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Fletcher is rewarded for making hay in May

Claverdon cricketer Stephen Fletcher has been crowned our Player of the Month for May, in association with Leamington solicitors Blythe Liggins.

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Leek Wootton's Stuart Budd hits out on his way to an unbeaten century.

Budd century proves in vain as Jamie Maynard leads Wellesbourne home

Wellesbourne kept up their recent good form with a fine four-wicket win at Leek Wootton in an enthralling Cotswold Hills Premier contest which featured plenty of twists and turns.

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Wanderers' Barrington Kelly eases the ball past Warwick 2nds wicket-keeper Luke Webb off the bowling of Joe Poole. Picture: Morris Troughton

Sood falls short of ton but lays a solid platform for Warwick

Warwick sit 35 points clear at the top of Warwickshire Division Five after a comfortable win at Moseley 3rds.

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Richard Pozzi scored an unbeaten 45 for Norton Lindsey & Wolverton in his first appearance of the campaign. Picture: Morris Troughton

Norton make the most of a Perfect start to overhaul Wootton at the top

Norton Lindsey & Wolverton thrashed previously unbeaten Leek Wootton by 110 runs to replace their hosts at the top of the Cotswold Hills Premier Division.

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Kenilworth Wardens 2nds' Tommy Rex celebrates the wicket of Knowle & Dorridge's Chris Kenny. Picture: Morris Troughton

Anwar and Sale prove winning combination again for Wardens

Kenilworth Wardens celebrated their third consecutive win with a superb 54-run victory over table-toppers Knowle & Dorridge.

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Lewis Couchman is at the non-strikers end as Lionel King prepares to bowl.

Declaration denies 81-year-old hat-trick chance

An entertaining and good-natured friendly at the Memorial Ground saw Leek Wootton’s Sunday XI make it three wins from three for the club for the weekend as they beat Snitterfield by 56 runs under azure skies.

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Alex Mellor top-scored for Leamington in their six-wicket defeat at Bridgnorth.

Quickfire Wigley strikes are unable to stave off another loss for Leamington

The indifferent weather on Saturday saw only two of Leamington’s four scheduled matches completed and both ended in defeat.

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New addition Prerak Mankad was in fine form with the bat on debut for Kenilworth Wardens. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Mankad makes an excellent first impression for Wardens

Prerak Mankad shone on a jet-lagged debut for Kenilworth Wardens as they beat Walsall by 36 runs in the Birmingham League Premier Division.

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Jimbo Williams and John Hall add crucial runs for Leamington 2nds in their home win over Himley. Picture: Morris Troughton

Patient half-century from Leamington skipper Hopkins is in vain at Himley

Leamington are still awaiting their first league win of the season after falling to a disappointing defeat at Himley on Saturday.

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Rowington's Scott Rogers sportingly congratulates Will Lawton after dismissing him for 87.

Claverdon make it two from two after getting the better of their derby rivals

Newly promoted Claverdon made it two wins from two in Costwold Hills Division Five courtesy of a 90-run success at home to Rowington 2nds.

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Wellesbourne bowler John Edden delivering to Norton Lindsey & Wolverton's Richard Blyth.

Norton Lindsey & Wolverton shock champions in Premier Division opener

Norton Lindsey & Wolverton celebrated a new landmark in their 131-year history when the club fielded three league teams for the very first time.

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Premier 2nd XI Division: Leamington v Kenilworth Wardens. 
George Stow (Leamington) has just allowed Dan Phillips to hit a mighty shot.
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Contrasting defeats for Leamington sides on opening league weekend

Leamington’s league season got off to a faltering start with both First and Second XIs losing their opening fixtures, albeit in differing circumstances.

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Norton Lindsey & Wolverton openers Martin Perfect and Steve Rushton. Picture submitted

Skipper Pyatt is quickly into his stride for Norton Lindsey side

Norton Lindsey & Wolverton took full advantage of the glorious weekend weather to record two emphatic friendly victories.

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Matthew Davison in action for Leamington.

Davison raising funds ahead of trip to Sri Lanka

Arnold Lodge student Matthew Davison is appealing for financial backing after being selected for the Warwickshire Academy/Emerging players tour of Colombo, Sri Lanka in February.

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Harry Johnson

Johnson joins the Bears’ Academy

Kenilworth Wardens’ Harry Johnson has moved a step closer to representing Warwickshire after being recruited to the Edgbaston Academy.

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Justin Hollingsworth receives his award from Rachael Heyhoe Flint.

Hollingsworth rewarded as Warwickshire lift T20 Cup

Leamington all-rounder Justin Hollingsworth won the player of the tournament award as Warwickshire VI lifted the T20 Cup at Wolverhampton CC.

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Richard Thornton, joint senior partner at Blythe Liggins Solicitors, presents Kenilworth CC secretary Andy Smith with Edmunds' Player of the Month prize.

Edmunds’ record-breaking innings recognised

A Kenilworth batsman who hit a record-breaking double century has been named our Player of the Month in association with Leamington solicitors Blythe Liggins.

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Matt Hancock's unbeaten 22 lifted Kenilworth Wardens to 182 all out at home to Barnt Green. Picture: Morris Troughton

Donald bows out of the Wardens captaincy role with last-ball loss

Kenilworth Wardens slipped to a six-wicket final-ball home defeat at the hands of Barnt Green despite a battling effort in the field and with the ball.

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Warwick wicketkeeper John Eddon narrowly fails to run out Moseley 3rds' Daniel Lane.

Final-day disappointment for Warwick as they miss out on promotion berth

Warwick missed out on the final promotion spot in Warwickshire Division Five after a rain-affected defeat at home to Moseley 3rds in their final match of the campaign.

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