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Mar 9, 2018

Junior's News

Friday April 5th sees the Cricket Section's Juniors signing on night with old and new players welcome and Russ Noble and his team make sure the youngsters are looked after in fine style.

Full house for successful Presentation and Race Night

Cricket Chairman Ian Gatenby has every right to be pleased with the outcome of yet another successful presentation and race night, which witnessed the function room full with approaching 150 youngsters and their families, players and members enjoying a relaxed but entertaining evening.

Although Gats makes it all look so easy he puts in an awful lot of work, not just through organising the evening but making sure the race night is a big success by ‘badgering’ would be sponsors - and his dog with a bone tactics works! The evening is a financial success, which is so important but equally the delight at seeing the kids especially enjoying themselves is priceless.

Steve MidgleyAntony Lee and Russ Noble were also there to support the Chairman who presentedRuss with the Chairman’s Annual award for outstanding service to the Club.

Elliott Hallas was an award winner as he looks ahead to his first season as Seconds' Captain

For the record the following players received awards.

First team batting; Nick Lindley

First team bowling; Nick Walker

First team fielding; Andrew Deegan

Second team batting; Shahid Rehman

Second team bowling; Elliott Hallas

Second team fielding; Ethan Lee

Third team batting Steve Noble

Third team bowling; Antony Lee

Third team fielding; Brandon Balme

Ethan Lee was one of a number of award winners at Friday night's Presentation evening

There were batting awards at under 13/15 and 17 levels for Yusef Malik – Ethan Lee and Reece Clarkrespectively.

Bowling winners at under 13/15 and 17 levels went to; Hudson Rowan – Will Wagstaff and Ishvir Singhrespectively.

Fielding awards at the under 13/15 and 17 levels were handed to; Hudson Rowan – Cameron Pemberand Ethan Lee respectively.

The Lesley Sands trophy for most improved player was won by Yusef Malik and the GP Pearson trophy for the U15s Player-of-the-season went to; Miles Craven whilst the Fred Marsland trophy for outstanding junior cricketer was won by Reece Clark.

We must not forget the Club’s loyal secretary Bob Speight who quietly but effectively compiles the paper work and makes sure the trophies are purchased for the evening that takes place every year and 2018 it has to be said was amongst the best yet!

Cricket Chairman Ian Gatenby can afford to smile as his hard work came to fruition on Friday night with a fabulous Presentation and Race Night at Moorend

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