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Adam Booth not about to put the brakes on Josh Kelly’s fast start to life in the pro game

Adam Booth believes Josh Kelly isn’t even out of first gear - as the trainer looks to accelerate the Sunderland fighter’s career.

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Whitburn bowler Kieran Waterson races in on the way to taking eight wickets against the Durham Academy on Saturday. Picture by Tim Richardson

NE Premier League: Waterson’s wonderful eight-wicket haul inspires Whitburn’s rise to second place in the Premier

Whitburn rose to second place after a comfortable fifth win of the season on Saturday, sinking Durham Academy by seven wickets as Kieran Waterson starred.

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Burnmoor batsman Allan Worthy defends on his way to a brilliant 107 against Washington on Saturday. Picture by Tim Richardson

NE Premier League: Worthy effort not quite enough as Washington hold on to defy Burnmoor

Burnmoor retained their unbeaten record, but they had to settle for a third ‘winning draw’ of the First Division campaign on Saturday,

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Philadelphia batsman Shaun Hauxwell awaits a testing delivery from visitors Crook on Saturday. Picture by Tim Richardson

Durham Cricket League: Bradford leads the way as Silksworth pick up impressive success

Silksworth rose to fourth-bottom spot in Division Two after a third victory of the season on Saturday.

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Sunderland Under-15s hold on for victory against Whitburn as Donoghue and Heywood star

Sunderland Under-15s hold on for victory against Whitburn as Donoghue and Heywood star

Sunderland were 14-run victors at home to Whitburn in the Durham Cricket Board Under-15 League’s Second Division.

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Durham Under-15s claim second victory, with Harry Crawshaw cruelly out for 99

Durham Under-15s top the table in the ECB County Cup Group 1B after a second victory in their first two games.

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Whitburn.  Back row (from left): Craig Smith, Mark Elliot, Brydon Carse, Phillip Bell, Matthew Muchall, Craig Stewart. Front: Kieran Waterson, Lee Henderson, Paul Shields, Jackson Edmonstone, Chris McBride.

NE Premier League: Whitburn captain hoping to maintain recent upward trend against Durham Academy

Whitburn, sitting in third place in the Premier Division, welcome the Durham Academy to the Village Ground on Saturday – and skipper Paul Shields is hoping that his side’s recent good form continues.

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Boldon CA batsman Stuart Smith defends at Ryhope last weekend. Picture by Kevin Brady

Durham Cricket League: Philadelphia eager to end ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ form in big clash with Division One leaders Crook

Philadelphia will again miss captain Shaun Smith for Saturday’s attractive home First Division clash with Crook.

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South Shields will hope for big things from bowler Nabeel Aziz as they try to end their disappointing form against Gateshead Fell. Picture by Tim Richardson

NE Premier League: Burnmoor boosted by return of key trio for Washington clash

Burnmoor, in fifth place, are strengthened by the return of three key players for Saturday’s home First Division clash with Washington.

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Eve and Trudy inspire Durham Under-13 girls to friendly success

Eve and Trudy inspire Durham Under-13 girls to friendly success

Durham Under-13 girls triumphed by four wickets in a friendly against Northumberland at Ryton.

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Junior cricket: Sebastian and Timon spark Under-12s’ success

Junior cricket: Sebastian and Timon spark Under-12s’ success

Durham Under-12s secured a six-wicket friendly victory over the Cleveland Schools Cricket Association at Seaton Carew yesterday.

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Chris Rushworth celebrates the final wicket, dismissing Duanne Olivier. Pictures by Frank Reid

‘Incredible’ success a huge boost to Durham, says five-wicket hero Chris Rushworth

Pace ace Chris Rushworth hailed an ‘incredible success as Durham secured a welcome Specsavers County Championship victory over Derbyshire yesterday.

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Whitburn bowler Craig Smith attempts to field of his own bowling from Sacriston opener Daniel Anderson on Saturday. Picture by Kevin Brady.

NE Premier League: Edmonstone and McBride lead the way as Whitburn climb to third place with hard-fought win over Sacriston

Whitburn rose to third place in the Premier Division thanks to a hard-fought four-wicket victory at home to Sacriston.

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Whitburn's Craig Smith bowling to Sacriston opener Daniel Anderson on Saturday. Picture by Kevin Brady

NE Premier League: Unbeaten Burnmoor denied victory by defiant South Shields

Unbeaten Burnmoor had to settle for a ‘winning draw’ in Division One away to second-bottom South Shields, who were hanging on at the end, albeit within 17 runs of victory.

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Ryhope bowler David Craig bowls to Boldon CA batsman Gary Frater on Saturday. Picture by Kevin Brady

Durham Cricket League: Easington secure derby delight, but near miss against Tudhoe drops them to second place

Easington were convincing 70-run derby victors against neighbours Horden on Saturday.

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Boldon CA's Stuart Smith hits out against Ryhope on Saturday. Picture by Kevin Brady

Durham Cricket League: Dawdon go down a storm with Gale and Greenwood

Dawdon’s batsmen had a day to savour in Saturday’s crushing Second Division success at newly-promoted Hunwick.

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Junior cricket: Castle Eden outgun Seaham Park Under-18s

Junior cricket: Castle Eden outgun Seaham Park Under-18s

In the Durham Cricket Board Under-18 League’s Second Division, Seaham Park were beaten by four wickets by visitors Castle Eden.

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Junior cricket: Three wins out of three for Ryhope Under-13s

Junior cricket: Three wins out of three for Ryhope Under-13s

Ryhope made it three wins out of three in the Durham Cricket Board Junior League’s Under-13 South East Division.

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Durham under-17 girls off to a flier in County Championship T20

Durham under-17 girls off to a flier in County Championship T20

Durham Under-17 girls won their opening two matches to go top of Group 1 in the U17 County Championship T20.

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Mark Fisher bowls for Silksworth in last weekend's clash with Littletown.

Durham Cricket League: Seaham Park relish addition of paceman Jack Lacey going into home double header

Seaham Park have a full squad to choose from for their two First Division games this weekend.

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