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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
Railway Hotel six points clear in Crewe Regional Premier League

Railway Hotel six points clear in Crewe Regional Premier League

Premier Division Leaders Railway Hotel moved six points clear in the Crewe Regional Sunday League.

They hammered Rising Sun 10-0 with Jez Tagg bagging four of the goals.

November 21, 2016 0 comments Cricket, Football, Sport
Pupils across Nantwich bowled over by cricket festival

Pupils across Nantwich bowled over by cricket festival

Primary school pupils across Nantwich were bowled over after taking part in a diamond cricket festival at South Cheshire College.

Youngsters in years 4 and 5 from Stapeley, Wybunbury, Wrenbury, Shavington and Wistaston went head-to-head in the event which gave them an introduction to the game.

September 26, 2015 0 comments Cricket, Sport
Nantwich cricket star Livingstone “lucky” after pub glassing incident

Nantwich cricket star Livingstone “lucky” after pub glassing incident

Nantwich CC star Liam Livingstone has been “lucky” after he was glassed in the face in a pub, his coach said.

Batsman Livingstone, who hit the record books earlier this season with 350 runs in a one-day innings, was injured during a fight in a bar in Ashford, Kent.

August 18, 2015 0 comments Cricket, Sport
Nantwich CC star Liam Livingstone smashes 142 against Marple

Nantwich CC star Liam Livingstone smashes 142 against Marple

Record-breaking Nantwich CC batsman Liam Livingstone is up to his old tricks again.

The Lancashire player smashed 142 not out from just 77 balls – including 34 from one over.

August 1, 2015 0 comments Cricket, Sport
Sound Primary pupil, 10, earns Cheshire cricket call-up

Sound Primary pupil, 10, earns Cheshire cricket call-up

A pupil from Sound and District Primary School is one of the youngest this year to be selected to play cricket for Cheshire under 11s.

Ten-year-old Ben Wright is a year younger than most of his team mates.