New league rivals

Sleaford CC will be facing new opponents in next year's Readers Lincs ECB Premier Division.

With Skegness withdrawing from the league and relegated Nettleham asking not to be reinstated, Alford will join Spalding as a second promoted team.

Alford and Spalding will now contest the Premier League alongside Boston, Bracebridge Heath, Bourne, Grantham,Grimsby Town, Louth, Lindum, Market Deeping, Sleaford and Woodhall Spa.