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Confident Long Sutton skipper Barnes eyeing a double ahead of SLBL Cup final

Buoyant skipper Phil Barnes wants his Long Sutton side to finish their South Lincs and Border League season with a flourish this weekend. Division One champions Sutton round off their season with a home league game against Boston 3rd on Saturday (1pm), before taking on Skegness 2nd in the final of the SLBL Cup at Boston on Sunday (1pm). Sutton ...

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Derby defeat for Spalding Town despite Nel’s fine knock at Boston

A super knock of 77 from Warren Nel couldn’t stop Spalding Town losing the penultimate game of their Lincs ECB Premier League season by five wickets at Boston. Already-relegated Town posted a very respectable 184-8 batting first at the Mayflower, having been put into bat by their hosts. However, despite Brandon Andrews taking 3-46 to reduce Boston to 24-3 in ...

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SLBL cricket: Captain’s delight as derby win over Moulton seals title for Long Sutton

Jubilant captain Phil Barnes feels Long Sutton are now back where they belong after clinching the South Lincs and Border League Division One title on Saturday. Barnes led from the front as he top scored with 74 in Sutton’s solid score of 227-5 against South Holland rivals Moulton Harrox at Paradise Field, before watching on as Steve Milnes (4-20), Rob ...

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SLBL cricket round-up: Long Sutton bag big victory, Andrew hits ton in derby demolition

Long Sutton’s relentless charge towards the South Lincs and Border League Division One title continued on Saturday with an emphatic ten-wicket win over hosts Welby Cavaliers. Rob Simpson (4-17) and Raj Sangha (4-15) were both on fine form to help dismiss the home side for just 77 in 36.2 overs. The other wickets went to Barry Stanway (1-23) and Dan ...

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Cricket round-up: Spalding Town suffer agonising one-wicket defeat, Sutton stay top

Spalding Town were handed the narrowest of defeats by Louth in the Lincs ECB Premier Division on Saturday as they slipped deeper into the relegation mire. Having won the toss at London Road, rock-bottom Town were bowled out for 129 in 44.1 overs. A fine 53 from Warren Nel, which included nine fours, plus a 24 from Jon Miles and ...

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SLBL cricket round-up: Long Sutton still well clear, Frost takes 7-29 for Pinchbeck

Long Sutton remain in command at the top of South Lincs and Border League Division One after a comprehensive nine-wicket win over Skegness 2nd on Saturday. Sutton took all 20 points from the away fixture, having bowled their hosts out for just 61. Skipper Phil Barnes won the toss and elected to field, which proved to be a wise decision ...

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Stanway’s super five-wicket haul steers Long Sutton into SLBL Cup final

A brilliant bowling spell from Barry Stanway helped propel Long Sutton into the final of the SLBL Cup. Pace ace Stanway took fine figures of 5-9 to help dismiss hosts Claypole for a meagre 76 in 31.1 overs on Saturday. Sutton then knocked off the runs in just 16 overs, losing only one wicket in the process. With Sutton skipper ...

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SLBL cricket round-up: Long Sutton see off Moulton Harrox in double-header

Table-topping Long Sutton beat South Holland rivals Moulton Harrox by six wickets to stay clear at the top – and also progress to the last four of the SLBL Cup. With more than just South Lincs and Border League Division One points up for grabs, Sutton won the toss at Harrox Field and inserted the hosts into bat. It was ...

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Ruthless Long Sutton stay clear at the top with commanding Claypole victory

Table-topping Long Sutton continued their charge towards the South Lincs and Border League title with a dominant nine-wicket win over Claypole on Saturday. Rob Simpson (4-31) and Matt Bull (4-10) took four wickets apiece and Barry Stanway (2-26) bowled both openers as Claypole managed just 112 batting first, before Sutton skipper Phil Barnes made an unbeaten 58 to see his ...

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Sutton storm to summit after crushing win

Long Sutton stormed to the top of Division One of the South Lincs and Border League after an emphatic demolition of Billingborough 2nd on Saturday.   Phil Barnes’ side took full advantage of previous leaders Welby having a weekend off to move to the summit with a maximum points haul.   The home side won the toss at Paradise Field ...

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Sutton are starting to pull clear of chasing pack

Long Sutton continue to pull clear of the promotion chasing pack in Division One of the South Lincs Border League after a 73-run win over Boston 3rd on Saturday.   Phil Barnes’ side and current table-toppers Welby are moving away from third-placed Baston after another tidy success at the weekend.   Opener Adam Wright led the Sutton batting after Boston ...

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A bit of al-Wright! Andrew’s ton settles derby in Long Sutton 2nd’s favour

Andrew Wright finished unbeaten on 104 as Long Sutton 2nd defeated Pinchbeck by nine wickets in South Lincs and Border League Division Two. The unbeaten century helped Sutton’s second string chase down Pinchbeck’s 189-5 in an impressive 31.2 overs. Pinchbeck, who won the toss and elected to bat, will have felt they made a competitive score at Paradise Field. Opener ...

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Solid Long Sutton stroll to seven-wicket success at Claypole to stay in title hunt

Long Sutton kept themselves firmly in the South Lincs and Border League Division One title race with a comprehensive seven-wicket win over Claypole on Saturday. Having lost the toss, Sutton were forced to field first – but they wasted little time getting stuck into the home line-up. Indeed, Claypole were left toiling on 50-6 after losing Matt Ragless (6), Dan ...

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Cracking cup win for Long Sutton as Booth and Oldfield hit half-centuries

A strong all-round showing saw Long Sutton defeat hosts Graves Park by eight wickets in the SLBL Cup (Division D) on Saturday. Having won the toss and elected to field, Sutton set about removing Graves Park for 154 in 36.2 overs. Although opener Chris King (59) and Liam Maskell (43) both scored very well for the home side, they lost ...

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Unbeaten Oldfield left marooned on 98 as Long Sutton suffer first league loss

A superb unbeaten 98 from Dan Oldfield couldn’t stop Long Sutton slipping to their first South Lincs and Border League Division One defeat of the season on Saturday. Sutton held visitors and chief title rivals Welby Cavaliers to 177-9 at Paradise Field on Saturday, but then fell 17 runs shy in reply as they were dismissed for 160 in 42 ...

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Saturday cricket: Newton’s best-ever 159 steers Spalding Town to second win on spin

Josh Newton made a stunning century as Spalding Town made it back-to-back wins in the Lincs ECB Premier Division on Saturday. Opener Newton cracked 159 – his best ever Saturday score – in Town’s total of 258-5 at Spalding Grammar School, before Roy Tilley took 6-42 to bowl out visitors Louth for 178. Luke Hollingworth (35) and Warren Nel (31) ...

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Cricket round-up: Record Pinchbeck score enough for derby victory

A 182-run partnership for the first wicket helped Pinchbeck score a club record 265-4 in their derby win over Spalding Town 3rd on Saturday. Openers Danny Jackson (96) and Nick Crook (retired out on 101) starred at Spalding Grammar School, with Michael Handford (22) and Gary Neumann (17 not) also contributing at the death. Chris Klompas (42), Nigel Gardner (41) ...

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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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