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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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Massive Moulton Harrox victory as Baston are battered

Red-hot Moulton Harrox stormed to a whopping 221-run victory over Baston on Saturday. The side from Broad Lane made home advantage count in the South Lincs and Border League Division One clash, smashing 252-6 before bowling their opposition out for a meagre 31 in reply. Hosts Moulton made a relatively low-key start, losing Mike Kearns Snr (8) and Chris Beale ...

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Moulton Harrox race to maximum 20-point victory over Claypole

Moulton Harrox picked up an impressive 20-point haul in South Lincs and Border League Division One as they beat Claypole by seven wickets. Harrox skipper Simon Juckes won the toss and had no hesitation in asking the opposition to bat first in what looked like bowler-friendly conditions at Broad Lane. Opening bowlers Alex Baker and Nohman Jarral bowled superbly with ...

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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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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: 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: 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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Captain marvel Mike hits 126 in massive Moulton Harrox victory

Opener Mike Kearns scored an amazing century to steer Moulton Harrox to a huge 247-run victory on Saturday. The Harrox skipper scored 126 in Moulton’s huge total 315-6 against ten-man Skegness 2nd in South Lincs and Border League, before his side bowled the away side out for just 68 in reply. Steven Rushworth (67) and Matt Barnett (74) also passed ...

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Cricket round-up: Kearns smashes 126 in Harrox win, Spalding Town still in command

South Lincolnshire and Border League Premier Division leaders Spalding Town – who were without a game at the weekend – are still well ahead at the top but the three chasing clubs stayed in contention all picking up maximum points.  Sleaford 2nd lie second, just two points ahead of Woodhall Spa 2nd with Skegness a further nine behind.  Matt Sergeant ...

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Cricket round-up: Lamming’s five-wicket haul inspires Harrox, ten-man Pinchbeck win again

Carl Lamming took five wickets to help Moulton Harrox secure a 35-run win over hosts Market Deeping 2nd on Saturday. Batting first in the South Lincs and Border League Division One clash, Harrox racked up 180-5 before dismissing their hosts for 145 at Outgang Road. Having elected to bat first, Moulton started well with openers Louis Greetham (37) and Steven ...

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Cricket round-up: Spalding Town 30 points clear at the top after beating Billingborough

Spalding Town continue to dominate the South Lincolnshire & Border League Premier Division after beating Billingborough by eight wickets while Sleaford remain second with Woodhall Spa 2nd in hot pursuit following victory over Long Sutton. Martin Parmley was the only century maker with 117 in Grantham 2nd victory over Freiston. Division One leaders Belton Park scored a convincing victory over ...

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Skipper Gill stars as Spalding Town 2nd sink ten-man Moulton Harrox in derby

Spalding Town 2nd took the derby spoils as they beat depleted Moulton Harrox by 52 runs at the Memorial Field on Saturday. Ten-man Moulton impressed with the ball and bowled out Town for 183 with John Barnett taking five wickets – but a superb 85 from skipper Matt Gill gave the hosts a fighting chance of victory. That knock proved ...

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Cricket round-up: Spalding Town still sitting pretty after derby win at Bourne 2nd

A maiden century in senior cricket for 16-year-old Jared Hackney of Grantham 3rd was the highlight of a South Lincolnshire and Border League weekend that brought two more tons and saw Spalding Town consolidate their lead at the top. Spalding claimed a four wicket win over Bourne 2nd after Jonathan Miles had hit 67 and Josh Newton 53 but for ...

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One run victory puts Moulton in pole position

A double victory weekend for Moulton Harrox ended with their Sunday side topping the Rutland Division Four East by the narrowest of margins. Moulton managed to topple previous leaders Orton Park by just one run after defending their 168-8. Key contributions in the Moulton innings came from Louis Greetham (39), Alin Carter (37) and Henry Lavery (39), the latter of ...

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