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Women's Regional Club League Finals.
The Women’s Regional
League Club Finals took place on 23rd and 24th September at Bishop’s
Saturday 23rd September
Finchley Gunns, Newport, Saxton and Walmley as winners of
their respective leagues met at Bishop’s Stortford CC to contest the national
The poor weather conditions experienced earlier in the
week made batting difficult in the semi-finals, defending champions Finchley
Gunns being bowled out for 59 with Newport’s Ella Reed taking 4/15 and Nicole
Reid 3/16, Newport then reaching the total for the loss of 2 wickets. In the
second semi Saxton were all out for 107 with Rachel Hildreth contributing 30,
tight bowling from Walmley’s Becky Grundy 3/9 and Georgia Davis 2/15. Walmley
batted sensibly in reply with Grace Ballinger scoring 23 in a total of 109/5
enabling Walmley to reach the final for a second successive season.
Sunday 24th September - 3rd & 4th play off
On a beautiful sunny day Finchley Gunns put the previous
day’s batting performance behind them and were finally all out in the last over
making 173 with strong performances from Catherine Dalton 30 and India Whitty
44. Saxton struggled in reply, despite captain Hannah Buck leading the way with
a well-made 30, and were all out for 52 with Danni Warren taking 2/9.
Sunday 24th September - Final
Walmley won the toss and took to the field and
immediately put Newport under pressure with a wicket with the first ball of the
match. Despite this Newport didn’t panic, Charlotte Scarborough scored 30 in a
reasonable total of 132/9, Georgia Davis took 2/22 and Grace Ballinger 3/11.
Newport soon applied pressure at the start of the Walmley reply restricting
them to 13/2 however a match winning unbroken 3rd wicket partnership
of 122 between Marie Kelly,58, and Thea Brookes,63, won the final for Walmley.