CRICKET: No rest for Liam as he ponders winter assignments

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

LIAM Dawson could be forgiven for putting his feet up after helping Hampshire to the County Championship Division Two title – but the Calne cricketer is preparing to head overseas later this month as he looks to bat and bowl his way through the winter.

CRICKET: Devizes awards night offers a chance to acclaim county’s finest

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:30pm Friday 19th September 2014

LAST Friday saw the annual Wiltshire Cricket Awards evening take place at the Ceres Hall, Devizes.

CRICKET: Wiltshire should hold heads high

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:06pm Thursday 11th September 2014

WILTSHIRE batsman Neil Clark thinks he and his teammates should be immensely proud of their achievements this season, despite the county missing out on the national title.

CRICKET: Shardlow pays tribute to beaten Wiltshire

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:30pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

NEIL Shardlow has labelled Wiltshire’s campaign as “remarkable’’, despite narrowly missing out on lifting the Minor Counties Championship for the first time in 105 years on Tuesday, writes MATT EDWARDS.

CRICKET: Wiltshire fall short in Championship thriller

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Wiltshire skipper Mike Coles hits a six on his way to a half-century against Cornwall on Sunday (Picture by Trevor Porter)

5:33pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

WILTSHIRE'S hopes of lifting the Minor Counties Championship for the first time in 105 years were dashed on a dramatic third day against Staffordshire at South Wilts CC today.

CRICKET: Wiltshire set target to clinch historic title

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:35am Tuesday 9th September 2014

WILTSHIRE needed 251 to claim the Minor Counties Championship for the first time in 105 years after mopping up the remainder of Eastern Division champions Staffordshire's second innings this morning.

CRICKET: Visitors hit back against Wiltshire in final

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tahir Afridi took 11 wickets in the match for Wiltshire

10:41pm Monday 8th September 2014

WILTSHIRE'S Minor Counties Championship final against Staffordshire went back into the balance as the visitors fought back to build up a commanding lead at South Wilts CC.

CRICKET: Wiltshire enjoy fine first day in Championship decider

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Ed Young

8:35pm Sunday 7th September 2014

WILTSHIRE forged into a strong position on day one of their Minor Counties Championship final against Staffordshire at South Wilts CC.

Cricket: Westbury relegated despite four-wicket win

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:20pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Westbury were left to rue their bad luck at the weekend when a four-wicket success over Warminster was not enough to keep them in the Glos/Wilts Division. 

Wiltshire League Cricket round up: Malmesbury chief praises youth policy

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:11pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Malmesbury chairman Stephen Jepson says the club’s promotion back into the West of England Premier League is a vindication of the club’s decision to commit to producing their own players.

Cricket: Wiltshire bid for first county championship in 105 years

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:16pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Wiltshire captain Mike Coles says the county side won’t be playing with the weight of expectation on their shoulders when they bid to become the kings of minor counties cricket.

Cricket: Roberts is the star of the show for Potterne on final day

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:43am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Jake Roberts was the star of the show as he almost single-handedly settled Potterne’s final day Premier Two derby with county rivals Goatacre.

Cricket: Corsham stung by relegation battlers' survival instinct

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:29am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Corsham finished sixth in the Premier One Division after they were unable to put the brakes on Taunton St Andrew’s successful survival bid.

Cricket: Richardson makes telling derby knock for Marlborough

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:23am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Marlborough brought the curtain down on their Wiltshire Division campaign by battling their way to the derby spoils against Great Bedwyn.

Cricket: Chippenham's radio silence helps save them from the drop

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Chippenham skipper Lee Ward

11:02am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Radio silence proved to be the perfect foil for Chippenham to safeguard their place in the Glos/Wilts Division.

CRICKET: Clark is Wiltshire's wonder

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

WILTSHIRE’S Neil Clark says that blasting his county side to the Unicorns Championship Western Division title with a show-stopping ton was the stuff that ‘every batsman dreams of’.

CRICKET: Coles treasures title triumph

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

MIKE Coles reckons the ‘unbelievable’ day that Wiltshire won the Unicorns Championship Western Division will live long in the memory of his county charges.

CRICKET: Villagers not giving up on promotion bid

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Potterne chairman Fred Kerley

11:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

POTTERNE chairman Fred Kerley says that his side will continue to fight all the way to the conclusion of the Premier Two promotion battle.

CRICKET: Wallbridge wants to put things right

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

BURBAGE & Easton Royal skipper Tom Wallbridge would love to see his champions-elect set the record straight against rivals Purton this weekend.

WILTSHIRE LEAGUE CRICKET: Beasant keeps his eyes on the prize

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

WOOTTON Bassett captain Darren Beasant believes that his side must focus on their own game and not what is happening elsewhere if they are to achieve their promotion dreams.

CRICKET: Wiltshire claim championship title

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Potterne skipper Neil Clark

7:16pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

WILTSHIRE claimed the Unicorns Championship Western Division title after clinching victory over hosts Shropshire on a dramatic final day today.

CRICKET: Wiltshire seeking championship triumph

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Ed Kilbee

9:50am Monday 18th August 2014

WILTSHIRE remained in the hunt for the Unicorns Championship Western Division title as they ended the day 61-2 replying to hosts' Shropshire's 332-9 at Whitchurch Cricket Club yesterday.

WILTSHIRE LEAGUE CRICKET: Leaders stay top

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00am Friday 15th August 2014

MALMESBURY maintained their slender lead at the top of Division One with a seven-wicket win over Collingbourne.

CRICKET: Warner comes in for Wiltshire

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:23pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

WILTSHIRE play their final match in the Western Division of the Unicorns County Championship against Shropshire at Whitchurch, starting on Sunday (11am).

CRICKET: Chippenham move closer to safety

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Chippenham skipper Lee Ward

9:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

SKIPPER Lee Ward says that Chippenham are confident they can maintain the gap between between themselves and the Glos/Wilts Division drop zone after their second win in three matches last weekend.

CRICKET: Marlborough get busy at Beversbrook

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:30pm Monday 11th August 2014

MARLBOROUGH got back to winning ways in the Wiltshire Division thanks to a 45-run victory at Calne last weekend.

CRICKET: Potterne eye summit battle after Clevedon triumph

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:00pm Monday 11th August 2014

POTTERNE chairman Fred Kerley thinks that his side’s chances of clinching the Premier Two crown are in their own hands after last weekend’s crucial victory over title rivals Clevedon.

CRICKET: Wiltshire refocus on final match after Cheshire defeat

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:30pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

MIKE Coles insists that Wiltshire need to focus all of their attentions on beating Shropshire and rising to the top of the pile on the Unicorns Championship judgement day after they slipped off the top of the Western Division table this week.

CRICKET: It's crunch time for Potterne

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:00pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

POTTERNE vice-chairman Graham Gaiger reckons that his side’s chances of promotion could hinge on their two upcoming top-of-the-table showdowns.

CRICKET: First Championship defeat for Wiltshire

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Wiltshire's Ed Young in batting action during yesterday's quarter final

3:41pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

WILTSHIRE crashed to their first Unicorns Championship Western Division defeat of the season as last year's champions Cheshire wrapped up a comprehensive 226-run triumph at South Wilts today.

CRICKET: Devizes turnaround is right on time

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00am Tuesday 5th August 2014

DEVIZES skipper Joe Wookey paid tribute to his players for carving out a run of good form and giving themselves a fighting chance of avoiding the drop.

CRICKET: Wiltshire battling to avoid defeat

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Joe King bagged three wickets for Corsham during Saturday’s defeat

10:15pm Monday 4th August 2014

WILTSHIRE faced an uphill battle to avoid a first Unicorns Championship Western Division defeat as Cheshire's batsmen dominated on day two at South Wilts today.

Bath players face Biddestone in charity match

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: RUGBY: Bath snap up Pirlas

5:08pm Monday 4th August 2014

FORMER and current Bath Rugby players will be demonstrating their skills with bat and ball in a charity T20 match at Biddestone on Thursday.

CRICKET: Chippenham's Harrison to be released by Worcestershire

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:13pm Monday 4th August 2014

CHIPPENHAM seamer Nick Harrison will be released by Worcestershire at the end of the season.

CRICKET: Ward eyes survival push

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Chippenham skipper Lee Ward

3:00pm Monday 4th August 2014

CHIPPENHAM captain Lee Ward is hoping that the Glos/Wilts Division relegation battle will be settled without the interference of the elements.

CRICKET: Wickets tumble on first day at South Wilts

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tahir Afridi took 11 wickets in the match for Wiltshire

10:14pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

WILTSHIRE were 80 runs adrift with only two first-innings wickets in hand as the bowlers dominated day one of their Unicorns Championship Western Division clash against Cheshire at South Wilts CC today.

CRICKET: Killer Corsham show teeth in seven-wicket win

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:30am Friday 1st August 2014

CORSHAM’S Steve Bullen was chuffed to see his team rediscover their killer instinct as they swept aside Weston-super-Mare by seven wickets last weekend.

CRICKET: Goatacre near safety after win over Chard

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:20am Friday 1st August 2014

GOATACRE opener Ed Wilkins feels one more victory, against Minehead this weekend, should be enough to keep his side safe in WEPL Premier Two after their latest win against Chard.

CRICKET: Biddestone shock table-toppers

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Biddestone skipper Jamie Mitchell (centre)

10:10am Friday 1st August 2014

SKIPPER Jamie Mitchell was delighted to see his Biddestone side finally show the Glos/Wilts Division just what they’re capable of as they claimed the scalp of league leaders Lechlade last weekend.

WILTSHIRE LEAGUE CRICKET: Captain’s innings

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:00am Friday 1st August 2014

WOOTTON Bassett captain Darren Beasant was happy his side enjoyed the perfect preparation to this weekend’s top-of-the-table showdown with Malmesbury, as they edged out Bradford-on-Avon by six wickets.

CRICKET: Darran’s six appeal too much for Marsh

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:00am Friday 1st August 2014

BURBAGE & Easton Royal picked up a vital victory over title rivals Marshfield last weekend but skipper Tom Wallbridge is continuing to preach caution over the villagers’ title quest.

CRICKET: Corsham saunter to victory by the seaside

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:34am Monday 28th July 2014

CORSHAM got back to winning ways last weekend with a crushing seven-wicket victory over Weston-super-Mare.

CRICKET: Tom’s not going over the top after triumph

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00am Friday 25th July 2014

CAPTAIN Tom Wallbridge is refusing to get carried away with Burbage & Easton Royal’s new position at the top of the table and is only interested in seeing his side heading the pile at the end of the season.

CRICKET: Clark content as Wiltshire stay top of the pile

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

WILTSHIRE batsman Neil Clark is delighted the county side still hold the destiny of their Unicorns Championship title challenge in their own hands after their draw with rivals Devon at Devizes this week.

CRICKET: Vince included in Lions squad

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: JAMES VINCE (LMI Photography)

12:06pm Thursday 24th July 2014

STEEPLE Ashton cricketer James Vince has been named in the England Lions squad for their triangular series against New Zealand A and Sri Lanka A next month.

LIAM DAWSON: Room for improvement as my comeback starts to take shape

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: LIAM DAWSON: Championship improvement has to be a big season target

12:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

I’M really happy to finally be back playing but I don’t think that I’m anywhere near back to my best yet.

CRICKET: Wiltshire secure draw at Devizes

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Wiltshire batsman Jayden Levitt hits a boundary against Berkshire

8:25pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

WILTSHIRE ground out a battling draw on the final day of their Unicorns Championship Western Division clash against nearest rivals Devon at Devizes today

CRICKET: Bowlers keep Wiltshire in with a chance

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tahir Afridi took 11 wickets in the match for Wiltshire

7:58am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

WILTSHIRE'S bowlers struck back to give the home side a slender chance of ekeing out a victory rom their Unicorns Championship Western Division clash with Devon at Devizes yesterday.

WILTSHIRE CRICKET LEAGUE: Mansell haul boosts All Cannings

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

GRAHAM Mansell played a starring role with the ball as All Cannings dented the promotion hopes of Swindon United Churches and took themselves further away from the bottom of the table with a 51-run win in Division Two.

CRICKET: Goatacre secure welcome win

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Burbage new boy Michael Papps in action for New Zealand

9:00am Monday 21st July 2014

GOATACRE put distance between themselves and the Wadworth 6X West of England League Premier Two drop zone and dented their hosts' promotion prospects with an eight-run victory at Clevedon on Saturday.


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