CRICKET: ESCL Div 1 Iden v Barcombe. Barcombe 177 all out in 46.2 overs: Paul Coppard 69, Matt Tucker 47, Keith Savage 30. Iden 180-1 in 23.1 overs: Richard Osmond 1-36.

Iden (30 points) beat Barcombe (seven points) by nine wkts.

BOWLS: The club competitions were played over the Bank Holiday weekend. We were lucky with the weather which allowed five match finals to be completed with the following results: Bunny Cup, 2 Wood, winner John Simpson, runner up John Blackmore; President’s Shield, Drawn Pairs, winners Jas Osmond and Mick Cragg, runners up Len Ashby and Steve Brown; Coronation Cup, Handicap Singles, winner Tony Smith, runner up Shaun Smith; Lillian Lee Cup, Ladies Singles, winner Karen Brown, runner up Julie Windless; Foresters Cup, Men’s Singles, winner Tony Smith, runner up John Simpson. Three other finals will be completed in September.

There is a correction to the result of the home match against Newhaven. Barcombe 53 Newhaven 47.Two other matches took place towards the end of August Portslade 71 Barcombe 29 and Barcombe 28 Deanland 62. The short mat members had their first rollup last Thursday and there will be two further rollups this coming Thursday, September 17, and September 24. Both these are open evenings for anyone who wants to try their hand at this sport. Just come along to the school sports hall at 7.30pm.

BARCOMBE CINEMA: Our first showing this season will be Woman in Gold (PG) starring Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds on Sunday, September 20, at the village hall. Doors open 7pm for a 7.30pm start. As usual there will be an interval for refreshments and cake, plus a raffle. Tickets will be on sale in Barcombe Stores and Post Office at £6 each.

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