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Wednesday, 01 September 2010
Year 11 pupil Sam Towers has represented the North of England at
the prestigious Bunbury Cricket Festival for Under 15s.
Promising leg spin bowler Sam, who plays his club cricket for
Clifton, was Bolton's only representative in the prestigious
tournament which pits the country's best young talent against each
other. The festival is run in conjunction with the English Schools
Cricket Association and is a four day competition between the
North, South, East and West of England. The teams are made up of
the best young county players from each region and it has become
notorious for being the preamble for the England under 15
Bunbury teams of recent years have included: Michael Vaughan,
Ian Bell, Alistair Cook, Andrew Flintoff, Matthew Hoggard and Paul
Nixon, the current captain of Leicestershire CC. In total 60
'Bunbury's' have gone on to represent England, while 189 have made
the grade to play first class cricket.
Sam was presented with his North of England Cap by international
bowler James Anderson.
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