash at Broad Lane. It proved to be an inspired call, with Heckington ...

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Spalding Town set for a testing Spa day while Sutton chase return to winning ways

The pick of this weekend’s fixtures in the South Lincs and Border League sees two of the Premier Division’s top three go head-to head. Table-topping Spalding Town make the trip to third-placed Woodhall Spa 2nd (1pm) for what is one of their toughest tests of the campaign so far. Spa come into the game in even better form than Town, ...

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Sunday cricket: Long Sutton top of table after derby success over Harrox

Long Sutton made it five wins from as many Rutland League Division Four East games by seeing off South Holland rivals Moulton Harrox 2nd by 84 runs on Sunday. Pace-setters Sutton won the toss and elected to bat first at Broad Lane, racking up 282-7 from their 45 overs as Dan Oldfield top-scored with 89. Harrox, who had Pierce Scourfield ...

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SLBL cricket round-up: Sutton are beaten again despite impressing with the ball

Long Sutton suffered a 56-run reverse at Freiston in the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division on Saturday to make it three defeats on the spin. Sutton impressed with the ball after losing the toss, with Beau Newman (3-32), Adam Whitaker (3-19), Barry Stanway (2-31) and Dan Oldfield (2-6) all taking wickets. That left Freiston all out for only ...

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Wounded Spalding Town are told to bounce back from first loss by skipper Miles

Skipper Jonathan Miles wants to see Spalding Town bounce back from their first defeat of the season when they visit Skegness on Saturday (1pm). Town suffered a surprise home loss against Grantham 2nd last weekend to end their run of five wins from as many games (see page 38), but remain top of the early-season South Lincs and Border League ...

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Cricket round-up: Second successive defeat for Sutton, 13-year-old Ollie shines with first 50

Long Sutton lost ground on the top two in South Lincs and Border League Premier Division after suffering a comprehensive home defeat against Woodhall Spa 2nd on Saturday. Visitors Woodhall Spa scored 193-8 batting first at Paradise Field after being inserted in by the hosts. Sutton could only muster 89 in 26.5 overs as their reply collapsed, leaving them 104 ...

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Cricket round-up: Spalding Town go top after handing Long Sutton first defeat in derby

Defending champions Spalding Town hit the top of South Lincs and Border League Premier Division for the first time this season on Saturday as they beat Long Sutton by 112 runs. Good knocks from Rob Ambrose (55), Jon Miles (43), Joseph Broomfield (35) and Jon Manton (30) steered Town to 244-8 batting first at Spalding Grammar School, with Adam Whitaker (4-36) ...

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Teen stars Sawyer and Birch shine with impressive century stand in Spalding Town 3rd success

Spalding Town 3rd took the derby bragging rights as they beat rivals Long Sutton 2nd by seven wickets in South Lincs and Border League Division Two on Saturday. Batting first at the Memorial Field, Sutton cracked 193-6 from their 45 overs as Andrew Wright top-scored on 74. However, an opening partnership of 107 from 17-year-old Jack Sawyer and 13-year-old Harry ...

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Spalding Town and Long Sutton flying ahead of their top-of-the-table derby duel

Warren Nel scored a typical century as Spalding Town made it three wins from as many games in South Lincs and Border League Premier Division on Saturday. The opener racked up 104 in Town’s 240-6 at Sleaford 2nd, before they bowled out the hosts for 221 in their reply. Defending champions Spalding are now second in the early standings, narrowly ...

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Cricket round-up: Defeats for Pinchbeck and Harrox in Division One openers

Pinchbeck suffered a hefty nine-wicket defeat at Market Deeping 2nd in their first foray into South Lincs and Border League Division One cricket on Saturday. Having been put into bat first by their hosts at Outgang Road, Pinchbeck lost Matt Kidd (2) and skipper Mark Ramsden (0) very early on. Danny Jackson (18), Adam Newell (10) and Lee Eyett (23) ...

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Cricket round-up: Newton century steers Spalding Town to big win, Long Sutton victorious again

Josh Newton made a big century as Spalding Town got the defence of their South Lincs and Border League Premier Division title off to a winning start on Saturday, while Long Sutton made it two wins from as many games. Starting with Town, they made 271-4 against Graves Park after opting to bat, before knocking their visitors over for 150. ...

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Cricket round-up: Miles fires Spalding Town to South Lincs and Border League title

Spalding Town eased to an eight-wicket derby victory at Long Sutton on Saturday to clinch the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division title. Jon Miles’ 5-27 skittled Sutton out for 109 at Paradise Field, before unbeaten knocks from Jon Manton (32no) and that man Miles (54no) eased Town to 111-2 in less than 20 overs. The 20-point haul surpassed ...

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Cricket round-up: Spalding Town closing in on South Lincs and Border League title

Spalding Town need just 14 points from their last two games to secure the South Lincolnshire and Border League Premier Division title after a narrow one-wicket victory over Skegness on Saturday. Chasing 210-7 to win, Town edged to 213-9 in 42.5 overs to grab their 16th win from 20 games this season, giving themselves the chance to clinch the title ...

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Cricket round-up: Promotion for Pinchbeck after Long Sutton 2nd success, Spalding Town stay on top

Pinchbeck will be playing South Lincs and Border League Division One cricket next season after securing promotion on Saturday. The table-toppers secured a 95-run victory over Long Sutton 2nd at Spalding Grammar School to move 34 points clear at the top – making them clear favourites to add the title to their promotion. Batting first after winning the toss, Harry ...

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Cricket round-up: Simpson’s super 6-40 as Spalding Town stay at summit

Rob Simpson’s six-wicket haul helped Spalding Town stay top of the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division table with a narrow success over Freiston on Saturday. Table-topping Town were bowled out for just 149 batting first, with only Jon Manton (59) and Jon Miles (26) making scores of note. Hosts Freiston will have fancied their chances of chasing down ...

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Cricket round-up: Town still top after tie, Sutton fall just shy in run chase and Harrox make hay

Spalding Town remain ten points clear at the top of the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division table after a dramatic tie with nearest rivals Woodhall Spa 2nd on Saturday. Batting first at the Memorial Field, table-topping Town were bowled out for 176 as Matt Haslam took impressive figures of 5-31. Amazingly, the visitors were bowled out for the ...

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Cricket round-up: Spalding Town’s top-of-the-table clash ends in remarkable draw

The South Lincolnshire and Border League Premier Division top of the table clash saw leaders Spalding Town bowled out for 176 – and challengers Woodhall Spa 2nd dismissed for exactly the same score. Matt Haslam took five Spalding wickets and Sam Cherry hit 55 for Woodhall who stay 10 points behind Spalding who have a game in hand. Skegness are ...

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Cricket round-up: Nel’s unbeaten ton inspires key Spalding Town win

Warren Nel hit a season-high 161 not out to guide Spalding Town to an impressive 90-run victory at South Lincs and Border League Premier Division title rivals Sleaford 2nd on Saturday. Opener Nel shared a 102-run stand with Jon Manton (44), a 33-run partnership alongside skipper Josh Newton (18) and made a stellar 153-run haul with Jon Miles (55) as ...

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SLBL cricket: Bowlers impress as Pinchbeck stay top, Sangha half-century in vain for Sutton

Pinchbeck are 20 points clear at the top of South Lincs and Border League Division Two after a seven-wicket success against Freiston 2nd on Saturday. It was the bowlers who took most of the plaudits for the table-toppers at Freiston, with Mike Knight (4-40), Jamie Frost (3-39) and James Langford (3-15) knocking the hosts over for 102 in 28.1 overs. ...

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