Essex County Cup 2010

Congratulations to our 1st XI Cricket team whowon the U 17 Essex County Cup Final against Colchester Royal Grammar School on13th September.

On a green wicket Campion won the toss and elected to bowlfirst. After about 6 overs the Campion bowlers began to apply pressure withBonner bowling quickly and Church having bowled his first 5 overs for only 2runs. He finished with figures of 8 overs 4 maidens 4 wickets for 12 runs.Campion had to chase 156 in 40 overs to win. Shallow hooked the first ball for 4to set the pace but was dismissed on 6. Matthew Sullivan came in to steady theship and with Tom Garrett put on 115 for the second wicket. Garrett looked setto go unbeaten and was only run out by the wicket keeper who made a direct hiton the stumps from 35 yards. Sullivan soon followed for 71. The momentum wasunstoppable and it was left to Matt Hiscock to score the winning runs.

Well Done to: Kevin Shallow, Tom Garrett, Matthew Sullivan, Michael Church, Nick Chaffey, Matt Hiscock, Paul Roberts, Lee Griffiths, Richard Bonner, Bryn Edwards, Tom Darling and Stephen Canny.