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Rutland League cricket: Jon’s 40 steers Spalding Town to Newborough 2nd victory

A knock of 40 from opener Jon Garner helped Spalding 1st beat hosts Newborough 2nd by four wickets in Rutland League Division Four East on Sunday. Having opted to bowl first, Town limited their hosts to 129-9 as Chris Green (2-19) and Tom Decamps (2-28) took two wickets apiece. Garner and Decamps (27) put on 78 for the first wicket ...

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Stanway and Simpson bowl Long Sutton to victory in low-scoring Belton Park clash

Barry Stanway and Rob Simpson both took five wickets each as Long Sutton beat Belton Park by 44 runs in South Lincs and Border League Division One on Saturday. Having been put into bat by hosts Belton Park, Sutton looked big underdogs when they were bowled out for 107 in just 33 overs. Aaron John (31) and Stanway (20) were ...

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South Lincs and Border League cricket: Moulton Harrox power to cracking cup win

A strong showing with bat and ball saw Moulton Harrox beat Graves Park by four runs in a South Lincs and Border League cup cracker on Saturday. Half-centuries from Joe Broomfield (57) and Andy Goodley (62 not out) steered Moulton to 229-5 from 40 overs at Harrox Field, while Jack Barnett (34) and Lance Bettinson (25) also scored well. In ...

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Long Sutton top early SLBL Divsion One table after crushing victory over Timberlands

Long Sutton 1st made it two wins from two in South Lincs and Border League Division One after beating ten-man Timberlands by nine wickets on Saturday. After skipper Phil Barnes won the toss and elected to bowl first, they skittled their visitors out for just 64 at Paradise Field. Dylan Garfoot (37) batted well for Timberlands, but he was one ...

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Long Sutton aiming to bounce back

Long Sutton showed an early statement of intent on the opening weekend of the South Lincs and Border League season following last year’s relegation. Phil Barnes’ side lost their Premier Division place last season, but showed they’re aiming to bounce straight back in an eight-wicket demolition of Billingborough 2nd on Saturday. Billingborough were bowled out for just 62 as Barry ...

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Ambrose: It’s safety first for Spalding Town ahead of new cricket season

Staying up is the modest target for Spalding Town as they begin life back in the Lincs ECB Premier Division on Saturday. Experienced skipper Rob Ambrose admits that his side are stronger than they’ve been in recent seasons ahead of the Spalding Grammar School opener with Grimsby Town on Saturday (noon) – but he isn’t interested in setting any lofty ...

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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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