Club Cricket

Cleckheaton Are New League Leaders

Cleckheaton are the new leaders of the JCT 600 Bradford League First Division. They took over at the top after beating Pudsey St Lawrence by eight wickets while leaders Woodlands lost by 40 runs at Lightcliffe.
10 July 2013

Furness Extend Their Lead As Rain Hits Opponents

Furness took advantage of a weather-affected draw by their rivals Cleator to move even further clear at the top of the North Lancashire and Cumbria League Premier Division. While they beat Millom by seven wickets, Cleator's match with Haverigg ended without a positive result, enabling Furness (175 points) to stretch their lead to 26.
9 July 2013

JCT600 Bradford League Race Blown Wide Open

The JCT 600 Bradford League First Division race was blown open as Woodlands' lead at the top was cut to a single point after the defending champions suffered their second defeat in a row. The leaders, lacking long-term injury victim, all-rounder Chris Brice and opener Scott Richardson, suffered a 29-run home defeat against relegation threatened Baildon while their nearest challengers Cleckheaton followed up their home win over Woodlands the week before by beating Pudsey Congs.
9 July 2013

Ealing And Hampstead Stay Ahead Of Rivals

Ealing (61 points) and Hampstead (59) remain well clear of their competitors in the 2013 Middlesex ECB Premier League after both teams won again this weekend. Ealing beat third-placed Richmond by nine wickets while Hampstead claimed a 57-run win over Teddington. There were also wins for Stanmore, Twickenham and Winchmore Hill, all leaving Richmond, Teddington and Winchmore Hill with 35 points in third place.
1 July 2013

Hertford Take Over Top Spot After Another Win

The battle between Totteridge Milhillians and Old Finchleians at the top of the Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League Division One has been well and truly joined by new leaders Hertford. Last week, Hertford took advantage of a slip by Old Finchleains to move into second and now they lead Totteridge by two points and Finchleians by 11.
1 July 2013

Promoted Sides Continues To Struggle

Last season's promoted pair Baildon and Morley continue to find life difficult in Division One of the JCT 600 Bradford League as they suffered yet more defeats. Bottom club Morley lost a low scoring match at home to East Bierley while last season's Second Division champions Baildon were beaten at home by neighbours Saltaire, who are also struggling near the bottom of the table.
27 June 2013

Haverigg Dodge Showers To Make Progress

It was a difficult day for all concerned in the North Lancashire and Cumbria Premier Division as only one match, Haverigg's 175-run victory over Lindal Moor, was played to completion. No play was possible between Keswick and Carlisle and with the other four matches all rain-affected draws, there has been little change in the standings.
25 June 2013

Hampstead Close The Gap On Ealing

Hampstead beat Stanmore by 26 runs to move to within two points of 2013 Middlesex ECB Premier League leaders Ealing, who went down by two wickets to Twickenham. They are on 51 points with Hampstead on 49 and Teddington in third on 35 alongside Richmond after wins over Winchmore Hill and Eastcote respectively.
25 June 2013

Totteridge Milhillians Surge Clear At The Top

Totteridge Milhillians have extended their lead at the top of the Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League Division One to 14 points after challengers Old Fincleians slipped up. Hertford have taken over in second place, with 141 points to Totteridge's 155 and Old Finchleians are two points further back with 139.
25 June 2013

Metcalfe Reaches Milestone In Farsley Win

Former Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire batsman Ashley Metcalfe reached an important landmark in his long career when he became only the second player in the history of the JCT 600 Bradford League to score 16,000 runs. Metcalfe, who has been playing in the league for 30 years, scored the three runs he needed in an innings of 13 to pass that coveted landmark while playing in a Second Division match for leaders Farsley against Gomersal.
20 June 2013

Huge Win Keeps York Clear

Leaders York gained a runaway 123-run win over bottom club Rotherham Town in the Yorkshire ECB Premier League. Foundations for York’s 249 for nine were laid by by Liam McKendry (72) and Alex Collins(63), who put on 110 for the fifth wicket. York then bowled out Rotherham for 126 with Dan Woods taking four for 38 and Duncan Snell three for 17. Ben Sanderson was Rotherham’s best bowler with five for 65.
19 June 2013

Furness Stay On Top After Wet Weekend

Furness remain on top of the North Lancashire and Cumbria League Premier Division after both they and nearest challengers Cleator won on a rain-affected weekend. Furness beat Workington by nine wickets, Cleator beat Lindal Moor by six wickets and Cockermouth beat Millom by seven wickets in the only three games that were played to a conclusion.
17 June 2013

Totteridge Milhillians Make Up Ground

Just one point separates Totteridge Milhillians (125) and Old Finchleians (124) at the top of the Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League Division One. In what is turning out to be a tightly-contested season, Flitwick (118), Reed (115) and Hertford (111) are also in contention.
17 June 2013

Ealing Beat The Weather To Extend Lead

Ealing took advantage of bad weather elsewhere to establish a 12-point lead over Hampstead at the top of the 2013 Middlesex ECB Premier League. While they managed to defeat Finchley by seven wickets, the remaining four matches were either drawn or abandoned as rain interrupted the programme.
17 June 2013

Richard Gould Breaks 110-Year-Old Record

Record breaker Richard Gould wrote himself into the JCT 600 Bradford League history books with a innings of 218 for Gomersal in a second division match against Great Horton. It is the highest individual score in the league's 110-year history, breaking the previous record set by Azam Khan with 214 for Hartshead Moor against Keighley in 1998, which was equalled only a fortnight ago by Windhill’s overseas batsman Fakhar Hussain, also against Great Horton.
15 June 2013

Old Finchleians Win Again As Hertford Falter

Old Fincleians preserved their unbeaten record at the top of the Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League as Hertford lost theirs, dropping to fourth place in the process. Their defeat to Flitwick, who dismissed them for 73, enabled both Flitwick and Reed to jump ahead of them while Old Finchleians beat Totteridge Milhillians to go six points clear of Flitwick in second place.
10 June 2013

Ealing, Hampstead Win Again To Stay Ahead

There was no change at the top of the 2013 ECB Middlesex Premier League after Ealing beat Hornsey by eight wickets and Hampstead beat Richmond by nine wickets. Ealing, who have now won four times this season, maintain a three-point lead over their nearest challengers.
10 June 2013

G&M Club Player Of The Month - Neil Curnow

St Just batsman Neil Curnow has been named as the first Cricket World Gunn & Moore Club Batsman of the Month of the 2013 season.
7 June 2013

Leaders York Beaten For First Time In A Year

Leaders York suffered their first league defeat for a year when they lost by just three runs against in a tense finish against Driffield. Medium-pace bowler Graeme Wiles took a hat-trick as Harrogate joined York at the top of the table after beating Sheffield United at home by 58 runs.
7 June 2013

Brice Stars As Woodland Extend Their Lead

Chris Brice produced a fine all-round performance as defending champions Woodlands extended their lead in the JCT 600 Bradford League First Division on the day bottom club Saltaire gained a surprise win at Hanging Heaton.
5 June 2013


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