Cricket suffers washout on opening weekend

TYNEMOUTH Cricket Club’s opening league fixtures were washed out.

This coming weekend the first team entertain Hetton Lyons on Saturday with an 11am start with the seconds away to the Lyons at 12.30pm.

The Sunday third team are away at Benwell Hill and, in the Northumberland League, the Saturday third team are at Kirkley with a 1.30pm start.

The C division Thursday team entertain Benwell & Walbottle on April 26 and travel to Humshaugh on May 3.

In the junior, the under-13s start their campaign on Sunday morning at home to South Northumberland Blues at 10am and the under-15s travel to Bedlington on Monday for a 6pm start then, together with the under-18s, entertain Dame Allens on Friday, May 4, in a friendly.

The ladies are home to Stocksfield on Tuesday.

There are sponsorship opportunities at the club and interested parties should contact Gary Straughan on 07788 664438.