Herefordshire sides prepare for Sunday League battles

First published in Sport

SIX teams will be competing in this summer’s GB Liners Marches Sunday Cricket League.

Welsh clubs Builth Wells and Monmouth will be joining Brockhampton, Colwall, Bromyard and Dales in the 40-overs-a-side competition.

Builth and Monmouth will be fielding development teams in the league and giving their young players a taste of senior cricket.

Meanwhile, teams will be resuming their fixtures this Sunday in the Herefordshire Indoor League at Leominster.

Sunday’s fixtures: Brockhampton v Ludlow; Goodrich v Dales; Ludlow v Goodrich; Wormelow v Brampton Bryan; Bromyard v Brockhampton; Dales v Wormelow.

In the opening round of matches, Brampton Bryan, John Masefield High and Dales secured plate and cup wins over Wormelow, Brockhampton and Bromyard, respectively. John Masefield High also secured an opening-day league success over Brampton Bryan.

Results, Division One: Bromyard 130-3 (G Godsall 33 no, M Beesley 30 no, D Clegg 25 no. W Oliver 1-27, G Anderson 1-27) Burghill & Tillington 91-3 (W Oliver 45 no, G Anderson 27 no).

Goodrich 118-6 (R Heavens 31, J Griffiths 26. M Beesley 2-23, D Clegg 1-37) Bromyard 120-2 (D Clegg 27 no, M Reece 26 no, J Owens 26 no).

John Masefleld High School conceded to Bromyard.

Dales 2nd 93-6 (S Fauzal 35, D Pugh 25. C Chadd 3-22) Dales 97-1 (M Price 27 no).

Goodrich 161-6 (J Jarrett 47, S Griffiths 29. D Patadia 1-34) Dales 162-3 (C Chadd 37 no, J Jones 34 no, O Davies 25 no. J Jarrett 1-40).

Burghill & Tillington 94-6 (D Evans 33. C Hoare 2-12, A Stanik 1-23) Dales 54 (W Ettinger 2-14, D Evans 1-11).

John Masefield HIgh School 153-3 (J Turner 35 no, C Price 26 no. D Lower 2-30) Brampton Bryan 121-6 (L Alford 47, E Williams 25. J Turner 2-26, J Gooch 1-16).

Dales 148-4 (M Price 32, C Chadd 32, D Patadia 30 no, J Jones 27 no. A Hewlett 1-33, A Thomas 1-41) Brockhampton 116-2 (J Crichard 31 no, J Patchett 26 no, A Thomas 25 no. O Davies 1-22).

Bromyard 133-2 (M Reece 45 no, M Morgan 26 no) Wormelow 92-5 (E Williams 35, L Jones 33 no. D Clegg 2-19, W Yarnold 1-39).

Plate Competition, Quarter-finals: Wormelow 94-6 (S Alford 2-21) Brompton Bryan 95-4 (E Williams 32 no. D Hale 2-26, M Wild 1-14, C Haston 1-22).

John Masefield HIgh School 78-6 (A Hewlett 2-14, A Thomas 1-13) Brockhampton 57-3 (A Thomas 26 no. J Turner 1-20).

Cup Competition, Quarter-final: Bromyard 80-3 (M Reece 25 no. C Chadd 1-7) Dales 81-0 (M Price 27 no, C Chadd 26 no).

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