Folkton & Flixton kept up the pressure on the top two with victory over a Beverley Town Cricket Club at the Norwood Recreation Ground. Beverley, who have not lost since the opening day of the season will view this as a game that slipped away surrendering a strong position by giving up their last seven wickets for just 36 runs. Folkton & Flixton total of 209-5 included a half-century from…
All teams at Beverley Town Cricket Club finally got under way over the early May Bank Holiday weekend and the Saturday proved to be a big success with two winning draws and two wins, followed by a win for the 5th XI on Sunday.
Beverley Town Cricket Club is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative.
Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000 – raised from carrier bag sales in Tesco stores – being awarded to local community projects.
It was a day of surprises at the head of the Hunters York & District Senior League Premier Division where none of the teams which began the day in the top three places managed to win.
In contrast at the foot of the table it was an all too familiar story as a fourth straight defeat at the hands of Beverley Town Cricket Club saw Goole Town relegated and Bolton Percy look almost certain to join them.
Castleford moved back up to second as they returned to winning ways with victory by four wickets away at Beverley Town. David Wainwright took three wickets for eight runs as the home side were dismissed for 117, Greg Whyley top scoring with 26.
Jamie Roe took 3-25 in the visitors reply but an unbeaten 64 from Connor Hyde was enough to secure victory and keep the Savile Park club in the hunt for an immediate return to the Premier League.