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Colin Sher in batting action for Harold Wood (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Harold Wood chairman hails super Sher

All-rounder selected for ECB Premier League XI

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Hannah Humphreys in batting action for Harold Wood

Humphreys excited by Dubai date

Harold Wood youngster prepares for tour

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Alastair Cook thanks Wanstead players at his benefit match (pic: Ellie Hoskins)

In depth with Alastair Cook

England captain talks to Thomas Reeves at Wanstead CC

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

Smith sights on Hornchurch targets

Captain wants strike bowler for 2015

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

Hornchurch captain wants big finish

Smith: We cannot let standards slip

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Hornchurch Athletic players celebrate a wicket against Brookweald (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Samarasekera expects changes at Athletic

Captain frustrated as promotion bid falters on final day

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Hornchurch Athletic's Sam Samarasekera celebrates the fall of a Brookweald wicket at Hylands Park (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS)

Hornchurch Athletic hopes hit

Samarasekera reflects on failed promotion bid

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

Hornchurch skipper draws positives

Smith reflects on Orsett stalemate

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Hornchurch Athletic face a final-day promotion showdown with Brookweald in the Mid-Essex League tomorrow (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Promotion showdown for Hornchurch Athletic

Skipper Samarasekera backs squad to succeed

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Hornchurch captain Roy Smith (left) celebrates another wicket (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Hornchurch will not let slip

Smith sets next target for champions

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Hornchurch celebrate another Horndon wicket (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Smith hails Hornchurch heroes

Captain praises duo after clinching title

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Hornchurch players celebrate winning promotion to Essex League Division One (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Hornchurch on a high

Smith’s men seal promotion and title

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Hornchurch Athletic's Paul Humphries is dismissed against Havering at Hylands Park (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Stand-in skipper Coote glad to lead by example for Hornchurch Athletic

Stand-in skipper James Coote was pleased to play a leading role for Hornchurch Athletic as they kept their Mid-Essex League Division Two promotion hopes alive with a 79-run win over Havering.

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Hornchurch captain Roy Smith. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Title aspirations for Hornchurch skipper Smith

Hornchurch could clinch promotion from Essex League Division Two with just six points at Horndon tomorrow (Saturday), but skipper Roy Smith is keen for his side to go the whole way and seal the title.

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Hornchurch captain Roy Smith. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Hornchurch skipper Smith keen to wrap up promotion

Win and other results could seal spot in Division One

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Hornchurch skipper Roy Smith. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Hornchurch closing in on promotion

Derby test up next for Smith’s men

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Alex Cason impressed with the bat for Ardleigh Green against Hutton (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Rare success for struggling Green

Cason and captain Cook shine against Hutton

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Harry Gilham of Hornchurch Athletic celebrates taking a Rainham wicket (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Hornchurch Athletic set for a ‘title decider’

Skipper Samarasekera hopes to complete a win double

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Hornchurch captain Roy Smith (left) was happy with the manner of his side's win over West Essex (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Hornchurch hit by rare loss

Smith reflects on Leigh reverse

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James Coote in bowling action for Hornchurch Athletic. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Bad habits have banished, says Hornchurch Athletic skipper Samarasekera

Hornchurch Athletic skipper Sam Samarasekera feels the bad habits of last season have been banished as they look to secure back-to-back promotions in the Mid-Essex League.

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Rudi Filmalter prepares to bowl for Gidea Park. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

No promotion thoughts just yet for Gidea Park & Romford skipper Collier

Gidea Park & Romford moved within 28 points of second-placed Orsett in the Essex League Second Division last weekend, but captain Chris Collier isn’t thinking about promotion just yet.

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Harold Wood captain Tom Clarke (left)

Harold Wood skipper hopes it’s third time lucky against Wanstead

Harold Wood captain Tom Clarke is wary of Wanstead ahead of tomorrow’s Essex League Premier Division clash.

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Dagenham & Redbridge manager Wayne Burnett Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Burnett unhappy with more individual errors

Daggers boss reflects on 3-1 defeat to Luton Town

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Havering youngster Max Law in javelin action (pic: Jo Law)

Havering coach hails Max power

Harrison delighted with youngster’s progress

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Colin Sher in batting action for Harold Wood (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Harold Wood chairman hails super Sher

All-rounder selected for ECB Premier League XI

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Peter Kildemand (white), Danny King (red) and Lewis Bridger (blue) in action during the re-run of heat 15. Pic: Rob Newell/TGSPHOTO

Bridger heroics ensures Lakeside Hammers salvage point

Elite League: Lakeside Hammers 45 Poole Pirates 45

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