The seconds travelled all the way to belmont. This time Rainton batted first making 179 all out, with T Cullen taking 3 for 40. James Messer started us off well with 24, Adam Thwaites then posted 21 and Davy Noble 4 to get us off to good start. Gary Goyle then provided 24 runs, his highest total of the season so far. Sunny Khan retired Hurt with 6, everyone from both clubs wishes him well with his recovery. Ralph Richardson then added the Duck of the day before Scott Taylor made 31. Richard Harrison 2, Adam Bell 16, Darren Portrey 16 and Ian Kitching 12 not out.
After tea Belmont batted out the 45 overs for 117 runs, losing 9 wickets. Scott Taylor 0 for 7, Ian Kitching 3 for 5, Adam Thwaites 0 for 14, Darren Portrey 1 for 31, Richard Harrison 0 for 10, Adam Bell 3 for 26, James Messer 0 for 10 and Gary Goyle 1 for 9.
Giving us a 62 run victory.
On the Sunday however the second team travelled to Hunwick to contest the final of the Amos Lowing/Wilson memorial shield. We went into the game as underdogs as we faced all conquering Kimblesworth. Batting first Kimblesworth made 81 all out, with the top scorers being M Messer 29 and P Nixon 26 not out. Our bowling looked strong today with Ian Kitching taking 5 for 9, Scott Taylor 0 for 41, Glen Moody 2 for 17 and Darren Portrey 1 for 13.
After a brilliant tea, laid on by Hunwick CC. We lost only a single wicket in the chase with Davy noble falling LBW for 1, Bobby Batie made 27 and Tom Rennie 29 to see us home. Well done lads. Thanks again to Hunwick CC for hosting the final.