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Cricket tournament at Spalding Priory School sponsored by Alan Porter Sports Foundation proves players are all-rounders




Young cricketers from Spalding Priory School had their eyes on the ball at an in-house tournament.

The winning team receive their trophy cup, presented by Alan Porter. (12779398)
The winning team receive their trophy cup, presented by Alan Porter. (12779398)

Sponsored by the Alan Porter Sports Foundation, the event saw players from both the A and B teams battle it out, with the A team being crowned the winners.

Alan, previously the chairman of The Cricket Society Trust, set up the charitable foundation to help encourage youngsters to enjoy and play sport.

“They thoroughly enjoyed it,” he said, “There were seven sixes and they are just getting better and better.”

Holding aloft the winner's trophy cup. (12779406)
Holding aloft the winner's trophy cup. (12779406)

The Priory School, based in Neville Avenue, supports pupils aged 11-16, who have a range of needs including moderate learning difficulties, autism, social, emotional and mental health needs and communication issues.

The Alan Porter Sports Foundation also sponsors the Cricket Festival for South Lincolnshire Schools in Need.

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