Royal Gazette – St Georges kept the One Premier Division title race open going into the final weekend when they beat leaders Southampton Rangers by 13 runs in a thrilling match at Southampton Oval.
- I just feel good because we won today, leading up to Cup Match, which gives us a bit of momentum, Macai Simmons, the St Georges captain, said.
- Despite the modest total against a Rangers team that scored 333 against Somerset Bridge in the Western Counties the previous weekend, St Georges had a look of determination about them from the opening over when Malachi Jones was bowled the first ball he faced from Detroy Smith.
- Two overs later St Georges got another key wicket off Greavess bowling when Stovell, trying to sneak a second run down the leg side in order to keep the strike, was run out by Ryan Steede to make it 119 for seven.
- Simmons admits those two wickets turned the match for St Georges.
- Tucker had a top score of 36 and Stovell contributed 30 before St Georges wrapped up the victory by taking the final three wickets for just 21 runs in a tense finish.