Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Record on Line as Rivals Meet Up Again

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Record on Line as Rivals Meet Up Again

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Burnmoor renew acquain-tances with neighbours Philadelphia tomorrow following a four-year absence and will hope to extend their 100% record.

The Moors have racked up three wins on the bounce and look strong enough to mount a challenge for the championship, but secretary Ian Linsley warns it will not be easy at Bunker Hill.

He said: "Captain John Graham has won the toss three times out of three and it makes a big difference.

"Phili lost for the first time last Saturday and I gather their skipper Graham Hoban has yet to call correctly.

"We are in good form but it will be difficult. Whatever the outcome we will enjoy meeting up again."

Phili were in the same league as Burnmoor for 99 years before spending four seasons in the Northern Rock ECB North East Regional Premier League.

Burnmoor's only absentee is Mark Blunt but Philadelphia show several changes as Hoban goes for experience over youth.

Ben Raine, 14, who made his debut at South Shields last Saturday, reverts to the second XI along with Jon Grant. …

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