Seconds at last playing

ASHINGTON seconds finally got their season under way after five washouts and promptly chalked up a comprehensive victory by nine wickets over Whickham seconds at the Glebe.

The hosts had no answer to the bowling of Matty Collins, who took 5-12, and Adam Nichol, who ended with 4-25, and were all out for 76.

In reply, Martin Sexton scored an unbeaten 43 and Scott Dunn an undefeated 20 for the Colliers.