Cricket:Carlyon has a cracker

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Carlyon, who made 61, also featured in an opening partnership of 133 with Matt Hague, laying the foundations for a 34-run victory over Old Victorians in Group A.St Ouen, who also reached next Saturday’s final at Grainville, reached the stage after defeating Caesareans by 55 runs to top Group B.Craig Douglas and Rob Tewkesbury both scored 35 in St Ouen’s 155 for 7.

Grant Phillips was undefeated on 30 not out.

Caesareans were bowled out for 100.

Dave Gorman top-scored with 33 while Island bowler Paul Horton was Caesareans’ destroyer with five wickets for 13 runs but he had excellent support from Craig Douglas whose eight-over spell resulted in him conceding just 16 runs.Romerils finished their first season in Division I by winning the Sid Guy Cup, contested by the two new teams this season, against Old Codgers.There were a few surprises however and in the end the youth and enthusiasm of the Romerils team saw them win convincingly.In the early stages of batting Old Codgers were progressing at a reasonable rate and for some time looked like posting a reasonable score.

They unfortunately lost two wickets to the fine bowling of Richard Anthony, in the seventh over, which slowed their progress.

Joss Hackland lasted only three balls before being dismissed from a superb low catch by Danny Coyne.Romerils had to re-think their game plan when they lost Keith Dennis to the second ball of the match.

Skipper Nigel Crocker moved John Prince up the order with instructions to go out and enjoy and play his usual game.

The game only lasted 22 overs with Prince excelling with nine boundaries to finish 61 not out.James Brown also hit an undefeated half-century after hitting seven boundaries.Prince won the umpires’ man-of-the-match award.The Lord’s Taverners Jersey Junior Cricket Association retained the NatWest Weekend League Division II title yesterday after romping to a nine-wicket win against St Ouen Reserves at Les Quennevais.The damage was done by the bowlers with Kevan Crowell’s 6.2 overs resulting in five wickets for 14 runs and skipper Martin Higgins taking three for 17 in seven overs, three maidens.LTJJCA manager/coach Mike Stayte said: ‘It was a great performance to round off and I’m very pleased the lads have retained the title as they’ve improved as the season has gone on under the fine captaincy of Martin Higgins.’In the last three games they’ve come on very well with some fine on the spot bowling and some very tidy bowling.’LTJJCA are only the second side to retain the title in the league’s 28-year history.Springfield also won in Division II, by eight wickets against Old Victorians Reserves.

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