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Great win for 1st Team and a walkover for the 2nds
Aug 21, 2018, 12:14 pm


Saturday 18th August saw our 1st team travel to Warkworth CC, on an overcast day we lost the toss and were put into bat. We lost opener Callum Milburn LBW for 1 to a shooter which hit him just above the foot. Adam Peacock came to the crease to partner Matty Tanney they just started to build a partnership when Adam was given out LBW to a big edge onto his pads for 17. Midge Adamson was out soon after for 0, we then lost Matty Tanney for 37. At this stage we were 60 for 4 wickets not a great start. Then the turning session of our innings saw Lewis Tanney and Captain Cory Milburn steady the ship and slowly started to build a healthy partnership, they played really well running quick singles and hitting some powerful boundaries, two boundaries of note were to massive sixes from Cory one straight over the sight screen and one over square leg.

Lewis was the next wicket to fall on 25, Cory was eventually out stumped on 49 looking to push the score on with a couple of overs left. Our innings was over with us being all out for 174 which looked a good score on that wicket, probably 50 more than we thought we would get after being 4 wickets down early on.

Warkworth CC bowlers M. Clark 0 wickets for 42 runs, A. Hall 1 for 31, P. Burnett 3 for 26, M. Renfrey 4 for 35 and W. Pringle 2 for 24.

Warkworths run chase didn’t start good for them our opening bowlers Dean Greaves and Cory Milburn bowled a great tight opening spell after 13 overs Warkworths score was 24 runs but they had lost 2 wickets to Greaves. This brought Adam Hall to the grease with opener R. Wilson they pushed the score along to 82 for 2 before they lost a couple of quick wickets. Wilson was bowled by Mark Lawrence and Hall LBW to Richards. Wickets then fell quickly afterwards, the score moved to 91 for 5 off 36 overs and then 106 for 6 off 40 overs and a big collapse saw the score turn to 112 for 9 off 45 overs eventually the innings was over with Warkworths score standing at 123 all out.

Our bowlers Dean Greaves 2 wickets for 23 runs, Cory Milburn 0 for 14 runs, James Richards 2 for 45 runs, Mark Lawrence 3 for 20 runs, Matty Tanney 0 for 6 and Scot Maddison 3 for 10 runs.

Great effort by the team special praise to Lewis Tanney and Cory Milburn for their partnership which held our innings together at a crucial stage of the game they put on over 70 runs.

A much needed win which saw us go above Corbridge CC in the league table by 5 points and leave us sitting in 7th from top or 6th from bottom and saw us 65 points clear of 3rd Bottom Benwell and Walbottle, with three games left in the season.

Warkworth CC points 6 points Ashington Rugby 28 CC points

Our 2nd team game was meant to be at home against Warkworth 2nds, however they conceded not being able to get a side out.

Ashington Rugby CC 30 points Warkworth CC 0 points

Free Durham T20 tickets
Aug 15, 2018, 12:08 pm


Durham Jets v Derbyshire Flacons Friday night August 17th 6.30 start we have 8 tickets to be used by our members.

If you would like a ticket please contact your chairman.

Double Defeats
Aug 15, 2018, 12:05 pm


Saturday 11th August saw our 1st team entertain second top Blue Flames at the REC. We batted first and got off to a steady start before losing Matty Tanney for 13, this then saw former captain A. Peacock arrive at the crease him and David Dent put on a partnership before David was out for 23, in came Lewis Tanney he was out with a stunning caught and bowled for 1. Callum Milburn entered the stage he out on 21 before he was out LBW. Kevin Hetherington (Tucker) hit a brisk 25 Adam hit another 50 for the club eventually out on 65. We finished on 190 for 7.

Chasing Blue Flames lost two quick wickets of I. Khan for 6 and Y. Baig 0 to Dean Greaves and Cory Milburn, in came Maqsood who hit a brisk 55with support from Faisal with 24 and Awan with 34 and the not outs of A. Khan on 30 and N. Amin the latter two bated very well for number 8 and 9s to see Blue Flames home in the final over.

Our Bowling Dean Greaves 3 wickets for 25 runs, Cory Milburn 2 for 45, James Richards 2 for 43, Scott Maddison 0 for 37 and Matty Tanney 0 for 28.

So close but yet so far we need a win to give us a cushion from third bottom place in the league as we don’t want to get drawn into the play offs.

Ashington Rugby CC 7 points Blue Flames CC 27 points.

Our 2nd team Travelled to Monkseaton in a top of the league clash as Church Hill Playing Fields. We lost the toss and were put into to bat we soon found out why with the wicket being very unpredicteable. Our scoring was slow and we lost our captain Rosser early on bringing Michael Adamson to the crease with Dean Hardy both built a partnership before Dean was out on 17, Michael went on to score 45 before he was out. Paul Milburn 20 not out helped us limp to a score our 121 for 6 in our 40 overs.

Monkseaton 1st plans were obvious with Bob Zenniti flashing at ball we thought that we had him plumb LBW in the second over to 12 year old Owen Mason hitting Bob on the foot with a full ball in front of all three NOT OUT was the decision from Monkseatons captain who was umpiring bob went on to score 69 before being caught off our spinner Jonny Acaster. Monkseaton hit the winning runs with 6 wickets down with 2 overs to spare.

Trevor Elliott bowled a great tight spell well supported by Tom More and Craig Jobson.

This defeat left the Rugger boys still 6 points in second place however Monkseaton 1st team have a game in hand.

Monkseaton CC 1st team 26 points Ashington Rugby CC 6 points

Club socks for sale
Aug 15, 2018, 12:04 pm


We have a new order of club playing socks selling for £4.50

We do not make a profit on the socks we are selling what we paid for them if you would like a pair contact your chairman.

Northumberland County Cricket Board Event
Aug 9, 2018, 8:06 am

On Friday 10th August Northumberland Councty Cricket Board are using our facilities to host a under 10 soft ball event at the REC.

1st lose 2nds win
Aug 9, 2018, 8:04 am


Saturday 4th August saw our 1st team travel to Chopwell to play GEMS, we lost the toss and GMS elected to bat on their small ground. Our opening bowlers Cory Milburn and Dean Greaves made some early inroads removing three of the top four batsmen however A Mukhtar made 41, J Mirza 46, Z Shahid 78 and J Qureshi 47 helped push their score along to 254 all out.

Our bowlers Cory Milburn 3 wickets for 40 runs, Dean Greaves 3 for 27, James Richards 0 for 49, Mark Lawrence 2 for 62 and Scott Maddison 1 for 42.

We started the chase off by trying to score but not give wickets away opening bat Harwood fell for 15, this brought Adam Peacock to the crease with Cullum Milburn the pair put on a good partnership before Callum fell for 35, and Adam went for 58, David Dent for 25 and then Cory Milburn made a fight of it scoring 45 batting at number 8, he hit a massive six which landed on football pitch and even the GEMS players applauded, we eventually fell 27 runs short in our run chase posting 217 all out.

We need to look to pick up 2 wins from our last 5 games to keep us away from the third bottom playoff position.

GEMS 30 points Ashington Rugby CC 10 points

Our 2nd team welcomed Rock 1st Team to the REC, we won the toss and put them into bat. A Ferry scored 41 and K Wilson 30 with a late order partnership.

Our best bowlers was T. Elliott who took 3 wickets for 16.

Our run chased started very poorly losing 6 of our top 7 bats for only 30 runs, T. Parkinson from Rock taking 6 wickets for 20 runs in his spell.

Michael Adamson our number 3 bat and Craig Jobson our number 8 bat dig in and then bated brilliantly seeing the Rugger boys to a great win Michael scoring 64 not out and Craig scoring 48 not out. We won a game from the jaws of defeat.

Ashington Rugby CC 27 points and Rock CC 7 points

1st win 2nds timed out
Aug 9, 2018, 8:03 am

1st played Blagdon Park CC on Saturday 28th July at the REC on a wet day we won the toss and put them in they scored 126 all out.

Chasing we were 50 for 0 wickets and 70 odd for 1 then we went to 105 for 5 then 123 for 9 with Dean Geaves hitting the winning runs with a boundary four.

Ashington Rugby CC 27 points Blagdon Park CC 7 points.

Our 2nds were at Ulgham CC they batted first scoring 141 for 7 then the lightining and thunder came we went off and came back on chasing the runs we were timed out with 4 overs let with our score on 128 for 6.

Ulgham CC 12 points and Ashington Rugby CC 12 points


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