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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
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 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
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
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.

Mementoes of Nantwich cricket legend Edwin Steventon to be auctioned

Mementoes of Nantwich cricket legend Edwin Steventon to be auctioned

Mementoes of legendary Nantwich cricketer Edwin ‘Ted’ Steventon are expected to fetch hundreds of pounds at auction.

Steventon was the fast bowler and all rounder who dismissed 1,554 senior A batsmen in his illustrious amateur career.

November 13, 2014 0 comments Cricket, Sport
Crewe Vagrants U9s win thrilling cricket cup final in Nantwich

Crewe Vagrants U9s win thrilling cricket cup final in Nantwich

Crewe Vagrants Under 9s triumphed in dramatic style over Aston in the South Cheshire cricket cup final in Nantwich.

Needing just three runs from three balls, young Jack Hayter smashed a boundary to secure victory by the narrowest of margins.

July 16, 2014 0 comments Cricket, Sport
Former Nantwich CC star Lou Vincent banned from cricket for life

Former Nantwich CC star Lou Vincent banned from cricket for life

Former Nantwich CC cricketer Lou Vincent has been banned from the sport worldwide for life after admitting match-fixing. The New Zealander, who led Nantwich to the Cheshire League title in 2010, went on television to make a full confession.

July 1, 2014 0 comments Cricket, Sport
Cricket: Nantwich CC 1sts and 2nds fall to defeat against Neston

Cricket: Nantwich CC 1sts and 2nds fall to defeat against Neston

Nantwich CC 1sts and 2nds teams both came a cropper against Neston in the latest Cheshire County league matches. The 1sts lost by two wickets in a tight match at Whitehouse Lane against a 2nd placed team chasing the title.

August 26, 2013 0 comments Cricket, Latest, Sport
Nantwich CC stumble to 50-run defeat at home to Alderley Edge

Nantwich CC stumble to 50-run defeat at home to Alderley Edge

Nantwich CC’s faint hopes of retaining their Cheshire County Premier title suffered a blow with a 50-run defeat at home to Alderley Edge. The visitors smashed their way to 299-5 off 55 overs, as the Nantwich attack suffered at Whitehouse Lane.

August 11, 2013 0 comments Cricket, Latest, Sport
Nantwich CC secure win as skipper Ray Doyle hits century

Nantwich CC secure win as skipper Ray Doyle hits century

A century by Nantwich CC skipper Ray Doyle helped the 1sts to an impressive league victory over Alderley Edge. Doyle smashed 115 from 141 balls as Nantwich hit 208-7 in 55 overs at a sun-drenched Alderley.

May 26, 2013 0 comments Cricket, Latest, Sport
Nantwich cricketer’s chest wax charity stunt for Leighton Hospital

Nantwich cricketer’s chest wax charity stunt for Leighton Hospital

Nantwich cricketing star Jonny Kettle went through the pain barrier to help donate presents to poorly youngsters in hospital. Jonny and fellow staff at County Insurance decided to raise money for Leighton Hospital with a sponsored chest wax!

December 27, 2011 0 comments Cricket, Human Interest, Latest, News