Richmondshire retain the championship

3:52pm Friday 27th September 2013

WITH a majestic 15th win of the season, Richmondshire were crowned Premier Division champions for a second successive year, underlining their dominance as the allpowerful successors to Middlesbrough, who were last to win back-to-back titles.

All set for a dramatic finale

Darlington and Stockton Times: ON GUARD: Great Ayton’s Jaedon Bartosh-Short facing Hartlepool bowler Adil Arif in last weekend’s match

1:29pm Friday 20th September 2013

A DRAMATIC final day is in prospect as Richmondshire go in search of the five points needed to retain their Premier title, while the top two in the First Division lock horns with the championship and promotion at stake.

Dalesmen are heading for third title in 19 years

Darlington and Stockton Times: BAT ON BALL: Chris Batchelor of Great Ayton fends off a delivery from Hartlepool’s Craig Symington

1:24pm Friday 20th September 2013

THE NYSD Premier League championship trophy will be waiting for Richmondshire at Stokesley this weekend, needing just five points to snatch the title from Darlington for a second successive year.

Organisers gearing up for an improved rally

11:58am Tuesday 11th June 2013

TRACKROD Rally Yorkshire organisers are promising an increase in cars, championships and spectator facilities for this year's rally on September 27-28.

Derby clashes planned for bumper bank holiday

Darlington and Stockton Times: IN THE FRAME: Durham spinner Ryan Buckley

2:38pm Friday 24th May 2013

SALTBURN’S match against Redcar is one of several derby clashes deliberately planned by the league for bank holiday Monday.

Marton spurn points-gap chance

2:37pm Friday 24th May 2013

MARTON passed up a glorious chance to go well clear at the top of the table when they were made to scramble for a draw on Sunday by a Normanby Hall team who started the day at the foot of the table.

Marton are kings against Castle

Darlington and Stockton Times: TAKING AIM: Stokesley’s Richard Chandler bowls to Saltburn’s Umesh Karunaratne last weekend

1:01pm Monday 20th May 2013

LUCK with the weather and some dynamic bowling combined to stretch Marton’s lead at the top from one point to 12 as Guisborough moved ominously into second place.

Weighell and Hendrie in superb form with the bat

Darlington and Stockton Times: PACESETTER: Thornaby’s Mark Bould watches asStokesley bowler Richard Chandlerruns in

4:43pm Friday 10th May 2013

SATURDAY turned into a runmaking bonanza, with Stokesley captain Andrew Weighell and Great Ayton’s new South African professional Nick Hendrie hitting centuries.

Saltburn a phoenix from the flames with flying start

Darlington and Stockton Times: SPECIAL DELIVERY: Australian spin bowler Tom Reid in action for Marton against Hartlepool last weekend

12:53pm Friday 26th April 2013

SALTBURN’S flying start to life in the top flight of the NYSD has given a terrific boost to a club who have fought hard to recover from the disintegration of their former Premier title-winning side.

NYSD League: Richmond inspired by Pratt

Darlington and Stockton Times: FULL FLOW: Callum Prosser batting for Hartlepool against Marton last weekend

12:45pm Friday 26th April 2013

A GLORIOUS day of sunshine greeted the opening day of the new season, and much of the cricket played matched the weather with a number of clubs laying down impressive early markers.

Richmondshire looking likely to steal Darlington's march to title

3:28pm Monday 10th September 2012

PRE-SEASON favourites Richmondshire are set to best summer- long challengers Darlington after taking back top spot.

Title race reaching it's climax

8:00am Saturday 8th September 2012

The tension is mounting at both ends of the table as the NYSD season reaches its conclusion, with today's penultimate fixtures especially intriguing for six clubs.

Darlington win sets up exciting NYSD finale

2:54pm Monday 3rd September 2012

THE title race is set to go down to the wire after Darlington snatched back the lead from Richmondshire, in one of the most captivating championship contests for years.

Darlington's hopes hit by Barnes blow

8:00am Saturday 1st September 2012

Darlington's title hopes have taken a jolt when Jon Barnes, suffered an injury in practice that threatens his season.

NYSD leaders pull away from the chasing pack

1:08pm Monday 20th August 2012

CHAMPIONSHIP-CHASING Richmondshire and Darlington made sure there is unlikely to be a third-party challenge for the title when, between them, they killed off the hopes of the two opponents who could have been capable of making a late bid.

Thornaby's survival chances boosted

12:00am Saturday 11th August 2012

The battle for survival has taken on an intriguing twist with one of the teams struggling in the relegation zone able to parade a substitute professional after losing their original overseas man to the Sri Lankan Premier League for the month of August.

Tributes to club cricket stalwart Ken Gardner

Darlington and Stockton Times: Ken Gardner

10:10pm Monday 30th July 2012

TRIBUTES have been paid to a stalwart of local cricket who has died after an illness.

Kerridge Cup promises fireworks

8:00am Saturday 28th July 2012

All signs point to a Kerridge Cup cracker tomorrow at Feethams (2pm) when form team Richmondshire take on cup holders Marton in the final of the famous competition.

Dissanayake stays to give Shire boost

12:00am Saturday 21st July 2012

Richmondshire's title hopes have been given a massive boost as they head into the final ten games of this most unique of seasons.

Darlington sail on at the top

8:00am Monday 16th July 2012

With the championship hopes of both Richmondshire and Great Ayton taking a further nosedive because of the weather while rain dodging Darlington sailed on relentlessly as leaders, the spotlight switched to the battle for survival.

NYSD eyes turn towards Sri Lanka T20

8:00am Saturday 14th July 2012

Two sides involved in the relegation dogfight look like being affected by events thousands of miles away, with their overseas professionals returning to Sri Lanka to take part in the inaugural SL Premier League T20 tournament which gets underway in early August.

A Macmillan final repeat

8:00am Saturday 7th July 2012

Just six days after their meeting in the Macmillan final Richmondshire and Great Ayton lock horns again in the NYSD's match of the day.

Richmond back in the frame after quick win

Darlington and Stockton Times: BIG SHOUT: Sedgefield bowler Steve Naylor appeals for a decision in their game against Darlington

12:11pm Monday 2nd July 2012

TWO successive victories and a change of fortune with the weather have restored Richmondshire as favourites to win the championship.

Second attempt at the Macmillan final

12:54pm Friday 29th June 2012

The four clubs contesting the Macmillan Cup finals day will have another go tomorrow after last week's showpiece occasion had to be postponed when the host ground of Guisborough was flooded.

Richmond beat the weather - and the Synners

8:00am Monday 25th June 2012

Rain-robbed Richmondshire are back in the championship hunt after winning in a hurry, making sure the weather couldn't again wreck their chances of a successful title bid.

NYSD's big finals day is washed out

1:56pm Sunday 24th June 2012

THE NYSD League's Hotel Tall Trees Macmillan Cup T20 Finals Day planned for Guisborough today has been postponed because the ground was severely waterlogged.

All eyes on Macmillan dinals day

12:00am Saturday 23rd June 2012

The first big cup occasion of the season is scheduled for tomorrow when Guisborough host the Hotel Tall Trees Macmillan Cup Finals day.

Thornaby topple leaders Darlington

12:00am Monday 18th June 2012

On a sensational Sunday, the league table was turned upside down as Thornaby won in dramatic fashion at Feethams to topple leaders Darlington, and Stokesley hammered second-placed Great Ayton by nine wickets.

Priorymen to start search for new pro

8:00am Saturday 2nd June 2012

Guisborough's hopes of building on their promising start to the season have been hit by the loss of their overseas professional for a couple of weeks following his recall to Bangladesh.

Five victories from seven hands Quakers initiative

Darlington and Stockton Times: IN THE RUNS: Billingham's Tariq Aziz scored 45 as Synthonia drew with Marske

8:00am Monday 28th May 2012

ANY doubts that Darlington couldn't keep their nerve as the championship leaders disappeared on a sun-drenched afternoon when they fired a sharp reminder to Richmondshire, the more popular tip to win the title, that the battle lines are well and truly drawn.

Damp squib for Richmond

Darlington and Stockton Times: Jon Barnes bowls for Darlington

2:35pm Monday 21st May 2012

RICHMONDSHIRE became the latest casualty of the weather after being left waterlogged while others played.

Quakers show signs of ending drought

12:00am Saturday 19th May 2012

Darlington could be poised to mount a realistic challenge for NYSD honours after managing to dodge much of the bad weather that has plagued other clubs in the opening weeks.

Shire reach summit

2:50pm Monday 14th May 2012

A CHANGE of league leadership, the second century of the season, and a hat-trick on the bowler’s birthday produced the weekend’s key talking points despite a truncated programme.

Barnard Castle in bid to maintain place at the top

8:00am Saturday 5th May 2012

Barnard Castle's lofty status as the early season pacesetters looks as though it will be tested to the full in a double weekend of league matches against top-level opposition.

Exciting times lie ahead for Sedgefield

9:14pm Friday 16th March 2012

SEDGEFIELD may be better known for Tony Blair, its racecourse and even its Shrove Tuesday ball game. But it is about to take a big stride on to the cricketing map.

NYSD League honoured with ECB accreditation

12:00am Wednesday 18th January 2012

The North Yorkshire and South Durham Cricket League has been awarded ECB Premier League status.

Hartlepool stalwart Gardner joins the NYSD Hall of Fame

10:00am Saturday 19th November 2011

KEN GARDNER, a stalwart of Hartlepool Cricket Club and a huge influence on the North-East game at all levels, has been inducted into the North Yorkshire South Durham League Hall of Fame.

Alec Stewart heads to the North-East

6:40pm Tuesday 1st November 2011

The 2011 NYSD Premier League presentation evening will be held on Saturday, November 12 at the Tall Trees Hotel, Yarm, (7.30pm start).

Marton close in on title

3:07pm Monday 12th September 2011

THE championship crown looks like heading to Marton for the second time in three years after long-time leaders Hartlepool relinquished their grip with defeat against relegation threatened Northallerton, who gave themselves an unexpected chance of survival.

NYSD title race is tight at the top

9:06pm Sunday 4th September 2011

A stunning 58-ball century, which inspired a remarkable victory for Marton as leaders Hartlepool fought to save themselves from defeat, has left the title to be decided in the final two games.

Johnston’s return increases Boro’s chances of survival

12:14am Saturday 3rd September 2011

Northallerton could be hit by a blow from down under when their survival fight continues in their crucial home match against fellow relegation strugglers Middlesbrough.

Bishops sink Marton to ease drop fears

12:27am Monday 29th August 2011

Battling Bishop Auckland turned up the pressure on their fellow relegation candidates with a sensational last-ball win which lifted them out of bottom place for the first time this season.

Feast of cricket served up for holiday weekend

8:00am Saturday 27th August 2011

IN ONE of the most action-packed weekends in the history of the league, a series of crucial matches today and on Monday provide the perfect wrapping for all the excitement and spectacle of the Teesside University NYSD Fifteens which take place tomorrow.

Marton form gathers pace in quest for title

8:23pm Sunday 21st August 2011

With their seventh win in nine games, Marton moved a step closer in their bid to outpace leaders Hartlepool as they eye up their second championship crown in three seasons.

Hartlepool back on top of the table

12:00am Monday 15th August 2011

Hartlepool are back in pole position after Richmondshire suffered a dose of the jitters which saw their bid for the championship collapse around them for the second time this summer.

NYSD youngsters do the league proud

8:59pm Sunday 7th August 2011

The NYSD Premier League's youngsters made it to the final of the Yorkshire under-17 championships when they overwhelmed the Huddersfield JCL at Acklam Park.

It's a cricket washout

12:00am Monday 8th August 2011

For the second time in just a few weeks there was a wipeout of club cricket with only a handful of games in the south of the region managing to make a start.

Richmondshire take over as Pool lose

9:00am Monday 1st August 2011

Richmondshire are the new leaders as a second consecutive defeat for Hartlepool dropped them from the top spot they have held for the last two months.

Kerridge Cup takes pride of place

11:00pm Friday 29th July 2011

The most famous cup in North-East league cricket is set for a thrilling climax as Guisborough lock horns with Marton in the Kerridge Cup final at Stokesley tomorrow (2pm start).

Quakers beat Hartlepool to throw title race open

9:00am Monday 25th July 2011

DEFEAT for the leaders Hartlepool, for only the second time in 17 games, has given a new dimension to a championship fight which had looked in danger of slipping away from the chasing pack.








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