A convincing win at relegated Thurgaton puts the Firsts in prime position to finish a club record high of second in "A". Next week they play Balderton who could take that slot with the 20 points from a win but as we lead them 246 to 229 points it would have to be a very bad day at the office and largely devoid of bonus points to bring that about. However, to the game in question, Jon Wakeling was the early cement despite carrying an injury which meant Simon George taking the keeping gloves. Well done to David Perry for his late innings contribution to a score of 210/8. The home team never got a chase going. For once Hamish Moore was not in the runs but fear not as his spinners were all conquering with 7/30. No question who has been the Ells player of the season - well done Hamish,or "The Hammer" as I believe is his nickname.