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Sefton crowned Merseyside CSP Physically Disabled Cricket Champions

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The Sefton borough team won the Merseyside County Sports Partnership Physically Disabled Cricket champions by defeating St Helens by 40 runs in the final. The competition took place at Clare Mount Specialist Sports College.

The competition is run by Project Ability for Merseyside as designated by the Youth Sport Trust. It is for all Merseyside boroughs and is only for cricketers with a physical disability.

Competition organiser Jon White said: “All the players competed with determination, honesty, passion, respect, and self-belief. They continued to display these school games values throughout the day’s play.

“The competition was umpired by Keith Beggs, a selector for the England Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) team.

“The players also received some high-quality coaching, during breaks in their matches, from the world’s number one SEND cricketer, who is also an outstanding coach. Christopher Edwards used his exciting ‘Cricket Factory’ batting, bowling and catching activities to help the youngsters.”

For further information on SEND Sport please contact s.sullivan@merseysidesport.com at Merseyside Sports Partnership.

Read about this news on the Liverpool Echo website: http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/sport/junior-sport/2013/03/19/cricket-title-delight-for-sefton-100252-33016493/.

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