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Lionel?s trophy tribute
------- By Colin Thompson---Last modified: September 20. 2005 8:53AM
Time and time again Lionel Cann has demonstrated his aggression waving a cricket bat. But last weekend the 32 year-old all-rounder revealed a more humble and caring side to his nature in paying homage to late grandfather Lionel Mello during a touching grave-site ceremony at Chapel of Ease Church in St.David?s, referred to by many as God?s Country. In the stillness of early morning, in the church?s cemetery which overlooks the picturesque Coco Bay, Cann proudly placed an assortment of trophies (Cup Match, Belco Cup, Premier Division Limited Overs, Premier Division Knockout Cup, 20/20 Overs Cup and Eastern Counties) in memory of the deceased atop his grave.
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End-of-season apathy strikes again
Last modified: September 08. 2005 8:34PM---
IT?S been a peculiar cricket season to say the least.
Internationally, we may never have had a better one ? qualification for the World Cup during an outstanding performance at the ICC Trophy in Ireland followed by an equally impressive victory in the three-day Intercontinental Cup in Canada.
Yet on the home front it?s been less than ordinary ? a Cup Match best forgotten and a farcical finale to the Two-Day League last weekend when, for a myriad of reasons, just two out of the eight scheduled matches went ahead.
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