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Shades of Green...

8th October, 2022.

Although none of the Emeralds teams played at Itchycoo Park during 2022, the season did finish with a memorable trip to cricket HQ to celebrate success.

Preparations started last November for what would prove to be a season of light and dark with flashes of gold, many sighs, a few tears, much fun and some unforgettable highs.

Emeralds U13s had every reason to aspire to reach the sharp end of their national club T20 competition and all looked to be going swimmingly against Yapham CC when Olivia Breese scored the only Emeralds (all teams) century of the season as the girls in green posted 163 for 1. However, an exceptional batting performance by the visitors, who would go on to reach the regional final, left the home team wondering what might have been.........

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