South Woodford under-13s celebrate their Peter Coe Cup success

South Woodford’s Harry Neicho is writing a blog during the 2016

Dan Lawrence scored an unbeaten century for Essex at Leicester (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Teenager gives Division Two leaders hope

Richard Brabner celebrates a wicket for Harold Wood (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Wood captain happy to set up tense end to season

Hornchurch captain Roy Smith (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Captain happy with choice after brief rain shower

Wanstead captain Joe Ellis-Grewal (pic: George Phillipou/TGS Photo)

Herons all-rounder happy as team beat Hornchurch in his absence

Jamie Porter in bowling action for Essex (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

A round-up of the action on day one of the Division Two clash between Essex and Leicestershire

Upminster's Alan Ison (left) and Shafiq Rahman walk around the boundary rope (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Batsman happy to guarantee promotion with games to spare

England Test captain Alastair Cook returns to action for Essex in their county championship clash at Leicestershire (pic: John Walton/PA)

England Test captain in squad to face Leicestershire

An Oakfield Parkonians bowler in action in the Essex League (pic: Ken Mears)

Vital wins at both ends of Essex League Division Two table

Mousshin Ismail hit a century for Hainault & Clayhall against Gidea Park & Romford (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Promotion hopefuls slip to third

Raihan Hussain hit an unbeaten century for Harold Wood (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Rivals maintain promotion and survival hopes

Shahbaz Butt in batting action for Upminster (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Opener smashes 189 at Loughton

Aaron West fell two runs short of a century for Brentwood against Chelmsford (pic: George Phillipou/TGS Photo)

Mixed fortunes for Essex League Premier Division neighbours

Jonathan Das of Wanstead (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Long-time leaders have 25-point cushion at top

Beth Langston (back row, far left) and her Loughborough Lightning team-mates pose after beating Yorkshire in the inaugural Kia Super League women's match (pic: ECB/Daniel Smith/Getty Images)

Upminster bowler, who played for England three years ago, confident team can deliver success on the big stage this weekend

Paul Walter (right) congratulates Essex team-mate Nick Browne on his innings of 229 not out at Derbyshire (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Leaders host Roy Smith’s team this weekend and he feels they will be worthy champions of Premier Division

Upminster celebrate winning promotion to the Premier Division at Loughton in 2012

Ison was part of squad that sealed promotion to Premier Division in 2012 at The Uplands and wants history to repeat itself again

The 2016 club cricket season is drawing to an exciting close (pic: Graham Hodges)

Fifties from Jack Hurley and Luke Dyerson put Broxhill Road club on pathway to victory before latter picked up three wickets as did Jack Sainty

Chris Cook of Ardleigh Green (pic: George Phillipou/TGS Photo)

Cook hoping for more wins in last three weeks

Rainham captain Jas Hothi in batting action during the Mid-Essex League Division One season. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo

Captain Hothi hoping for more success

Rob Duhig in batting action for Navestock Ardleigh Green (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Third successive loss for Division Six outfit

Yeomans stars as St Andrews go top

Friday, August 19, 2016
The 2016 club cricket season is drawing to an exciting close (pic: Graham Hodges)

Big derby win raises title hopes

Hornchurch Athletic hopes hit

Friday, August 19, 2016
Hornchurch Athletic's Joe Turner (left) cannot believe his luck (pic: TGS Photo)

Slender loss hurts promotion bid

Upminster not too down

Thursday, August 18, 2016
Upminster players look on from the pavilion (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Leaders suffered loss off last ball of the match at weekend, but still have 51 point lead over nearest title rivals Southend

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