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The Haddenham Junior Cricket Tournament was another great success this year.

In a contrast to previous years, the sun was blazing all day and the only umbrellas to be seen were being used as parasols!

Teams from local clubs Dinton, Aston Rowant, Bledlow Village, Horspath and Wendover came with their coaches and supporters, with many dads giving up a big chunk of Father's Day to watch the cricket.

The morning started with competition between the Under-11 teams, ultimately ending in a very close final between hosts Haddenham and nearby Dinton. Coming down to the last ball, the match was won by Haddenham who retain the trophy for another year.

The Under-9s got underway later in the morning, and did well to play through the heat of the midday sun. Wendover and Dinton topped their groups and met in the final, with Wendover lifting the trophy in the end.

In the afternoon the smallest members got their turn, and the Under-7s played in what were probably the first games for many of them. There were only winners in this age group, with every player going home with a medal. Some great future talent on display.

The organising committee worked tirelessly to ensure that the day went smoothly, and did their best to find ways to keep everyone cool, including a game called "Bomb the Stumps" which proved very popular.

The coaches from all the clubs were fantastic in their support of not just their own kids but the players in all teams, and the children took part with great sportsmanship as well as skill.

Official photographer Radical Edge was there all day taking as many shots of as many individuals as possible, which he has offered free to parents and clubs.

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