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SLBL cricket round-up: Harrox race to victory, Spalding Town 2nd beaten by leaders

Moulton Harrox romped to an eight-wicket victory over Welby Cavaliers in South Lincs and Border League Division One on Saturday. With the visitors opting to bat first at Harrox Field, Moulton bowled Cavaliers out for 87 in 31.3 overs. That total was never going to be enough to deny Harrox and they duly raced to 88-2 in reply, with Jack ...

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Spalding miss out on chance to go top

Spalding Town missed out on the chance to overtake leaders Bourne 2nd at the top of South Lincs and Borders Premier Division as they lost by 30 runs at home to Freiston. While the league leaders were being beaten by Long Sutton, Spalding were unable to chase down the visitors’ total on a rain interrupted afternoon. The visitors to Spalding ...

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Belton blown away by brilliant Spalding

Spalding kept up the pressure on leaders Bourne 2nd at the top of the league by bowling Belton out for just 49 on Saturday. On a low-scoring day throughout the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division in which every other side who batted first lost, Spalding bucked the trend and defended 132 – the highest total any side in ...

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Naylor takes 6-36 as Spalding Town defend low tally against Billingborough

A devastating bowling display from Will Naylor guided Spalding Town to a 43-run success over old foes Billingborough on Saturday. Fast bowler Naylor returned figures of 6-36 from just eight overs to help Town defend a relatively modest total of 142 at Spalding Grammar School. The victory wasn’t enough for Jonathan Miles’ side to hang onto their status as sole ...

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SLBL round-up: Beale steers Moulton to a derby success, Long Sutton suffer a big loss

A solid bowling display and Chris Beale’s unbeaten 52 steered Moulton Harrox to a derby victory over Boston 3rd on Saturday. Moulton limited Boston 3rd to 119-8 batting first in the South Lincs and Border League Division One clash at The Mayflower, before easing to 121-5 in reply to clinch 19 points. Having won the toss and opted to field, ...

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Miles: Spalding Town ‘on-target for title’ ahead of derby duel with Billingborough

Skipper Jonathan Miles admits that Spalding Town couldn’t really have made a better start to their bid to make it back-to-back South Lincs and Border League Premier Division titles. Table-topping Town made it eight wins from 11 games (only one defeat) last weekend with a comprehensive victory at Freiston (see page 38) and sit two points clear or rivals Bourne ...

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Sunday cricket: Oldfield and Edgeller ease Long Sutton to another victory

There looks to be no stopping Long Sutton in Rutland League Division Four East. Sutton made it eight wins from as many games by easing to a nine-wicket victory over rivals Wisbech Town 2nd at Paradise Field on Sunday. Having bowled out their visitors for 159 with three wickets apiece from Adam Whitaker (3-25) and Beau Newman (3-10), Sutton eased ...

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SLBL cricket round-up: Harrox hand leaders a first loss, Spalding 2nd edge out Pinchbeck

Moulton Harrox produced their best performance of the South Lincs and Border League Division One season so far on Saturday as they defeated leaders Market Deeping 2nd at Broad Lane. Having won the toss, Harrox were bowled out for 160 in 41.3 overs – but hit back to dramatically dismiss Deeping for 156. Mike Kearns Snr (32) and Chris Beale ...

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Newton impresses in dominant Spalding Town success at Freiston

Two players hit half-centuries on Saturday as Spalding Town picked up a dominant 91-run victory at Freiston to stay top of the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division. Opener Jon Manton (53) and number three Josh Newton (78) starred with the bat as Town posted 197-5 from their 45 overs after opting to make first use of the surface. ...

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SLBL round-up: Great Dring innings steers Spalding Town 2nd to victory

Chris Dring smashed 92 to steer Spalding Town 2nd to an impressive six-wicket win at Baston on Saturday. The home side batted first in the South Lincs and Border League Division One clash and scored a solid 196-7 as Adrian Joubert (50) and Liam Davies (53) both made half-centuries. Skipper Ben Hudson also made 32 and opener Andy Keen managed ...

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Stanway’s super 69 steers Long Sutton to win a sixth successive Sunday win

Long Sutton moved 25 points clear at the top of Rutland League Division Four East by making it six wins from as many matches on Sunday. The pace-setters impressively bowled out hosts Orton Park for 122 in 44.3 overs, before a crucial 69 not out from Barry Stanway steered them to 123-5 in reply. Hosts Park opted to bat first ...

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SLBL cricket: Moulton Harrox see off Heckington in tight tussle, Sutton 2nd beaten

Moulton Harrox raced to a whirlwind four-wicket victory over Heckington on Saturday in one of only three games completed across the South Lincs and Border League on Saturday. On another rain hit day, hosts Moulton won the toss and opted to bat first in the Division One clash at Broad Lane. It proved to be an inspired call, with Heckington ...

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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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Sunday cricket: Long Sutton top of table after derby success over Harrox

Long Sutton made it five wins from as many Rutland League Division Four East games by seeing off South Holland rivals Moulton Harrox 2nd by 84 runs on Sunday. Pace-setters Sutton won the toss and elected to bat first at Broad Lane, racking up 282-7 from their 45 overs as Dan Oldfield top-scored with 89. Harrox, who had Pierce Scourfield ...

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Spalding Town stay top of the table despite weekend washout

Spalding Town’s trip to Graves Park on Saturday was among the South Lincs and Border League fixtures rained off on Saturday. Premier Division table-toppers Town stay three points clear at the summit after all but two of the top tier fixtures were washed out without so much as a ball being bowled. Both Town and Graves Park picked up eight ...

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Miles better! Captain Jonathan praises Spalding Town ahead of Graves Park trip

Skipper Jonathan Miles has heaped praise on his Spalding Town side after they produced the perfect reaction to their first loss of the season. Having won their first five games of the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division campaign, promotion-chasing Town were looking set to seize command of the title race. A home defeat against Grantham 2nd stopped them ...

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SLBL cricket round-up: Sutton are beaten again despite impressing with the ball

Long Sutton suffered a 56-run reverse at Freiston in the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division on Saturday to make it three defeats on the spin. Sutton impressed with the ball after losing the toss, with Beau Newman (3-32), Adam Whitaker (3-19), Barry Stanway (2-31) and Dan Oldfield (2-6) all taking wickets. That left Freiston all out for only ...

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Spalding Town bounce back in impressive style with dominant win

Spalding Town emphatically bounced back from their first South Lincs and Border League Premier Division loss of the season by battering Skegness by nine wickets on Saturday. Captain Jonathan Miles impressed with the ball as his figures of 4-30 restricted hosts Skegness to just 175-9 from their 45 overs. That total never looked like being enough to deny Town, however, ...

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Wounded Spalding Town are told to bounce back from first loss by skipper Miles

Skipper Jonathan Miles wants to see Spalding Town bounce back from their first defeat of the season when they visit Skegness on Saturday (1pm). Town suffered a surprise home loss against Grantham 2nd last weekend to end their run of five wins from as many games (see page 38), but remain top of the early-season South Lincs and Border League ...

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Setback for table-topping Spalding Town as they suffer first loss of season

Spalding Town slipped to their first defeat of the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division season on Saturday. Mid-table Grantham 2nd proved too strong for the table-toppers at Spalding Grammar School as they picked up a 37 run success, handing skipper Jonathan Miles his first loss in his new Town role. On a day when the toss was always ...

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