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Moddershall Cricket Club latest reports

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Here are the latest reports from the last week from Moddershall Cricket Club… 1st Team v Little Stoke – Winning Draw for Moddershall 1st Team visited near rivals Little Stoke and just failed to come home with a victory. Having been asked to bat first on a fine sunny afternoon, Moddershall openers were soon on the attack and batted freely, ...

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Medals for St Dom’s staff at Corporate Games

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Congratulations to Team St. Dominic’s, who represented St. Dominic’s Priory School in Stone in the UK Corporate Games last weekend. This year’s games were hosted in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire. Over 5,000 amateur sportsmen and women representing some of the largest companies across the UK went head-to-head in a myriad of sports including tennis, football, cricket, badminton, basketball, cycling, golf, hockey, karting, ...

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Latest Stone Cricket Club reports

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Stone SP 1sts had another disappointing day away at high-flying Rode Park as their promising start to the season starts to fade. The home side won the toss and decided to bat but never really got going as they were restricted to 163 from only 48.3 overs. Their struggle was due to some excellent bowling from part-time off spinner James ...

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Stone anglers net national championship gold

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A team of fishermen from Stone have netted the gold medal at the 2015 Angling Trust Team national championships. The ‘Casts Bag’em Matchbaits’ team successfully defended their under-23 title at the Angling Trust national championships at Larford Lakes, near Stourport on Severn, at the end of June. The team was formed six years ago by Mark Wilton and current team ...

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Match Report : Longton CC 1st XI v Little Stoke CC 1st XI

Alex Kay LSCC top scorer – 67 n.o.

League: North Staffs and South Cheshire League Premier Division A – 2015 Little Stoke visited Longton looking for a change of fortune having lost three of their last four fixtures. Skipper Gareth Morris won the toss and elected to field and club professional Gurshwin Rabie soon removed former Little Stoke opener Tom Steele with just 18 on the board. However, ...

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Moddershall 1st XI beaten by the rain

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Moddershall Cricket Club’s 1st XI travelled to Knypersley last weekend in a match that was badly affected by the rain. Wet conditions led to a two-hour delay, reducing the match to 37 overs each side. Winning the toss, Moddershall fielded first and made early inroads into the Knypersley top order with Matt Goodwin (2-23) taking two early wickets and reducing them to 21-2. However, Knypersley ...

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Rain stops play for Stone Cricket Club fixtures

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The rain wreaked havoc with Stone Cricket Club’s fixtures last weekend. The SP 1st team didn’t get under way until 4.30pm at Hem Heath and only managed 11 overs – reaching 48-2  – before the rain returned. Stone 2nds bowled 34 overs at Bagnall/Norton and had restricted the home side to 154-9, with skipper Ian Banks taking three wickets before rain ...

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Stone SP 1sts held to a draw by Meakins/Fenton

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Stone Cricket Club’s SP 1sts were held to a draw at Swynnerton by Meakins/Fenton last weekend. John Cheadle continued his good form with a half century and James Sutton and Declan Wardell scored 41 and 43 respectively as the home side again scored heavily, reaching 256-8 off their allotted 55 overs. In reply, Meakins batted out a draw, reaching 220-7 at the ...

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Stone on top against spirited young Moddershall side

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Moddershall Cricket Club’s 1st XI entertained the current Premier League champions at Barnfields and slipped to a four-wicket defeat. Having been asked to bat first, Moddershall started slowly and were reduced to 35-3 by a fine opening spell by Matthew Coxon, who single-handedly took the first four wickets. The innings was steadied by professional Usman Salahuddin who hit 11 fours ...

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