Cricket

Belhus crowned champions in style

HORNDON on the Hill 1st 213-8 Belhus 1st 215-1 Belhus clinched the Shepherd Neame Essex League division two title in style at Horndon Recreation Ground on Saturday. Not for the first time, a masterful batting display by the Joyce brothers made light work of the Horndon total. Captain Danny, opening the innings, led the way […]

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Victory for Belhus in weekend thriller

Belhus 1st 190 all out. Gidea Park and Romford 1st 181 all out. Belhus emerged from this thriller as nine-run winners as the top two teams in the second division of the Shepherd Neame Essex League met at North Stifford on Saturday. Brothers Danny and Joe Joyce opened the batting for the hosts and these […]

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Narrow defeat for Boro

Romford 0, AFC Sudbury 1 DESPITE a spirited second half fight back Romford lost by a single goal to the league leaders. Sudbury started off like a train, pinging the ball around skilfully at speed and had a goal ruled out early on for offside. They actually went ahead after ten minutes when Callender flicked the ball first time through the […]

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Fight stopped play

TWO local cricket clubs are working together to restore their and the game’s reputation after a weekend Essex Shepherd Neame League match was abandoned when two players became involved in a fight. The fracas ended with one man in hospital with a cut to his head, described by police as “not serious” and another arrested. […]

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