Needingworth returned to winning Cambs Senior League ways – despite the best efforts of the Godmanchester Rovers football manager!

The locals held off Fulbourn Institute by seven runs in a tight Division One tussle despite being dismissed for just 129. Ollie Drake, the new Rovers boss, took 4-16 for Fulbourn.

Needingworth had a four-wicket hero of their own as Ben Carter claimed 4-25 before Mo Khurshid claimed the final wicket with his first ball as Fulbourn fell short on 122.

Jonathan Richardson produced a fine all-round performance to keep Bluntisham in pole position in Division One North of the Cambs Junior League.

Richardson top-scored with 48 and bagged 4-44 as his side triumphed at Isleham by 13 runs.

Stuart Cornwell (34) and Alex Merry (4-15) were other noteworthy contributors in a fifth successive victory.

Opener Jon Bowland (42no) carried his bat as Bluntisham 2nds eased to a seven-wicket win against Fen Ditton 2nds in Division Five North.

Ryan Peel, Nigel Slack, James Arnold and Toby Powell claimed two wickets apiece as they removed the visitors for 101.

An unbeaten 59 from Dominic Ascroft-Walker steered Yelling to a six-wicket win at Wilbrahams in Division One South, while St Ives 2nds climbed into a promotion spot in Division Two North.

Nathaniel Edwards' quickfire 77 - which included 10 fours and a six, and was his highest score for three years - provided the highlight of a 102-run success against Cambridge NCI 2nds.

A similarly explosive 41no from Andy Hunter helped the locals to 245-7 before NCI 2nds limped to 143-9 in reply.