1st XI through to Smithson Cup Final

The 1st XI completed an excellent win over Benwell Hill in the Smithson Cup semi-final. The Hill were asked to bat and were restricted to 133 for 5 from their 20 overs. All of the bowlers contributed but Richard Stanyon and Callum Harding were the pick both returning 1 for 14 from their allocation.
In reply Newcastle got off to a flying start with Jamie Atkinson scoring 43 off just 19 balls. Skipper Niall Penfold followed this with 42 from 24 balls with Sam Malpass providing the support with 29no. The win being completed in just 16.1 overs.
The final takes place this Sunday 19th Aug at Benwell Hill (2.00pm start) with Ponteland providing the opposition