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Brymbo 205 for 9
Menai Bridge 202 all out
Brymbo won by 3 runs

MENAI Bridge are hanging on to their lead at the top of the Premier Division by just one point after an exciting encounter against struggling Brymbo.
James Claybrook hit 35 after Brymbo were put into bat, but Gerallt Roberts (3 for 42) dispatched Joss Roberts for 5 and Greg King for a duck to leave the away side on 40 for 3.
Brymbo’s middle order saved the day with David Broderick posting 47 and Elliot Hughes hitting 40, as Brymbo eventually reached 205 for 9 off 58 overs.
The Bridge’s innings got off to a bad start, as Luke Jones went for a duck, but fellow opener Nathan Shearer (36) combined well with Robbie Jones (30), while Danny Creek hit 35.
However, James Claybrook (3 for 54) and Ben Roberts (2 for 50) took a grip of proceedings, as the visitors held Menai Bridge to 202 all out to secure a narrow victory.

Bangor 121 all out
Mold 125 for 9
Mold won by 1 wicket

AN IMPRESSIVE showing from Australian import Shane Mott could not prevent Mold from sneaking the win in this Premier Division encounter.
Mold put Bangor into bat, but 21 from Mott and 30 from Humayun Afridi were the only bright spots, as John Wilkie (6 for 24) and all rounder Usman Butt (2 for 30) took control and held Bangor to 121 all out. It looked as if Bangor could be in for a heavy defeat as Mold openers James Griffiths and Butt took 37 and 50 respectively.
However, after Sion Gwyn (3 for 19) dispatched the openers, Mott (5 for 32) ripped through the Mold order, with four batsmen out for a duck as the hosts collapsed to 121 for 9. But the last-wicket pair edged Mold to victory

Bangor II 138 all out
Gresford 139 for 9
Gresford won by 1 wicket

BANGOR Seconds were left to rue some patchy performances with the bat as Gresford eaked out a win at the Ty Newydd Ground.
Opener Colin Meek (34), Faisal Kahn (27) and Mohsan Anwar (27) did well after Quasim Ijaz was out for a duck. Gresford’s attack, led by Stephen Lloyd (5 for 28), moped up the rest of the home order, with four more batsmen were dismissed for a duck as Bangor struggled to 138 all out.
Callum McCann (3 for 25) and Jamie Davies (3 for 21) impressed in attack for Bangor, but an unbeaten 35 from Patrick Richards helped the visitors to the one wicket win on 139 for 9.

Bersham 78 all out
Menai Bridge II 81 for 6
Menai Bridge II won by 4 wickets

AN impressive attacking performance from Paul Jones drove Menai Bridge Seconds to victory against Bersham in Division One.
Gabadage Chamith Chamikara (33) and Randheer Bandara (10) were the only Bersham batsmen to reach double figures, with Jones (4 for 14), Aled Hughes (3 for 15) and Steve Jones (2 for 19) in form for the Bridge.
Andy Skeoch (25) kickstarted Menai Bridge’s innings after a slow start, with Ian Granger (14 not out) and Tamir Kahn (4 not out) helped the visitors to a four wicket victory.

The Division One match between Bethesda and Chirk was cancelled.

Denbigh CC 141 for 9
Anglesey Aluminium 114 all out
Denbigh won by 27 runs

A FRUSTRATING shift at the crease led Anglesey Aluminium to defeat in their Division Three clash with Denbigh.
Joe and Dafydd Lewis (30 and 27 respectively) were the backbone of an otherwise uneven Denbigh innings, with Dafydd Rhys Spens impressive in attack for AA with 3 for 25 off 12 overs. AA were 13 for 3 early on, and a decent showing from Philip Westall (24) could not spur on the home side, with Jack Griffiths (4 for 33) helping Denbigh to a 27 run victory.

Bodedern 260 for 8
Shotton 170 for 8
Bodedern won by 90 runs

JOHN Jo Roberts and Barry Lander formed a 171-run partnership to drive Division Three leaders Bodedern to a convincing victory.
Roberts (68) and Lander (104) got the Bodedern innings off to a fantastic start, while the best of the home bowling came from Osbourne Allen with 5/57 from 11 overs.
Peter Hinton (54 not out) battled hard for Shotton, but 17 year old Aiden Williams impressed once more with 3 for 42 off his 12 overs, while leg spinner Gareth Thomas took 3 for 30 off 8 overs

Gresford II 297 for 3
Bethesda II 45 all out
Gresford won by 252 runs

STEVE Griffin (76) and Rory Benson (137) were instrumental in their side’s Division Four dismantling of Bethesda Seconds. Opener Dale Davies managed 31 before Pesda were overrun by the Gresford attack, led by Jack Bunkell (5 wickets for 7).

Bodedern II 109 for 9
Menai Bridge III 111
Menai Bridge III won by 8 wickets

A GOOD showing in attack provided the platform for Sion Riley and Carl Wannop to drive Menai Bridge to victory.
Riley hit 61 and Wannop posted 30, while Gareth Riley (7) got the ruins that sealed an eight wicket win.

Anglesey Aluminium II 197 for 6
Gwersyllt Park II 131 for all out
Anglesey Aluminium II won by 66 runs

IAN Simms steadied the ship for AA with 63 after opening partner Guto Davies was out for a duck.
Simms formed a fruitful partnership with Dafydd Jones (33) as AA posted 197 for 6.  Simms (3 for 19) also impressed in attack as Gwersyllt were all out for 131.

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