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Junior cricket: Brigham the inspiration as Sunderland U15s break duck in stunning style

Sunderland Under-15s secured their first win of the season, upsetting a strong Hetton Lyons team in the Durham Cricket Board’s Central Division Ken Ferguson Cup.

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Cricket taster for women and girls at the Emirates ICG

Durham Cricket Board are running a free women and girls introductory soft ball cricket session tomorrow morning (10am-noon) at the Emirates International Cricket Ground in Chester-le-Street.

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Top Durham batter Mark Stoneman

Mark Stoneman hits half-century as Durham Jets beat Lancashire Lightning in T20 Blast

Durham made it two wins from two in the NatWest T20 Blast with a 16-run victory at Emirates Old Trafford.

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Sunderland  batsman Michael Nunn in action against Washington. Picture by David Wood

NE Premier League: Sunderland dip as Ashbrooke old boy Thorpe shines

Just a few months after suffering the last-day trauma of a shock relegation from the Premier Division, Sunderland are finding life almost as tough in their new surroundings, a home defeat on Saturday at the hands of Washington dropping the Wearsiders into the bottom three.

Houghton batsman Zak Waite (navy helmet) in action against Peterlee. Picture by David Wood

Durham League: Minnis, Pearson lift Ryhope

Ryhope are now clear leaders of Division Two of the Durham League after a convincing seven-wicket win at Langley Park where John Minnis (61 from 52 balls) and Connor Pearson (48 not out from 46 balls) propelled their side to victory within 29 overs as they chased down a target of 178.

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Durham League: Bright and breezy Gale hits 143 as Dawdon shatter Quay

After all the rain of the previous weeks, Dawdon were grateful for a Gale behind them at Bill Quay as their skipper ran riot to send them clear at the top of the First Division.

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Josh turns the screw in Lyons’ big derby victory

HETTON Lyons secured a 43-run victory over neighbours Eppleton in the opening round of the Under-18s DCB Central Division.

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GOOD SHOT: Durham Jets batsman Phil Mustard

Calum MacLeod powers Durham Jets to Natwest T20 Blast win over Northants

CALUM MacLeod’s 32-ball 60 helped Durham Jets get their Natwest T20 Blast campaign off to a winning start as they beat Northants Steelbacks by 41 runs in a rain-affected game.

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Junior cricket: Jewitt leads the way as slick City outgun Philadelphia U15s

DURHAM City defeated Philadelphia Under-15s by 67 runs to remain top of the Central Division’s Ken Ferguson Memorial Cup table.

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Durham Over-50s outgunned by Lancashire in season’s opener

DURHAM began their Over-50s County Championship programme with a disappointing five-wicket defeat to Lancashire.

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NE Premier League: Shetty ready for Ashbrooke bow as Sunderland host Washington

THE fixture list and the weather seem to have conspired to make the start to Sunderland’s first season of second-tier cricket a difficult one.

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NE Premier League: Lyons introduce Williams for Chester crunch

ALL is calm and quiet at Chester-le-Street as they seek to enhance their trophy chances on two separate fronts this weekend.

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Littletown's squad for their first season in the Durham Cricket League. Picture by David Wood

Durham Cricket League: Seaham Park homing in on welcome boost

SEAHAM Park’s attritional victory over Marsden last week opened up the title race in Division Two, moving them within two points of the leading pair, Marsden and Ryhope.

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Durham Cricket League: Dawdon turn to Tabs for Quay challenge

NEW joint leaders Dawdon must do without Richard Ede when they visit Bill Quay in Division One on Saturday.

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Scott Borthwick

Borthwick wants Durham to chase T20 glory

DURHAM star Scott Borthwick is targeting a big run to T20 finals day this season.

Mark Stoneman

Stoneman wants Durham Jets to have a Blast in T20 opener

MARK Stoneman says his side can use their four-day “momentum” to propel them to a fast start in the NatWest T20 Blast.

SKIPPER ... Mark Stoneman.

Durham keen to build on flying start in T20

MARK Stoneman says his side can use their four-day “momentum” to propel them to a fast start in the NatWest T20 Blast.

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Brandon take full advantage with win

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Dawdon’s big leap

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Wessels century defies Durham

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE were indebted to Riki Wessels for rescuing them from 102-7 on the opening day of the LV County Championship Division One match against Durham at Chester-le-Street yesterday.

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Imogen, Layla inspires Durham County Under-13s to derby victory

DURHAM County Under-13s girls outgunned Northumberland by seven wickets in the ECB Women’s U13 County League B Division at Alnmouth & Lesbury.

Martin Ward

Ward eager to sharpen up for title challenges ahead

MARTIN Ward wants titles and he wants them now – but he is happy to keep himself “nice and sharp” with a European test in Hartlepool.

Hetton Lyons' Jarvis Clay.

NE Premier League: Hetton Lyons’ Clay benefiting from a winter Down Under

HETTON Lyons were delighted with wicketkeeper Jarvis Clay’s batting display in last week’s abandoned home match against Stockton.

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Big chance for Sunderland

SUNDERLAND ran Boldon extremely close last week, losing out by just nine runs, but they didn’t see their overseas player Bravesh Shetty as he didn’t arrive in time to play.

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NE Premier League: Shah jetting in to bolster Eppleton

THREE frustrating draws from their first three outings have left Eppleton lounging in the bottom half of the early-season table, but things are possibly about to change with the long-awaited arrival of their overseas player.

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Durham County U15s have a tough time on tour

DURHAM Cricket Board Under-15s will look to the positives of their annual southern tour over the bank holiday, despite failing to pick up a win.

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Dawson a dazzler as Lyons’ U18s power to victory

ADAM Dawson’s unbeaten 50 from 48 balls led Hetton Lyons to victory against Sacriston in the group stages of the Durham Cricket Board’s Fred Blunt Under-18 Trophy.

South Hetton are looking for a first win of the season

NE Premier League: Pro blow leaves Harbour searching for Indian batsman

SEAHAM Harbour have had to turn their attentions to a new overseas target after their original choice from Pakistan suffered visa problems.

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NE Premier League: Turner concern as Cestrians face Shields challenge

THE frustrations of a weather-beaten programme were felt more acutely by the two teams competing at Ropery Lane last Saturday than elsewhere.

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Durham Cricket League: Hylton ready for Main attraction

HYLTON’S bright new future was put on hold for seven days when their opening game at Philadelphia was completely washed out last Saturday.

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Durham Cricket League: Littletown rocked by Ullah no-go

AMBITIOUS Littletown have been dealt a major blow for their Second Division campaign with the news that Pakistani Rizwan Ullah will not be their first overseas pro following visa issues in his home country.

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Junior cricket: Liam, Matthew combine to see off Eppleton U15s

WASHINGTON outgunned Eppleton by eight wickets in the Durham Cricket Board’s Under-15 Ken Ferguson Memorial Central Division Cup.

Scott Borthwick in action today

Borthwick sees Durham home against Sussex

SCOTT Borthwick’s unbeaten 97 helped Durham coast to a six-wicket win against LV= County Championship leaders Sussex at Chester-le-Street.

Durham's Calum MacLeod.

Durham’s Hastings: First session is massive

DURHAM’S John Hastings believes that tomorrow’s first session is make or break for both sides.

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