Title-winning Horsham Ladies cricketers are on the up

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Horsham Ladies gained promotion to the Women’s Cricket Southern Premier League for 2014 after winning eight of their 12 games to take the title.

Three of those wins were impressively gained without losing a wicket.

Izzy Collis and Georgia Adams were the stars of the show; Collis scoring 434 in nine innings including a a memorable 108 not out against Hastings, whereas Adams produced 320 in five innings.

Many of the squad have subsequently played for Sussex WCC teams, with Izi Noakes, Adams, Collis, Paige Schofield and Tara Norris playing in England Academy U15 and U19 teams.

Horsham have managed to obtain the services of Alexia Walker for 2014. Walker will be the new Women’s Director of Coaching and has played a trio of one day internationals for England, winning six Championship medals for Sussex, for whom she’s made over 100 appearances.