‘Shire match falls victim to rain

ONCE again Forfarshire were left frustrated on Saturday when their home fixture against Greenock in the Scottish National League Premiership was abandoned due to rain after 11 overs of the second innings.

Batting first, Greenock posted 240 for eight from their 50 overs. Highlight of the innings was a century from Butterworth, while Andy Wallace, three for 38, was the pick of the home bowlers.

In reply, ‘Shire had reached 41 for two before no further play was possible.

Forfarshire v Greenock

Details:

Greenock

W.J. Rowan c. C. Wallace b. Quinn 0

C. Bellwood c. and b. Ford 9

R.D. Berrington b. A. Wallace 37

L.R. Butterworth c. C. Wallace b. A. Wallace 109

A.H.J. Hislop c. C. Wallace b. A. Wallace 7

A.J.L. Baum c. Weed b. Sweeney 32

J.P.C. Hempsey lbw b. Ahmed 6

B. Peterson c. Ahmed b. Watson 5

R.D.G. Wylie not out 12

G. MacDougall not out 2

Extras 21

Total eight wickets (50 overs) 240

O M R W

B. Ford 8 2 29 1

G.N. Quinn 7 3 18 1

A.J. Wallace 8 1 38 3

R.R. Watson 10 0 46 1

U.A. Mohammed 3 0 21 0

J. Ahmed 10 0 46 1

D. Sweeney 4 0 36 1

Forfarshire

G.H.R. Garden b. Berrington 20

B. Ford c. Baum b. Butterworth 4

R.R. Watson not out 5

C.D. Wallace not out 6

Extras 6

Total two wickets (11 overs) 41

O M R W

L.R. Butterworth 6 0 26 1

R.D. Berrington 5 1 12 1

Result: Match abandoned due to rain, Scottish National League Premiership.

Scottish National League

Premiership

P W T L BP Pts %

Carlton 9 8 0 1 2 82 91.11

Arbroath United 9 8 0 1 0 80 88.89

Forfarshire 7 6 0 1 2 62 88.57

Aberdeenshire 11 7 0 4 6 76 69.09

Watsonians 10 6 0 4 4 64 64.00

Grange 10 6 0 4 2 62 62.00

Heriot’s 9 5 0 4 4 54 60.00

Clydesdale 9 4 0 5 6 46 51.11

*Dunfermline 12 5 0 7 4 53 44.17

Uddingston 10 4 0 6 4 44 44.00

West of Scotland 9 3 0 6 8 38 42.22

**Ayr 10 3 0 7 10 38 38.00

Stoneywood-Dyce 9 3 0 6 2 32 35.56

Stirling County 10 3 0 7 4 34 34.00

Drumpellier 8 2 0 6 4 24 30.00

Greenock 8 2 0 6 2 22 27.50

* one point deducted, ** two points deducted

Half-centuries from Callum Walker (58) and Lindsay Garden (51) helped Forthill set a target of 223 for seven in their away fixture against Breadalbane at Victoria Park, Aberfeldy, on Saturday.

Adees Ahmed then took four for 4 as Breadalbane were bowled out for 106 in response.

Breadalbane v Forthill

Details:

Forthill

A. Cameron b. Rama 5

S. Cameron b. M. Bax 7

A. Hill c. Blanchett b. Bridgeman 11

Callum Walker b. McIntosh 58

L. Garden b. McIntosh 51

Cameron Walker b. Blanchett 28

D. Petrie c. Downie b. Blanchett 36

S. Tilston not out 0

S. Hill not out 3

Extras 24

Total seven wickets (45 overs) 223

O M R W

M. Blanchett 9 0 61 2

M. Bax 9 1 25 1

Rama 9 0 34 1

M. Bridgeman 9 0 30 1

N. McIntosh 9 0 71 2

Breadalbane

M. Bax lbw b. Walker 2

L. Bax c. S. Cameron b. Callum Walker 58

J. Yellowlees b. Petrie 1

Rama b. Walker 7

J. Bax c. Petrie b. Ahmed 7

A. Downie b. Ahmed 6

M. Blanchett c. A. Hill b. Ahmed 0

M. Bridgeman b. Ahmed 2

N. McIntosh c. Petrie b. A. Hill 0

R. Wilson not out 4

Extras 19

Total all out (36.1 overs) 106

O M R W

S. Tilston 6 1 16 0

S. Hill 7 1 25 0

A.G. Walker 7 2 16 2

D. Petrie 5 2 22 1

Callum Walker 4 0 11 1

A. Ahmed 5.1 2 4 4

A. Hill 2 0 5 1

Result: Breadalbane, 7 points, lost to Forthill, 25 points, by 117 runs, Clubsport Strathmore and Perthshire Union Division 1.

Clubsport Strathmore and

Perthshire Union

Division One

P W T L BP Pts %

Forthill 9 9 0 0 0 225 100.00

Gordonians 7 6 0 1 7 157 89.71

Rossie Priory 6 5 0 1 7 132 88.00

St Modans 6 4 0 2 15 115 76.67

Norwood 9 5 0 4 24 149 66.22

Mayfield 9 4 0 5 33 133 59.11

Breadalbane 9 3 0 6 33 108 48.00

Coupar Angus 10 1 0 9 50 75 30.00

Northern 9 0 0 9 29 29 12.89

Division Two

P W T L BP Pts %

Dalnacraig 10 9 0 1 4 229 91.60

Arbroath Utd XI 11 9 0 2 7 232 84.36

Forthill XI 11 8 0 3 27 227 82.55

Glendelvine 10 7 0 3 15 190 76.00

Clack C’ty XI 12 6 0 6 34 184 61.33

Strathmore XI 11 4 0 7 52 152 55.27

Almond Valley 11 4 0 7 29 129 46.91

Strathearn XI 12 4 0 8 34 134 44.67

Rossie Priory XI 9 2 0 7 46 96 42.67

Montrose 11 1 0 10 24 49 17.82

Fixtures

Tomorrow (Saturday) - Arbroath United v Forfarshire, at Lochlands, Scottish National League Premiership; Forthill v Northern, Clubsport Strathmore and Perthshire Union Division One; Dalnacraig v Forthill XI, at Dalnacraig, Clubsport Strathmore and Perthshire Union Division Two. Sunday - Forthill XI v Strathmore XI, Clubsport Strathmore and Perthshire Union Division Two.