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NatWest Club T20 finals day in Stone

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There’s a fantastic day of cricket at Stone Cricket Club on Sunday (2nd August) as the club hosts the area finals of this year’s NatWest Club T20 trophy. Stone take on Chester Boughton Hall at 10am, followed by Mochdre v Walsall. The winners of those two matches will then compete for the trophy at 4pm. Gates open at 8.30am ready ...

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Little Stoke topple league leaders Whitmore

James Ecclestone in action for Little Stoke v Whitmore

A sunny afternoon greeted Little Stoke 1sts as they visited NSSCL Premier League leaders Whitmore hoping to build on last week’s excellent winning draw over high-flying Checkley. Electing to bowl, Little Stoke made good progress with the ball as wickets fell at regular intervals on a track that suggested a draw would be unlikely, with only Tom Meredith (33) showing ...

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Stone reach Staffordshire Cup semi-final

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Stone Cricket Club’s 1st XI had another successful weekend with back to back victories in the league and cup, ensuring their good run of form continued. On Saturday they faced lowly Newcastle and Hartshill in league action and after winning the toss skipper Richard Harvey had no hesitation in batting first on a good looking track. His decision was justified ...

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Barlaston Golf Club – a real hidden gem

Barlaston Golf Club

Barlaston Golf Club is on Meaford Road between Stone and Barlaston and is a real hidden gem. Established in 1987, it has a beautiful 18-hole parkland course, based partly along the River Trent, and with a large lake at its heart – it’s a perfect setting for beginners and more advanced golfers alike. Facilities include covered driving bays, practice bunker, ...

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Stone to host national T20 Knockout Cup semi-finals

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Stone will host the area semi-finals of the National T20 Knockout Cup after winning the Shark Cricket T20 final against hosts Checkley in a thrilling game that was a superb advert for local cricket. Stone made it a hat-trick of T20 titles, repeating their successes of 2013 and 2014, and will now host the corresponding champions from Cheshire, Birmingham and North Wales ...

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Great win for Moddershall ladies

Moddershall Ladies Cricket

An excellent team performance by Moddershall Cricket Club ladies helped them to a comprehensive home win over Astwood Bank. Astwood were soon regretting deciding to bat as quality bowling by Sara Dimmock (1-11) and Bethany McGowan (3-9) reduced them to 24-4 off 13 overs. Dimmock clean bowled opener Boycott in the first over. McGowan soon joined in bowling two and ...

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Dismal batting sees Stone slump to 84-run defeat

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Stone SP 1sts continued their dismal batting form last weekend, slumping to an 84-run defeat against high-flying Norton in Hales. The home side batted first and thanks to some largely disciplined bowling on a helpful wicket, were restricted to only 138 off 43 overs with wickets shared between Wasim Khan 5-41, Shaffique Hussain 3-27 and Kiwi Ryan Wall who picked ...

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