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Cricket's glory days in Nova Scotia

Oct 28, 2012: The sport has been played for over two centuries in the Atlantic Canada province, but is only now getting national recognition

Liam Herringshaw

How to seduce Newfoundlanders into liking cricket

Oct 13, 2012: You can start by getting a Hollywood movie about the game shot there

Liam Herringshaw

Northern uproar

Sep 15, 2012: Cricket in Newfoundland & Labrador is coming along in leaps and bounds. Ask Quebec if you doubt it

Liam Herringshaw

The Canadian batman

Feb 12, 2012: You may not get many homegrown cricketers in Canada but you can get a homegrown bat

Liam Herringshaw

It's all coming up roses

Oct 23, 2011: The first full Newfoundland summer of hardball cricket in decades has just finished, and the successes on and off the field have been impressive

Liam Herringshaw

Égalité, fraternité, pirate

Oct 1, 2011: A team in Quebec makes the United Nations look like an exclusive club

Liam Herringshaw

We've got airmail

Sep 18, 2011: Cricket has repeatedly played cameos in Newfoundland history. This time it's via the lives of an Italian aviator and an English stamp collector

Liam Herringshaw

Cricket in the land of murderous flies

Sep 3, 2011: Can the game be played in cold Labrador? Our palaeontologist reporter investigates

Liam Herringshaw

A plan of green fables

Aug 14, 2011: In their quest to find a new cricket venue, Newfoundland could learn a few lessons from Prince Edward Island, which got community support to develop their ground and now hope to use it to promote the region's heritage and cross-cultural integration

Liam Herringshaw

Hoping for a warmer future in icy climes

Jul 30, 2011: Cricket is currently an immigrant sport in New Brunswick, but its caretakers hope that with local kids taking up the sport, it will slowly turn mainstream

Liam Herringshaw

Two inches off Mr Burbridge's nose

Jul 9, 2011: In which we go back over a century to the fiendish excitements of Newfoundland cricket in its heyday

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The 187-year wait

Jun 26, 2011: Nearly two centuries worth of emptiness was reversed in a weekend for Newfoundland and Labrador. World Cup in another four years?

Liam Herringshaw

Return to the rock

Jun 12, 2011: Summer's here. Time to take up the story of cricket in Newfoundland again

Liam Herringshaw

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The sky's the limit (weather permitting)

Sep 26, 2010: Cricket in Newfoundland may well have reached its tipping point. The future's bright

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The Maritime of our lives

Sep 11, 2010: An epochal weekend, on which Newfoundland & Labrador lost both their games but took a hat-trick and picked up a Man-of-the-Match prize

Liam Herringshaw

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Seven men against a real ball

Aug 29, 2010: Presenting the starting line-up (minus four) of the Newfoundland & Labrador team for the Maritimes Twenty20

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Bowled through the Twillingate

Aug 15, 2010: If you take a trip across Newfoundland, you could play cricket on rocky beaches, clover-covered grounds, and at a famous geological site

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The Duke of Duckworth-Lewis Method

Jul 31, 2010: Don't fret if you can't find cricket-themed music in Newfoundland. Watch a Canadian movie on the sport instead

Liam Herringshaw

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The Feild of dreams

Jul 18, 2010: Can the St John's club manage to reclaim a century-old cricket ground lost to football? Fingers crossed

Liam Herringshaw

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How to build a team in Newfoundland

Jul 4, 2010: Or in any other far-flung place you may live in, where cricket isn't even a stepchild. You may have to carry your bat at all times but this nine-point programme will get you your XI eventually

Liam Herringshaw
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