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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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Kenilworth Wardens Ladies. Picture submitted

Wardens’ new ladies’ team set to combine youth with experience

Kenilworth Wardens have expanded their cricket playing section by setting up a ladies’ cricket side to play in Division Four of the Women’s Midlands League.

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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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Tony Farndon

T20 Test is fitting tribute to Farndon

Leek Wootton secured a four- wicket victory over Jaguar Land Rover in a charity match to honour the life of Tony Farndon, who passed away in July at the age of 73.

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Warwick's Jorje Singh ripped through the Pak Shaheen middle order to claim four for 29.

Warwick beat the rain to bolster promotion hopes

Warwick claimed a satisfying home victory over Pak Shaheen 2nds on Saturday against the odds, and the weather, to get their promotion challenge back on course.

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Kenilworth Wardens 2nds' Paul Henderson takes the wicket of Wellington's Alex Taylor on Saturday. Picture: Morris Troughton

Wardens and Maher take out their Saturday frustrations on Leamington

Blake Maher’s maiden Birmingham Premier League hundred proved in vain as a storm washed out Kenilworth Wardens’ hopes of forcing a win at Knowle & Dorridge, writes Paul Smith.

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Wellesbourne celebrate their Cotswold Hills Premier title. Picture submitted

Wellesbourne celebrate their title success with abandonment

Wellesbourne were deservedly confirmed as Cotswold Hills Premier Division champions when their game at last year’s title winners Exhall & Wixford was abandoned with the home side on 64 for three.

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The 1957 Warwick Ramblers team. Back row: John Woodward, Ron Reeve, Ray Reynolds, Den Reynolds, Bernard Davenport, Trevor Ashbourne. Front row: Bert Talbot, Trevor Hall, Ron Reynolds (captain), Vic Chapman, Ron Allison. Picture submitted

Ramblers are reuniting to celebrate old timers

A reunion game for Warwick Ramblers is to be held at Warwickshire County Council’s Myton Road ground on Saturday September 10 (2pm).

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Fine bowling display cannot mask Leamington batting deficiencies

Leamington narrowly failed to notch consecutive victories, falling to a two-wicket defeat at home to Wolverhampton.

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