Batting first Barrow Seconds had a fifty opening partnership between Frank Forge (25) and Guy Fisher (31), but it was the big hitting of Jonny Sykes on the massive Carson’s ground which took Barrow to a competitive total of 185-6. Jonny making 62 not out.
In reply Carson’s struggled against the accurate bowling of Mark Fisher and Paul Gard, before Oscar Livesey (6-17) and Ellie Holdaway (3-23) destroyed the opposition’s batting line-up, James Halladay chipping in with a wicket in his only over. Skipper Ellie, took two good catches off Oscar, as Carsons desperately tried to accelerate. Carsons eventually were bowled out for 78, which consolidated Barrow’s third place in the league and closed the gap on the promotion places.