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Hetton Lyons host Newcastle in Dukes ECB North East Premier League Premier Division

Hetton Lyons host Newcastle in Dukes ECB North East Premier League Premier Division

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A defensive Eppleton batsman Marcus Brown during Saturdays match with Felling at Eppleton

Burnopfield host Blaydon in Dukes ECB North East Premier League Division One clash

Dukes ECB North East Premier League – Division One

Eppleton batsman Marcus Brown on his way to 80 against Felling on Saturday. Picture by Frank Reid

NE Premier League: Colledge defiant as Washington hold on for derby draw against Shurben-inspired Sunderland

Sunderland secured a ‘winning’ draw after making 207-7 in 55 overs against Washington in their First Division derby.

Eppleton's Luke Henderson bats against Felling at Eppleton. Picture by Kevin Brady

NE Premier League: Brown and Coyne steal the show as Eppleton make it two wins out of two

Eppleton are off to a flier in the Premier Division, with Saturday’s 100-run demolition of Felling making it two wins out of two for the Church Road club.

Murton captain Samuel Sanderson bats under pressure against Hylton on Saturday. Picture by Kevin Brady

Durham Cricket League: Five-star Marlon leads Hylton to quickfire opening-day victory at Murton

Hylton enjoyed an excellent start to life in Division Two, following last season’s disappointing relegation.

Barry McCarthy

NE Premier League: Durham paceman McCarthy joins Boldon attack for Burnmoor clash

Boldon will introduce Durham’s Irish paceman Barry McCarthy in Saturday’s Division One game at home to Burnmoor (12.15pm start).

Hetton Lyons captain Jarvis Clay

NE Premier League: Two key bowlers missing as Whitburn welcome Hetton Lyons

Whitburn will miss two key men for Saturday’s Premier Division visit of Hetton Lyons to the Village Ground (11.45am start).

Hetton Lyons bowler Eddie Watson celebrates getting South Shields batsman Luke Elliott lbw last Saturday.

Durham Cricket League: Three new signings bolster Philadelphia for title challenge

Philadelphia are in confident mood ahead of the start of their Division One season, looking to improve on last year’s third-place finish.

Hetton Lyons bowler Eddie Watson makes life tough for South Shields on Saturday. Picture by Kevin Brady

NE Premier League: Steady away for Hetton Lyons as four-wicket Eddie stars in convincing first-day win

Hetton Lyons enjoyed the perfect start to the new Premier Division season, romping to a 10-wicket win over visitors South Shields at Lilywhite Terrace on Saturday.

Hetton Lyons bowler Josh Cogdon bowling to South Shields opener Sam Taylor at Hetton Lyons on Saturday.

NE Premier League: Five-wicket Smith inspires Sunderland’s opening-day triumph against Mainsforth

Sunderland endured a poor 2016 campaign, but they started the new Division One season in encouraging fashion, with a five-wicket Ashbrooke win over Mainsforth.

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Durham's Stuart Poynter on his way to a half century batting against Notts at the Emirates Riverside

Poynter the biggest positive on a tough first day back for Durham

Durham’s hopes of making early inroads into their 48-point deficit at the foot of Division Two of the Specsavers County Championship were dented by Samit Patel and Michael Lumb at Chester-le-Street.

Whitburn captain Dan Shurben

NE Premier League: South African ace ace Erasmus signs up to bolster Eppleton

Eppleton open their top-flight campaign at Newcastle on Saturday.

Allan Worthy has joined Burnmoor, who open up against Blaydon on Saturday

NE Premier League: Sunderland introduce West Indian professional in Mainsforth opener at Ashbrooke

Sunderland have signed West Indian bowler Quinton Boatswain, 26, for their Division One campaign, which starts against Mainsforth at Ashbrooke on Saturday (12.15pm).

Cameron Steel

Batsman Steel out to show his mettle for Durham

Cameron Steel hopes to make the most of his Durham opportunity – and return to the city where he was once university captain.

Mark Wood

Durham bowler Mark Wood eager to return to England action

Jon Lewis is resigned to losing fast bowler Mark Wood to England duty this summer.

Usman Arshad

Durham bowler to miss start of season

Usman Arshad will miss the first couple of weeks of Durham County Cricket Club’s four-day and One Day Cup campaign.

Ryan Pringle, centre

Durham CCC’s Ryan Pringle sets sights on filling the considerable boots of departed Scott Borthwick

Ryan Pringle is determined to make his mark at Durham this summer, by finally establishing himself as the county’s front line spinner.

Chris Rushworth

Momentum key in Durham CCC promotion bid – Chris Rushworth

‘Momentum is key’ for Durham CCC as they set off on their unlikely County Championship Division Two promotion quest, according to Chris Rushworth.

Graham Onions

Onions and Wood rip through students for Durham

England bowlers past and present saw Durham to a comfortable victory over Durham MCCU at Chester-le-Street.

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