Saturday 9th May....67 not out from Greg Harvey leads the First XI to victory over Prestatyn

The First XI welcomed Prestatyn to Sefton Park. The visitors won the toss and decided to bat first and this decision proved justified as they put on 88 for the first wicket. Runs continued to come fairly easily and they declared on 231 for 8 after 55 overs.

In reply Sefton began well, putting on 44 for the first wicket before James Baird was out for 20. Sean Vandome scored 47 and when he was out with the score on 97 for 3, Greg Harvey came to the middle. With valuable runs coming from Scott Aitchison (33) and Rob Houghton (18) Greg was still there when Sefton passed the Prestatyn total with 5 wickets down in the 47th over.

The Second XI travelled to play Southport and Birkdale where the home team decided to bat first. They took just 35 overs to reach the all out total of 243 with John Fretwell taking 4 for 91, Andy Aitchison 2 for 43 and Joe Piller 2 for 35. Sefton were dismissed for 127 in the 42nd over in reply with Rob Supria scoring 25 and Corran Murphy 22.

The Third and Fourth XI's both were involved in drawn games with Northern sides.

The Third XI played Northern's GK XI on the Lower Ground. Sefton won the toss and decided to bat first. The highlight of their innings was a century by Ben Percival on his debut, he finished on 113 not out in Sefton's declared total of 224 for 3 in 44 overs. Jon Hague scored 26. Northern chased the Sefton total but finished on 206 for 8 with Chris Mitchell taking 3 for 51, Tim Gray 2 for 43 and another new boy Rory McInnes-Gibbons taking 2 for 25.

The Fourth XI played Northern's SK XI at Northern. The home side declared on 191 for 6 in 42 overs with Naj Ahmed taking 3 for 58. In reply Sefton batted for 47 over and hung on to finish on 175 for 9. More new names here with Richard Regler scoring 31 and Fazal 65. A familiar name James Hague assisted with 23.

The Fifth XI played away to Caldy's Thirds. Sefton asked the home side to bat first and they declared on 144 for 5 in 50 overs. Jamie Turner took 2 for 40. Sefton could only manage 99 all out in 32.1 overs in reply with Jamie Turner scoring 49