Lechlade remember hero ‘Rolls’

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 10th October 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to Lechlade Cricket Club’s ‘larger than life’ chairman Paul Rowley, who died last week.

CRICKET: Wiltshire fall short in Championship thriller

Swindon Advertiser: Wiltshire skipper Mike Coles hits a six on his way to a half-century against Cornwall on Sunday (Picture by Trevor Porter)

5:33pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

WILTSHIRE'S hopes of lifting the Minor Counties Championship for the first time in 105 years were dashed on a dramatic third day against Staffordshire at South Wilts CC today.

CRICKET: Wiltshire set target to clinch historic title

Swindon Advertiser:

11:35am Tuesday 9th September 2014

WILTSHIRE needed 251 to claim the Minor Counties Championship for the first time in 105 years after mopping up the remainder of Eastern Division champions Staffordshire's second innings this morning.

CRICKET: Visitors hit back against Wiltshire in final

Swindon Advertiser: Tahir Afridi took 11 wickets in the match for Wiltshire

10:41pm Monday 8th September 2014

WILTSHIRE'S Minor Counties Championship final against Staffordshire went back into the balance as the visitors fought back to build up a commanding lead at South Wilts CC.

CRICKET: Wiltshire enjoy fine first day in Championship decider

Swindon Advertiser: Ed Young

8:35pm Sunday 7th September 2014

WILTSHIRE forged into a strong position on day one of their Minor Counties Championship final against Staffordshire at South Wilts CC.

Coles keeps calm as Wiltshire go for national glory

Swindon Advertiser: Mike Coles top scored with 55 for Corsham

5:30am Saturday 6th September 2014

WILTSHIRE captain Mike Coles says the county side won’t be playing with the weight of expectation on their shoulders when they bid to become the kings of Minor Counties cricket.

Relegation D-day looms for Arkley’s Nationwide

Swindon Advertiser: Nationwide House captain Russell Arkley

5:30am Friday 29th August 2014

RUSSELL Arkley’s Nationwide House will be looking to pull off a great escape on the final day of the West of England Premier League tomorrow, writes Matt Abbott.

Ward nervous for the title decider

Swindon Advertiser:

11:05pm Thursday 28th August 2014

KEVIN Pamphilon says Wootton Bassett are “desperate” to be playing cricket at a higher level once more but fears his side may have blown their chance last weekend, writes Matt Abbott.

Champions Lechlade put their Champagne on ice

Swindon Advertiser: Wiltshire's Joe Breet hits a boundary during last weekend's victory over Cornwall

11:01pm Thursday 28th August 2014

JOE Breet claimed title-winning Lechlade’s celebration party is on hold as they bid to finish a successful season on a high note.

Lechlade bag Premier spot for the first time

Swindon Advertiser: Luke Sellers, Lechlade Cricket Club (6104146)

5:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

LECHLADE are looking forward to launching an assault on the second tier of the West of England Premier League for the first time in their history next summer after securing the Glos/Wilts Division.

Kilbee stars as Goats post back-to-back wins

Swindon Advertiser: Goatacre's Ed Kilbee

5:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Goatacre notched up a second successive victory as they won by 17 runs at Cheltenham.

Lechlade open way to crown

Swindon Advertiser: Luke Sellers, Lechlade Cricket Club (6104146)

5:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

JOE Breet believes a repeat of his side’s recent batting form will see the Glos/Wilts Division title return to the Riverside on Saturday night.

Tucker remembers Rocky times

Swindon Advertiser: Liam Tucker

5:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

SWINDON captain Liam Tucker says that his side will be looking to make up for the lowest point of their season when they take on Rockhampton tomorrow.

Even stevens as race for summit hots up

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

WOOTTON Bassett captain Darren Beasant believes that his side must focus on their own game and not what is happening elsewhere if they are to achieve their promotion dreams.

Back in the old routine

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

PURTON captain Elliot Hill says that his side can be proud for the way they bounced back from last weekend’s agonising defeat to beat Great Bedwyn by seven wickets.

Codling not out of his depth after fine debut

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

SWINDON captain Liam Tucker believes that debutant teenager Tom Codling could have a big future in the sport.

Title is within reach

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

LECHLADE moved to within one more win of clinching their first ever Glos/Wilts Division title on Saturday with a 74 run win at home to Chippenham.

Tucker thrilled with County Ground challenge

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 15th August 2014

SWINDON skipper Liam Tucker reckons that a third-place finish would represent an ‘amazing’ first campaign back in the Glos/Wilts Division for his side.

Title is within reach

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 15th August 2014

LECHLADE captain Joe Breet thinks his side are now just two wins away from securing the Glos Wilts Division title.

WILTSHIRE LEAGUE: Under-strength Bassett keep up the pressure

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 12th August 2014

DESPITE missing four of their regular first-team members, Wootton Bassett kept the heat on table-topping Malmesbury in the Wiltshire League title chase, as they edged past Hinton Charterhouse on Saturday.

Lechlade closing in

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 12th August 2014

SWINDON opener Marc Williamson insisted his side were pleased with their performance against Lechlade, despite a 61-run defeat to the Glos/Wilts Division champions-elect on Saturday.

WILTSHIRE LEAGUE: Langley's wickets keep Malmesbury top

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 12th August 2014

MALMESBURY maintained their slender lead at the top of Division One with a seven-wicket win over Collingbourne.

WEPL 2ND XI CRICKET: Williamson knock is critical to win

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 12th August 2014

A GRITTY batting performance from Swindon’s Dean Williamson helped his side to a four-wicket victory over Frocester at Pounds Close in Premier One.

WILTSHIRE DIVISION: Purton edged out again

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 12th August 2014

PURTON lost by a single wicket for the third time this season to all but end their hopes of promotion from the Wiltshire Division.

Rain conspires to see off Goatacre

Swindon Advertiser:

3:53pm Monday 11th August 2014

ED Wilkins feels the weather might have something against Goatacre after his side’s latest rain-affected defeat in Premier Two.

Tucker not banking on fortune against leaders

Swindon Advertiser: Liam Tucker

5:30am Friday 8th August 2014

LECHLADE face probably the biggest test of their title credentials tomorrow when they make the short journey to Swindon.

Purton skipper is eyeing top spot following latest success

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 5th August 2014

PURTON have WEPL Wiltshire Division leaders Burbage & Easton Royal in their sights following their weekend demolition of Nationwide House.

WILTSHIRE LEAGUE: Title race going down to the wire

Swindon Advertiser: Darren Beasant

5:30am Tuesday 5th August 2014

WOOTTON Bassett have set the Wiltshire League title battle up for a titanic conclusion after their dramatic victory over table-topping Malmesbury.

WILTSHIRE LEAGUE: All Cannings subjected to a caning by Beckington

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 5th August 2014

DIVISION Two strugglers All Cannings proved no match for leaders Beckington, succumbing to a 10-wicket defeat after being dismissed for 60 in under 30 overs.

WEPL 2ND XI: Horton ton sends Goatacre to victory

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 5th August 2014

GOATACRE kept their hopes of honours in Premier Two alive as they claimed a 120-run triumph over bottom side Knowle in a match reduced to 30 overs a side.

Swindon skipper praises Yadav contribution

Swindon Advertiser: Liam Tucker

5:30am Friday 1st August 2014

SWINDON captain Liam Tucker has praised the impact made by Vibhor Yadav at the County Ground.

Lechlade keen for a speedy retort

Swindon Advertiser: Wiltshire’s Joe Breet hits another boundary during Sunday’s win over Cornwall, watched by wicketkeeper Paul Smith

5:06pm Thursday 31st July 2014

CAPTAIN Joe Breet will be looking for his Lechlade side to regain their winning ways when Chipping Sodbury visit the Manor Ground on Saturday.

Yadav keen to get elusive ton

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

VIBHOR Yadav is desperate to put an end to a two-year century drought, but the Swindon all-rounder’s recent contributions to his team’s cause are more than making up for his failures to reach three figures.

Goatacre eye another win for safety

Swindon Advertiser: Ed Wilkins came up just 10 short of a century as Goatacre defeated Cheltenham by one wicket on Saturday

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

GOATACRE opener Ed Wilkins feels one more victory, against Minehead this weekend, should be enough to keep his side safe in WEPL Premier Two after their latest win against Chard.

Hill uses tactical banter to down Calne

Swindon Advertiser: Wiltshire’s Tom Bowler hits out during his side’s first innings at Corsham

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

ELLIOT Hill’s tactical banter helped Tom Bowler rediscover his form with the bat, as the Purton all-rounder made an unbeaten century in his side’s victory over Calne on Saturday.

Nationwide’s Clarke anchors his side to second win of term

Swindon Advertiser: Nationwide's Nick Clarke in action

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

NICK Clarke provided the perfect anchor innings as Nationwide House returned only their second WEPL Wiltshire Division victory of the season over Great Bedwyn.

Lechlade stutter after defeat to Biddestone

Swindon Advertiser: Lechlade captain Joe Breet about to give the ball a good spank against Rockhampton. Picture: Terry Parker (8397369)

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

LECHLADE’S lead at the top of the WEPL Glos/Wilts Division was cut to 11 points on Saturday, as the Manor Ground side lost by four runs to Biddestone.

Beasant pleased with Bassett’s latest victory

Swindon Advertiser: Darren Beasant

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

WOOTTON Bassett captain Darren Beasant was happy his side enjoyed the perfect preparation to this weekend’s top-of-the-table showdown with Malmesbury, as they edged out Bradford-on-Avon by six wickets.

WEPL 2nd XI: Baden can’t stop defeat for Swindon

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

JOHN Baden’s 66 was in vain for Swindon as they were beaten by 50 runs in Premier One 2nd XI.

Tucker refuses to let the foot off gas

Swindon Advertiser: Liam Tucker

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

SWINDON captain Liam Tucker says that he won’t allow his team to go into cruise control for the remainder of the season.

Lechlade looking to end Biddestone tilt

Swindon Advertiser: Wiltshire's Joe Breet hits a boundary during last weekend's victory over Cornwall

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

LECHLADE will be looking to extend their unbeaten run to six games and maintain their lead at the top of the Glos/Wilts Division when they travel to fourth placed Biddestone.

Purton captain think his side can finish top the Hill

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

PURTON captain Elliot Hill is hoping that his side can maintain the pressure on the Wiltshire Division leaders in the final six weeks of the campaign.

Miles shares in record stand

Swindon Advertiser: Craig Miles bowling for Gloucestershire against Glamorgan GSR710V13

6:27pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PURTON’S Craig Miles was part of a record breaking stand in the County Championship this afternoon.

Gomel the star of the show again for Purton

Swindon Advertiser: Akarshit Gomel at the crease

5:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

AKKI Gomel’s four wickets in four balls helped put the gloss on a superb day for Purton as they kept themselves in the mix for a second successive promotion.

Lechlade lift T20 trophy

Swindon Advertiser: Gillespie’s ton keeps Malmesbury in touch with league leaders

5:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

LECHLADE won their first silverware of the season with a 27-run win over South Cerney at Bourton Vale in the CDCA T20 Cup final.

Lechlade edge closer to another promotion

Swindon Advertiser: Bradley Dial salutes the crowd after scoring his ton

5:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

LECHLADE moved a step closer to Premier Two with a 91-run win over their title rivals Rockhampton at the Manor Ground on Saturday.

Haines to the rescue for Goatacre

Swindon Advertiser: Gillespie’s ton keeps Malmesbury in touch with league leaders

5:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

JACK Haines provided the platform for Goatacre to claim an eight-run victory at Clevedon in Premier Two.

Shrivvy denied victory by the rain

Swindon Advertiser: Gillespie’s ton keeps Malmesbury in touch with league leaders

5:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

SHRIVENHAM were left extremely frustrated after torrential rain forced play to be abandoned just five balls away from a result at Oxenford, writes James Harris.

Young Purton batsman hoping to make English Development Programme

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 19th July 2014

FROM breaking TVs in his kitchen to taking on the country’s best at the Bunbury Festival, Elijah Samuel has crammed an awful lot into his fledgling career.

Swindon captain Tucker ready for team’s Chippenham test

Swindon Advertiser: Liam Tucker

5:30am Friday 18th July 2014

SWINDON captain Liam Tucker says his side are going into the unknown when they face Chippenham in Glos/Wilts this weekend.



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