Counties Championship 2017-2018

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John Reyes
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Counties Championship 2017-2018

Post by John Reyes » Tue Sep 05, 2017 4:42 pm

any news on who has entered?
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Neil Graham
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Re: Counties Championship 2017-2018

Post by Neil Graham » Tue Sep 05, 2017 7:47 pm

John Reyes wrote:any news on who has entered?
Championship/Minor Counties: Leics, Lincs, Notts, Warwicks, Worcs *
U180 - Entries aren't made till Dec 31st
U160 - Manchester, Notts, Warwicks
U140 - Derbys, Lincs, Notts, Worcs
U120 - Derbys, Leics, Lincs, Notts, Staffs, Warwicks, Worcs.
U100 - Leics, Notts, Staffs, Warwicks

* Nominations to either Counties/Minor don't have to be made till Dec 31st. All counties compete for the Midlands title.

Mick Norris
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Re: Counties Championship 2017-2018

Post by Mick Norris » Tue Sep 12, 2017 4:28 pm

Fixtures

I see G Man U160 play Notts on 4 November (the day before Bolton Rapidplay) and Warks on 27 January (the day before Stockport Rapidplay)

Good to see 2 new teams in the packed U120 section
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Neil Graham
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Re: Counties Championship 2017-2018

Post by Neil Graham » Sun Oct 22, 2017 11:24 am

Despite finding several key players unavailable (at Scarborough)- Notts won their opening Minor Counties match 10-6 against Warwickshire. No doubt the board scores will be displayed on the MCCU website in the next couple of days.

http://www.mccu.org.uk/cm17-18/minor/mi ... 1oct17.htm

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Re: Counties Championship 2017-2018

Post by Neil Graham » Sun Oct 29, 2017 10:03 pm

Reigning Minor Counties champions Lincolnshire outpoint Leicestershire:-

http://www.mccu.org.uk/cm17-18/minor/mi ... 8oct17.htm

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