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Wanstead celebrate their T20 final win over Brentwood Pic: Jim Lynch

Wanstead lift Twenty20 Trophy on winning weekend for club

Skipper Akram overjoyed after league and cup success

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Arfan Akram of Wanstead  (Picture by: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Wanstead skipper Akram after response against Harold Wood

Wanstead skipper Arfan Akram has called on his side for an immediate response against surprise title contenders Harold Wood on Saturday after last weekend’s big loss to Shenfield.

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Mitch Brenner and Paul Woodford celebrate with a hug after the moment of triumph

Central bowlers jump four joy

Lichkin is the star in county triumph

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Nelson and Butcher watch on with interest

Hospital drama sees late sub Butcher help Nelson to county final

Ford Sports bowler Glyn Walls’ son rushed to hospital

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Adnan Akram hits out on his way to 65 in Wanstead's 24-run win over South Woodford on Saturday. Pic: Graham Hodges

Akram’s relief as Wanstead edge out South Woodford

Wanstead 188 all out beat South Woodford 164 all out by 24 runs

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Mitch Brenner wants to win todays county fours semi to earn team-mate Paul Woodford  a trip to Leamington

Brenner on brink once again

Central skip eyes Leamington trip for team-mate Woodford as semi looms

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Ilford Catholic 1994 team  back (ltor): Dave Farenden, Harry Meadows, Ryan Naylor, John Rogers, Vince Mulholland; front: John Gray, Chris Leighton, Liam Mulholland, Richard Harris, Paul Alexander, Rodney Miller

Sule’s the star in Catholic victory

But the boys of ‘94 narrowly miss out on day of nostalgia

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Claire Bloom celebrates her national success

Blooming great win for Claire

Title delight for Buckhurst Hill triathlete

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Caelan Miller (left) celebrates his silver at the National Youth Championships (pic: Paul Miller)

Silver service for Miller

Barkingside boy makes national podium

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Shahbaz Khan shone for Harold Wood in their win at Chingford (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Harold Wood come good

Latest news from the Essex League

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How the Ilford Recorder reported the great victory 20 years ago

Catholic Corner - Ilford Catholic Cricket Club blog

Ilford Catholic 1994 cup winning team reform for one-off 20 year anniversary match

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Wanstead Central v Romford at the Bowls National Top Club competition in Wanstead. Mark Nullmeyers for Wanstead Central

Nullmeyers survives a scare to make county semi-finals

Now it’s a showdown with former National champ Steve Mitchinson in the last four

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West Ham's new home, the Olympic Stadium. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

Leyton Orient agree settlement over Olympic Stadium as Hammers prepare for move

Leyton Orient have dropped a legal battle against West Ham’s move to the Olympic Stadium and reached an undisclosed settlement with the Premier League.

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Chris Cook in batting action for Ardleigh Green against Hainault & Clayhall (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Cook delighted to break duck

Ardleigh Green captain reflects on first win

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Arfan Akram of Wanstead  (Picture by: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

First league defeat for Wanstead

Akram: It was just one of those days

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Bowls two

Ford’s Butcher wins battle of the subs in the Loughton rain

Bill Nelson and Charlie Butcher made the quarter-finals of the county pairs competition on Tuesday

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Redbridges entire judo squad face the camera at their London Youth Games event at the weekend

Hearty effort for Redbridge judoka

Youngsters produce an impressive London Youth Games medal haul

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Claire Bloom celebrates her bronze medal

Claire is Bloom-ing delighted with her bronze medal

Buckhurst Hill GB athlete first home in her category

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Hard-hitting action from Ilford Catholic's clash with Roding Valley (pic: Ellie Hoskins)

Catholic Corner

T20 Invitation League underway

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Wanstead Central v Romford at the Bowls National Top Club competition in Wanstead. Mark Nullmeyers for Wanstead Central

Nullmeyers blast his way into last four

Wanstead Central bowler comes from behind to win

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Action from Wanstead's clash with Brentwood (pic: Ellie Hoskins)

Rivals draw some positives

Latest news from Essex League Premier Division

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Mark Ramprakash

Ramps goes back to school

Former England cricket star in Chigwell charity match

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Barkingsides Scott Malvern (76) in racing action (Picture Roger Standish Photography

Malvern misses out after tank trouble

Barkingside racer counts cost of fuel problem

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UEL's Adil Malik bowls to a Queen Mary University batsman during his side's win at Wanstead

UEL cricketers crowned unbeaten champions

Captain Wood hits ton in another big win

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Action from thre Last Man Stands competition (Jenni Sheehan – Vision Redbridge)

Local colleges vie for inaugural cricket competition crown

Last Man Stands format is going from strength to strength

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Oakfield Parkonians matchplay team in their new club tracksuits (Picture by Nav Kalley)

The Oakfield Parkonians blog

Matchplay progress – a view from the middle

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Arfan Akram and John Chambers both scored hundreds for Wanstead at Loughton (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Akram ‘knew Wanstead would win’

Captain always confident in close call

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Barkingside and Ilford meet for the Cricklefield Cup tonight (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Rivals ready for ‘Cricklefield Cup’

Barkingside take on landlords Ilford in friendly

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Eton Manor go on the attack in their last league game of the season at Luton (pic: Martin Pearl)

It’s D-Day for Eton Manor

Eton Manor coach Jamie Connors hopes it’s second time lucky as they go in search of National League rugby for the first time in their history on Saturday.

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Wanstead celebrate their T20 final win over Brentwood Pic: Jim Lynch

Wanstead lift Twenty20 Trophy on winning weekend for club

Skipper Akram overjoyed after league and cup success

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