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Local news and information for Albir, Alicante

Crime/Incidents Thu, Aug 31, 2017

Missing British girl, 8, found after 'falling asleep in...

AN EIGHT-YEAR-OLD British girl who went missing in El Albir (Alicante province) has been found safe and sound in the restaurant next door to the one she was last seen at. The youngster had gone inside and fallen asleep,...

Sport Wed, May 7, 2008

Alfas firsts start league defence with tight win

258-3 declared
259-2 The annual match in memory of George Smith took place at the Woodbridge Oval on May 1st. Alan Fletcher won the toss and batted first on what turned out to be a good for the batsmen only. Hersh...

Sport Wed, Apr 30, 2008

Alfas twos top table after Valencia win

275-5 (40 overs)
235-10 (40 overs)

SACC 2nd XI produced arguably their most complete performance of the season to see off Valencia CC in a match sponsored by Fandangos restaurant (Albir) by the margin of...

Sport Mon, Apr 21, 2008

Alfas twos crush Javea in Spanish league opener

304-2 (40 overs)
179-7 (40 overs) SACC 2nd XI got their league challenge off to a fine start courtesy of a crushing win against Javea CC in a match sponsored by Fandangos restaurant in Albir. The home side won the...

Sport Tue, Apr 15, 2008

Three tight finishes as Alfas lose four in a row

A fantastic week's cricket down at the Woodbridge Oval with only one of the four games failing to end in a close finish. Congratulations respectively to J.Braithwaite's XI, Westminster School 1st XI and...

Sport Mon, Apr 7, 2008

Batsmen thrive on unforgiving Alfas track

Last week's tourists Montenotte won two out of their three games against Sporting Alfas on their first visit to Albir last week with three fine centuries - as well as two nineties, and several half centuries - to...

Sport Tue, Mar 25, 2008

The gentle thwack of leather on willow

Does it seem an awfully long while since you last had the chance to enjoy a day out at the cricket? If it does, you may be interested to learn that the game is alive, well and thriving, not only in this corner of the...

Sport Mon, Mar 24, 2008

Milan tour ends with morale-boosting victory

After back-to-back defeats against the Midweek and 1st XIs on Friday and Saturday, Milan CC ended their tour on a real high with an overwhelming 110-run victory against Sporting Alfas CC's struggling Sunday 2nd XI....

Sport Tue, Mar 18, 2008

Alfas firsts salvage pride against successful Nomads

171 all out (40 overs)
174-3 (27 overs) On a warm, sunny day only slightly blighted by the occasional patch of chilly sea mist, Jeff Bellis won the toss for the home side and elected to bat. Hall and Kellington put...

Sport Wed, Feb 27, 2008

Alfas firsts smash 319 to beat Totternhoe by 154 runs

For the second week in a row, Sporting Alfas CC welcomed a regular touring side to the Woodbridge Oval as Totternhoe CC, like Harpenden CC the week before, were returning to the Costa Blanca for a 10th consecutive year....