Langford back into the Stuart Canvas Glo’shire Trophy final

LANGFORD cruised into the final of the Stuart Canvas Gloucestershire Trophy, breezing past Lydney by eight wickets.

Last year’s beaten finalists now prepare to face Bristol Pakistanis for the silverware at Frocester on Sunday August 13.

Langford lost the toss in their home semi but wasted no time in dismissing Lydney for just 42 with the wickets being shared between Chris Sinsbury (3-12), Aaron Court (2-1) and Tom Stevens (2-4).

The Gloucestershire County League Division One high-flyers then needed only six overs to reach their target and begin preparing for the final against Bristol Pakistanis, who had a walkover against Pucklechurch.

Two quarter-finals in the Stuart Canvas Gloucestershire Cup take place on Sunday (23rd): Bedminster v Charlton Kings and Bishopston v Tewkesbury.

The other ties – Bristol West Indian Phoenix v Bristol, and Twyford House v Painswick – will take place on July 30.

HEAVY rain forced WEPL’s T20 finals day to be pushed back a week, to Sunday (23rd).

The original schedule has been maintained: 10am, Bath v Bridgwater; 1pm, Bristol v Frocester, with the final following immediately after.

The winner will progress to the first round of the ECB National Club Twenty20.

WET weather also led to the postponement of Hatherley & Reddings’ trip to Cowbridge in the second regional round of the ECB U15 Club T20.

The game will now take place on Sunday (23rd).

ALSO on Sunday, Golden Hill U13s and Apperley U15s will represent Gloucestershire in group finals in eight-a-side Vitality Girls Club T20 competitions.

Golden Hill will be away to Hursley Park, of Winchester, with the winners progressing to a national semi-final next month.

And the same prize awaits the winners of Apperley’s home date against Newport (2pm).

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