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Woore CC U11s girls win Shropshire Softball Cup Final

Woore CC U11s girls win Shropshire Softball Cup Final

By Roger Horwood
Woore Cricket Club Junior Academy ended their hugely successful season by winning the Shropshire Girls Under 11s Softball Cup Final.

The youngsters triumphed at Wroxeter and Uppington on Sunday September 2.

September 9, 2018 0 comments Cricket, Sport
Woore CC 1sts beaten heavily by league leaders Bagnall Norton

Woore CC 1sts beaten heavily by league leaders Bagnall Norton

By Roger Horwood
Bagnall Norton CC swept to back to back promotions with a comprehensive win over Woore CC, the only team who in theory could have overtaken them.

Woore remain in second position, but a second consecutive defeat leaves them just three points ahead of third placed Sandyford with three matches remaining.

September 2, 2018 0 comments Cricket, Sport
Woore CC 1sts slump to second consecutive home defeat

Woore CC 1sts slump to second consecutive home defeat

By Roger Horwood
Woore CC 1sts slumped to their second successive home defeat – but increased their promotion bid lead to 43 points after rivals Sandyford also lost.

Woore fielded a weakened side against Alsager as regular first teamers helped the 2nds out in their battle against relegation.

August 20, 2018 0 comments Cricket, Sport
Nantwich CC reach T20 National finals day with victory over Ormskirk

Nantwich CC reach T20 National finals day with victory over Ormskirk

Nantwich CC produced a brilliant performance to reach their first T20 National finals day next month.

The Whitehouse Lane team took advantage of home soil to ease past tricky quarter-final opponents in Ormskirk yesterday (August 12).

August 13, 2018 0 comments Cricket, Sport
Nantwich CC reach quarter-finals of national T20 competition

Nantwich CC reach quarter-finals of national T20 competition

Nantwich Cricket Club have reached the quarter-finals of the ECB National T20 Competition after two more excellent victories to win the regional round.

The Whitehouse Lane outfit now face a last eight clash with Ormskirk this Sunday for a place at national Finals Day in Derby.

August 6, 2018 0 comments Cricket, Sport
Woore CC 1sts and 2nds well beaten, but under 14s celebrate title win

Woore CC 1sts and 2nds well beaten, but under 14s celebrate title win

By Roger Horwood
Woore CC 1sts remain in second place in their bid for promotion, despite a heavy home defeat to Bignall End.

The visitors won the toss and took full advantage by batting first and hammering a massive 273-5 in 55 overs.

August 5, 2018 0 comments Cricket, Sport
Woore CC skipper guides 1st team to win over Meir Heath

Woore CC skipper guides 1st team to win over Meir Heath

By Roger Horwood
Woore CC 1sts skipper Tas Hussain used his experience in his side’s thrilling win over Meir Heath to maintain their run in a rain interrupted match.

With five straight wins under their belt, and maximum points in each, the surge towards promotion shows no sign of abating.

July 30, 2018 0 comments Cricket, Sport
Woore CC complete league double over rivals Norton in Hales

Woore CC complete league double over rivals Norton in Hales

By Roger Horwood
Woore CC 1sts completed the double over local rivals Norton in Hales and maintained their 59-point lead in second place over Sandyford.

And for the third time in the last four matches, Woore had their Sri Lankan professional Dissanagge Eranga Thilina Rathanayake “Rangi” to thank.

July 23, 2018 0 comments Cricket, Sport
Woore CC 1sts beat Stafford to maintain promotion push

Woore CC 1sts beat Stafford to maintain promotion push

By Roger Horwood
Woore CC’s relentless march towards promotion took another huge stride as they beat Stafford to retain second position and a 59-point lead over their third-placed rivals Sandyford.

With another maximum 25 points win, the second half of the season is looking extremely promising.

July 16, 2018 0 comments Cricket, Sport
Craig Ruscoe leads Woore 1sts to victory over rivals Leycett

Craig Ruscoe leads Woore 1sts to victory over rivals Leycett

By Roger Horwood
Craig Ruscoe (pictured) starred with bat and ball to help lead Woore CC 1sts to victory over rivals Leycett.

The win means Woore are in second place on 228 points at the halfway stage of the season, a lead of 59 points on third placed Sandyford and 22 points behind leaders Bagnall Norton.

July 8, 2018 0 comments Cricket, Sport
Woore CC 1sts earn draw in blistering heat at Silverdale

Woore CC 1sts earn draw in blistering heat at Silverdale

By Roger Horwood
Woore CC 1sts recovered from the loss of two early wickets to battle out a draw at Silverdale.

The visitors were reduced to 6 for 2 after being put into bat, before their Sri Lankan pro Dissanagge Eranga Thilina Rathanayake, nicknamed “Rangi” (pictured), took charge.

July 3, 2018 0 comments Cricket, Sport
12-year-old Woore CC batsman hits unbeaten 70 against Crewe

12-year-old Woore CC batsman hits unbeaten 70 against Crewe

By Roger Horwood
Twelve-year-old Matthew Kenvyn scored his first ever 50 in men’s cricket when he opened the batting for Woore CC 3rds against Crewe.

Although Woore were beaten, the youngster scored a remarkable 70 not out having carried his bat throughout the innings in the Stone and District Sunday League.

June 19, 2018 0 comments Cricket, Sport
Legendary West Indian cricketer Michael Holding to appear at Nantwich event

Legendary West Indian cricketer Michael Holding to appear at Nantwich event

Legendary West Indian cricketer Michael Holding will be special guest at a Nantwich Civic Hall event organised by Nantwich Cricket Club.

The fast bowler, known as Mikey or “Whispering Death”, was one of the most feared pacemen in the game in the 1970s and 80s.

June 13, 2018 0 comments Cricket, Sport