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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
Cricket youngsters help Woore CC 1sts to impressive victory over Sandyford

Cricket youngsters help Woore CC 1sts to impressive victory over Sandyford

By Roger Horwood
Four players aged 14 or under helped Woore CC 1sts secure a dramatic victory over Sandyford in Division Two of the North Staffs and Cheshire Cricket League.

An inescapable wedding and holidays meant Woore were four regular players short.

June 11, 2018 0 comments Cricket, Sport
Crewe Vagrants to host Women’s Soft Ball cricket festival

Crewe Vagrants to host Women’s Soft Ball cricket festival

Crewe Vagrants Cricket Club is to host a Women’s Soft Ball festival on June 8.

Teams of six can enter the festival which is designed to make the game fun and encourage all ages to start playing.

June 1, 2018 0 comments Cricket, Sport
Nantwich Cricket Club launches first ever female section

Nantwich Cricket Club launches first ever female section

Nantwich Cricket Club has launched its first ever female team, called Nantwich Vipers.

The Whitehouse Lane has already recruited a number of girls and women, and are entering the Vipers in to the Cheshire Women’s Cricket League.

February 5, 2018 0 comments Cricket, Sport
Historic cricketing Ashes link to Nantwich sportsman buried at Acton

Historic cricketing Ashes link to Nantwich sportsman buried at Acton

It’s one of the greatest sporting contests on the globe.

And as England and Australia square up once more for another Ashes cricketing confrontation, few will realise the significance of a quiet corner in a Nantwich cemetery.

November 22, 2017 0 comments Cricket, Sport
Nantwich CC 1sts miss out as rain hits Premier League title bid

Nantwich CC 1sts miss out as rain hits Premier League title bid

Nantwich CC missed out on the Cheshire County Premier League title as rain hit their penultimate game away at Grappenhall.

The 1sts had to settle for weather-affected draw and 11 points near Warrington.

September 10, 2017 0 comments Cricket, Sport
Nantwich CC earn 145-run victory at Cheadle

Nantwich CC earn 145-run victory at Cheadle

Nantwich CC closed the gap at the top of the Cheshire County Cricket Premier Division with a convincing 145-run victory away at Cheadle.

It leaves the Whitehouse Lane side in third place in the league, just 30 points behind leaders Chester Boughton Hall.

August 14, 2017 0 comments Cricket, Sport
England cricket stars to cycle to Nantwich for Tom Maynard Trust event

England cricket stars to cycle to Nantwich for Tom Maynard Trust event

Former England Test stars Michael Vaughan and Tim Bresnan will be cycling into Nantwich in October as part of the Big Bike Ride 3 event.

They will be taking part in day 2 of the five-day ride from Sheffield to Nantwich, to help raise funds for the PCA Benevolent Fund and the Tom Maynard Trust.

August 3, 2017 0 comments Cricket, Sport
Nantwich CC climb Cheshire County Premier League with another win

Nantwich CC climb Cheshire County Premier League with another win

An improving Nantwich CC side secured another victor, this time away at Bramhall, to move fifth in the Cheshire County Premier League.

In a game of twists and turns, Nantwich triumphed by 15 runs.

July 12, 2017 0 comments Cricket, Sport