U15 NatWest National Club Championship Finals Day Report 2017
Posted by Graham Hurst on 08/11/2017 16:11
The 2017 Finals took place at Rugby School in Warwickshire on Monday 14th August and the four finalists were Exmouth CC (Devon), Grange CC (Scotland), Guildford CC (Surrey) and Horsford CC (Norfolk).
All 4 matches on the finals day were fiercely contested. In the semi-finals Grange posted 127-6 which was just 2 runs too many for Exmouth, in a game which provided a nail biting last ball finish. In the other semi-final Horsford fell just short of Guildford’s 131 runs.
In the third place play off Horsford posted a strong total of 136-4 but Exmouth this time were able to chase the total winning the match with 2 overs to spare.
The final saw Grange take on Guildford with Guildford batting first and posting 131 for the second time. Grange came very close but were eventually bowled out for 119 crowning Guildford as the NatWest U15 National Champions for 2017.
Semi Final 1 - Horsford v Guildford
Semi Final 2 - Exmouth v Grange
3rd/4th Playoff - Horsford v Exmouth
Final - Guildford v Grange