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Cricket round-up: Spalding Town and Long Sutton enjoy Premier Division wins

The status quo was maintained at the top of the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division as Skegness and Spalding Town finished with 20 points – as did Sleaford 2nd who stay third. Three players made half centuries in Spalding’s inning at home to Freiston, while Tim Hughes’ devastating bowling spell for Skegness, which brought him five wickets for ...

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Early pace-setters Market Deeping 2nd hand Moulton Harrox a heavy loss

Moulton Harrox were unable to put the skids on Market Deeping 2nd’s title charge in South Lincs and Border League Division One on Saturday. Early pace-setters Deeping cracked 200-3 batting first at Harrox Field, before bowling out Moulton for 78 to secure a 122-run victory. Matthew Barnett (1-40) did manage to get rid of opener Ryan Bainborough for 11, but ...

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Cricket round-up: Tight at the top as Spalding Town suffer first loss of season

Just one point separates Skegness and Spalding Town at the top of the South Lincolnshire & Border League Premier Division after a rain disrupted weekend that saw six matches affected by the weather. One of these was Skegness’ fixture against Grantham 2nd which was stopped in the second innings with Grantham 67 for four, chasing 176. But Spalding failed to ...

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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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Terrific Taylor ton as Long Sutton 2nd smash 370 in huge victory

Opener Jamie Taylor helped himself to a huge score of 185 in a dominant Long Sutton 2nd victory on Saturday. Taylor’s monstrous innings came in Sutton’s whopping 229-run win over Sleaford 3rd in South Lincs and Border League Division Two – which fired them to the top of the table. Having been put into bat, Sutton made their visitors toil ...

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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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Red-hot duo fire Moulton Harrox to maiden victory of SLBL Division One season

Impressive knocks from Jack Barnett and Ansar Hussain helped Moulton Harrox record their first South Lincs and Border League Division One win of the season on Saturday. Harrox eased to a 149-run triumph over hosts Heckington, having posted an imposing 224-4 batting first. Despite losing Steven Rushworth (9) and Louis Greetham (3) early on – both run out by Harry ...

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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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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: Pinchbeck go second with derby victory over Spalding Town 3rd

Pinchbeck’s promotion bid gathered pace on Saturday as they cruised past rivals Spalding 3rd to go second in South Lincs and Border League Division Two. Lee Smith scored a half-century as Pinchbeck managed a solid 173 batting first in the Memorial Field clash. Town were all out for 76 in reply, giving Pinchbeck a hefty 97-run win and 18 match ...

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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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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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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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