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Olympic effort overpowers Salford

July 8, 2014

Salford Blue Jays suffered a heavy defeat to Olympic MSJ on Sunday at St Pauls.

Olympic won the toss and chose to bat and then punished some wayward Salford bowling. Opener Asif Shazzas hit 107 as Olympic reached 238 before being bowled out.

Caleb Blake (4-25) and Jonny Wineberg (2-41) exerted some control, but the target certainly looked a tough ask.


Majestic MAL march on

July 8, 2014

MAL maintained their 100 per cent Middlesex Sunday League record with an impressive win over West Harrow in Division Two.


BECC beaten in thriller

July 8, 2014

Belmont & Edgware went down to a 19-run defeat in a nail-biter against Mill Hill Development.

After losing the toss, the Belmont & Edgware boys took to the field and Adam Jacobs and Ed Saleh opened the bowling and found the going tough as Mill Hill's hard-hitting openers raced to 87-0 after just six overs.


Cricket scoreboard: July 6

By Danny Caro, July 8, 2014

Here are the results from the latest round of fixtures.

MAL 189 Ami Wynbourne 43
West Harrow 101
MAL won by 88 runs



Olympic 238 Caleb Blake 4-25


Danny Caro's Division One review

By Danny Caro, July 7, 2014

League record: Pl. 18, W. 12, D. 2, L. 4, F. 46, A. 21, Pts. 38
Players of the season: Jerome Marks, Mitch Hahn
Best buy: Tony Charles
Best result: 2-1 vs Neasden
Biggest win: 9-1 vs Hendon B
Worst result: 3-0 vs Hendon B
Heaviest defeat: 3-0 vs Hendon B
Games failed to score in: 2


BECC 'present' win 40th anniversary match

July 7, 2014

Belmont and Edgware's present side played a select team of past players in a special game to commemorate the club's 40th anniversary.


Rampant Rubin seals Wimbledon junior title

By Danny Caro, July 6, 2014

Noah Rubin was crowned Junior Boys Singles champion at Wimbledon on Sunday.

The American concluded a memorable run with a thrilling victory over sixth seeded Stefan Kozlov in the final on Court 1.

Rubin ran out 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 victor against his countryman before embracing his father in the crowd in a contest that lasted more than two hours.


Clore boys top of the class

July 3, 2014

Clore Shalom Year 5/6 won the Watford Schools Partnership tournament.

Managed and coached by school PE teacher Niv Dovrat and Nigel Burns, they beat 10 other local schools to the trophy.

Finishing second in the group, Jason Burns steered Clore to victory in the semi-final against Saffron Green, with goalkeeper Harry Bernstein sealing the win with a top-class save.

A 2-0 victory in the fin


Defiant Solomons rolls back the years

July 3, 2014

An unbeaten century from Adam Solomons helped London Maccabi Vale get their Chess Valley League promotion bid back on track with an impressive six-wicket success at Totteridge.

Man-of-the-match Solomons capped an excellent performance with a superb diving catch in the field as Totteridge finished on 206-9 from 45 overs.


Experience the name of the game for Rubin

By Laura Stadler and Danny Caro, July 3, 2014

Noah Rubin had a look of satisfaction etched across his face after an impressive week at Wimbledon.

Facing two higher-ranked players in the first three rounds had certainly not left him overawed. If anything it inspired him, as did the atmosphere on Court 4 when he beat British favourite Jamie Malik.