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The Hurlingham Hawks created history in the final weekend of the 2007-08 season as they claimed the Triple Crown (First Division Championship/Robin Stuart Shield/NEC Cup). They overcame a late challenge from the St.Albans Sharks to claim their third title of the season, the First Division NEC Cup.
In the third and fourth play off at St.George’s College, Lomas Eagles beat Belgrano Cavaliers by 32 runs in a low-scoring match.
The following awards were made in the prize giving at the end of both matches:
Final Man of the Match – Gary Savage; Best Bowler - Gary Savage; Best Batsman – Dougal Ferguson.
Third/Fourth play off Man of the Match – David Mauro & Paul Ryan; Best Bowler – Hernan Fennell; Best Batsman – Mike Ryan
This article first appeared in an ICC Americas newsletter
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