Blyth prepare to open season without opening bat Harwood

The new cricket season for Blyth gets under way at the Plessey Road Ground on Saturday.

Blyth first XI are looking forward to a successful season, however, on the down side, opening bat Chris Harwood, has decided to return to Ashington Rugby Club.

Blyth hope to have some new signings in place by midweek.

The first team travel up the coast to play Warkworth, with a 12.30pm start.

The second XI, after being promoted with teams from the Alnwick and District league joining the league, are at home to Whitley Bay seconds. This will have a 1pm start.