Main are champs but opponents Dun well

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ROSSINGTON Main clinched the second All Saints Indoor League title with a final day victory over Barnby Dun.

But the young spirited Dun side made the new champions work hard for their win and hit 82-5 thanks mainly to skipper Jay Horne (31 not out) and David Barrett (15).

James Needham, Andrew Gardiner and Tom Barnett all claimed a wicket apiece.

In reply, the outstanding opening pair of the season, Stewart Groves (26) and James Needham (32 not out) produced a match winning partnership as they reached their target with three wickets to spare.

Stewart McPhee (2-16) was the best of the Dun bowlers.

Hatfield Town completed their campaign with an easy win over Hatfield Main to secure second place in the league.

Mel Bellamy rolled back the years with an excellent 25, helped along the way by improving youngster Liam Green (22 not out) in a total of 79 for 1.

Town paced their reply of 80-1 to perfection with in-form batsman Chris Stothard ending unbeaten on 22 after Paul Davies had set the tone with 25.

An entertaining match saw Brookhouse overcome Parklands.

The Doncaster side lost early wickets but Lee Cullingworth (22) and Reg Strawbridge (16) rescued the innings to post a total of 68 all out.

Rob Layte produced a fine spell of bowling and finished with figures of 2 for 13.

Brookhouse’s reply of 71-3 proved a steady affair as Jamie Elliott lead from the front to retire on 28 with able support from his team-mates. Jonathan Gorman ended proceedings with a six to claim a much-needed win. Strawbridge (2-16)was the pick of the Parklands bowlers.

The KO Cup gets underway on Sunday with Brookhouse taking on Warmsworth, Barnby Dun playing Parklands and Hatfield Main clashing with Rossington Main. Hatfield Town have a bye.