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Stone ease to victory over Knypersley

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Stone Cricket Club’s 1st X1 recorded their third win of the season at the weekend with an emphatic victory over last season’s runners-up Knypersley. The champions dominated the game from the moment Staffs all-rounder Matt Coxon broke through the defences of opener Dan Ball in the first over. Knypersley’s innings gathered very little momentum in the face of accurate bowling ...

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Winning draw for Moddershall CC v Checkley

Photo by Laura Malkin

Here’s all the action from the weekend’s matches for Moddershall Cricket Club‘s teams, from the senior first team to the under-11 Panthers, Pumas and Cobras! Thanks to Melvyn Dawson for the reports… 1st Team v Checkley – Winning Draw for Moddershall Moddershall entertained near rivals and current high flyers Checkley. Checkley won the toss and asked Moddershall to bat first ...

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Cup final heartache for Stone Rugby Club

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Stone Rugby Club’s winning season ended in cup final heartbreak last Sunday as they were beaten by a strong Essington XV in the Rubery Owen Cup Final. Having secured a place in their first ever cup final Stone started the day cautiously but optimistic of causing something of an upset. Kicking off into a strong breeze Stone were immediately forced ...

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Stone Cricket Club: weekend round-up

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Another busy weekend of action for Stone Cricket Club’ teams. Here’s a round-up of all the games… Stone 1st XI secured their second win of the season with a disciplined performance against visiting Longton on Saturday After winning the toss and electing to bowl first Stone’s new ball attack made good progress with Matt Coxon removing the first 3 Longton ...

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Stone close in on title with thumping 5-0 win

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Stone Dominoes Ladies 5 – 0 Shrewsbury Town Ladies: Stone moved to within one point of the Staffs County League title after a convincing win over second placed Shrewsbury Town. There are just two league games left, and the title is tantalisingly close! It was a nervous start to the game on Sunday from both sides, with neither team keeping possession ...

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Heroic comeback seals promotion for Stone Old Alleynians

Super sub Matt Thomas rifles home the winner

Hereford Lads Club 2-3 Stone Old Alleynians: Stone Old Alleynians secured promotion following a dramatic second-half comeback away at Hereford Lads Club. The Old Boys were trailing two-nil at half time, but goals from Jack Thorley, Callum Moloney and Matt Thomas secured the vital points. Report by CAMERON SINCLAIR Manager Matt Smith was delighted with his side: “It’s a fantastic achievement ...

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First victory for Stone racer Rich Stubbs

Rich Stubbs in action at Oulton Park

Stone motorcycle racer Rich Stubbs won his first event last weekend at Oulton Park. Competing in the Wirral 100 Club Bike Championships on Saturday 25th April, he roared to a first place and picked up four second places as well in a furious day of action. A delighted Rich said: “Thanks to the best woman I have ever met in my ...

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Moddershall Ladies open their 2015 account

Captain Amy Bridgett receiving the match ball from sponsor Carl Croft of Croft Architecture

For the first game of the 2015 cricket season, Moddershall Ladies were up against Horton Ladies, last season’s Division 3 champions. Horton won the toss and put themselves in to bat, finishing their 45 overs on 300-3 at tea. There was excellent fielding from all players, exceptional fielding from Emma Brown, Sara Dimmock and Maria Birkett. Brown chased down every ball ...

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