CRICKET: Wiltshire start well

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Wiltshire, pictured before Sunday’s win over Berkshire at South Wilts

12:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

WILTSHIRE team boss Neil Shardlow saluted the performance of his side as they kicked off their summer by clinching the Marlborough Cup at South Wilts.

CRICKET: Wiltshire win opener as Vince shines for Hampshire

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: JAMES VINCE

9:26pm Monday 14th April 2014

WILTSHIRE started their season by retaining the Marlborough Cup by beating Berkshire by 58 runs at South Wilts CC on Sunday.

CRICKET: County start is firing up Coles

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Michael Coles

12:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

WILTSHIRE skipper Mike Coles is looking forward to blowing out the cobwebs when the county side grab their first action of the year against Berkshire on Sunday.

CRICKET: Wiltshire match switched

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Michael Coles

10:31am Tuesday 8th April 2014

WILTSHIRE'S Marlborough Cup friendly against Berkshire this Sunday (April 13) will now be played at Salisbury's South Wilts Cricket Club.

CRICKET: The end of an era

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Westinghouse captain Chris Grace admits a lack of players has forced the folding of the club

4:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

WESTINGHOUSE cricket club chairman Phil Meek says he was astonished by the avalanche of supportive messages flooding in after his club announced the end of their 77-year history last week.

CRICKET: Wiltshire bring in Young

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Ed Young

3:14pm Monday 31st March 2014

WILTSHIRE have included Potterne's summer signing Ed Young in their line-up as they begin their preparations for the 2014 season with a 50-over friendly clash against a Gloucestershire 2nd XI at South Wilts CC on Sunday (11am).

CRICKET: Teenage Biddestone trio all set for Indian adventure

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: James Bartlett, Akito Jacques and David Comport travel to India next week

12:00pm Friday 28th March 2014

THREE young Biddestone players will attempt revolutionise their game next week when they travel more than 4,000 miles for a fortnight of top-class coaching at the Assam Cricket Academy in India.

CRICKET: Vince century in Hampshire friendly

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: JAMES VINCE

12:36pm Friday 14th March 2014

WILTSHIRE ace James Vince scored an unbeaten century as Hampshire's first pre-season friendly in Barbados ended in a draw.

CRICKET: Club goes into bat for Bag4Sport

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: CRICKET: Club goes into bat for Bag4Sport

12:50pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

MEMBERS of Devizes Cricket Club’s youth academy used spin for a different to usual cause when they swapped their whites for cycling shorts.

CRICKET: Vince made Hampshire vice-captain

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: James Vince

3:55pm Monday 3rd March 2014

STEEPLE Ashton cricketer James Vince has been named as Hampshire's vice-captain for the 2014 summer season.

CRICKET: Corsham snap up duo

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Simon Crampton will join Corsham this season

5:08pm Wednesday 26th February 2014

CORSHAM have revealed two more signings ahead of their Wadworth 6X West of England League Premier One campaign this summer.

CRICKET: A derby opener for promoted villagers

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Potterne celebrate their last-day win over Lechlade that saw them promoted last summer (Picture: Johnathan Rose)

1:00pm Friday 24th January 2014

PROMOTED Potterne have been handed a plum start to life in the Wadworth 6X West of England League Premier Two division in May.

CRICKET: Vince included in provision England T20 squad

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: James Vince

12:55pm Wednesday 15th January 2014

STEEPLE Ashton cricketer James Vince has been included in England's provisional 30-man World Twenty20 squad in Bangladesh in March:

CRICKET: The future's bright at Corsham

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham’s Tom Foley has made his mark in the first team

11:00am Friday 13th December 2013

CHAIRMAN Neville Dennett is predicting a bright future at Corsham cricket club and hailed the achievements of his young players as the greatest in the club's history.

CRICKET: Corsham snap up Robbins

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Paul Robbins

2:44pm Monday 2nd December 2013

CORSHAM have continued their strong off season by completing the signing of batting all-rounder Paul Robbins, from Keynsham.

CRICKET: Captain Coles eyes county revival

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Michael Coles

3:00pm Thursday 28th November 2013

MICHAEL Coles hopes his wealth of cricketing experience can help to lead a revival of the Wiltshire team after being reappointed county skipper for 2014.

CRICKET: Coles appointed Wiltshire skipper

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Wiltshire's Michael Coles

2:37pm Tuesday 26th November 2013

WILTSHIRE  have appointed Michael Coles as captain for the 2014 season.

CRICKET: Potterne secure Ed

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Ed Young

4:00pm Friday 22nd November 2013

POTTERNE chairman Fred Kerley has labelled the capture of former Gloucestershire ace Ed Young as “a real coup’’ for the village club.

CRICKET: Potterne snap up Young

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Ed Young

6:14pm Monday 18th November 2013

POTTERNE have announced the signing of former Gloucestershire ace Ed Young ahead of their Wadworth 6X West of England Premier Two campaign next summer.

CRICKET: Coles returns to Corsham

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Michael Coles

4:00pm Thursday 7th November 2013

ALL-ROUNDER Michael Coles will return to Corsham for the 2014 season.

CRICKET: Liam eyes his Dhaka chance

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Liam Dawson is enjoying a playing stint in Bangladesh

5:00pm Thursday 31st October 2013

LIAM Dawson has flown out on an Asian adventure as he looks to put himself in the shop window and earn a place in next year’s Bangladesh Premier League.

CRICKET: Haines is bowled over

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: John Haines (right) receives his award at the Ageas Bowl from ex-England player and Sky Sports commentator Nick Knight

12:51pm Thursday 19th September 2013

GOATACRE cricket coach Jon Haines was recognised for his services to grass roots cricket at the deciding fifth one-day international bestween England and Australia at the Ageas Bowl on Monday.

CRICKET: Miles extends Gloucestershire deal

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Craig Miles bowling for Gloucestershire against Glamorgan GSR710V13

4:22pm Monday 16th September 2013

PURTON teenager Craig Miles has signed an extended contract with Gloucestershire .

CRICKET: 'It's been our finest hour'

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Potterne’s players start the celebrations after claiming the final Lechlade wicket to secure the title and promotion (Pictures by Johnathan Rose)

12:00pm Thursday 5th September 2013

POTTERNE chairman Fred Kerley is still on his way back down from cloud nine after his side secured a fairy tale promotion into the second tier of the West of England Premier League last weekend.

CRICKET: Title successes complete magnificent summer for Marlborough

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Marlborough 2nd skipper Nick Down starts the celebrations after his side’s title-clinching victory at Lechlade on Saturday

12:00pm Thursday 5th September 2013

MARLBOROUGH chairman Simon Wells labelled 2013 as the club’s most successful ever campaign after double title triumphs on the final weekend of the season.

WILTSHIRE LEAGUE CRICKET: Marlborough win is enough for honours

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Division Eight champions Marlborough 3rd

12:03pm Thursday 5th September 2013

THE remaining titles were decided on the final day of the season with Marlborough 3rd claiming the Division Eight crown.

CRICKET: Seconds celebrating

11:53am Thursday 5th September 2013

THERE were title successes for three of the county’s second teams on the final day of the season on Saturday.

CRICKET: The future’s bright as Burbage come up just short

11:51am Thursday 5th September 2013

BURBAGE & Easton Royal captain Tom Wallbridge says his side are reflecting on a season to remember, despite missing out on the title by a whisker.

WILTSHIRE LEAGUE CRICKET: Worth the wait

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Purton’s players are all smiles after sealing the Division One title

1:24pm Thursday 29th August 2013

PURTON cantered to a comfortable victory over Beanacre & Melksham to mathematically ensure promotion back to the West of England Premier League, 12 months after they took the crown but were subsequently removed of it after being found to have fielded an in-eligible player.

CRICKET: Bring on Lechlade

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Potterne skipper Neil Clark was in fine batting form with 195

1:18pm Thursday 29th August 2013

POTTERNE captain Neil Clark says that he can hardly wait for his side’s promotion showdown with Lechlade this weekend.

CRICKET: Corsham are downed

1:16pm Thursday 29th August 2013

CORSHAM spinner Joe King was on-form as he took five wickets against Downend but it was not enough to prevent Robin D’Souza’s men tasting defeat in their final away game of the season.

CRICKET: Dawson relieved to find some form with the bat

1:13pm Thursday 29th August 2013

GOATACRE skipper Brad Dawson was pleased to put in a captain’s performance with both bat and ball to help his side secure a tight eight-run victory over plucky Glastonbury.

CRICKET: With a little help from our friends

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Burbage’s Michael Papps makes a stand against Trowbridge

1:15pm Thursday 29th August 2013

TOM Wallbridge is counting on a favour from his former side Marlborough as Burbage & Easton Royal look to pip Swindon to the Wiltshire Division title this weekend.

WILTSHIRE CRICKET LEAGUE: Out for just 11 a low point for Highworth

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Beanacre & Melksham wicketkeeper Russ Collins takes evasive action as the bails of Wootton Bassett’s Sam Lawro are sent flying off the bowling of Andy Footner in Saturday’s abandoned Division One clash

1:53pm Thursday 22nd August 2013

GOATACRE 3rd’s Division Six meeting with Highworth lasted the equivalent of ten overs as the villagers obliterated their rivals’ batting in astonishing fashion.

CRICKET: Goatacre batsmen step up to the mark

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Ed Wilkins came up just 10 short of a century as Goatacre defeated Cheltenham by one wicket on Saturday

1:47pm Thursday 22nd August 2013

ED Wilkins is delighted Goatacre have shrugged off the “one-man team” tag labelled against them earlier this term as their renaissance in the second half of the season continues.

CRICKET: Biddestone’s league charge halted as weather takes its toll

1:44pm Thursday 22nd August 2013

THE elements denied Biddestone the chance the advantage in the Glos/Wilts Division title battle as their clash with Rockhampton last weekend was abandoned.

CRICKET: Coles knock in vain as Wiltshire lose out

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Wiltshire's Michael Coles

9:16am Wednesday 21st August 2013

A MAGNIFICENT 185 from Michael Coles could not prevent battling Wiltshire from slipping to a 44-run defeat in their final Minor Counties Champions Western Division match of the season at Brockhampton yesterday.

CRICKET: Wiltshire's hopes recede on day two

8:48am Tuesday 20th August 2013

WILTSHIRE faced an uphill task to salvage a draw from their final Minor Counties Championship Western Division clash of the season as hosts Herefordshire moved into a strong position on day two at Brockhampton yesterday.

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2:18pm Monday 19th August 2013

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CRICKET: Wiltshire set tough target

10:21am Monday 19th August 2013

WILTSHIRE were set an imposing first-innings target in their final Minor Counties Championship Western Division clash of the season against Herefordshire after day one of three in Brockhampton yesterday.

WILTSHIRE LEAGUE CRICKET: Premier return is in sight for Purton

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Seagry’s Kevin Lewis is caught and bowled by Heytesbury & Sutton Veny’s Rob Barnes

11:39am Thursday 15th August 2013

PURTON are within reach of returning to the West of England Premier League after claiming a 55-run triumph over Urchfont last weekend.

CRICKET: Victorious Corsham closing in on safety

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham’s Sam Collier on his way to 64 against Bridgwater

11:36am Thursday 15th August 2013

CORSHAM captain Robin D’Souza says that his side are ‘buzzing’ after hauling themselves out of the Premier One relegation zone with a dramatic victory over Bridgwater last weekend.

CRICKET: Secret of Rigali’s success

11:34am Thursday 15th August 2013

GIORGIO Rigali is putting his fine form with bat and ball down to Friday night garden cricket.

CRICKET: Perry's ton takes Biddestone back top

11:34am Thursday 15th August 2013

DWAINE Perry’s century helped elevate Biddestone back to the top of the Glos/Wilts Division as they claimed a crucial victory at title rivals Lechlade last weekend.

CRICKET: Burbage suffer a momentary slip

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Adam Lavis bowling during Burbage's defeat to Swindon last weekend

11:33am Thursday 15th August 2013

TOM Wallbridge would love to have seen Burbage & Easton Royal sitting pretty with a comfortable cushion at the top of the Wiltshire Division but says that his side’s promotion challenge is still alive and kicking, despite their loss to title rivals Swindon.

WILTSHIRE LEAGUE CRICKET: Purton time it right to beat the weather

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Devizes 3rd’s Andy Swinburn hits out during his side’s abandoned Division Seven clash with Boomsbury on Saturday

10:13am Thursday 8th August 2013

LEADERS Purton secured victory in the nick of time over Hinton Charterhouse on Saturday, surpassing their rain-reduced target just two minutes before the heavens opened and the game was brought to an end.

CRICKET: Draw ends the hurt for county

10:07am Thursday 8th August 2013

WILTSHIRE avoided defeat in the Minor Counties Championship Western Division for the first time this season – but were left kicking their heels as the wet weather decimated their clash with Wales.

CRICKET: Rigali presses all-rounder claims in win

10:06am Thursday 8th August 2013

GIORGIO Rigali wants to be recognised as an all-rounder, and he did his chances no harm by single-handedly dragging Goatacre to an important victory over Minehead on Saturday, writes SAM MORSHEAD.

CRICKET: Bad run at an end as Tom chips in ton

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tom Cullen scored a century for Potterne

10:03am Thursday 8th August 2013

POTTERNE put a winless July behind them by getting back to winning ways at Chipping Sodbury last weekend.

CRICKET: Wallbridge looks beyond Swindon clash

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Darren Freegard took five wickets in Burbage & Easton Royal’s victory

10:01am Thursday 8th August 2013

TOM Wallbridge believes Burbage & Easton Royal must aim to win every one of their four remaining matches this season – not just this weekend’s summit battle.




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