Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Cricket: Stowupland set to play in memory of county soldier

Pte James Grigg. Picture from
Stowupland Cricket Club will be paying tribute to a Suffolk cricketer who was killed in Afghanistan last year.
According to a report in the East Anglian Daily Times, a new Twenty20 league competition is being in memory of Private James Grigg, in association with Greene King.
Pte Grigg was killed while serving with 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment last March.
The new tournament will be held over three weeks from June 18, with nine Suffolk Premier League teams split into three revolving groups of three, with the top four teams overall advancing to finals day on July 9 at Stradbroke Cricket Club, where Pte Grigg was a player.
All money raised will go towards the James Grigg Youth Cricket Trust.
Battisford, Walsham-le-Willows and Worlingworth will host the three group rounds and the other sides taking part are Brantham, Earl Stonham, Easton, Lakenheath, Stradbroke and Stowupland.

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