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Huge Spalding Town 3rd win is family affair as Carl and Macey shine

It was a day to remember for the Andrews family on Sunday as Spalding Town 3rd enjoyed a huge win in South Lincs and Border League Division Two. Captain Carl Andrews shone with a superb 156 not out as Town posted 240-9 batting first at Spalding Grammar School, before his daughter Macey Andrews took 5-30 to knock opponents Sleaford 3rd ...

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Cricket round-up: Family affair as Andrews duo inspire stunning Spalding Town 3rd victory

Division Two provided the story of the weekend in the South Lincolnshire and Border League as Spalding 3rd captain Carl Andrews hit an unbeaten 156 against Sleaford 3rd – then daughter Macey took five for 30 to help her side to victory. In the Premier Division, Billingborough secured their first win of the season, as did Woodhall Spa 2nd and Grantham ...

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Top shows from Broomfield and Tilley inspire Spalding Town’s tight triumph

A half-century from Joe Broomfield and Roy Tilley’s four-wicket haul kept Spalding Town’s unbeaten start to the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division season going on Saturday. Opener Broomfield starred with an important 57 as Town were bowled out for just 117 against Grantham 2nd at the Memorial Field. But Tilley’s super spell of 4-12 in 12 overs, plus ...

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Cricket round-up: Spalding Town stay second with narrow Grantham victory

  Victories for Skegness and Spalding saw them stay in first and second places in the South Lincolnshire and Border League Premier Division on Saturday. Skegness are nine points ahead but Spalding have a game in hand which they will catch up this weekend following Saturday’s 16 run victory over Grantham 2nd.  Spalding could manage only 117 runs but Grantham ...

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Spalding Town wallop Welby and the weather

Spalding clinically made short work of thrashing Welby Cavaliers on Saturday before the rain rolled in. The majority of South Lincolnshire and Borders Premier Division games were abandoned due to the late afternoon weather. But by the time the rain arrived in Welby, Spalding had already earned the 20 points after skittling the hosts out for just 71. After taking ...

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Andrews provides the sunshine before the rain

A stunning nearly run-a-ball century by Carl Andrews was a bright spark amid a rain hit Saturday for Spalding Town’s 2nd and 3rd XIs on Saturday. Skippering Spalding 3rd on Saturday, Andrews hit 18 fours in his 109 ball 103 in the South Lincolnshire and Borders League Division Two clash against Grantham 3rd. There was also a particularly fruitful partnership ...

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Spalding Town tame rivals as stellar start to the season continues

Spalding Town continued their red-hot start to the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division season with a big 171-run win over Billingborough on Saturday. Half-centuries from Jonathan Miles (63) and skipper Josh Newton (51) steered Spalding to 216 all out in 44 overs at Billingborough, before Julian Wilson’s 6-25 knocked over the hosts for just 45. The win leaves ...

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Saturday cricket round-up: Huge Spalding Town victory as duo hit half-centuries

Skegness lead the Premier Division of the South Lincolnshire and Border League with Spalding Town eight points behind but with a game in hand. Both sides had a successful weekend, as did third placed Sleaford 2nd, Skegness bowling Bourne 2nd out for 66 and going on to win by eight wickets. Josh Newton hit 51 for Spalding and Jonathan Miles ...

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Centurion Newton and Broomfield shine with 123-run stand in Spalding Town opener

Skipper Josh Newton scored a stellar century as Spalding Town kicked off their South Lincs and Border League Premier Division season with a dominant 160-run over Boston 2nd on Saturday. Number four Newton made 103 not out at the Mayflower as he shared a stand of 123 with debutant Joe Broomfield (70) in Town’s total of 278-4 from 45 overs. ...

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Cricket round-up: Newton hits century as Spalding Town shine, Moulton Harrox suffer Baston beating

South Lincs and Border League round-up by Ann Boulton Sleaford 2nd won the battle of last year’s top two South Lincolnshire & Border League clubs with a 38 run victory over Woodhall Spa 2nd but it was Woodhall’s Matt Haslam who stole the glory, kicking off the season with bowling figures of eight for 22. Spalding Town also got off ...

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Cricket season returns with Spalding Town facing a derby at Boston 2nd

The South Lincs and Border League Cricket season returns this weekend – and four South Holland sides are in action. Spalding Town 1st, relegated from the Lincs ECB Premier League last year, begin their bid for SLBL Premier Division glory with a trip to Boston 2nd (1pm). They’ll be rivalled by Long Sutton 1st in the league’s top tier this ...

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Spalding Town legend Jim lands a leading coaching award with new club Winchmore Hill

Former Spalding Town Cricket Club stalwart Jimmy Clarke has won the coveted Middlesex Coach of the year award for 2017. Clarke left Spalding behind last year to move to London and take up a role with Winchmore Hill CC. Having also won East Midlands coach of the year in 2014, the ex-Town ace is aiming to take his new team ...

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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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More Miles magic but Spalding Town down after latest loss at Grantham

Spalding Town’s relegation from the Lincs ECB Premier Division was confirmed on Saturday after a six-wicket defeat at high-flying Grantham. Having won the toss and elected to bat, Spalding were bowled out for just 119 in 38.5 overs with Jordan Butcher (37) top scoring. Grantham then knocked off the runs in 24 overs, despite three more wickets from the ever-impressive ...

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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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Spirited Spalding Town bowling display unable to halt Bourne as relegation looms

Spalding Town’s bowlers almost helped pull off a remarkable victory against big-hitting Bourne on Saturday – but ultimately another defeat pushed them further towards relegation. Lincs ECB Premier Division basement boys Town were bowled out for 109 at Spalding Grammar School, before Bourne clinched a four-wicket success by reaching 111-6 in 29 overs. However, the efforts of Jon Miles (2-49), ...

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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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Spalding Town win is bitter-sweet after points deduction for fielding ineligible Majeed

Spalding Town picked up their first Lincs ECB Premier League win in five weeks on Saturday – but an untimely points penalty saw them fall further behind in the race for survival. The basement boys should have been toasting a 17-point haul after seeing off Alford by 73 runs at Spalding Grammar School. Instead, they were hit with a 24-point ...

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