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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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Chamikara Mudalige in action for Hornchurch. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Hornchurch skipper Smith after a repeat performance against Leigh-on-Sea

It’s Leigh-on-Sea in the Essex Division Two tomorrow for Hornchurch and captain Roy Smith and spinner Chamikara Mudalige are certainly looking forward to being beside the seaside.

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Hornchurch skipper Roy Smith. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Relief for Smith as Hornchurch survive late Billericay rally

Hornchurch defeated Billericay by 47 runs in the Essex League Division Two on Saturday but for a certain amount of time captain Roy Smith was worried his team may suffer a rare loss.

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Harold Wood Skipper exchanges Tom Clarke, Pic: Ray Lawrence/TGSPHOTO

Missed opportunity for Harold Wood and skipper Clarke

Harold Wood captain Tom Clarke felt his side missed a great opportunity at the weekend against Loughton in the Essex League Premier Division.

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More celebrating for Harold Wood captain Tom Clarke (centre) and his team (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Clarke’s delight as Harold Wood see off local rivals Upminster

Harold Wood captain Tom Clarke admitted he won’t be forgetting his side’s 24-run victory over Upminster in the Essex League Premier Division anytime soon.

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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)

High praise from skipper Smith after big Hornchurch win

Hornchurch captain Roy Smith was thrilled to defeat West Essex by 155 runs on Saturday and avoid a potential banana skin in the process.

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More celebrating for Harold Wood captain Tom Clarke (centre) and his team (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Harold Wood up for derby test

Clarke looking forward to Upminster clash

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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 expect exciting clash

Skipper Smith plots West Essex downfall

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Paul Murray in batting action for Hornchurch (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Hornchurch hail masterful Murray

Smith praises opener’s key innings

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Umar Farooq in batting action for Harold Wood (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Clarke delighted with latest Wood win

Captain hails fine team display at Chingford

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Elliot Styles of Hornchurch (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

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Ryman Premier: Wingate & Finchley 1 Hornchurch 0

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Georgie Taylor competes at the British Championships tomorrow in Birmingham.

Havering’s Taylor ready for a taste of the big time at British Championships

Seventeen-year-old Havering AC discus thrower Georgie Taylor is full of excitement heading into tomorrow’s British Championships in Birmingham tomorrow, but for the youngster it was almost a missed opportunity.

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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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Old Cooperians have won successive promotions in the last two seasons (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Coopers ready for Barking battle

Club continue pre-season preparations

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Danny King (white), seen leading Lakeside duo Davey Watt (red) and Mikkel Bech (blue) on duty for Birmingham earlier this season, will become a Hammer for the closing weeks of the season (pic: Rob Newell/TGSPHOTO)

Hammers hoping King can help

Club need away win to reach play-offs

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