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Big-hitting leaders Bracebridge Heath hand Spalding Town a heavy loss

The Lincs ECB Premier League table stayed true to itself on Saturday as leaders Bracebridge Heath put rock-bottom Spalding Town to the sword by a whopping 170 runs. Having won the toss at Cross-O-Cliffe Court, Town skipper Rob Ambrose opted to field first on a day when heavy rain was expected – but could only watch on as Bracebridge cracked ...

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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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Wright takes hat-trick to down Spalding Town despite five-wicket haul from Miles

Spalding Town’s plight at the bottom of Lincs ECB Premier League became even more perilous on Saturday after a disappointing 46-run defeat against Lindum on Saturday. Rock-bottom Town looked to be on-course for a welcome win when Jonathan Miles took 5-36 to help limit the visitors to 145-8 at Spalding Grammar School. However, a hat-trick from the on-song Will Wright ...

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Rare win for struggling Spalding Town 2nd in a low scoring clash with Grantham

Spalding 2nd picked up only their third win of the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division season on Saturday in what was a low-scoring thriller. Jamie Juckes’ charges collected maximum points after bowling visitors Grantham 2nd out for 45 in 26 overs, then edging to a nervy 46-7 in reply. Town’s bowlers shared the wickets well, with Matt Sharpe ...

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Another defeat for struggling Spalding Town as Wright hat-trick inspires Lindum

Spalding Town are beginning to look a little isolated at the bottom of the Lincs ECB Premier League after suffering a 46-run defeat against Lindum on Saturday. In a game played at Spalding Grammar School, Jonathan Miles took five wickets to restrict Lindum to 145-8 batting first, of which Will Wright hit 56.  Town had 23 on the board when ...

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Spalding Town youngsters roar to brilliant Bash victory at Stamford

Spalding Town’s under-9 ‘A’ team romped to victory in the BGL Stamford Big Bash tournament. Spalding entered two teams into the sixess tournament, which featured 16 teams from local clubs and was organised by former England cricketer Dean Headley. The ‘B’ team won one of their three pool matches, but sadly missed out on any further progression. However, the Spalding ...

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Caught Short! Tom’s tremendous show for Sleaford leaves Spalding Town reeling

Spalding Town slumped to their heaviest defeat of the Lincs ECB Premier League season so far on Saturday as Sleaford handed them a ten-wicket reverse. On a day when rain caused a host of games in the division to be abandoned, Spalding were skittled out for just 93 at London Road – before the dominant hosts knocked off the required ...

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SLBL cricket round-up: Broomfield’s brilliant ton in vain for Moulton Harrox

The rain denied Moulton Harrox a landslide victory on Saturday as a sensational 112 from Joe Broomfield set the tone for a brilliant all-round performance. Harrox cracked 265-6 from their 45 overs at Billingborough 2nd in South Lincs and Border League Division One, before reducing their hosts to 16-7 in reply. However the rain came and saved the day for ...

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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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Seven out for ducks as Spalding Town have a Spa day to forget against Woodhall

Joe Irving shone with bat and ball to sentence Spalding Town to a heavy 162-run home defeat against Woodhall Spa in the Lincs ECB Premier League on Saturday. Having put their visitors into bat at Spalding Grammar School, Town were forced to watch on as Irving’s 59 inspired Spa to a commanding 237-8 from their 50 overs. Seven players then ...

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Ambrose feels Spalding Town are far from dead and buried after Grimbsy Town victory

Skipper Rob Ambrose admits that Spalding Town’s hopes of Lincs ECB Premier League survival would have been all but over if they had failed to beat Grimsby last Saturday. Ambrose led a patched-up side to a seven-wicket success (see page 38) to move off the bottom, but admits it wasn’t as easy as the scoreline suggests. The Saturday sees in-form ...

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Superb sixes showings from Spalding Town’s junior cricket sides at Louth

Three teams from Spalding Town Cricket Club’s academy impressed at the annual Louth sixes tournament. The under-11s emerged as overall winners, with the under-9s ending as runners-up and the under-10s ending up in third. Academy chairman Mark Laud said: “All in all, this was a great tournament for our teams as we finished first, second and third. “But the main ...

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It’s Miles better from Spalding Town as Jonathan’s five-wicket haul inspires much-needed Grimsby victory

Five wickets from Jonathan Miles and an unbeaten 53 from Faisal Javed earned Spalding Town a vital seven-wicket win over Grimsby Town on Saturday. Relegation threatened Town jumped off to bottom of the Lincs ECB Premier League by ending their run of four defeats on the spin – consigning Grimsby to the foot in the process. Despite losing the toss ...

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Town take tumble in crucial relegation tussle

Spalding saw victory snatched from their grasp in Saturday’s vital Lincs Premier Division relegation showdown with Market Deeping.   Rob Ambrose’s side looked to be heading for a crucial victory when they reduced Deeping to 101-5 in pursuit of Spalding’s total of 214.   However, Jamie Morgan came in at number seven for the hosts and smashed nine fours and ...

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Town skipper staying upbeat for crunch clash

Upbeat Spalding Town skipper Rob Ambrose has issued a rallying call for his side to stay positive ahead of their biggest match of the season so far on Saturday.   Town travel to face relegation rivals Market Deeping at the weekend, having slipped to the foot of the Lincs Premier Division table.   Ambrose’s charges suffered a 70-run defeat against ...

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Little to Cheer as Town lose basement battle

Spalding Town slipped to the bottom of the Lincs Premier League table after losing their crunch clash with relegation rivals Boston on Saturday.     Rob Ambrose’s side saw themselves leapfrogged by the Mayflower men after suffering a 70-run reverse at Spalding Grammar School.   The defeat means Spalding now face a must-win clash with fellow strugglers Market Deeping on ...

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Ambrose: It’s now make or break time for Spalding Town’s season

Captain Rob Ambrose reckons Spalding Town’s season will be shaped by their next two games. Despite looking safe in mid-table a few weeks ago, Town slipped into the Lincs ECB Premier Division’s relegation zone on Saturday after suffering a home reverse against Grantham (see page 38). They host Boston – the only side below them in the table – at ...

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Freeman’s super 7-36 in Grantham victory sends Spalding Town into drop zone

Spalding Town slipped into the Lincs ECB Premier Divison drop zone after suffering a comprehensive six-wicket defeat to high-flying Grantham on Saturday. Having elected to bat first at Spalding Grammar School, Town were dismissed for just 117 in 29.5 overs as Daniel Freeman ripped through the order with fantastic figures of 7-36. Spalding, to their credit, did make Grantham work ...

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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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Spalding Town’s charge halted by five-wicket defeat to Bourne at Abbey Lawn

Spalding Town’s winning run in the Lincs ECB Premier Division ground to a halt on Saturday as Bourne handed them a five-wicket reverse. After impressing with the bat in their back-to-back wins over Alford and Louth, Town faltered at the Abbey Lawn and were dismissed for just 155 in 47.2 overs. To their credit, the Spalding bowlers gave the notoriously ...

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