Rain is the winner in the Mansfield & District League

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The rain was the main winner in the Mansfield & District League last weekend as only three of the 34 fixtures avoided the wet.

In Section Four, Sherwood went to Papplewick & Linby with only eight players and lost by 10 wickets.

Only Steve Hunt, with a score of 49 for Sherwood, showed any resistance to Papplewick’s attack as they were all out for 77.

Tom Simpson (41not out) and Sam Paulson (30 not out) both batted undefeated for the home side.

In Section Seven, Nomads were all out for just 34 and lost to Grassmoor by nine wickets. J. Hawkins taking 6-5 for Grassmoor.

The only other match was in Section Five at Sheffield Transport, where the home side batted first and made 258-7 from their overs. Top score was M. Ibrahim with an unbeaten 123. In reply Anston reached 221-5.

In Section Two Creswell called off their match on Saturday short of players, thus giving Morton 20 points.

MANSFIELD & DISTRICT LEAGUE

PREMIER SECTION

At Ryton Road:ANSTON (6) v SHEFFIELD COLLIEGIATE (6) no play - rain.

At Langwith Road: CUCKNEY (6) v ASTON HALL (6) no play - rain.

At Staveley Lane:ECKINGTON (1) v GLAPWELL (6) no play - rain.

At Station Lane: FARNSFIELD (6) v HUCKNALL (6) no play - rain.

SECTION ONE

At Milkin Lane:ASHOVER (6) v MAREHAY (6) no play - rain.

At Stonelow Park:COAL ASTON (6) v MANSFIELD HOSIERY MILL (6) no play - rain.

At The Copper Yard: DENBY (6) v TEVERSAL (6) no play - rain.

At Greenhills Road:EASTWOOD (6) v GRASSMOOR (6) no play - rain.

At Silkstone Road:FRECHEVILLE COMMUNITY (6) v KIRKBY PORTLAND (6) no play - rain.

SECTION TWO

At The Miners Welfare: BLIDWORTH (6) v UNDERWOOD (6) no play - rain.

At The Old Colliery: CRESWELL (-25) v MORTON (20) - Creswell failed to raise a team.

At Olivers Mount: HANDSWORTH WMC (6) v PARKHEAD (6) no play - rain.

At Holme Lane: SOUTH WINGFIELD (6) v BLACKWELL (6) no play - rain.

At Rectory Drive: WHISTON PCCC (6) v COAL ASTON II (6) no play - rain.

SECTION THREE

At Alfreton Park: ALFRETON (6) v OCKBROOK & BORROWASH (6) no play - rain.

At the Recreational Ground: HOLMEWOOD (6) v SHIREOAKS (6). no play - rain.

At Nuncargate Road: KIRKBY PORTLAND II (6) v MANSFIELD (6) no play - rain.

SECTION FOUR

At Christchurch Meadows: BELPER MEADOWS (6) v SOUTH NORMANTON (6) no play - rain.

At The Abbey: BYRON ABBEY (6) v WALESWOOD (6) no play - rain.

At Cutthorpe Park: CUTTHORPE (6) WIRKSWORTH & MIDDLETON (6) no play - rain.

At Fox Lane: HOLLINSEND (6) v SHEFFIELD UNITED (6) no play - rain.

At Papplewick Hall: SHERWOOD (0) 77 (Steve Hunt 49, Alex Hudson 3-22) lost to PAPPLEWICK & LINBY II (20) 79-0 (Tom Simpson 41*, Sam Paulson 30*) by 10 wickets.

SECTION FIVE

At Staveley Miners Welfare: CHESTERFIELD CC (6) v PHEASANT HILL (6) no play - rain.

All Hallows Street: ORDSALL BRIDON (6) v WEDNESDAY (6) no play - rain.

At The Parish Ground: SELSTON (6) v DRONFIELD WOODHOUSE SUNDAY XI (6) no play - rain.

At The Sports Club: SHEFFIELD TRANSPORT (16) 258-7 (T. Baig 66, M. Ibrahim 123*, C. Graham 3-47) drew with ANSTON II (9)221-5 (C. Graham 58, M. Summerville 49*, A. Barley 46).

At The Model Village: SHIREBROOK (6) v ASHOVER II (6) no play - rain.

SECTION SIX

At Walton Dam: CHESTERFIELD BARBARIANS (6) v BAWTRY (6) no play - rain

At Forest Corner: EDWINSTOWE (6) v LANGWITH (6) no play - rain.

At Stone Close: KIVETON PARK (6) v MANSFIELD II (6) no play - rain.

At Crays Park: SWANWICK (6) v BELPER MEADOWS (6) no play - rain.

At Caernarvon Street: TEVERSAL II (6) v CLOWNE TOWN (6) no play - rain.

SECTION SEVEN

At Racecourse Park: NOMADS (0) 34 (J. Hawkins 6-5) lost to GRASSMOOR II (20) 35-1 by nine wickets.

At Cricket Field Lane: WALESWOOD II (6) v ANSTON LADIES (6) no play – rain.

FIXTURES

PREMIER DIVISION: Farnsfield v Anston; Hucknall v Cuckney, Welbeck v Sheffield Collegiate. SECTION ONE: Kirkby Portland v Denby, Marehay v Eastwood, Mansfield Hosiery Mills v Teversal. SECTION TWO: Handsworth v Blackwell, Morton v Blidworth, Parkhead v Coal Aston, South Wingfield v Creswell, Whiston PC v Underwood. SECTION THREE: Alfreton v Norton Oakes, Papplewick & Linby v Killamarsh, Ockbrook & Borrowash v Kirkby Portland, Mansfield v Holmewood, Shireoaks v Welbeck. SECTION FOUR: Belper Meadows v Papplewick & Linby, Sherwood v Cutthorpe, South Normanton v Hollisend, Waleswood v Wirksworth & Middleton. SECTION FIVE: Ashover v Chesterfield, Dronfield Woodhouse v Sheffield Transport, Orsdall Bridon v Anston, Shirebrook v Pheasant Hill. SECTION SIX: Bawtry v Belper Meadows, Edwinstowe v Kiveton Park, Langwith v Clowne, Teversal v Swanwick. SECTION SEVEN: Anston Ladies v Nomads, Hundall v Eckington, Sheffield Transport v Woodsetts, Thoresby v Grassmoor.