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1st XI Win at Burridge to Regain Top Spot

South Wilts seemed to have put last week’s poor game behind them after thrashing Burridge by 8 wickets at The Ridge.  After winning the toss and bowling first, skipper-Hibberd and Murray were able to restrict the Burridge openers’ scoring effectively in the initial overs, before, with only 7 on the board, Murray struck to remove […]

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2nd XI Winning Run Halted by Langley Manor

Having lost the toss, South Wilts 2nd team were not overly disappointed when asked to bat first at Lower Bemerton on Saturday, when they hosted mid-table Langley Manor. Owain Phillips went about things in his usual positive manner and it was to be a surprise when he was bowled for 22 by Luke Mooney, with […]

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3rd XI Win Against Local Rivals

South Wilts 3s continued their march toward a possible promotion from Hampshire 3 North with a win against local rivals Dinton this Saturday that catapulted them into second place. On a track that provided plenty of chance for bowlers, skipper Jody Everett won the toss and put Dinton into bat.  Sure enough this decision paid […]

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1st XI Knocked off Top Spot with Defeat to Bashley

A poor batting display resulted in South Wilts’ winning run being halted at the hands of Bashley Rydal in the first of the second round of 50 over games.  South Wilts made a solid start after skipper-Hibberd won the toss and elected to bat, with Wade and Owain Phillips scoring freely in the first few […]

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2nd XI Beat Table Toppers Totton & Eling

South Wilts 2nd team were back in action on Saturday when they travelled to top of the League side Totton & Eling.  When the covers were removed after some light rain prior to the toss, a green wicket was revealed and it was not a surprise when South Wilts captain Rob Pittman elected to bowl […]

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3rd XI Win Thanks to a Superb Innings

A one-man batting show has secured yet another victory for South Wilts’ 3rd string at home to RAM’S CC.  The day didn’t start well for the hosts however, as RAM, batting after winning the toss, raced to 70 off 10 overs for no loss. In fact, RAM’s unorthodox approach (i.e. flat-batting any length balls to […]

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U15s Beaten in Regional Semi Final

South Wilts Under 15s efforts to reach the National Finals suffered a damp end as they lost in the Regional Finals. After a four match winning streak which encompassed the Wiltshire County Cup win over Chippenham and then a terrific Regional Playoff win over Gloucestershire Champions Dumbleton, the team travelled to Millfield School in the […]

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Salisbury Lions Progress into T20 Semi Finals

South Wilts ‘rawr’ into the semi-final of the T20 competition after resoundingly beating Sparsholt by 49 runs. South Wilts, having won the toss and batted, made a rapid start to their innings through openers James Hayward and Joe Cranch. Both were particularly severe on Nicholas Doubell, with Cranch depositing the off-spinner into the hockey pitch, […]

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England vs Australia Over 60s Ashes 

On Friday 28 July we host the 3rd game of the over 60s ashes. With England already 2-0 up in the series a whitewash is in the cards, but Australia will be looking to end their tour on a high with a victory.  The 50 over game will start at 11am, with the National Anthems […]

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Midweek XI into Cup Final

South Wilts Midweek XI move into the final of the HK Robinson Cup, having inflicted a comfortable defeat on Winterbourne. Batting first, South Wilts made a decent-enough start, with Owain Philips striking 15 from only 6 balls, and Alec Lloyd making a steady 17. However, the middle-order didn’t fire, which left Rob Pittman leading a […]

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