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Governor honours St Helena’s cricket heroes

St Helena’s national cricket team has been formally congratulated on the success it achieved in its first international tournament. Governor Mark Capes and Mrs Capes honoured the squad and supporters with a reception at Plantation House. St Helena won four … Continue reading

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Cricketers return to heroes’ welcome… and a hug

It started with a win and it finished with a group hug in front of watching wellwishers. Long after all the other national teams reached their homes, St Helena’s cricketers have returned to the island after competing in their first-ever … Continue reading

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Cricket: Saints end on a win, after missing final by three runs

by Barbara George St Helena beat Morocco on the final morning of their tournament in South Africa – the team they lost to a day earlier. They have come fifth in the league but as Damien O’Bey put it, with … Continue reading

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Saints fifth on table after four days’ play

St Helena’s three wins in the Africa division three tournament in South Africa place the team fifth in the results table after four days – though the official table has yet to be published. Only the Zambians have had fewer … Continue reading

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So close… Saints lose to champions by a single run

Rwanda 114 runs – St Helena 113 If you balanced runs against wickets taken, then St Helena had the best of a tantalising game against defending champions Rwanda. But only the runs count, and the Saints were one short. The … Continue reading

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Cricket: Saints give Moroccans a 40-run win at Sahara Park

St Helena 83 runs – Morocco 123 It should have been the least-troublesome of St Helena’s two matches in South Africa today – but this morning the islanders fell to Morocco’s national cricket team by 40 runs. It gave the … Continue reading

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Cricket: now island winners must face champions Rwanda

St Helena’s cricketers still have one of the big challenges to face in their debut tournament this week in South Africa. They can take confidence from their three victories and one exquisitely close defeat so far, but today (Saturday) they … Continue reading

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St Helena cricketers set sail

St Helena’s national cricket team has set sail for South Africa to take part in its first-ever overseas international tournament. Governor Mark Capes told players they were all ambassadors for the island. The Saints may be the only team in … Continue reading

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