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Berkshire in championship showdown

Cornwall the rivals in clash of the top two

Malcolm Howe



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BERKSHIRE face a top-of-the-table clash for the second Unicorns Championship match running when they take on Cornwall at Grampound Road near Truro starting on Sunday.

Last week they defeated previous leaders Shropshire, but it was Cornwall who moved into pole position in the title race following their win over Dorset as they secured 24 points compared to Berkshire's 23.

Second-placed Berkshire are also just one point behind their rivals in the overall standings as they both go into their penultimate Western Division fixture.

The Royal county will travel with confidence after becoming the first side to defeat Shropshire in the championship this year,

Skipper James Morris described it as “probably the most impressive and most important win the county has had for a long time.

“Hopefully, we can produce something similar against Cornwall. It is another big game for us as it will go along way towards who wins the title.”

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