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Scots captain Preston Mommsen retires from international cricket

Mazars Grange player Preston Mommsen has retired from international cricket.

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Kathryn Bryce will join up with the Melbourne Stars

Capital’s Kathryn Bryce wins rookie place at Big Bash in Australia

Edinburgh-based cricketer Kathryn Bryce will soon be heading off to Australia to learn from some of the world’s best.

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The jubilant Carlton squad celebrate their Grand Final victory with the trophy. Image courtesy of Cricket Scotland

Carlton skipper praises quiet destroyer Ahmad as Grand Final is won

Carlton skipper Steve Gilmour praised the performance of the ever reliable Omar Ahmad as the Grange Loan men won the Grand Final against Clydesdale on Saturday.

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Carlton spinner Chayank Gosain, centre, has taken 27 wickets so far in this campaign

Carlton spinner Chayank Gosain all fired up for Grand Final

Carlton spinner Chayank Gosain has grown up at the Grange Loan club – and as a result he cannot wait for the team to host Clydesdale tomorrow in the Grand Final.

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A victorious Carlton team show off their CSL Eastern Premiership shield after being crowned champions

Carlton toast championship success with resounding win

CSL Eastern Premiership champions Carlton ended the regular season on a high while SMRH claimed the Baillie Gifford ESCA Championship title on a busy day of action on Saturday.

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Former SMRH captain Brad Moses has returned to boost their title bid

‘Winner takes all’ as city rivals bid for championship

With Carlton having secured the CSL Eastern Premiership title last weekend, attention tomorrow turns to the ‘winner takes all’ clash between SMRH and RH Corstorphine at the top of the Baillie Gifford ESCA Championship.

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Carltons players toast their title success

Carlton hailed as they claim Eastern Premiership crown

Carlton president Andy Macpherson and captain Steve Gilmour have paid tribute to the players who helped the Grange Loan club clinch the CSL Eastern Premiership title at the weekend.

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Carlton's Rory McCann will face Aberdeenshire tomorrow

Carlton recall McCann as they look to clinch title

Carlton recall the experienced Rory McCann to their side as they head to Aberdeenshire tomorrow knowing that a win would see them crowned CSL Eastern Premiership champions.

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Watsonians kept the pressure up on leaders Carlton by beating Grange. Pic: Greg Macvean

Southwell misses century but Carlton title bid comes first

Hugo Southwell admits missing out on a century at the weekend was frustrating but, for the Carlton man, the most important thing was that his team took a step closer to the CSL Eastern Premiership title by beating Arbroath.

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Watsonians are hoping to peg back leaders Grange with a victory over Grange this weekend. Pic: Neil Hanna

Watsonians shuffle pack for key clash with Grange

Watsonians have recalled batsman Mike Carson for tomorrow’s crucial CSL Eastern Premiership clash with Mazars Grange at Myreside.

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Arun Pillai plays a shot for Carlton. Pic: Ian Georgeson

Boyd hails Carlton battlers after important derby win

Carlton wicketkeeper Fraser Boyd praised the side’s battling qualities after they dug deep to defeat Watsonians on Saturday and take another step towards the CSL Eastern Premiership title.

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Watsonians got off to a flier but once Sean Weeraratna dismissed Brendan OConnell the rot set in

Watt hails the power of Heriot’s as they dent Sonians’ title bid

Heriot’s stand-in skipper Mark Watt hailed the contributions of Sean Weeraratna and Ryan Brown after his team gave him the perfect birthday present by defeating title chasing Watsonians on Saturday.

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Gordon Goudie piled on the runs

Goudie smashes seven sixes as Mazars Grange win Murgitroyd Trophy

Gordon Goudie led the way as Mazars Grange were crowned Murgitroyd national Twenty20 champions by defeating Aberdeenshire in the final.

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Ally Sadler claimed 3-12 as Watsonians routed Falkland in Fife

Victory at Heriot’s would be a big boost to Sonians’ title push

Two men who played starring roles in their respective team’s wins last weekend cannot wait for tomorrow’s crucial derby encounter when Heriot’s welcome Watsonians to Goldenacre.

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Forfarshires Craig Wallace dives in to avoid a run-out as Carlton wicketkeeper Rory McCann waits to pounce. Pic: Toby Williams

Capital clubs win to keep their seasons alive

Three Capital clubs recorded CSL Eastern Premiership victories on Saturday to make sure that all local sides have plenty to play for with five weeks of the campaign remaining.

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Arun Pillai, centre, is enjoying life at Carlton. Pic: TSPL

Pillai convinced Carlton are over Scottish Cup heartache

Carlton’s Arun Pillai 
believes the side has refocused quickly after last week’s agonising Citylets Scottish Cup semi-final defeat to Arbroath with a big league match against Forfarshire coming up tomorrow.

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Watsonians Alex Sim couldnt find his form whilst batting against Stoneyburn-Dyce, but the home side still found a way to win. Pic: Ian Georgeson

Bowlers save Watsonians’ blushes against Stoneywood-Dyce

The Watsonians bowling attack, Mazars Grange’s Harris Aslam and Heriot’s duo Mark Watt and Adrian Neill were the local stars on a cracking Saturday of action in the CSL Eastern Premiership.

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Watsonians captain Ewan Chalmers is looking forward to getting back in action. Pic: Greg Macvean

Watsonians reward Martin Versfeld for fine seconds form

Martin Versfeld has been recalled to the Watsonians side for tomorrow’s CSL Eastern Premiership clash with Stoneywood-Dyce after taking nine wickets in his last two matches for the second team.

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Batsman Arun Pillai hit a 41 to see Carlton through. Pic: TSPL

Carlton set up Scottish Cup semi-final with Arbroath

Carlton’s cricketers will host Arbroath in the Citylets Scottish Cup semi-finals on Sunday after they defeated Greenock in the last eight this week.

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