Splitting in to two six-a-side teams, the NECCC Ladies ventured to Romiley CC for their first soft ball festival of the year, along with eight other teams.
Four league matches in quick succession for each team saw our ladies’ bowling and batting skills develop with each game – the prosecco probably helped too. Despite everyone still aching from Mark’s long barrier coaching session earlier in the week, there was better fielding all round including Heather diving about (falling with style) in an attempt to save boundaries – all without the aid of a crash mat. Cheryl finally got her elusive six and Jacqui surprised herself with how good her bowling was.
The four Poynton Junior CC girls all playing brilliantly well despite facing some tough opposition at times.
The NECCC Vulcans progressed to the semi-finals with a match against Langley. Once again, their England hockey player made a difference to the scores and Langley came out on top – no sheep in adjacent fields this time.
Everyone had a brilliant day and have since discovered new aching muscles we never knew we had… on to the next!
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