HEREFORD Cathedral School Under-13s won a thrilling cup final against John Masefield to mark the end of 180 years of cricket at the old Ledbury CC pitch.

As reported by the Hereford Times, Ledbury have moved from the Full Pitcher site to Orlham Lane Oval.

The last game at the old ground saw Hereford Cathedral School narrowly win by two runs to claim the Richard Wydenbach Cup.

Jamie Perrott (35) and Matt Tulacz (30) put on 81 for the opening partnership for HCS, while Freddie Relph hit 22.

For John Masefield, Bruno Recordon took two tickets before hitting a wonderful 69 before being well caught and bowled by Alex Poe.

Good bowling from George Kennedy 92-5), Poe (2-23 and Henry Blyth (2-18) then saw HCS home.

In the Plate Final, St Mary's beat Bishop's by just one run despite Harriet Shuker performing well with both bat and ball.

There were plenty of other finals that took place across the county.

At Burghill, Tillington & Weobley CC, HCS Under-15s saw off Wigmore by five wickets to claim the Jack Roberts Cup thanks to a 31 from Dan Fenwick-Lofts.

In the Plate Final, St Mary's comfortably beat Weobley by 93 runs, thanks largerly to an aggressive 55 off seven overs from Arthur Harris.

The Under-14 Chadd Cup contest was contested between John Kyrle High School and St Mary's.

After the loss of an early wicket, Adam Davies (98no) and Ethen Lerego (55) put on 148 for the second wicket as John Kyrle made 183-2.

Lerego then took 2-19 as St Mary;s were bowled out for 124 , setting up a 59 run victory.

The Ed Price Plate Final saw a thrilling match between Queen Elizabeth Bromyard and Whitecross; QE prevailing by two runs, while HCS saw off John Masefield by 49 runs to win the Under-12 David English Cup.

Bill Baker top scored with 68, while Alfie Suddhall took 4-15.

St Mary's won the Plate final thanks to a nine-run victory over Lady Hawkins.

A hardball competition was also held for the under-11s; with seven teams spolit into two groups.

Cathedral A won Group A, ahead of Lucton A, St Paul's and Kingsland, while Cathedral B came top in Group B.

Lucton B were runners-up, with Almeley coming third.